Avoiding the Noid
Editing Out There is, There are, There was, There were

Polish the following sentences by editing out the noids.  In these sentences, the noid is "there is", "there are", "there was", or "there were."  Then, click on the sentence to see one possibility for polishing.

There was an odd little dog.    
There were many fleas on the dog.

There is a rainbow over the park.
There are many clouds behind the rainbow.

 

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