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    is this a complete sentence?

    In the middle of a paragraph I want to write-

    Aging with perfection. Something to be appreciated.

    are these complete sentences? this is how i want them presented

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    Re: is this a complete sentence?

    Hello Guest,

    No, they're not complete sentences, as they lack a finite verb. These would be complete sentences:

    1. She has aged perfectly. It is something to be appreciated.

    However, as a stylistic device, sentences like yours are not uncommon, especially in e.g. later 20th century fiction and magazine articles.

    Best wishes,

    MrP

    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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