A Commonsense Guide to Grammar and Usage, 5th Edition by Mark Lester Larry Beason

By Mark Lester Larry Beason

This student-friendly grammar consultant is helping scholars realize, right, and steer clear of the most typical and critical grammar and utilization blunders. The textual content breaks advanced options down into easy classes, each one targeting a unmarried crucial ability. daily language and easy-to-remember advice make grammar effortless to appreciate, and transparent examples and diagrams exhibit, instead of simply inform, how you can establish and proper difficulties. 1000's of routines within the ebook and millions extra at workout principal offer scholars with abundant perform.

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8. It looked like it would rain at any minute. Not surprisingly, it began to pour a few minutes later. 9. I hate having lunch alone. I always look for a friend to eat with. 10. I hate having lunch alone. Sometimes I have to, though. Editing Practice 1 CORRECTED SENTENCES APPEAR ON PAGE 458. Correct all run-ons in the following paragraph using the first correction as a model. The number in parentheses at the end of the paragraph indicates how many errors you should find. ; I was late to my first class my car broke down on the side of the ^ highway.

OK I realize we took a trip to Florida this winter. frag, -ing fragment I realize using frequent flyer miles. / Using frequent flyer miles. ^ 1. We had to go this winter. Because our miles were going to expire. 2. We decided to skip Orlando. It’s somewhat isolated in the middle of the state. 3. We didn’t want to spend half of our vacation on the road. Driving from Orlando to Key West and back. 4. After all, from Orlando to Key West is a 400-mile trip. A full day’s journey. 5. We ended up flying to Miami.

I hate having lunch alone. Sometimes I have to, though. Editing Practice 1 CORRECTED SENTENCES APPEAR ON PAGE 458. Correct all run-ons in the following paragraph using the first correction as a model. The number in parentheses at the end of the paragraph indicates how many errors you should find. ; I was late to my first class my car broke down on the side of the ^ highway. This is the third time this fall that I have had to pull over because of an engine problem, I am not going to suffer through a fourth time.

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