Grammarly says: Adjective and Adv. use for word "clean" and wiping


Jesus is in the business of transforming lives, wiping the slate clean, and beginning again. 

asked Jul 23 '13 at 17:32 Susan New member

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I think you're fine with this sentence. 'Wiping something clean' is an idiom and the 'ing' ending of 'wiping' conforms to 'transforming' and 'beginning'. The software doesn't understand the context and will sometimes give wrong suggestions.

link answered Jul 23 '13 at 19:25 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

Good, thank you!

SusanJul 23 '13 at 20:36

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