Exercise - RunOns, Comma Splice & Fused Sentense

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Run-ons, Comma Splices, and Fused Sentences 1 RUN-ONS, COMMA SPLICES, AND FUSED SENTENCES Run-ons, Comma Splices, and Fused Sentences Donna Gordon Northwood University Adult Degree Program Cedar Hill, Texas Run-ons, Comma Splices, and Fused Sentences Join the two independent clauses with one of the coordinating conjunctions (and, but, for, or, nor, so, yet), and use a comma before the connecting word. _________________________, and _________________________. 1. He enjoys walking through the country. He often goes backpacking on his vacations. Answer: He enjoys walking through the country, and he often goes backpacking on his vacations. When you do not have a connecting word (or when you use a connecting word other than and, but, for, or nor, so, or yet between the two independent clauses) use a semicolon (;).
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Unformatted text preview: 2. He often watched TV when there were only reruns. She preferred to read instead. Answer: He often watched TV when there were only reruns; however she preferred to read instead. So, run-ons and fused sentences are terms describing two independent clauses that are joined together with no connecting word or punctuation to separate the clauses. 3. They weren't dangerous criminals they were detectives in disguise. Answer: They weren’t dangerous criminals; they were detectives in disguise. 4. I didn't know which job I wanted I was too confused to decide. Answer: I didn’t know which job I wanted; I was too confused to decide....
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