The Word ‘Somehow’

The word somehow is often just filler in a manuscript. Take the sentence “The statue was somehow not what Jane had expected.” Jane was obviously expecting the statue to be something other than what she saw. But somehow doesn’t add anything significant. Share This:

The Missing Verb

Is there anything wrong with the following sentence? “She looks better than me.” The clue is a missing verb at the end: “She looks better than me (looks).” What’s the solution? Read on. Share This: