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    Doing so would reduce your registration fee from $2200.00 to $1800.00.

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    Default Re: Is this a complete sentence?

    Yes, indeed! That has everything it needs to make it a complete sentence.

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    Default Re: Is this a complete sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by still learning
    Doing so would reduce your registration fee from $2200.00 to $1800.00.

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    I assume that you are confused about the subject of the sentence. In this sentence, the subject is "doing" (with so as a modifier). This is a gerund, a verb form (verbal) that acts as a noun. Gerunds are quite common in English. They allow one to talk about an action as a thing.

    Swimming is very enjoyable.
    I love reading.
    Walking is good exercise.

    Gerunds always end in -ing. Unfortunately present participles of verbs also end in -ing. This results in confusion.

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