310-Nominalizations

310-Nominalizations - Amido Engl 310 Eliminating...

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Amido – Engl 310 Eliminating Nominalizations: How to Trim the Fat Out of Lardy Sentences Here’s a quick way to help your sentences lose some pounds. Locate buried verbs in your nouns and adjectives. You can recognize these obese critters by their characteristic suffixes: -ion -tion -ing -ment -ent -ance -ence -ancy -ency -itian -cian -tor -ology -sis -sion - zzzz How does it work? To assist us in the process of analysis of . . . (9 words) becomes To assist us in analyzing . . . (5 words) or better still To help us analyze . . . (4 words) Let’s look at the sentence below: Original: The amendment provides for the elimination of a time-weighted arithmetic average, an additional section for redetermination upon deregulation, and extension of the term and revision of the interval dedication. Nominalizations: The amendment provides for the elimination of a time- weighted arithmetic average, an additional section for redetermination upon deregulation , and extension of the term and revision of the interval of dedication
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