3 January 2013

**VOCABULARY, Jan. 3rd, 2013**



Vocabulary building is important for both reading comprehension and writing. Use the following two words (note the part of speech) in one sentence.

complement      (verb)      +       substantive      (adjective)

11 comments:

Eduardo Moreno. said...

In order to complement our lives having a family is very substantive.

Veronica Baig said...

EDUARDO: If you reword this sentence, it will make better sense;-)

Sara said...

In order to make this article substantive, it needs to be complemented with more details.

YOSUA said...

Yosua ENGL140.

In order to have a substantive meal; you need to complement it with all five food groups.

Veronica Baig said...

SARA:Nicely done:-)
YOSUA: Good use of the vocabulary but you can't use a semicolon after a dependent clause;-)

YOSUA said...


In order to have a substantive meal, you need to complement it with all five food groups.

Alexey said...

Alexey ENGL140

Last night I had a wonderful dream: my boss complemented my annual bonus with a substantive amount of money.

Veronica Baig said...

YOSUA: Definitely, although I'm not sure what all five good groups are!
ALEXEY:very nice indeed!!

Kenneth said...

The teacher complemented on the students substantive contribution to the charity.

Kenneth said...

The teacher complemented on the student's substantive contribution to the charity.

Veronica Baig said...

KENNETH: partly right--you have a word confusion error for 'complement.'