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Fragments - Exercise 4

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.  when he walked into the supermarket

2.  please complete the exercise on page 16

3.  such as lions, tigers, and leopards

4.  people who exercise daily

5.  will the tree survive the snowstorm

6.  the dog chewing on the bone

7.  while we played cards

8.  it was a small price to pay for the item

9.  she will either go to the party or stay at home

10.  the flamingo near the lake



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