Saturday, December 1, 2007

GRAMMAR QUESTION, Dec. 1st

Correct the errors in the following sentence:

The team is real happy that they won the game and now the players recover from the party they had thrown afterwards.

Remember that there is more than one possible correct answer.

Note: you can still see previous Grammar Questions of the Week; they are posted in the archive in the side bar.

15 comments:

Margaret said...

The team is very happy they won the game. The players are now recovering from the party they had to celebrate their win.

Brenda L said...

The team is really happy they won the game, and now the players must recover from the party they had afterwards.

Veronica Baig said...

Margaret and Brenda: Almost there;-)

Margaret said...

The team, happy that they won the game, is now recovering from the party they held to celebrate.

IRENA said...

The team is really happy that they won the game, and now the players are recovering from the party they threw afterward.

JacquieCar said...

The team is really happy that they won the game and now, the players must recover from the party they had thrown afterwards.

Karin G said...

The team is very happy they won the game, now the players are recovering from the after party celebrating their win.

Veronica Baig said...

Margaret: You're very close!
Irena: You're also very close.
Jacquie: Close, but check agreement and verb tense;-)
Katin: Getting there--check agreement and also check the awkward wording in the second clause.

Margaret said...

The team is happy that they won the game. The are now recovering from the party they held to celebrate.

Veronica Baig said...

Margaret: You're "fixing" the wrong thing;-)

BLowen said...

The team is really happy they won the game. The players are now recovering from the party they had afterwards.

Veronica Baig said...

Brenda: You're almost there.

Tammy said...

The team is recovering from the victory party they held; after very happily winning the game.

BLowen said...

The team is happy they won the game. Now the players are recovering from the victory party.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy: Think agreement and punctuation--see the answers in the Course Announcement;-)
Brenda: Still an agreement error--see the answers;-)