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Saturday, August 25, 2007

SENTENCE COMPLETION, August 25th

Use the type of clause, phrase, or grammar indicated to complete the following sentence; you can add the phrase or clause before or after the clause below:

... the Olympic Games in Beijing are finally over ...
1. Use a phrase
2. Use a dependent clause
3. Use an independent clause

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4 comments:

Dave said...

1. Use a phrase

- Completed and ready for another, the Olympic games in Beijing are finally over.

2. Use a dependent clause

- The Olympic games in Beijing are finally over when all the medals have been won.

3. Use an Independent clause

- The Olympic games in Beijing are finally over and all the contestants can now start making their way back home.

Veronica Baig said...

Dave: #1 reads as though the games will be in Beijing again. #2--good; #3--good apart from the punctuation;-)

Satvinder said...

1. Use a phrase
The Olympic Games in Beijing are finally over now something else can be on TV.

2. Use a dependent clause
The Olympic Games in Beijing are finally over when the closing ceremonies where performed.

3. Use an independent clause
The Olympic Games in Beijing are finally over and now the Chinese government can concentrate on other issues.

Veronica Baig said...

Satvinder: #1--that is an independent clause. #2--good, but don't confuse "where" and "were"; #3--good.