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  1. Newbie
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    • Join Date: Jan 2009
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    Help...

    I have a project in class were I have to change the: verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in this quote...

    How many miles to Babylon?/ Three score and ten./ Can I get there by candlelight?/Yes, and back again.
    - Mother goose

    ... Can someone help me find the parts of speech? Also is this even correct english.


    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    #2

    Re: Help...

    It is a nursery rhyme, and fine English, though some verbs are omitted:.


    How many miles [is it] to Babylon?
    [It is] Three score and ten.
    Can I get there by candlelight?
    Yes, and back again.

  2. Newbie
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    • Join Date: Jan 2009
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    #3

    Re: Help...

    Thanks! That helped. I understand what the sentence means now.

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