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8.4 Sentence Fragments: Disconnected Prepositional Phrases

Application 3

Click on the "sentence" buttons below to get a sentence "fragemented" with disconnected prepositional phrases. Create a single sentence by combining the prepositional phrases and putting each prepositional phrase as close as possible to the word you want it to modify. (Some rearrangement of phrases will probably be necessary.) The sentence provided by the computer (click the "answer" button) is just one of a number of correct responses. Compare your answers, also, to those of your classmates.

Example: I returned the phone to the desk. In disbelief. After our long conversation.
After our long conversation, I returned the phone to the desk in disbelief.











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