Questions tagged with compound

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Simple or compound?
I was told that the sentence "Mary and Samantha arrived at the bus station early but waited until noon for ...
compound +1 vote, asked Jul 07 by frankdrebin
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Compound verb, complex predicate
In the sentence "The men rushed to clean up the blood," which part is the complex predicate? Is it, 'rushed ...
compound verb complex predicate 0 votes, asked Jul 05 by --
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Punctuating a long string of adjectives in from of a noun
How would you punctuate the following sales copy? Their PVC injection molded dual compound construction also offers stretchy uppers, while ...
punctuating compound Long adjectives 0 votes, asked Jun 22 by jerry taylor
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Compound words
Is class room one word or two?
compound 0 votes, edited Mar 07 by Lisa C
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If a compound verb follows a conjunction, then is it a clause?
"Tom went to the store and bought ice." This is an example of a compound verb. Tom does two verbs ...
Conjunction clause compound verb 0 votes, asked Oct 14 '15 by Grant M
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how to build correctly compound adjectives
Dera experts, is that correct: blood-transfusion-medicine-and-haemotherapy part of chedule of internship Ia am not sure if this hyphenaction/compound adjective is ...
hyphenation compound adjective 0 votes, asked Sep 21 '15 by Michal
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Helping verbs and compound verbs/verb phrases
I am unsure of how to write a sentence with a compound verb phrase. For example - "She was standing ...
helping Verbs compound verb verbphrases +1 vote, asked Jul 16 '15 by Francesca
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hyhenation of noun/adjective compounds
Which is correct: "Season's End Banquet" or "Season's-End Banquet"? Or, better yet to say "End-Of-Season Banquet"? This is for an ...
hyphenation compound 0 votes, asked May 19 '15 by pcavanagh
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When a comma splice isn't a comma splice...
In a grammar workbook, this sentence is posted as a practice compound sentence: "The tree is cacao, the ground bean ...
comma splice Semicolon compound 0 votes, asked May 03 '15 by Francesca
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I am having a spirited debate over my sentence structure in a question I asked over text message.
I asked this question in a group text: "Still wanting some infused jalapeño tequila steve?" Chaos ensued. I understand that ...
noun Adverb adjective compound 0 votes, asked Feb 28 '15 by Jay B
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hyphenation vs one or two words in signup, email, and online
It is correct to write "Please sign up for the class." using two words for sign up, right? When the ...
hyphanate compound email online +1 vote, asked Feb 02 '15 by amy carr
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Punctuation in a compound interagative sentence
How do you punctuate a compound sentence that has both an interagative and declarative component?: Can you take the dog ...
compound punctuation interagative 0 votes, asked Jan 08 '15 by Andrea Beamon Recasner
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Compound Clause Comma Rule
When two independent clauses are joined as a compound of a dependent clause, is a comma used? Example: Suzy said ...
comma compound independent 0 votes, asked Dec 13 '14 by Lauren Lindemulder
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Using And
The sentence is I didn't stay home and miss work. My question is what does the whole sentence mean? Does ...
omit and compound 0 votes, asked Nov 07 '14 by Nino Guti
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Hyphenation in compound modifiers
I will be conducting Spanish-language, primary-source research In the above sentence are the hyphens necessary? Both "Spanish-language research" and "primary-source ...
hyphenation hyphens compound modifiers 0 votes, asked May 21 '14 by Hannah
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Hi Would someone kindly advise if the use of the hyphen is correct in the phrase below, which describes the ...
hyphen hyphenation compound 0 votes, asked Apr 17 '14 by jack nowicki
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Sentence Structure- Compound or Simple?
Just wondering if there is ellipsis of the subject in the supposed, 'second' clause, then does it still count as ...
syntax compound simple Sentence Structure 0 votes, asked Mar 02 '14 by Vivien
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how do you capitalize hyphenated reduplicated compounds?
How are hyphenated reduplicated compounds capitalized in a title or headline? If I am writing about go-go dancers, does this ...
capitalization hyphenation reduplication compound 0 votes, asked Feb 22 '14 by DEM
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What is this {compound noun}, and is it grammatically correct?
I am in the process of writing a literary work and for some reason I seem to remain "unglued" about ...
wordsmithery nouns adjectives participles compound 0 votes, asked Jan 29 '14 by Michael
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Double Check the Punctuation in This Sentence
I think that I already know the answer to this question but I can't remember for sure. So I just ...
Sentence compound punctuations 0 votes, asked Jul 26 '13 by Ashley Wiseheart
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Using a hyphen in a compound adjective that includes an acronym
In my organization, one of the policies for using acronyms in written material is to first spell out, or define, ...
hyphen acronym compound adjective +1 vote, asked Apr 15 '13 by Chacka Garcia
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