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8.5 Sentence Fragments: Disconnected Verbal Phrases

A verbal phrase all by itself is a sentence fragment.
Speaking of Halloween with Aunt Josie.
A verbal phrase must be embedded in a larger sentence, where it plays some non-verb role.
{Speaking of Halloween with Aunt Josie,} I remembered the extra cookies in the cabinet.
To refresh your memory of verbal phrases, see Chapter 5

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