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C omma: Prepositional Phrases
 
Lesson 5-6
Prompt:Long introductory prepositional phrases are usually marked off by commas: "After the homecoming game, students attended a dance."
Directions:One or more commas have been omitted from each of the following sentences. Insert commas by clicking the space between the words where you desire a comma to be.
1.Nearthebreakingwavesseagullsscratchedinthesand.
2.Nexttothelifeguardtowersurfersweregathering.
3.Abovethebreakwaterbrownpelicansweresoaringinthewind.
4.Throughoutthemorningthepoundingsurfcouldbeheard.
5.Atthetopofawaveonesurfercaughttherideofhislife.
6.Withinthetubeofthewavesurfboardandsurferwereone.
7.Acrossthesandybeachthetideebbedandflowedinconstantrhythm.
8.Uponthefoamandglassboardssurfersventuredintothepoundingsurf.
9.Withinthevalleyofthewavethesurferpreparedtoride.
10.Ontheshorethegalleryofspectatorswatched.
11.Beneaththesurfer'sfeetthewaxedboardcutthewaves.
12.Likeadolphintheboardpropelledthesurferforward.
13.Downthefaceofthewavethesurfercutapath.
14.Atopthesandybeachafirepitwarmedtherestingsurfers.
15.Belowthelifeguardtowertheshadowsplayedonthesand.
16.Alongthestretchofthebeachsurfersbobbedinthewater.
17.Withoutawetsuitasurferwouldbecoldinthewater.
18.Towardtheendofthedaysurfersreluctantlywenthome.
19.Foreachdayinthesurfsurfersstorememoriesforthewinter.
20.Untilthearrivalofthesummersunsurferswilldreamoftheendlesssummer.