Alisa Morgunova
Does it need "is"? Today I noticed a label on someone's page in a social network that said "Profile hidden". I think there's a verb "is" required there. Maybe I think wrong. Please tell me all about it.
Sep 2, 2018 1:35 PM
Answers · 3
Is/are is optional when writing in compressed ('telegraphic') style, for example in instructions or headlines. Smoking forbidden Children welcome Access denied This particular language feature is called zero copula: according to Wikipedia it happens in Russian too, but only in the present tense
September 2, 2018
no meed to write "is" usually in posters we do not use verbs.. it is an information message
September 2, 2018
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