English grammar

Module 13, Additional Punctuation, Review:

Hyphen, Dash, Ellipsis, Parentheses, and Slash

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English grammar
English grammar
Directions:
Insert one or more hyphens in each of the following sentences by clicking the space(s) between the appropriate words, letters, or numbers.
1.
Even-though-he-is-forty-five,-my-dad-says-he-is-twenty-nine,-just-like-Jack-Benny.
2.
This-multi-purpose-spray-should-be-safe-to-use-on-that-table.
3.
I-am-more-concerned-with-your-well-being-than-with-your-happiness.
4.
Let's-examine-this-cross-section-to-see-how-the-islands-formed.
Directions:
Insert one or more em dashes in each of the following sentences by clicking the space(s) between the appropriate words.
5.
Surprisingly,hisexcusethemostoutrageousIhadeverheardwasreceivedwithlittlesuspicionfromhisparents.
6.
WearingtheYankeeuniformcantherebeanydoubt?turnsaverageplayersintogreatplayers.
7.
ThelegendaryGeneralRobertE.LeecommandedtheConfederateforcesGeneralUlyssesS.GrantwasthefinalUnioncommander.
8.
Asoftanswerthebestwaytowinanargumentavoidsmuchwrath.
Directions:
Insert one or more ellipses in each of the following sentences by clicking before, after, or between the appropriate word(s).
9.
"Well, I was hoping "
10.
I couldn't decide, so I counted, "Eeny, meeny, miny, moe "
11.
"Um maybe I could "
12.
"Your birthday is "
"Next
Tuesday!"
Directions:
Each of the following sentences contains one or more parenthetical expressions or conventions. Insert a parenthesis or bracket by clicking the spaces before and after the appropriate words in each sentence.
13.
(The)(weather)(today)(in)(my)(opinion)(is)(beautiful).
14.
(The)(water)(as)(I)(have)(experienced)(is)(too)(cold)(to)(swim)(in).
15.
(Your)(assignment)(today)(is)(to)(1)(read)(the)(story,)(2)(draw)(a)(plot)(diagram,)(and)(3)(answer)(the)(questions)(after)(the)(story).
16.
(Her)(headache)(she)(explained)(was)(caused)(by)(the)(loud)(noise).
Directions:
Insert one or more slashes (virgules) in each of the following sentences by clicking the space(s) between the appropriate words or numbers.
17.
This / apartment / has / a / bedroom, / bathroom, / kitchenette, / and / a / living / dining / room.
18.
If / you / multiply / your / salary / times / 8 / hours / day, / you'll / figure / out / your / daily / salary.
19.
Misha / quoted / Walt / Whitman, / "O / Captain! / my / Captain! / our / fearful / trip / is / done, / The / ship / has / weather'd / every / rack, / the / prize / we / sought / is / won…"
20.
Our / trip / has / been / scheduled / for / 11 / 20.
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