Move words around: (Use words like include or exist). There are three types of ...
Do not simply drop the dead verb---you will then be worse---no sentence at all:.
Identifying empty nouns and dead verbs. 2. Revising ... 2) An empty noun
depends on another key word in the sentence for ... 3) Sometimes replace it with
the verb form of a noun that is ... will often get rid of an empty noun.) O… The third
www.beavercreek.k12.oh.us/cms/lib5/OH01000456/Centricity/Domain/265/Dead Word List.pdf
Dead Word List ... Problem-Solving Strategies to Eliminate Helping Verbs. 1.
Substitute-Sometimes the writer can think of a stronger verb to directly replace a ...
www.sd47.bc.ca/school/pie/Students/Documents/'Said is Dead' Word List.pdf
Said is Dead. Verbs to Substitute for “Said”. In a happy way laughed rejoiced
giggled joked lilted sang out. In a sad way cried agonized bawled blubbered.
Once you understand what dead verbs are, you can change your sentences ...
Once we replaced the dead verbs 'is' and 'running,' the sentence shines with new
Because of the variety of nouns, verbs, and adjectives, most things have a closely
corresponding ... If words are dead weight, they can be deleted or replaced.
I was also told i should not use words that end with "ing" because they are the tell
... These are all what I call "dead" verbs which denote no action; they are .... You
can only be given suggestions, many of which are based on ...
Jul 17, 2016 ... There is nothing wrong with using the word said in written dialogue. ... A person
can laugh before or after they speak, but not while they speak.
As Language Arts teachers, we can generate a list of such words a mile long. ...
As a group, students should replace each “Dead Word” with 5 synonyms. ... and
avoiding fragments and run-ons. using subject-verb agreement and verb tense ...
Examine the subject and the main verb in the two sentences below: (A) The boy
hit ... Good writers try to avoid these empty, weak words and replace them with
strong words. However ... Prepositions and articles can become dead weight. If