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    components and critical to

    " Traditional tests fail to measure creativity and practical knowledge, components also critical to problem solving and life success."

    1.What part of speech is "also"?
    2.What 's the relationship between components and critical?
    3.Can we use "of " instead of "to" after critical?

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    Re: components and critical to

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    " Traditional tests fail to measure creativity and practical knowledge, components also critical to problem solving and life success."

    1.What part of speech is "also"? Does it matter?
    2.What 's the relationship between components and critical? The components are critical.
    3.Can we use "of " instead of "to" after critical? No.

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    Re: components and critical to

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    3.Can we use "of " instead of "to" after critical?
    No, but you could use "for", which might help you better understand the meaning.

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    Re: components and critical to

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post


    1.What part of speech is "also"?!

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    I most respectfully suggest that it is an adverb:


    "Traditional tests fail to measure creativity and practical knowledge, components [which are ] also critical to problem solving and

    life success." Perhaps we can say that "also" modifies "are": which are also/ which also are.


    HAVE A NICE DAY!

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    Re: components and critical to

    All are good answers to my query. Thanks a lot!

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