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Section 13.2.1

Declarative Sentences

Declarative sentences make statements and presentinformation. Use ordinary word order in declarativesentences; that is, place the subject before the verb.

Makers of beer and soft-drink containers in the U.S.produce 300 million aluminum beverage cans a day, 100 billionof them every year.

--William Hostold and John Duncan, "The Aluminum Beverage Can,"Scientific American

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