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Grammatically Incomplete Expressions 

Grammatically Incomplete Expressions

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Punctuation
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Cheryl Iverson

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date: 31 August 2016

The sentence within which an ellipsis occurs should be a grammatically complete expression. However, ellipses and no period may be used at the end of a sentence fragment to indicate that it is purposely grammatically incomplete.Complete the sentence “When I retire, I plan to …” in 20 words or less. |

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