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9. What is the name of the common error in the following sentence? Having risen because of the rains, the hikers were unable to cross the river. A. Dangling modifier B. Run-on sentence C. Prepositional phrase D. Infinitive phrase
The error in the sentence is, A. Dangling modifier.
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8. In which of the following sentences do you find a verb phrase? A. I shall be all that I am and more. B. I believed every word he said. C. The crowed roared as the bull charged. D. June was a collector of memorabilia.
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The sentence that contains a verb phrase is: I shall be all that I am and more.
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11. Which of these is a run-on sentence? A. I went home and ate and ate. B. I thought about what he'd said soon I realized he was right. C. You and I and the whole team will go. D. Before lunch, I played volleyball; after lunch I did again.
Weegy: A run-on sentence joins at least two independent clauses without a conjunction or adequate punctuation. (More)
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A run-on sentence is: B. I thought about what he'd said soon I realized he was right.

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19. Which one of the following sentences contains two ideas joined by a connecting word? A. Frank went fishing on Saturday he caught many fish. B. Tina arrived at work earlier than usual. C. Sally lives with her parents, although she could afford her own apartment. D. Mike ran after the bus.
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The sentence that contains two ideas joined by a connecting word is - Sally lives with her parents, although she could afford her own apartment.
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