Types of Dependent Phrases

Why do there have to be so many different parts that make up a sentence? Hopefully, you know about verbs, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, etc. and the function each performs in a sentence. I would consider these to be the foundational items (step one) for constructing a sentence. In my last post, I talked about independent…
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Dependent Phrases and Independent Clauses

Welcome to my blog. My intent is to use this to address topics that I see come up throughout the course of working with each of you. It wasn’t until I began my journey into copyediting that I realized just how many rules there were to writing. After researching various topics related to editing, writing,…
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