Posted by Jordyn on .
Are these correctly punctuated?
He admitted that he drank 10 beers a day.
There is only one alternative to growing old; Dying young.
Surgery will take place in 6 weeks, however, if his symptoms worsen, we will perform it sooner.
Her tumor had metastasized rapidly; therefore, she was given only a short time to live.
The heart is slightly enlarged - his breathing is much worse.
He came in complaining of the following: Enuresis, borborygmus, and hematemesis.
1st = fine
2nd - needs work; read up on semicolons and capitalization and let us know what you decide to change.
3rd - needs work; read up on semicolons and let us know what you think needs to change here.
4th = fine
5th - this is a compound sentence; punctuation needs work; see #2 here: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm
6th = fine