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# The increased popularity and availability of televisions has

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17 Jun 2006, 08:33
Good to see you back in the forum Vivek! Give that cute little daughter of yours a big sloppy wet kiss on the forehead for me.
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17 Jun 2006, 08:58
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Good to see you back in the forum Vivek! Give that cute little daughter of yours a big sloppy wet kiss on the forehead for me.

Yeah, thanks Matt, I'll surely do that on your behalf...& here she comes back as my avatar
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18 Jun 2006, 19:48
vivek123 wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
Good to see you back in the forum Vivek! Give that cute little daughter of your`s a big sloppy wet kiss on the forehead for me.

Yeah, thanks Matt, I'll surely do that on your behalf...& here she comes back as my avatar

Welcome back Vivek with your lovely daughter.
A Smiling flower for her.

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18 Jun 2006, 19:53
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Sorry guys from digressing.....

The increased popularity and availability of televisions has led to the decline of regional dialects, language variations which originate from diverse ethnic and cultural heritages and perpetuated by geographic isolation.

I was wondering,shouldn't the original sentence have a 'have' instead of a 'has'???

It's 'has been' instead of 'have been' because 'popularity' is singular
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18 Jun 2006, 19:56
We need a past tense 'originated' because the language variations took place in the past, and not the present --> Down to B and C

I'm going with B because 'that' modifies 'language variations'
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21 Jun 2006, 05:25
selene wrote:
^ D ^

The increased popularity and availability of televisions has led to the decline of regional dialects, language variations originating from diverse ethnic and cultural heritages and perpetuated by geographic isolation.

||lism of participles. 1st participle is active and the 2nd one is passive.

Selene,

Could you please give some more examples?

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21 Jun 2006, 09:07
I think it is about the time to hear the OA!!! Please!!!
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21 Jun 2006, 16:50
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selene wrote:
^ D ^

The increased popularity and availability of televisions has led to the decline of regional dialects, language variations originating from diverse ethnic and cultural heritages and perpetuated by geographic isolation.

||lism of participles. 1st participle is active and the 2nd one is passive.

Selene,

Could you please give some more examples?

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Brajesh

I am sooo , but seeing your question, I couldn't leave ..

>> We landed on X, a planet created million years ago and orbiting around Y.
(Now the 1st participle is passive and 2nd is active)

>> Vitamin C, increasing the effectiveness of defence system and produced by plants and some animals, can't be produced by human body.
(1st participle is active, 2nd is passive)

Hope this helps ..
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21 Jun 2006, 19:45
selene wrote:
b14kumar wrote:
selene wrote:
^ D ^

The increased popularity and availability of televisions has led to the decline of regional dialects, language variations originating from diverse ethnic and cultural heritages and perpetuated by geographic isolation.

||lism of participles. 1st participle is active and the 2nd one is passive.

Selene,

Could you please give some more examples?

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Brajesh

I am sooo , but seeing your question, I couldn't leave ..

>> We landed on X, a planet created million years ago and orbiting around Y.
(Now the 1st participle is passive and 2nd is active)

>> Vitamin C, increasing the effectiveness of defence system and produced by plants and some animals, can't be produced by human body.
(1st participle is active, 2nd is passive)

Hope this helps ..

Yes your examples have helped me understand the concept.

Thanks Selene.

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22 Jun 2006, 09:44
most clearly D ...
others do not have a clear structure
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22 Jun 2006, 22:15
I think E. dialects are language variations originating originating from diverse ethnic and cultural heritages and perpetuating by geographic isolation.

The sentence says The increased popularity and availability of televisions has led to the decline of regional dialects and then it explains what dialects mean.
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