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675 - Why Verbs Like 'Witness' Are Weird Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

    • Language Learning

A listener asked why a sentence using the verb "witness" sounded weird, and we found a surprising answer.
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A listener asked why a sentence using the verb "witness" sounded weird, and we found a surprising answer.
FOLLOW GRAMMAR GIRL |
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/grammargirl |
Twitter: http://twitter.com/grammargirl |
Facebook: http://facebook.com/grammargirl |
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/realgrammargirl |
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thegrammargirl |
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/grammar-girl |
LINKS AND SPONSORS |
LaVar Burton Reads http://www.levarburtonpodcast.com/ |
Calm http://calm.com/grammar |
INTERNATIONAL PHONETIC ALPHABET |
https://www.internationalphoneticassociation.org/sites/default/files/IPA_Kiel_2015.pdf |
GRAMMAR POP iOS GAME |
Optimized for iPad: http://bit.ly/GrammarPopiPad |
For iPad and iPhone: http://bit.ly/GrammarPop |
GRAMMAR GIRL BOOKS |
http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl-book-page |
GRAMMAR GIRL IS PART OF THE QUICK AND DIRTY TIPS PODCAST NETWORK. |
VOICEMAIL: 833-214-GIRL

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