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Punctuating Dialogue (3)

Tag in the Middle of a Compound Sentence

You can also place the tag between the clauses of a compound sentence.

"He loved you," she said, "but you didn't care."


Instructions for the Quiz

Write five sentences. Start each sentence on a new line.

Sample Answer:

"My throat is sore," Lester said, "and my nose is runny."

"This class is stupid," Naomi said, "and I hate the teacher."

"He's a dangerous man," said the bartender, "and you should stay away from him."

"The door is locked," she said, "and I don't have the key."

"My dog is sick," he said, "and I don't know what to do."