Take another look at the original sentence:

Ingie looked at his wife's collection of cookbooks and sighed, although there were thousands of recipes for delicious meals, he knew Valerie would want to order another pepperoni and mushroom pizza for dinner.

You wanted to fix it this way:

Ingie looked at his wife's collection of cookbooks and sighed; Although there were thousands of recipes for delicious meals, he knew Valerie would want to order another pepperoni and mushroom pizza for dinner.

A semicolon is an excellent way to join two complete sentences. You must, however, use the semicolon correctly. Do not capitalize the word that follows the semicolon unless it is a proper noun, one that is always capitalized.

You might want to consult the rules for fixing comma splices and fused sentences.

Go back to the sentence to try again.

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