Presidential campaigns, which receive massive federal support, are not for the faint of heart. Presidential campaigns that receive massive federal support are not for the faint of heart.
Karen has braved having her hair cut short for Cancer research in honour of two people close to her. What is the difference between using the comma before 'in honour'? It's a non restrictive part of the sentence but is this usage at the writers discretion or is the comma always needed? So just deal with it.
Can this hold together as a sentence. Are there any instances where a phrase can stand alone perhaps for effect or do they always have to be connected in some way to the rest of the sentence? Oct 01 Karen has braved having her hair cut short for Cancer research, in honour of two people close to her.
The comma in the above sentence is incorrect. Additionally, "cancer" should not be capitalized. The sentence seems to have another problem. I don't think she had her hair cut "for" cancer research.
Probably she is a cancer researcher and cut her hair in support of cancer patients. Or she is in favor or cancer research, so she cut her hair to show her support. See the comments above.
This is the best way to write this sentence.Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Elements RESTRICTIVE ELEMENTS. Restrictive elements are word groups that are necessary to retain meaning.
They are not set off from the rest of the sentence by commas or other punctuation. Chart and Diagram Slides for PowerPoint - Beautifully designed chart and diagram s for PowerPoint with visually stunning graphics and animation effects.
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A restrictive clause modifies the noun that precedes it in an essential way. Restrictive clauses limit or identify such nouns and cannot be removed from a sentence without changing the sentence’s meaning.
A nonrestrictive clause, on the other hand, describes a noun in a nonessential way. As if. Clauses are also classified as restrictive and nonrestrictive clauses. (The words essential and nonessential are sometimes used and mean the same thing as restrictive and nonrestrictive, respectively.
British grammarians will make this same distinction by referring to clauses with the terms defining and non-defining.) A nonrestrictive clause is. Restrictive clauses limit the possible meaning of a preceding subject.
Nonrestrictive clauses tell you something about a preceding subject, but they do not limit, or restrict, the meaning of that subject.