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    Constructing Sentences: Imperative

    Tuesday, March 01, 2011

    Imperative sentences give commands or make requests. Often the subject (you) is understood.

    Never rely on your memory - or a computer's.

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    Constructing Sentences: Interrogative

    Thursday, February 24, 2011

    Interrogative sentences ask questions.

    Why do some people flit from one job to another, while others stay for decades?

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    Constructing Sentences: Declarative

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011

    Declarative sentences simply state information about a person, a place, a thing, or an idea.

    "Consumers are the most merciless, meanest, toughest market disciplinarians I know." - Edwin S. Bingham

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    Constructing Sentences: Kinds of Sentences

    Thursday, February 17, 2011

    As a writer, it makes sense to use sentences of varying kinds, including declarative, interrogative, imperative, exclamatory, and conditional sentences.

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    Constructing Sentences: Noun Clause

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011

    A noun clause functions as a noun and can be used as a subject, an object, or a complement.

    What made voice mail work was combining the telephone and the computer.

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