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+ Grammar Lesson From; “The Orphan Boy and the Elk Dog” + Commonly Confused Verbs: Accept and Except Acceptis a verb meaning “to receive” or “to agree with” Exceptis a preposition meaning “not including,” but it is sometimes a verb meaning “to leave out” + Different Meanings Lookat the different meanings conveyed by accept and except in the following sentences: Good Running hoped his wife would accept the boy. No one except Good Running knew where the boy had gone and for what purpose. + Practice Write the following sentences, choosing the correct word in parentheses: 1. Good Running’s wife asked if he would (accept, except) the moccasins. 2. Good Running (accepted, excepted) a ride. 3. None (accept, except) Long Arrow had ever returned from the lake. 4. The spirit chief looked normal (accept, except) for his leg and foot. 5. Long Arrow (accepted, excepted) the gifts.
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