1. Marianne hit the ball hard; nobody could catch it.
Marianne hit the ball hard, so nobody could catch it.
Marianne hit the ball hard. Nobody could catch it.
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2. A collection of new songs arrives in the mail every day.
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3. My friends are more likely than I to get the answer right.
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4. Distracted by the lights, Mel did not see the oncoming car.
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5. One of the girls lost her surfboard in the undertow.
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6. After Joe paid Bill, Joe (or Bill) seemed happier.
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7. The musicians earned nearly $400 for the evening's work.
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8. The camp offered its program to children of all ages.
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9. Yoga often helps people lose weight, increase flexibility, and reduce stress.
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10. Anyone who enjoys seafood will like the food at Bill's Eatery.
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