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Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Adverbs

Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Adverbs
... EXERCISE Altogether there are twenty-nine adverbs in the above passage Adverbs 1–5 and the words they modify are shown as samples List the remaining twenty-four adverbs and the words they modify, including ... toward his chin Curious, Gulliver bent his eyes downward and saw that it was a six-inch human, armed with bow and arrow, and followed by about forty similar creatures So loud did Gulliver roar in ... 83 Forming Adverbs from Adjectives I Most adverbs are formed by adding ly to an adjective ADJECTIVE skillful brave ADVERB + ly = skillfully + ly = bravely In some cases, however, as in II and...
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Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Basic Paragraph Composition

Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Basic Paragraph Composition
... and are better Choice builds on the hints in the paragraph that the things for which we stand in line are not too important, and it suggests that there are better uses for the time wasted standing ... series of one-sentence paragraphs, though, makes your writing disjointed and leaves the reader with the impression that you have not developed your subject EXERCISE Write a two -paragraph composition ... accident Suggestions for the Second Paragraph Give further details (information) For example, if you are writing about the day you fell from a ladder, tell how the accident happened and how badly you...
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Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Compound Verbs

Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Compound Verbs
... Pronouns and nouns may be combined to form compound subjects, compound indirect objects, and compound direct objects Corey and I attended (COMPOUND SUBJECT) compound S Peter showed Corey and me ... of the subjects are compound, and some of the verbs are compound The subject and the verb of the first two sentences have been filled in for you as samples SUBJECT VERB James and Benjamin Franklin ... stationery was Ellen’s, and the handwriting was , too EXERCISE Find the pronoun (PRON.) and its antecedent (ANTECED.), and write them in the spaces at the right Samples: Sandra said she does...
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Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Nouns

Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Nouns
... George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were born in February COMMON NOUNS: PROPER NOUNS: Call Adam from the airport as soon as the plane lands in Dallas COMMON NOUNS: PROPER NOUNS: NOUNS 25 Traffic ... talking to a neighbor Plural Nouns Nouns have a singular form and a plural form The singular is the form that means only one: boy, girl, soda, hamburger, etc The plural is the form that means more than ... Interstate 99 and the roads feeding into it COMMON NOUNS: PROPER NOUNS: Considerable attention has been given by the press to the pollution of our lakes and rivers COMMON NOUNS: PROPER NOUNS: Rice...
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Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Prepositions

Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Prepositions
... verbs win and lose.) A conjunction connects pronouns, or a noun and a pronoun: You and she are always on time PRON CONJ PRON (The conjunction and connects the pronouns You and she.) Alex and I are ... the slowly and adverbs surely We were warm and comfortable The conjunction connects the and The meal was delicious but cheap The conjunction connects the and Jim called at noon and in the ... was tired and in an angry mood Donna was tired and angry My neighbor and I are sports fans Correct We were treated decently and with fairness The problem has been discussed frequently and in a...
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Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Problems with Capitalization

Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Problems with Capitalization
... cat kept interfer _g with my homework _ Final E Before Consonant Keep final silent e before a suffix beginning with a consonant amazement, atonement, hopeful, fortunately, useful Exceptions: ... rings: return of the king english and history grandma and aunt louise the planet saturn in the southwest near phoenix fourth of july holiday 218 10 fire island national seashore C O M M O N U ... sit down and all shall happen as you wish you turn your face, but does it bring your heart? —Robert Browning, “Andrea del Sarto” 220 C O M M O N U S AG E E R RO R S Lesson 27 Problems with Spelling...
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Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Problems with Nouns

Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Problems with Nouns
... counter and then forgot it 15 An Abyssinian cat and a Himalayan cat (are, is) pictured on a single United States stamp 188 C O M M O N U S AG E E R RO R S Lesson 23 Problems with Modifiers Nouns and ... and 13) and adverbs (Lessons 12 and 13)—how they function, how they differ, and how some adverbs are formed from adjectives In this lesson, we touch on a couple of usage concerns Adjectives and ... (have) written Forms of have and of be and are often used as helping verbs: has left, were chosen, agree PROBLEMS WITH VERBS 179 EXERCISE In each sentence, underline the correct form of the verb...
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Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Problems with Pronouns

Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Problems with Pronouns
... Mollie and me (not I) Mollie and me form a compound indirect OBJECT Go with Maura and him (not he) to the flea market Say: Go with Maura Go with him Go with Maura and him (not he) Maura and him form ... verb with one of the indefinite pronouns Note these correct forms iiiiiiii i ix m Everyone at the meeting has a stake in the decision Everyone is singular Has is singular PROBLEMS WITH PRONOUNS ... travel to Cleveland for the match Mom prepared a hot dinner for Dad and (I, me) (Us, We) students are entering our sweet potato casserole in the cooking contest Devon caught sight of Lam and (them,...
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Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Problems with Sentence Structure

Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Problems with Sentence Structure
... earphones on PROBLEMS WITH SENTENCE STRUCTURE 167 We have focused on sentences in this lesson—types of sentences and how to form them, as well as those troubling sentence fragments and run-on sentences ... restaurant Run-on Sentences Writing sentence fragments is a serious error Writing run-on sentences is an equally serious error Question: What is a run-on sentence? Answer: A run-on sentence is ... simple sentence with a compound subject PROBLEMS WITH SENTENCE STRUCTURE 169 Write a compound sentence Write a complex sentence Write a complex sentence with a subordinate clause beginning with...
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Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Review of Verbs, Nouns, and Pronouns

Grammar And Usage For Better Writing - Review of Verbs, Nouns, and Pronouns
... housewife—housewives (See Rule 4, page 30.) REVIEW OF VERBS, NOUNS, AND PRONOUNS 63 EXERCISE For each singular noun below, write (a) the plural and (b) the letter of the rule for forming that plural Take your ... alone continued REVIEW OF VERBS, NOUNS, AND PRONOUNS 65 12Though tales of fantasy, the Lord of the Rings books echo truths about the real world we live in 13They will bring you hours of great reading ... home? My friends and I will help you You have no time to lose Terry will be there REVIEW OF VERBS, NOUNS, AND PRONOUNS 67 Lesson 11 Adjectives What is the difference between sweater and that white...
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