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Homework Help: english desperate

Posted by liz on Tuesday, October 31, 2006 at 12:27am.

Are these corret! tahnk you so much review for test! are my answers correct

1. Several people listened, but nobody voluntered??? simple

2. Gina and dave picked the wild flowers, and we arranged them???simple

3. Snow fell: winter was now upon us??
compound

4. Mrs Smith may be in court, or she may be in her office?? compound.


a compound sentence is one which has two independent clauses.

independent clause: a group of words which can act as a sentence.

e.g: This is a compound sentence(clause 1),(clause 2) there are two independent clauses.

thanks so much

Correction needed here:

"dna complexed" wrote:
e.g: This is a compound sentence(clause 1),(clause 2) there are two independent clauses.


The error is that if you put only a comma between them, you'll create another error -- a comma splice, sometimes known as a run-on. Make sure those two clauses are properly connected.

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sentences.htm#sentence_types

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm
See section 2.

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/semicolon.htm

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