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  • Subject and Verb Pairs

    All sentences contain verbs — words that express action or state of being. But you can’t have an action in a vacuum. You can’t have a na...

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  • Locating the Verb in a Sentence

    A scientific study by a blue-ribbon panel of experts found that 90 percent of all the errors in a sentence occurred because the verb was misidentified...

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  • When and How to Use “Done”

    The word done is never a verb all by itself. A true party animal, this verb form insists on being accompanied by helping verbs. In grammarspeak, which...

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