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    #1

    "seems to prosper"

    Hello there,

    The sentence reads: "Only the dust devils, whirling high overhead and then touching down on the hard, fractured ground, seems to prosper."

    Does it means that the dust devils always (or often) happen in this bone-dry area? Please advise.

    Thank you.

    Beeja

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    Re: "seems to prosper"

    It should be 'seem', not 'seems'.

    Only the dust devils thrive or show any sign of movement.

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