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Saturday, September 15, 2007

SENTENCE COMPLETION, Sept. 15th

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 price of gasoline rose sharply last week ...
1. Use a phrase
2. Use a dependent clause
3. Use an independent clause

Note: you can still see previous Sentence Completion questions; they are posted in the 2006/2007 archive in the side bar.

3 comments:

Satvinder said...

The price of gasoline rose sharply last week by thirteen cents.

Even though the price of gasoline rose sharply last week this did not stop people from driving.

In Calgary the price of gasoline rose sharply last week due to the hurricane

Dave said...

1. At the gas pumps, the price of gas rose sharply last week.

2. Last week, when my car’s tank was empty, the price of gasoline rose sharply.

3. The price of gas rose sharply last week, but the high price of gas did not bother me too much because I drive a motorcycle.

Veronica Baig said...

Satvinder: #1--good; #2--you made the independent clause given into a dependent clause and forgot the punctuation;-) #3--you added a dependent clause.
Dave: Excellent:-)