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The first project was, to shorten discourse, by cutting polysyllables into one, and leaving out verbs and participles, because, in reality, all things imaginable are but norms.
Occasionally, merely for the pleasure of being cruel, we put unoffending Frenchmen on the rack with questions framed in the incomprehensible jargon of their native language, and while they writhed we impaled them, we peppered them, we scarified them, with their own vile verbs and participles.
Out of this, the facetious habit had arisen in the neighbourhood surrounding Mincing Lane of making christian names for him of adjectives and participles beginning with R.
12) Ceglia (1998:26), explicitly referring to Bjorck, notes that the participles of verbs such as [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'it is expedient', [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'it is fitting', and [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'it is necessary', as well as those of verbs such as [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'I become', [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'I follow', [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'I have', and [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'I speak', 'non conservano traccia della natura verbale' (13) and should be considered lexicalised.
Students are asked to make the necessary changes in the ending of the past participles.
The frequent use of present participles as a stylistic feature of Woolf's novels--which can be also considered as an indicator of FID--is the second subcategory of the grammatical features in our study.
Divided into sections discussing language use, learning, and documentation, topics addressed include the use of the past tense as past participles in the English corpora, syntactic aspects of writings of Swedish students learning English, and the expanding horizons of corpus analysis.
Since there are still some problems in tagging, we manually checked the 1000 examples, and discarded 22 which were not participles, ending up with a total of 978 examples.
And linguistically-minded football fans will have noticed that the Aston Villa squad contains no fewer than four players whose surnames sound like the past participles of common verbs.
It's littered with typos, dangling participles, and confusions of fact.
Similarly, Kalinina (2001) lists several languages where participles or converbs can occur in main clauses.
Celia is a stickler for grammar, and it's hard to keep up with her subjunctives, past participles, et al.

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