Saturday, July 28, 2007

SENTENCE COMPLETION, July 28th

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:

... there are very few people left in the office over the summer...
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 2007 archive in the side bar.

5 comments:

Gilbert said...

Because a lot of office workers are on holidays, there are very few people left in the office over the summer.

Karine said...

1. Since 2007, there are very few people left in the office over the summer.
2. There are very few people left in the office over the summer because the company strongly recommend to the employees to take their vacations during summer.
3. There are very few people left in the office over the summer, and Samantha is gone to California.

Veronica Baig said...

Gilbert: Your answer is good for #2--please complete the other two parts of the question;-)
Karine: #1--good phrase, but the verb tense is then incorrect. #2--Good, but there is an agreement error in the dependent clause. #3--Good independent clause, but there is a verb tense error in it.

richard said...

1. Not surprisingly, there are very few people left in the office over the summer.
2. Since the employees negotiated for more vacation with the CEO, there are very few people left in the office over the summer.
3. There are very few people left in the office over the summer, but the principal work is well done.

Veronica Baig said...

Richard: Good work:-)