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What’s wrong with this sentence?

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in Office Communication,Workplace Communication

Correct any punctuation errors in the following sentences.

Caution: Some sentences may ­already be correct, so don’t be fooled.

1.  Whenever Dan is in the office he keeps his door open.

2.  Yes Eloise, you were right.

3.  The deadline for applications will be Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 and two copies of the application will be required.

4.  The deadline for the applications will be the second Tuesday of December 2011.

5.  He is a brilliant highly-creative author.

6.  “Do you understand why Roger was angry,” she asked me?

7.  We had insurance but still owed $80 in copayment fees.

Answers:

1.  Whenever Dan is in the office, he keeps his door open.

2.  Yes, Eloise, you were right.

3.  The deadline for applications will be Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, and two copies of the application will be required.

4.  The deadline for the applications will be the second Tuesday of December 2011. CORRECT

5.  He is a brilliant, highly creative author.

6.  “Do you understand why Roger was angry?” she asked me.

7.  We had insurance but still owed $80 in copayment fees. CORRECT

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