29 Answered Questions for the topic Sentence Structure

What makes a sentence a run-on? Can reading the sentence aloud help?

My friend said that she has to take a breath in the middle of a long sentence and that makes it a run-on. Is that correct? How do I know if it is a run-on sentence?

Is it work or works?

is it " Dystrophin is part of a protein complex that works together to strengthen muscle fibers and protect them from injury as muscles contract and relax." or " Dystrophin is part of a protein... more

Meaning of "Lars kam sich unendlich verlassen vor"?

I'm reading *Kleiner Eisbär, wohin fährst du?* von Hans de Beer but I'm puzzled by this sentence:> Lars kam sich unendlich verlassen vor.If *verlassen* is a reflexive verb as the word *sich*... more

Meaning of "Lars kam sich unendlich verlassen vor"?

I'm reading *Kleiner Eisbär, wohin fährst du?* von Hans de Beer but I'm puzzled by this sentence:> Lars kam sich unendlich verlassen vor.If *verlassen* is a reflexive verb as the word *sich*... more

what change, if any, should be made to the sentence below?

Rachel had ten points taken off her paper, because it was one day late.a

England once ruled a large empire which included countries in many parts of the globe

Is it a simple complex or compound sentence 

What is the problem with this sentence?

Dickens was a very popular novelist, but he had to set a grueling schedule for himself in order to meet his public's demands, for many of his novels were serialized, so he had to publish a new... more

Is this sentence written correctly?

Neither of us are going to the movies.

what four questions an adjective answers

correct mapping of the sentence:  Yesterday Peggy was given a special birthday present.

sentence structure

i need to use the word crucible in a sentence, dose the structure look good ?     (Who has interesting in dissolve materials, must have his own crucible witch facilitate his work)  

What is the structure of the sentence the girl had been upset yet now she smiled and told us about her day complexed simple compound complex or compound

what is the structure of the sentence the girl had been upset yet now she smiled and told us about her day

Which sentence is correct, regarding the have or has?

Assist Water Solutions can help you raise healthier animals, which have a direct economic impact on your operation. Or...Assist Water Solutions can help you raise healthier animals, which has a... more

identify compound complex sentences

How are the sentences alike? How are they different?   1) In the skin at the tips of our fingers we see the trail of the wind; it shows us where the wind blew when our ancestors were... more

Is this sentence written correctly?

This was weighing hard on my mind tonight; Ladies, wether it be taking care of the house or the bills, there is no reason why you should be making excuses about why you can't provide for your family

Is this sentence written correctly?

I'm writing an essay and having issues. My writing tends to sound awkward. This was my first draft of the sentence: "His father worries Henry has a death wish and asks the narrator, who seems to... more

Could someone assist me in revising this sentence?

English is not my forte.  I was told this sentence sounds awkward: "His father worries Henry has a death wish and asks the narrator, who seems to be his son’s old friend, for advice, but Henry... more

Is this sentence written correctly?

This sentence is in my summary of a short story: "Luke luckily picks ducks at a game-booth and wins Chuck's wife Margo a carnival prize before he dies shortly after in a car crash." It sounds odd... more

hat is the structure of the sentence? While the pasta cooked, the boys played together, and their grandmother relaxed.

A. compound-complex B.compound C.complex D.simple

What is the structure of the sentence? The dog wagged its tail and barked when I opened the door.

A.compound-complex B.complex C.simple D.compound

What is the structure of the sentence? The rabbits ate the sunflowers but left the marigolds alone.

A.compound-complex B.compound C.complex D.simple

What is the structure of the sentence? Alexa lost a bright green folder that contains sheets of blank paper.

A. complex B.compound-complex C.simple D.compound

A modifier that is misplaced is

I don't know

how to use set as the subject of a sentence?

How do I use the word SET as the subject of a sentence?

What is the structure of the sentence? The soup spilled on the floor but was easy to clean.

A. complex     B. compound     C. compound-complex     D. simple   My guess is D.

What is the structure of the sentence? The rabbits live in the yard but are difficult to find.

A.compound-complex B.complex C.simple D.compound
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