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Pop Question from 2010

 

7 Mar 2010 — In fact

How would you improve the second sentence?

 

A large number of people have been vaccinated against the H1N1 flu.  In fact, eighty million!
A large number of people have been vaccinated against the H1N1 flu. In fact, eighty million!

 

 

 

Click the option that improves the sentence.
  

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A large number of people have been vaccinated against the H1N1 flu, in fact, eighty million!

 

 

 

 

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A large number of people have been vaccinated against the H1N1 flu. in fact, eighty million people have!

 

 

 

 

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A large number of people have been vaccinated against the H1N1 flu; in fact, eighty million people have!

 

 

 

 

 

vaccinate – to protect a person or animal from a disease by giving them a vaccine, injection

Note that written and spoken English differ in regards to a sentence. While a spoken sentence needs only a complete thought and can rely more heavily on contextual information, a written sentence needs a clear subject and a verb to be grammatical.

 

 

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