a: Auxiliary verb ~
b: a helping verb
What: "An auxiliary verb is like a helping verb. For instance, "I kicked the ball." Kicked is just an action verb explaining something within a limited frame of time. An auxiliary verb would be a verb that clarifies or adds detail, but is more abstract and continues over time. For example, "I kicked the ball to Steve, but Steve is always spacing out, so the ball rolled right by him." "
Writer: Not Stated
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Oct 9 2013 1:04 PM
# 3872 Critique Analogy
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.