Set III, 19

FRAGMENTS 

Rewrite any sentence fragments in the exercise below by adding or combining material whenever needed. If an example is a complete sentence, leave the lines below it blank.

1. The baseball manager, knowing that Sam was not hitting well and that Jack was about to come out of his batting slump.

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2. The turtle poked its head timidly out of its shell. Then, seeing the dog, pulled it in again.

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3. The threat of rain hanging heavily in the air. _________________________

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4. Who knows where the book is? _________________________________

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5. Anyone who plans to go to Europe should check plane and boat fares carefully. Because often one can save money by traveling in the winter and spring.

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6. One of my favorite books is Portrait of a Lady. The story of an American girl who marries an unscrupulous European.

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7. The aspirin bottle sitting on the shelf, and a plastic bottle of shampoo.

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8. Hand woven ties, which are being designed and produced in California and have become the latest fashion.

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9. Mrs. Jones, who is a good cook, does tend to overcook the roast beef.

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10. It is wise to consult a doctor. If you have a headache.

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11. Everyone knew that Hal should have gotten the nomination because he was the best qualified of all the candidates.

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12. Jill has some weird hobbies. Like collecting old shoelaces, out-of-date college catalogs, and aspirin bottle tops.

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