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How are the underlined phrases are grammatical by themselves?



 
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How are the underlined phrases are grammatical by themselves? #1 (permalink) Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:21 am   How are the underlined phrases are grammatical by themselves?
 

Hello,

Could you please explain how the underlined phrases are grammatical by themselves in the transcript? For instance, are they considered complete sentences and are used informally?

Here is the transcript:

… and on the highway. Here are some tips to help you stay safe while on the road. First, the Do's. If you're traveling with more than one driver, try to switch drivers occasionally so that you don't spend too much time behind the wheel. Remember to stop frequently and take a break. Make sure you know the signs of drowsiness: missing road signs, difficulty focusing, and yawning. Now the Don'ts. Don't count on distractions such as the radio or an open window to keep you awake. And even …

Giving driving advice on safe driving to summer vacationers
TOEIC listening part IV, set 19, exercise 5


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How are the underlined phrases are grammatical by themselves? #2 (permalink) Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:32 am   How are the underlined phrases are grammatical by themselves?
 

They are not full sentences, and that is informal.
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How are the underlined phrases are grammatical by themselves? #3 (permalink) Wed Jun 09, 2010 16:39 pm   How are the underlined phrases are grammatical by themselves?
 

From grammatical point of view they are not sentences. But they carry the meaning or sense clearly inspite of being parts of sentences.
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How are the underlined phrases are grammatical by themselves? #4 (permalink) Wed Jun 09, 2010 16:49 pm   How are the underlined phrases are grammatical by themselves?
 

Hi Banglar, you probably mean 'from a grammatical point of view'?

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