Can you start a sentence off with with?

Published by Charlie Davidson on

Can you start a sentence off with with?

Sentences (and clauses) that begin with with are doomed to be weak. The following sentences suffer from this affliction; discussions describe how to improve the sentence, and revisions demonstrate the solutions.

Can you end a sentence with for?

It’s not an error to end a sentence with a preposition, but it is a little less formal. In emails, text messages, and notes to friends, it’s perfectly fine. But if you’re writing a research paper or submitting a business proposal and you want to sound very formal, avoid ending sentences with prepositions.

What is a good sentence for then?

Then he turned to do it all in reverse. She said something and then rode ahead. Alex glanced at Jonathan and then rubbed the top of his head. Then she ran straight into the fence – like she didn’t see it.

How do you start and end a sentence?

All sentences begin with a capital letter (also called an upper-case letter). All sentences end with what’s called a terminal punctuation mark: either a period (also called a full stop), a question mark, or an exclamation mark. Periods mark the end of statements, indirect questions, and most imperative sentences.

Is there a comma after then?

If you use “then” as a transition at the beginning of a sentence, you follow it with a comma. Consider this: Ditto if “then” functions the same way inside a sentence whenever the two above are combined into one sentence.

Categories: Popular lifehacks