What is an supporting detail?

What is an supporting detail?

Supporting Details provide information to clarify, prove, or explain the main idea. These details. demonstrate the validity of the main idea. They often list parts, aspects, steps, or examples of the main idea. Or sometimes they may list the causes of it, effects from it, or ways in which it shows itself to be true.

What is another word for Will Power?


  • courage.
  • determination.
  • firmness.
  • fortitude.
  • grit.
  • guts.
  • hardihood.
  • heart.

What part of speech is supporting?

part of speech: verb. inflections: supports, supporting, supported.

What to write instead of has been?

What is another word for have been?

was were
became looked
seemed appeared
came to be had been
turned out to be has been

What is opposite word of some?

some(pronoun) Antonyms: none, no, many, much.

How do you use been?

Examples: I have been to Paris thrice. It is also used in formation of perfect continuous tenses to express duration of an action. “Having been” is the past participle form and used to emphasize that a first action has been completed before the second action begins.

Are being or are been?

As a rule, the word “been” is always used after “to have” (in any of its forms, e.g., “has,” “had,” “will have,” “having”). Conversely, the word “being” is never used after “to have.” “Being” is used after “to be” (in any of its forms, e.g., “am,” “is,” “are,” “was,” “were”). Examples: I have been busy.

Which details support main idea?

The bulk of an expository paragraph is made up of supporting sentences (major and minor details), which help to explain or prove the main idea. These sentences present facts, reasons, examples, definitions, comparison, contrasts, and other pertinent details. They are most important because they sell the main idea.