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Can your thesis be multiple sentences?

Can your thesis be multiple sentences?

A thesis statement can be multiple sentences long. In fact, your thesis statement can be an entire paragraph if appropriate. Despite the fact that you may have learned that the thesis statement is a single sentence located at the end of the introduction paragraph, this is not usually the case.

Can there be questions in essays?

Rhetorical questions are useful for the person writing the essay (i.e. they help you come to grips with the topic), but it is best to rephrase them as statements or as indirect questions.

What can I use instead of these?

Synonyms for thesethe above-mentioned.the particular.

Why you shouldn’t use the word just?

The word “just” doesn’t get the attention it deserves. It’s a power term, especially when we ignore it, which we do. We use it to direct, even commandeer people’s attention, to get them to focus where we want.

Is just a bad word?

I developed a bad habit: The overuse of the word “just.” You see, “just” is a tiny, little, insignificant word that implies that whatever you’re emailing about is, well, tiny and insignificant. Innocuous. Harmless.

Why do we say just?

You use just to emphasize that you are talking about a small part, not the whole of an amount. That’s just one example of the kind of experiments you can do. You use just to emphasize how small an amount is or how short a length of time is.

How do you use just correctly?

Just means ‘a short time ago’. We use just with the present perfect and past perfect tenses (have been, had been, etc.). We put just between the auxiliary verb and the main verb. I’d (I had) just seen him in the corridor.

Has just arrived or had just arrived?

It’s correct. It’s a narrative talking about an event that happened in the past, so you use “had arrived”. Then you add “just” to emphasize that it happened at the exact moment.

How do we use already?

Already used with the present perfect means ‘before now’. We use it to emphasise that something happened before something else or earlier than expected. I’ve already spent my salary and it’s two weeks before payday. He wanted to see Sudden Risk but I’ve already seen it.

Which tense is used with already?

Present Perfect Tense