What is a sentence fragment?

What is a sentence fragment?
A sentence fragment is a group of words that is only part of a sentence and does not express a complete thought. Usually sentence fragments are pieces of sentences that have become disconnected from the main clauses.

In addition, a sentence without a subject or without a verb is a fragment of a complete sentence.

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