Grammar

Label each sentence below as simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex.
1. You can enter the data, or you can interview the candidates. (compound)
2. No one knew the man, and no one asked his name. (compound)
3. After the officer pulled Tim over, Tim began to cry, and the officer took pity over him. (compound-complex)
4. Mrs. Smith assigned them twenty pages of the novel for homework. (simple)
5. Running after the car, the dog barked until the car was out of sight. (complex)
6. You should read the assigned novel; do not read Sparknotes! (compound)
7. I love skiing, my brother loves snowboarding, and my sister likes snow tubing. (compound)
8. If you do not want to join the marching band, you should find another extracurricular activity. (complex)
9. Do your homework! (simple)
10. Whenever hear classical music, I immediately get sleepy. (complex)
11. In the middle of the night, my little sister screamed at the top of her lungs because she had a nightmare, and I ran to comfort her. (Compound-complex)
12. I washed and vacuumed the car.
13. We ordered pork tenderloin for our entree and scalloped potatoes for our side dish.(simple)
14. We have nothing to fear but fear itself. (simple)
15. I now understand simple, compound, and compound-complex sentences. (simple) Can you please check my answers? My answers are in parenthesis.

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  1. For #12, I meant to put simple

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  2. Congratulations! Your answers are all correct!

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    Ms. Sue
  3. 1b c d

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  4. yea

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  5. how is 14 simple

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  6. this helped me alot thanks!

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  7. didnt help

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  8. I have this as my homework thx

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