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Each of the following sentences under 'Wacky Grammar Rules' illustrates or hints at a grammatical rule which you probably learned in school. However, you will notice that they are not quite correct; see if you can remember the rules. If you do not understand these, better consult your English teacher.


"Wacky Grammar Rules"

Read each sentence.  See if you can rewrite each sentence so that it is grammatically correct.


1. Each pronoun must agree with their antecedent.

2. Just between you and we, case is important.

3. Verbs is supposed to agree with their subjects.

4. Keep a watch for irregular verbs that have crope into our language.

5. Don't use no double negatives.

6. A writer must not shift your point of view.

7. Being bad grammar, do not use dangling participles.

8. Join clauses good, like a conjunction should.

9. Don't write run-on sentences you must punctuate carefully.

10. About sentence fragments.

11. In letter themes reports articles and stuff like that we use commas to keep a string of items apart.

12. Don't use commas, which are not needed.

13. Its important to use apostrophe's right.

14. Don't abbrev.

15. Avoid cliches like the plague.

16. Placing a comma between subject and predicate, is all wrong.

17. Consult the dictionary frequently to avoid mispelling.

18. Check to see if you any words out.



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