Saturday, December 1, 2007

SENTENCE COMPLETION, Dec. 1st

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 is only one month left in 2008...
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 2006/2007 archive in the side bar.

5 comments:

Margaret said...

1. There is only one month left in 2008 to help the homeless.
2. There is only one month left in 2008 to meet the fundraising goal.
3. My shopping days are numbered; there is only one month left in 2008.

Veronica Baig said...

Margaret: #1--good; #2--this is another phrase; #3--good work:-)

BLowen said...

1. There is only one month left in 2008 until taxes are due.
2. With the year end coming in March, there is only one month left in 2008 to submit your taxes.
3. To finish my taxes in time, that means there is only one month left in 2008.

Veronica Baig said...

Brenda: You seem to have an obsession with taxes;-) #1--that's a dependent clause; #2--grammatically correct, but I'm having a hard time understanding the meaning here--the clauses seem to contradict each other; #3--that's another dependent clause.

Tammy said...

1. There is only one month left in 2008 to use the coupons.

3. There is only one month left in 2008; I am going to start preparing for the new year.

2. Because there is only one month left in 2008, I now feel rushed to complete my stores year end.