This part that is underlined is part of the pervious sentence. Q=Why do It keep saying it is a fragment

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for a DUI or an assault and maybe a theft of a secret document.
asked Apr 13 '13 at 17:59 Sharon Lee New member

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The reason you are getting the error is because there is no verb in your sentence. What you have is a prepositional phrase with three objects: DUI, assault, and document. In addition, the structure of the phrase is awkward and the first word should be capitalized. I'm going to use 'you may be prosecuted' as the main sentence.



For a DUI, assault, or theft of a secret document, you may be prosecuted.


This sentence reads a bit smoother written like this.

You may be prosecuted for a DUI, assault, or theft of a secret document.

link comment answered Apr 13 '13 at 18:20 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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