Tuesday, February 19, 2008

GRAMMAR QUESTION, Feb. 19th

Correct the errors in the following sentence:

The team were fantastic. They won the game easily and with style however the crowd were booing the referee because of a dubious call and it threw empty bottles on the field.

Remember that there is more than one possible correct answer.

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11 comments:

Janine said...

The team was fantastic. They won the game easily and with style, however, the crowd was booing the referee because of a dubious call and throwing empty bottles on the field.

Veronica Baig said...

Janine: Pretty good;there's still an agreement error to sort out;-)

Margaret said...

The team was fantastic. They won the game with ease and with style. However, because of a dubious call, the crowd was booing the referee and throwing empty bottles on the field.

Veronica Baig said...

Margaret: Nicely done--a good solution.

Nancy said...

The team was fantastic. They won the game with ease and style. However, because of a dubious call, the crowd was booing the referee and throwing empty bottles on the field.

Kelsey said...

The team was fantastic. They won the game easily and with style. The crowd was booing the referee and throwing empty bottles on the field because of a dubious call.

Tammy said...

The team was fantastic. They won the game easily and with style. During the game the crowd was throwing empty bottles on the field; and booing the referee because of a dubious call.

Veronica Baig said...

Nancy, Kelsey, and Tammy: All generally good apart from an agreement error. Tammy, you also need to check the punctuation;-)

Tammy said...

The team was fantastic. They won the game with ease, and style. During the game the crowd was throwing empty bottles on the field, and booing the referee, because of a dubious call.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy: The punctuation is better, but the agreement error is still out there;-)

Tammy said...

The team was fantastic. They won the game with ease, and style. Although, a dubious call by the referee; had the crowd booing and throwing empty bottles on the field.