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It May Not Be the Correct Part, but I Bet that It Works. It May Not Be the Correct Part But: I Bet that It Works. O Father! I Hear the Sound of Guns. O Hamlet, Speak No More! - English Language

Question

MCQ

Choose the sentence (s) which is/ are punctuated correctly.

  1. It may not be the correct part, but I bet that it works.
  2. It may not be the correct part but: I bet that it works.
  3. O father! I hear the sound of guns.
  4. O Hamlet, speak no more!

Options

  • I, III

  • I, III, IV

  • II, III

  • I, IV

Solution

I, III, IV are the correct options.
'but' is a conjunction of contrast that connects two contrasting coordinate clauses ['It may….part' and 'I bet… works'] and is preceded by a comma.

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
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