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reported speech (present simple)

Point 12 in the category of REPORTED SPEECH for CITATION is defined as: PRESENT SIMPLE of the reporting verb to report information from a written source and a present tense verb in the reported clause.   We can start our search with advert*|*book|report|article|story|journal|it  says|tells   PELIC STUDENTS: 3129,fx9,Japanese,Female,175,5,w,374,1,30, This is a thesis statement. It says […]

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one (subject)

Point 91 in PRONOUNS is defined as: ‘ONE’ as a generic personal pronoun in the subject position to mean people in general. A search in iWeb corpus for . one_p _v we get the following: There are only 2 examples in the first 2000 texts in PELIC: 1 . ONE IS 49191 1713,ei2,Chinese,Female,115,4,w,148,1,522 There are […]

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