1. Rewrite in emphatics: Here I opened the bag, and she went through it eagerly, probably expecting to find something to eat.
  2. Correct with sequence of tenses: She snatched her bag and hurried home, not reflecting on her behavior until she tossed her coat on the bed.
  3. Correct the usage of adverb: She dressed comfortably and packed her overnight bag, then searched the room, certain she was forgetting something.
  4. Correct the sequence of tenses: “Guess you won me,” Martha said as she dropped a duffle bag on the hall floor.
  5. Correct the sequence of tenses: She opened them until she found one and placed the bag in the cup.
  6. Correct the punctuation: Amused, he dropped the sweater into the bag, grabbed a few more and a pair of jeans.
  7. Correct the sequence of tenses: When he was satisfied, he lifted the bag and stepped away.
  8. Correct the appositive: or complement of place: Halfway through the third bag, the girl let out a soft moan.
  9. Fill in the lost word to complete the so-that clause: The gardener put his hand under his cloak and drew out the very bag that the merchant had lost.
  10. Correct the punctuation and sequence of tenses: Her face flushed, and when her mother attempted to take the bag from her, she grew very angry.
  11. Correct the appositive: Katie piled the potatoes in another pan and picked it up, along with the knife and a bag of peals.
  12. Correct the compound adjective, punctuation and sequence of tenses: My specially soaked rag was secure in a plastic bag so I withdrew it and had it over the child’s face before she turned to see who entered.
  13. Correct the punctuation: The retreating blonde woman’s rope and crampons lay discarded at the edge of the path, the bag from their recent purchase crumpled nearby.
  14. Correct the usage of that clause in written English: It’s like he needed her to be his punching bag, at least verbally if not physically.
  15. Fill in one preposition to use the prepositional phrase: He put the bag on the bed and stood staring at it for a moment.
  16. Correct the structure of this statement: Good thing Bianca sent him off this morning with a bag full.
  17. Correct the appositive: She hit the punching bag harder, sweat dripping down her body and soaking her leggings and sports bra.
  18. Correct the sequence of tenses: She was wedged into a corner chair with one hand in a bag of cookies while the other took notes.
  19. Change ending relative adjective clause into the participial phrase: The merchant put the gold in a bag of purple silk which he tied to his belt underneath his long cloak.
  20. Correct the punctuation and appositive: “The whole day has been a disaster,” Dean said as he settled into an easy chair in his bedroom, a shopping bag in his lap.
  21. Correct the prepositional phrase adverbial: She visited the small café and dropped three boxed lunches into a tote bag along with extra cocoa and marshmallows in case Toby woke up soon.
  22. Correct the punctuation: Without a word, she dashed back to her room and crammed a change of clothes in a bag, along with her books.
  23. Correct the sequence of tense, the usage of especially, conditional tenses, and filling in the prepositional phrase: It was very pleasant, when I stayed late in town, to launch myself into the night, especially if it was dark and tempestuous, and set sail from some bright village parlor or lecture room, with a bag of rye or Indian meal upon my shoulder, for my snug harbor in the woods, having made all tight without and withdrawn under hatches with a merry crew of thoughts, leaving only my outer man at the helm, or even tying up the helm when it was plain sailing.
  24. Correct the usage of possessive relative pronoun used for things and the usage of adverb of frequency in the past not in the present: It was very exciting at that season to roam the then boundless chestnut woods of Lincoln–they now sleep their long sleep under the railroad–with a bag on my shoulder, and a stick to open burs with in my hand, for I did not always wait for the frost, amid the rustling of leaves and the loud reproofs of the red squirrels and the jays, whose half-consumed nuts I sometimes stole, for the burs which they had selected were sure to contain sound ones.


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