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It says the word "barn" is misspelled, but it is not. Why is this shown as a mistake?

See example:

While Lennie plays with the new puppies in the barn.
asked Sep 25 '12 at 19:44 Elizabeth Topalu New member

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The error in this example is not related to spelling -- "barn" is the correct spelling. This is an adverbial clause answering the question "when". It requires a main clause to go with it in order to form a grammatical sentence.

 

For instance:

 

"You could do something else while Lennie plays with the new puppies in the barn."

"While Lennie plays with the new puppies in the barn, you could do something else."

 

In this case, the software you used has incorrectly identified "barn" as a spelling error and failed to spot the actual error.

link comment answered Sep 25 '12 at 20:17 Peter Guess Expert

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