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Fragments and Run-on Sentences Practice Exercises

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Fragments and Run-on Sentences Practice Exercises

Practice Exercise

Determine whether the following word groups are complete sentences (C), fragments (F), or run-ons (R). Revise any run-on.

1. Thought that the Shakespeare play was confusing.
2. Mix the ground beef with the chopped onion and pepper then add the bread crumbs and egg.
3. While they raked the leaves.
4. No one could make heads or tails of the very unusual sculpture.
5. We made plans to get together at Charlotte's house later on during the week we had a lot of catching up to do.
6. Because it's supposed to rain.
7. If Lillian gets here late, she'll be eliminated from the competition.
8. Our town recycles cans, bottles, and newspapers.
9. I don't know.
10. When Julie went to Paris she visited the Louvre Museum, the Eiffel Tower she also visited the Champs-Elysées.

Answers

1. F
2. R—Mix the ground beef with the chopped onion and pepper. Then add the bread crumbs and egg.
3. F
4. C
5. R—We made plans to get together at Charlotte's house later on during the week. We had a lot of catching up to do.
6. F
7. C
8. C
9. C
10. R—When Julie went to Paris, she visited the Louvre Museum and the Eiffel Tower. She also visited the Champs-Elysées.
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