Verbs are famous for their ability to show action, but they can also express a condition or a state of being. You might even say (an action) that verbs are (a state of being) the most important part of speech.
This month’s workout, “Verbs, Part 1,” focuses on paragraphs 5.97–116 of CMOS 17.
We can’t cover such an important part of speech in a mere ten questions, so look for “Verbs, Part 2” in the near future.
Note: Style guides and dictionaries sometimes disagree. This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition.[Editors’ note: Chapter 5 of CMOS is quite large, comprising 248 numbered sections on grammar and syntax, plus another hefty chunk on usage. For the sake of variety, workouts will revisit the chapter periodically rather than continuously.]
Chicago Style Workout 45: Verbs, Part 1
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