English grammar

Module 11, Punctuation: End Points and Comma, Lesson 10:

Comma - Absolute Expressions

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Prompt:
Introductory expressions that "absolutely" have nothing to do with the structure of the sentence are marked off by a comma. The absolute expression seems to modify or set the stage for the sentence: "The game being over, we went home."

Practice What You've Learned

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Directions:
A comma has been omitted from each of the following sentences. Insert a comma by clicking the space between the words where you desire a comma to be.
1.
A, bouquet, of, roses, under, his, arm, he, rang, the, doorbell.
2.
Her, camera, at, the, ready, she, entered, the, room.
3.
The, painting, completed, the, artist, turned, in, for, the, night.
4.
His, hopes, of, reconciliation, shattered, the, young, man, drove, away.
5.
The, sun, shining, brightly, on, the, waves, we, set, sail.
6.
All, together, at, last, we, planned, for, the, next, reunion.
7.
The, world, revolving, in, space, we, measure, our, mortal, days, and, years.
8.
My, absolute, phrase, introducing, the, sentence, I, wrote, a, powerful, main, clause.
9.
The, writer's, deft, genius, all, too, evident, the, reader, was, spellbound.
10.
Her, beautiful, fountain, pen, poised, to, write, her, thoughts, came, streaming, to, the, page.
11.
His, athletic, career, coming, to, an, end, the, aging, slugger, stepped, to, the, plate.
12.
The, large, crowd, falling, silent, the, pitcher, delivered, the, fateful, pitch.
13.
The, sharp, sound, of, the, ball, on, the, bat, echoing, through, the, stadium, the, batter, circled, the, bases, as, the, ball, sailed, over, the, center, field, wall.
14.
The, game, won, the, aging, slugger, waved, to, the, crowd.
15.
The, adulation, of, the, crowd, showering, its, hero, the, veteran, tipped, his, hat, as, he, entered, the, dugout.
16.
All, the, cheering, ended, the, seasoned, player, sat, and, enjoyed, the, afterglow, of, the, moment.
17.
The, crowd, scrambling, out, of, the, park, like, swarming, ants, the, team, packed, for, a, series, on, the, road.
18.
School, starting, in, September, the, young, fans, regretted, the, passing, of, the, baseball, season.
19.
The, writing, in, the, sky, completed, the, crowd, watched, in, amazement.
20.
Hope, continuing, in, the, hearts, of, the, loyal, fans, they, all, waited, for, next, year.
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