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What Are Dead Verbs? | The Classroom | Synonym


Careful revision eliminates dead verbs and makes writing more active and descriptive. ... Since dead verbs are stagnant and not descriptive, the sentences that ...

What Else? / Dead Verbs


There are three kinds of dogs. Three kinds of dogs, terrier, bull dog, and collies, live at the kennel. (Note: do not start a sentence with here or there.) Dead Verb 2  ...

Dead Word List

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Dead Word List. N2SSWTSWITSP ... Problem-Solving Strategies to Eliminate Helping Verbs. 1. ... Change another word in the sentence into a verb-For example ...

What Are Dead Verbs? - eHow


Using dead verbs saps the life out of writing. Once you understand what dead verbs are, you can change your sentences haunted by dead verbs into lively and  ...

Dead Death Die Died - Difference in English. - English Vocabulary


Dead is an Adjective (a descriptive word); Death is a Noun (a naming word); Die is a Verb (an action word); Died is the past tense of the verb Die ... English vocabulary topics including common words lists, charts and example sentences.

Eliminating Words - Purdue OWL - Purdue University


Writers often fill sentences with weak or unnecessary words that can be deleted or replaced. ... Because of the variety of nouns, verbs, and adjectives, most things have a closely ... If words are dead weight, they can be deleted or replaced.

How to Get Rid of TO BE Verbs

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Solution: drop “be” verb and change the form of the –ing verb to agree with the ... of the verb and make that word the subject of the sentence; drop the “be” verb and ... After he leaves home without permission, Richard is found dead in the river.

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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. ... Use Complete Sentences.

Dead - Definition for English-Language Learners from Merriam ...


Definition of dead written for English Language Learners from the ... Dictionary with audio pronunciations, usage examples, and count/noncount noun labels.

Passive Voice and Active Voice


Examine the subject and the main verb in the two sentences below: (A) The boy hit the ... Prepositions and articles can become dead weight. If you understand ...

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Empty Nouns and Dead Verbs


Identifying empty nouns and dead verbs. 2. Revising ... the sentence for meaning, and often the key word ... 3) Often the word with the hidden “verb” meaning is a.

How to Eliminate "To-Be" Verbs in Writing | Pennington Publishing ...


Jun 12, 2009 ... When the verb links to the subject (the do-er) of the sentence as a state of being, .... Why not create a Dead Verbs Cemetery bulletin board?

Dead verbs (never use except as helping verbs)


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. has.