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Reading Comprehension: Application Questions

Which of the following statements in African American Vernacular English provides an example of how a speaker avoids possible ambiguity?

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Although this statement also happens to be correct standard English, it agrees with the passage's description of a sentence in AAVE because it uses the word was to make sure the listener knows that the ring is no longer lost.

Incorrect.

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This sentence does not use was or is.

Incorrect.

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This sentence does not use was or is.

Incorrect.

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This sentence does not use was or is.

Incorrect.

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This sentence does not use was or is.

My ring lost.
My ring was lost.
My ring were lost.
My ring be lost.
My ring been lost.