To be or not to be. The power of words. Eliminating “be” verbs. To utilize active voice To avoid repetition To avoid confusing sentence construction Being that she is . . . . It is . . . . Using Strong Verbs.
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The power of words
How can you make the sentence active?
Begin by isolating the action in the sentence. Next, ask who or what performs the action.
Verbs, because they show action, are usually the strongest words in a sentence, the words that give life to your writing. Keep an eye out for verbs that make a picture:
What is the subject and verb?
Because this sentence does not sound awkward you may be lulled into its use.
(The first “it” is an expletive. What about the second “it?”)
The reader might ask, “Discuss what yet?”
Jay Silverman, Elaine Hughes, and Diana Roberts Wienbroer--5th ed.