It is currently 23 Nov 2017, 03:05

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Run On sentence ?

Author Message
Manager
Joined: 07 Apr 2009
Posts: 145

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 3

### Show Tags

02 Sep 2009, 13:52
Guys, what is a run on sentence ?

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 3

Current Student
Joined: 13 Jul 2009
Posts: 144

Kudos [?]: 398 [0], given: 22

Location: Barcelona
Schools: SSE
Re: Run On sentence ? [#permalink]

### Show Tags

04 Sep 2009, 16:43
Wikipedia A run-on sentence is a sentence in which two or more independent clauses (that is, complete sentences) are joined with no punctuation or conjunction. It is generally considered to be a grammatical error. Some grammarians also include a comma splice, in which two independent clauses are joined with a comma without an accompanying coordinating conjunction, as a type of run-on sentence,[1] while others exclude comma splices from the definition of a run-on sentence
_________________

Performance: Gmat | Toefl
Contributions: The Idioms Test | All Geometry Formulas | Friendly Error Log | GMAT Analytics
MSc in Management: All you need to know | Student Lifestyle | Class Profiles

Kudos [?]: 398 [0], given: 22

Manager
Joined: 27 Jul 2010
Posts: 190

Kudos [?]: 46 [0], given: 15

Location: Prague
Schools: University of Economics Prague
Re: Run On sentence ? [#permalink]

### Show Tags

02 Sep 2010, 04:22
Thanks for clarification
_________________

You want somethin', go get it. Period!

Kudos [?]: 46 [0], given: 15

Senior Manager
Joined: 23 Feb 2015
Posts: 474

Kudos [?]: 219 [0], given: 179

Re: Run On sentence ? [#permalink]

### Show Tags

16 Sep 2016, 11:40
Hi,
I'm somewhat confused about run-on sentence.
He is a good student, he studies all day long. ......> run-on sentence, isn't it?
But, my question is:
if there is no comma or keeps other punctuation between 2 sentences, will these sentences be considered as run-on sentence ?
Here, are some examples given below.
He is a good student he studies all day long ....> is it run-on sentence?
He is a good student - he studies all day long ....>is it run-on sentence?
Thanks expert...
_________________

“The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained in sudden flight but, they while their companions slept, they were toiling upwards in the night.”

Kudos [?]: 219 [0], given: 179

Manager
Joined: 01 Sep 2016
Posts: 118

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 92

Re: Run On sentence ? [#permalink]

### Show Tags

21 Sep 2016, 06:15
Hi,

Even i have my doubts in Run-Ons.
My Guess is --> He is a good student he studies all day long < is a RUN ON > as 2 Independent Clauses have not been separated out .

Regards,
Abhishek

iMyself wrote:
Hi,
I'm somewhat confused about run-on sentence.
He is a good student, he studies all day long. ......> run-on sentence, isn't it?
But, my question is:
if there is no comma or keeps other punctuation between 2 sentences, will these sentences be considered as run-on sentence ?
Here, are some examples given below.
He is a good student he studies all day long ....> is it run-on sentence?
He is a good student - he studies all day long ....>is it run-on sentence?
Thanks expert...

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 92

Manager
Joined: 01 Sep 2016
Posts: 118

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 92

Re: Run On sentence ? [#permalink]

### Show Tags

21 Sep 2016, 06:20
Hi Again,

Here is a relevant link that i hunetd out after seeing your post.Seems i am right

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/run-on-sen ... questions/

Regards,
Abhishek Sinha

iMyself wrote:
Hi,
I'm somewhat confused about run-on sentence.
He is a good student, he studies all day long. ......> run-on sentence, isn't it?
But, my question is:
if there is no comma or keeps other punctuation between 2 sentences, will these sentences be considered as run-on sentence ?
Here, are some examples given below.
He is a good student he studies all day long ....> is it run-on sentence?
He is a good student - he studies all day long ....>is it run-on sentence?
Thanks expert...

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 92

Re: Run On sentence ?   [#permalink] 21 Sep 2016, 06:20
Display posts from previous: Sort by