This week's syntax move one more time: participial phrase:
- Pursing his lips, he struggled not to call out his professor's obvious error.
- A lazy student, always looking for a corner to cut with his assignments, ironically, may do more work to get out of doing work.
Remember to flex with strong verbs!
Period 1 Period 5/6 Period 7/8
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[O]verflowing dumpsters; unpaved streets lined with garbage; smoldering trash fires; little rows of shanties tucked into corners of the neighborhood for the local servant class, the kind of miserable hovels that stretch for miles in places like Mumbai; and a small, polluted lake that no one in their right mind would have swum in. We never drank from the tap, of course; even certain kinds of produce were said to be unsafe. The phone was temperamental, too, and so was the television cable.