Dead verbs are the bane of English teachers. The typical list includes 23 verbs --
"is," "are," "was," "were," ...
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Dead verbs (never use except as helping verbs). am. is. are. was. were. has.
have ... Dead verbs (never use except as helping verbs). am. is. are. was. were.
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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 ...
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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.
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... This list, in the words of Mrs.Riley -my high school English teacher, is a ...
Dec 13, 2011 ... Like ; The halls WERE crowded with chattering students. Were is the dead verb,
and I have a list of "strong verbs" but nothing makes besides ...
Feb 9, 2013 ... But how do you get these nasty, boring verbs out of there? ... It is tempting to use
a dead verb preceding a list of adjectives, or even just one ...
Four words that often confuse learners of English are dead, death, die and died.
... Death is a Noun (a naming word); Die is a Verb (an action word); Died is the ...
A variety of different English vocabulary topics including common words lists, ...
Bury those dead verbs! ... practical strategies to revise their writing and remove
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