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Exercise 3: Expletives and Action Verbs Rewrite these sentences to eliminate the expletive(s). 1. If there is only one person working Monday, the owner can save $100 a week. Expletive : there is Revised : If only one person works Monday, the owner can save $100 a week. 2. It is the belief of the majority of Canadians that there will be an election called by the government soon. Expletive : It is, there will be Revised : The majority of Canadians believe that the government will call an election soon. 3. There will be no cost to transfer the workers. Expletive : There will Revised : Transferring the workers will cost nothing. 4. I will also suggest that there be three people allowed to sign cheques. Expletive : there be Revised : I will also suggest that three people be allowed to sign cheques. 5. It would be better for you to join Nubody’s, where there is a discount for students. Expletive : It would be, there is Revised : You should join Nubody’s, where students receive a discount. 6. If there are no questions from the shareholders, then the meeting will end by 3:00 p.m.
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Unformatted text preview: Expletive : There are Revised : If the shareholders have no questions, then the meeting will end by 3:00 p.m. 7. It will cost $30,000 to replace the truck. Expletive : It will Revised : Replacing the truck will cost $30,000. 8. If there are more than 25 employees who sign up for the seminar, then it will be necessary for us to schedule a second seminar. Expletive : There are, it will be Revised: If more than 25 employees sign up for the seminar, we will need to schedule a second one. 9. There is an increased risk of causing an accident when a driver talks on a cell phone while driving. Expletive : There is Revised: A driver who talks on a cell phone while driving increases the risk of causing an accident. 10. When it is summer, there is a 43% rise in the sales of cold drinks in our store. Expletive : It is, there is Revised: In summer, sales of cold drinks in our store rise by 43%....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course COMM 2290 taught by Professor All during the Spring '11 term at Saint Mary's University Texas.

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