AP English Language and Composition 7.3 Passage Drill

AP English Language and Composition 7.3 Passage Drill. In what way is the following sentence from lines 14-17 and example of an ellipsis?

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what way is the following sentence from lines fourteen Seventeen

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an example of an ellipsis And here the potential answers

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All right well splitting you know meeting and what else

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rhymes with eating All right well this question is asking

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us how the sentence is an example of any lips

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is no which probably no orderly lips is is well

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lips is could mean a bunch things but all the

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variations have one thing in common leaving out words like

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when you and your best friend can practically read each

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other's minds you can figure out what she means without

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her even saying it Then we have the lips is

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that performed the task of omitted wards on a much

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smaller scale like if we point to a piece of

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old gum under our desk and say look at that

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well we don't need to say what it is for

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you to understand us and similar to leaving out one

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word there's the exclusion of a non essential phrase like

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when we say why do we have gross gum under

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our desks And you don't well you confer that we

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meant by you don't is you don't have growth gum

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under your desk right You get the idea ellipses less

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is more so let's get back to the question without

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even reading the sentence There are a couple of choices

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we can get rid of here Ellipsis is about the

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art of brevity That means we can eliminate both a

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and see which add rather than take away Now let's

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check out sentence They don't really have anything that leaves

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a big blank space for us filling on her own

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so he doesn't fit The key phrase here is that

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is after that is the author continues about common sense

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without actually mentioned in common sense That means the answer's

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b or to the wise don't try the less is

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more trick on your parents when they tell you to

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eat your veggies that is unless you like being sent 00:02:07.508 --> [endTime] to your room for fast No