Fragments and Run-on Sentences

A fragment is an incomplete sentence or thought that cannot stand on its own, and it can’t stand on its own and it’s incomplete because it’s missing either a noun or a verb.

So, let’s look at some examples of fragments.

The beautiful blooming daisies in my yard

Now, this is a lot of information. “The beautiful blooming daisies in my yard“, but, you have your noun, some adjectives to describe it, an article adjective, and then you’ve got a prepositional phrase that tells you where they are.

But, you’re missing something. You’re missing the verb. So, this one is a fragment.

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