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Complete Fragments Run On Comma Splice
Terms in this set (11)
group of words that expresses a complete thought and contains a subject and a verb
Every sentence needs a subject. A noun or a pronoun is the subject of a sentence. The subject is what the sentence is about, and it is what is DOING the action (the verb).
The part of a sentence containing a verb and stating something about the subject (e.g. went home in John went home)
A group of words containing a subject and its verb that may or may not be a complete sentence
expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentence. Has both a subject and a verb.
a group of words that lacks both a subject and verb, and is not a complete sentence or thought
a sentence with two or more independent clauses, often joined by one or more conjunctions
a sentence with one independent clause and at least one dependent clause
a sentence missing a subject or verb or complete thought
is two or more simple sentences written incorrectly as one sentence
using a comma incorrectly to join two sentences. Ex. Mary walked home, she missed her ride. (There should be a semicolon or a comma with a conjunction between the two sentences.)
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