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i have writen a imaginative essay for school it says its thirty percent plagerism , but the websites are all just differnt one lines from many different essay and blogs , these are my own words !! any ideas on what to do ?

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I had never been asked to do this before, and to be honest, I didn't want to.
asked Apr 16 '13 at 10:53 jas New member

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Through trial and error -- while using Grammarly to check my manuscript -- I discovered that Grammarly is looking for strings of 8 or more words that match something it finds on the web.


In my manuscript, several phrases are consistently marked as plaraized -- "on the west bank of the San Joaquin River" or "on the San Joaquin River's west bank." Try writing a cultural landscape history of a region where the San Joaquin River is the major natural feature without using these phrases!


If you are confident that you are not copying somebody else's work, ignore it and move on.


I hope this helps.

link comment answered Apr 16 '13 at 21:05 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

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