Rewrite the sentences below, correcting any sentence structure or punctuation problems.?

1. Banquets are frequently thrown to honor guests in a Chinese home, they often feature shark

fin as the main dish.

2. Most western European countries have decreased their consumption of fossil fuels, a number

of eastern European countries, however, have not done so.

3. Mysteriously beautiful, the Nepalese shrine inlaid with semiprecious stones rare enough to

honor the spiritual essence of the Buddha.

4. Most students enter college right after high school, while a few waiting a year or two before

seeking admission.

5. A familiar marketing strategy was reintroduced by a former client that had served the

company dependably in the past.

6. Yeats eventually created a unique voice in his poetry but he was able to shake off the

restricting influences of the British literary tradition.

7. That many people believe him to be the most competent and well-informed of all the

candidates currently listed on the ballot.

8. Because the carpenter would not do the work exactly as Jane wanted it done, so she refused

to pay him.

9. Many well-off taxpayers pay less than ten percent of their annual income to the Internal

Revenue Service, some middle-income taxpayers pay a much larger percentage annually.

10. Hockney’s most arresting work has been produced at his home in Los Angeles, he moved

there from his native Britain.

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  • Mercy
    Lv 7
    3 years ago
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    1. Banquets are frequently thrown to honor guests in a Chinese home ; they often feature shark fin as the main dish.

    2. Most western European countries have decreased their consumption of fossil fuels; a number of eastern European countries, however have not done so.

    3. Mysteriously beautiful, the Nepalese shrine is inlaid with semiprecious stones rare enough to honor the spiritual essence of the Buddha.

    4. Most students enter college right after high school, while a few wait a year or two before seeking admission.

    5. A familiar, marketing strategy was reintroduced by a former client , who had served the company dependably in the past.

    6. Yeats eventually created a unique voice in his poetry, as he was able to shake off the restricting influences of the British literary tradition.

    7. Many people believe him to be the most competent and well-informed of all the candidates currently listed on the ballot.

    8. Because the carpenter would not do the work exactly as Jane wanted it done, she refused to pay him.

    9. Many well-off taxpayers pay less than ten percent of their annual income to the Internal Revenue Service ; some middle-income taxpayers pay a much larger percentage annually.

    10. Hockney’s most arresting work has been produced at his home in Los Angeles ; he moved there from his native Britain.

    *** Two complete sentences are joined by either a comma and a conjunction or a semi colon.

    • Mercy
      Lv 7
      3 years agoReport

      Thanks :)

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