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19 news items

 
The Guardian
Sun, 07 Jun 2015 16:01:48 -0700

9a/1d Shurely not?!? Liked the regimental mascot, and the tiddly one made me laugh! The stand-out clue is clearly the baby Edward! Surely it would make more sense if the modal auxiliary in 17d were positive and not negative? Generally fun, ta. Reply ...

ZME Science

ZME Science
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:24:58 -0700

With hand-drawn pictures of famous figures from movies, shows, literature and music, this poster takes on particulars of interrogative pronouns, modal auxiliary verbs, and resulting copulas via the likes of Dumbledore, Rocky, and Michael J. Fox.

KERA News

KERA News
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 14:18:45 -0800

With can't keeping its role as a modal auxiliary verb, even is (often jokingly) reanalyzed as verb instead of an adverb. The positive construction, can even, exists but is rare by comparison. cloud-chase verb To produce large clouds of vapor with e ...
 
IGN Africa
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 06:22:50 -0800

Can you explain the difference between "should have" and "should of"? SIKE, it's a trick question. But if you didn't instantly vomit blood over the egregious corruption of a subjunctive modal auxiliary phrase, this job probably isn't for you ...

Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:52:54 -0700

The use of that particular modal auxiliary verb is quite important, because acquiring Kevin Love has the potential to be absolutely wonderful for the Cleveland Cavaliers. If they're able to retain his services after acquiring him and can successfully ...
 
Huffington Post
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:45:15 -0700

Related to the youngest of the Norns, Skuld, who is the keeper of what "should" be, many assume Nauthiz points to the future. However, wordsmiths among us recognize 'should' as a modal auxiliary, indicating that outcomes manifest based on conditions met.

Huffington Post

Huffington Post
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:22:39 -0700

However, wordsmiths among us recognize "should" as a modal auxiliary, indicating that outcomes manifest based on conditions met. In other words, we can set the dominoes up any way we like, and based on our knowledge, skill, and perhaps wisdom, they ...
 
New Era
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:44:48 -0700

In the same vein, the modal auxiliary 'will' is repeatedly employed to emphasize the willingness and commitment of the government to deal with the problems the nation is faced with. The use of the pronouns 'we', 'us' and 'our' in the State of the ...
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