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war establishment

The level of equipment and manning laid down for a military unit in wartime.

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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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...word is often mispunctuated. To see the false emphasis in each of the following examples, read the word preceding therefore as if it were strongly stressed: • “‘I have continuously [read continually ] heard from residents about their firm opposition to the influx [read establishment ] of such a clinic, which would inevitably increase crime in our community,’ said Harris, adding that she, therefore , had approached Kearse to reach a resolution.” Sid Cassese , “Hempstead Wins Drug Clinic Battle,” Newsday (N.Y.), 30 July 1997 , at A23. (Read: . . ....

forbid > forbade > forbidden

forbid > forbade > forbidden   Reference library

Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2016
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Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
705 words

... forbade ] non-Christian involvement.” Valerie Olander , “Prayer Day at Center of Council Race,” Detroit News , 15 June 2005 , at K8. • “The Constitution forbad [read forbade ] Congress from creating ‘an establishment of religion,’ but this was no mysterious concept known only to deep thinking legal scholars.” Thomas Sowell , “Silly War on Symbols Can Be Prelude to Tragedy,” Sun-Sentinel (Ft. Lauderdale), 23 Dec. 2005 , at A19. See irregular verbs & bid (a) . Meanwhile, the laughable form ✳forbidded occasionally appears—e.g.: “Gramola told...

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