A legendary hero of Switzerland, famous for his skill as an archer. A tyrannical official forced him to shoot an apple off his son's head.
How, Where, Why: What Adverbial Phrases Will Tell YouAn adverbial phrase is a group of words that refines the meaning of a verb, adjective, or adverb. Similar to adverbs, adverbial phrases modify other words by explaining why, how, where, or when an action occurred. They may also describe the conditions of an action or object, or the degree to which an action or object was affected. Consider the following sentence: “He drove the …
Which Words Should You Capitalize In A Title?Titles can stump readers and writers across the board due to title case—conventions of which words in a sentence start with capital letters. Have no fear: We'll walk you through the steps, one at a time, using some of our favorite ridiculous movie titles as examples.
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