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Dead verbs are the bane of English teachers. The typical list includes 23 verbs -- "is," "are," "was," "were," "am," "has," ...

www.uwyo.edu/mdillon/z4100/lec2-endv.pdf

1) Empty noun list (I.D. – circle then remove). 2) An empty noun depends on another key word in the sentence for meaning, and often the key word is a noun or ...

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Dead verbs: Destroy them ! Dead Verbs: is, are, am, have, had, has, be, been, was, look, were, take, took, went, go, ran, run, make, do, did, gone, came, come, ...

cm111.k12.sd.us/DeadVerbs.pdf

Thesaurus for “Dead Verbs: do/does/did go/went perform leave complete depart accomplish exit achieve quit prepare take off arrange move carry out proceed fix.

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Oct 3, 2007 ... Teacher Jason Lilly described a fun activity to help young writers to remove dead verbs from their writing. More lessons available at ...

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Feb 13, 2015 ... When I taught elementary school, our coaches instructed us to have funerals for “ dead verbs” with our classes. Our students created coffins for ...

www.beavercreek.k12.oh.us/cms/lib/OH01000456/Centricity/Domain/265/Dead%20Word%20List.pdf

“to get” in any form-gets, got, gotten, to get. “to exist” in any form-exist, exists, existed, to exist there + any verb should have/be would have/be could have/be.

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Every passage benefits from eliminating "dead" words that weaken its intent. ... This means the subject is performing the action that your verb describes, advises  ...