Complete and Fragment Sentence
A complete sentence is a group
of words that begins with a capital letter and ends with a period or question
mark or exclamation mark at the end. A complete sentence has the following
Some sentences can be very short but
expresses a complete thought.
For example: Birds fly.
This sentence has a subject (Birds) and a verb (fly), and it expresses a complete
complete sentence, a fragment sentence is also a group of words that
begins with a capital letter and ends with or question mark or exclamation mark
at the end.
fragment sentence is incomplete because they lack either
For example: Playing in the ground.
‘who’ or ‘what’ performed the action is not clear i.e. subject in this sentence
For example: My son.
verb i.e. action performed, is performing or to be performed by the subject is
missing. My son did what?
-both subject and verb
For example: On the cupboard.
‘who’ or ‘whom’ i.e. subject is missing and action i.e. verb of the sentence is
express a complete thought
For example: If you want to go to the trip.
above sentence has a subject (You) and verb (go) but does not give complete
idea. What he should do, if he wants to go to the trip is missing.