WHAT CONSTITUTES A SENTENCE?
Answer the question by examining the following examples. Give a rationale, either for or against, the examples being correct. If they are not correct, explain why and fix them.
“Some of the concerns raised by Halberstadt, who was the only councillor posing questions to administration: …” (There is an attached list of concerns in the article, which accounts for the colon after “administration”.)
Doug Schmidt, “City projects $2.6M spending surplus”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, July 31, 2013.
“Good news for the Jamieson family, which has spent the past couple of months living in a cramped and leaky pop-up trailer in their backyard after fleeing their mould-infested South Windsor home.”
Doug Schmidt, “Jamieson family moving out of leaky trailer”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, July 31, 2013.
Identify the author of the following truism.
“We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.”
The word for today is “sycophant”.
What part of speech is “sycophant”?
What other forms of “sycophant” can you list?
Define “sycophant” and use it in a sentence of your own creation.