fragments - Introduction A sentence fragment tries its best...

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© Capital Community College Introduction A sentence fragment tries its best to be a sentence, but it just can’t make it. It’s missing something. Often, it’s missing a verb or part of a verb string: John working extra hard on his hook shot lately. Here, for instance, we’re missing an auxiliary — has been , in this case, probably — that would complete the verb string and the sentence.
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© Capital Community College Incomplete Verb, Part Two A sentence fragment tries its best to be a sentence, but it just can’t make it. It’s missing something. Spending hours every day after school and even on weekends. This time we’re missing a whole verb. “Spending” is a participle wanting to modify something, but there is no subject-verb relationship within the sentence. Often, it’s missing a verb or part of a verb string:
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© Capital Community College Avoiding Sentence Fragments Sometimes a sentence fragment can give you a great deal
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course ENGLISH 110 taught by Professor Lisathomas during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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