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Comma Use with Introductory Elements - Exercise 3

Revise the following sentences by adding commas where they are needed. If a sentence is correct, type "correct" in the textbox. When you are finished, click on the "Check My Work" button at the bottom of the page.

1.  Intimidated by the oncoming traffic little Joey refused to cross the street.

2.  Yes you may begin the test now.

3.  Before planting the seeds Harvey prepared the garden soil.

4.  Gemma worked hard on her assignment to get the grade she badly wanted.

5.  Whenever it rains in this part of the country the whole area floods.

6.  By the end of his senior year in high school Tim had earned a 3.50 GPA.

7.  To earn that much money one must put in a lot of overtime at the factory.

8.  People hesitated to speak their minds while the dictator was in the room.

9.  Smiling broadly the two children counted their profits from the lemonade stand.

10.  Deftly moving his hands from the counter to the sink Monty plunged the dirty dishes into the soapy water.



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