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Compound to Hybrid

Review the differences:

Compound
Sentence

Keith brushed his teeth, and he went to bed.

  • The two clauses are separated by a comma and a coordinating conjuntion (, and).
  • The subject of the second clause is explicitly stated. ("He" is the subject of the second clause).

Hybrid
Sentence

Keith brushed his teeth and went to bed.

  • There is no comma between the two clauses (or two predicates).
  • The subject of the second clause is omitted (left out), because it is implied. (The reader understands that it is Keith who went to bed.

 

Instructions for the Quiz

Turn each compound sentence into a hybrid sentence.

Example:

Answer: