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    How to write a sentence using an absolute phrase

    How can I write absolute sentences using the words affront, cajole, and encumber?

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    Re: How to write a sentence using an absolute phrase

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    How can I write absolute sentences using the words affront, cajole, and encumber?
    Why do you want to do that?

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    Re: How to write a sentence using an absolute phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Why do you want to do that?
    Why would one not want to? It has now become my mission in life. here's my first attempt:

    The natives cajoled and their masters affronted, I encumbered my deputy with the role of resolving the situation,

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    Re: How to write a sentence using an absolute phrase

    That should startle Ashley's teacher when he/she checks her homework.

    Rover

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    Re: How to write a sentence using an absolute phrase

    Affronted by her refusal, no longer encumbered by the anvil I had been carrying and cajoled by her sister's sweet words, I changed partners.

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    Re: How to write a sentence using an absolute phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Affronted by her refusal, no longer encumbered by the anvil I had been carrying and cajoled by her sister's sweet words, I changed partners.


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    Re: How to write a sentence using an absolute phrase

    Clearly affronted by the lack of answers, and despite cajoling us with thread bumps and smilies, XXXX continues to encumber us with pointless questions.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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