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 different from what she saw. But somehow doesn’t reveal what or why. Share This:

The Missing Verb

What’s 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: