Lesson: Removing the "Fluff"

Comment on Removing the "Fluff"

is it not possible that whatever we think as fluff in a particular sentence may contain the error?
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You are absolutely correct. I should have stated that there may be errors lurking in the fluff.

The main purpose of this strategy is to let us examine the basic structure of a sentence.

I don't understand why effort is the noun and not the government?
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You're referring to the sentence at 1:13 in the above video.

In this case, GOVERNMENT'S is behaving as an adjective. It tells us more about the noun EFFORTS.

It answers the question "Whose efforts?"
Answer: The GOVERNMENT'S efforts.

Does that help?


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