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The vernacular of Uldur was pedagogical in its aesthetics, the likes of which befitted the monasteries of Thuth or even Aäe. The edifices atop the archaic architecture fermented a fertile plethora of creative thought through which two images in my ...
|Blue Jay It is not at all clear. For example, the first sentence: |
The vernacular of Uldur was pedagogical in its aesthetics, the likes of which befitted the monasteries of Thuth or even Aäe.
I presume that Uldur, Thuth and Aäe are places. I know what the ...
|Anonymous The buildings of Uldur were like the buildings of Ancient Rome where Senators resided. The fabrication of the buildings were symmetrical and the laws of mathematics were relied on greatly in their construction. The white marble symbolizes ...|
|Blue Jay That's much clearer.|
Your opening sentence begins The vernacular of Uldur was pedagogical in its aesthetics.
Here are the meanings of the words (from the online Oxford Dictionary):
The vernacular: The language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people ...
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Punctuated correctly? I cannot recast. “The nineteen-seventies band was . . .” The hyphen, I believe, is needed because of the compound-modifier action. “The greatest nineteen-seventies' band was . . .” The hyphen, I believe, is needed because of the ...
|Clive Punctuated correctly? I cannot recast.|
The nineteen-seventies band was . . . Seems OK.
The greatest nineteen-seventies' band was . . . Same case as above. Drop the apostrophe.
But: "The actor was popular in the nineteen nineties." I dare say that in ...
|goronsky Thanks, Clive. I re-asked this question because I needed a second opinion.|
|goronsky I added the apostrophe because I found this in the CMOS FAQ:|
Q. I have suddenly become an editor and am having trouble on a daily basis with the numeric use of decades. First, is “the 90s” or “the ’90s” correct? We often see the apostrophe omitted ...
|Mister Micawber Let the guest decide whether it's affordable.|
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|Mister Micawber 'Have' is a part of present perfect tense, which is a sort of past form.|
'Have' is not used in past simple tense, which uses 'had' instead.
Our class has studied grammar, punctuation, sentences by reviewing our textbook and taking practice tests on the website for the handbook. What sentence type is this?
|Mister Micawber |
AnonymousWhat sentence type is this?It is a simple sentence.
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