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Q: what is a topic sentence?
A: A topic sentence is a sentence that expresses the essential idea of a paragraph or larger section, usually appearing at the beginning.
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Asked 9/9/2010 7:04:55 PM
Updated 3/1/2014 9:38:48 AM
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A topic sentence is a sentence that expresses the essential idea of a paragraph or larger section, usually appearing at the beginning.
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The topic sentence is a prescriptive grammatical term to describe the sentence in an expository paragraph which summarizes the main idea of that paragraph
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A topic sentence is a sentence intended to express the main idea in a paragraph or passage.
Added 9/10/2010 3:56:13 AM
lirasan082788, please provide a source to your answer, especially if you are not using your own words. Please review the rules.
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