E-prime

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E-prime

(ē′prīm′)
n.
A style of speaking or writing English that avoids all forms of the verb be.
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But at the moment he was about to adopt this plan, he saw the officers around him reading similar orders, which the passive agent of the thoughts of that infernal Colbert had distributed to them.
While, to make the fatality complete, Agnes herself had innocently provided the conspirators with the one man who was fitted to be the passive agent of their crime.
is given (by a cow), but notes that "constructions with an overtly expressed passive agent are not attested for pattern a.
We have no doubt in our mind that such crimes, preceded by pederasty, are extremely brutal and revolting and shock the moral fiber of the society, especially when the passive agent is a minor", a bench headed by justice K.
First, Palancar (2001, 2002) suggests that the path from Instrument to Passive Agent is not direct but always mediated by Cause.
Instead, each environment component is represented by a passive agent that will not initiate an interaction with other agents.
Faith is something done for us and within us by the Spirit of God, but the believer is not a passive agent.
For instance, a coach that is aggressive in style and is delivering to a passive agent must recognize this and modify his/her delivery to the agent to optimize effectiveness.
That is, while the agents of both inverse and passive clauses have a low degree of discourse relevance or topicality in comparison to the patient, the agent of the inverse has a higher degree of relevance than that of the passive agent.
n; B, the position of the active teammate and ball; G, the position of the opponent's goal; and P, the desired position for the passive agent in anticipation of a pass.
The advantage of this approach over the passive agent is that it requires substantially fewer agents--a number that a network manager can control and realistically deploy.
Nowadays, you're hired for your ability to go beyond just being a passive agent and improve on a concept,'' he says.
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