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Fragments - Exercise 1

Some of the following word groups are fragments while others are simple sentences. Revise any fragment to make a complete sentence. If the word group is a simple sentence, write "correct" in the text box. When you have finished, click the "Check My Work" button to view the correct answers.

NOTE: No capital letters or end punctuation marks have been used. Use subject-predicate units and complete thoughts to determine your answers.

1.  after the tornado struck the small town

2.  please read the chapter on sentence analysis

3.  they would like to collect money for the charity

4.  because you know that I dislike peanut butter

5.  the older man walking down the stairs

6.  whether we go to the zoo on Sunday or not

7.  the new idea created a buzz of excitement

8.  for example, the public's interest in reality television

9.  does that tree ever grow pinecones

10.  as the actress finished reading her monologue



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