held
Here held is the past participle of the irregular verb hold. Follow the link below to find out more and listen to some examples.
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was (sic)
When you see (sic) it means that something has been copied exactly even though it is a mistake. She should have said " The reactions of the local Indigenous community to the exhibition were overwhelming." because reactions is a plural subject.
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felt
Here felt is the past tense of the irregular verb feel. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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told
Here told is the past participle of the irregular verb tell. Follow the link below to find out more and listen to some examples.
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spat
Here spat is the past tense of the irregular verb spit. Follow the link below to find out more.
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made
Here made is the past tense of the irregular verb make. Follow the link below to find out more.
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Bungaree
Bungaree
Bungaree
some of the portraits of Bungaree
some of the portraits of Bungaree
wore
Wore is the past tense of the irregular verb wear. Follow the link below to find out more and listen to some examples.
He wore a cocked hat and naval uniforms
He wore a cocked hat and naval uniforms
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seen
Seen is the past participle of the irregular verb see. Follow the link below to find out more and listen to some examples.
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there’s (sic)
When you see (sic) it means that something has been copied exactly even though it is a mistake. He should have said there are 17 portraits because 'portraits' is a plural subject.
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there’s (sic)
When you see (sic) it means that something has been copied exactly even though it is a mistake. He should have said there are 3 portraits because 'portraits' is a plural subject.
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figure he cut
If you cut a figure, you are well known.
by the name of
called; named
By the name of is a short form of the expression 'went by the name of', which means that it was the name most people knew him by. He might have had another name.
Pemulwuy
Pemulwuy
Pemulwuy
look up to
To look up to someone is to respect and admire them.
Example: He really looks up to his teachers.
Ricketty Dick
Ricketty Dick
Ricketty Dick
passed away
died
Example: My father passed away many years ago.
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coins
coin minted in honour of Ricketty Dick
coin minted in honour of Ricketty Dick
by and large
mostly; generally
Example: By and large the crowd is well behaved.
were (sic)
When you see (sic) it means that something has been copied exactly even though it is a mistake. He should have said "what happened to cause trouble was convicts stealing artefacts" because what happened is a singular subject.
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learnt
Here learnt is the past tense of the irregular verb learn. Follow the link below to find out more and listen to some examples.
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shows (sic)
When you see (sic) it means that something has been copied exactly even though it is a mistake. She should have said "does is show".