Recognizing Disturbances in Sentence Flow. The Three Most Common Mistakes. 1. Fragment: A fragment is an incomplete sentence. Ex. Incorrect: I didn’t go to the concert. Because I don’t like the band. Correct: I didn’t go to the concert because I don’t like the band.
Incorrect: Because I was running late.
Correct: Because I was running late, I missed the bus.
Incorrect: Whenever the dog barks.
Correct: My little sister cries whenever the dog barks.
Incorrect: I missed the bus, was running late.
Correct: I missed the bus.