Find, identify and correct the errors in the following examples.
“ ‘We’ve got a ways to go the get there but certainly it’s 90.5 per cent now, it’s on the rise, it depends on how long the cold temperatures last,’ said George Leshkevich of the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor.”
Chris Thompson, quoting George Leshkevich in a story, “Big chill for great lakes”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
“ ‘Depending on how late the ice lasts into the spring, if temperatures are low and ice lasts into the spring it could mean cooler temperatures around the lakes into the summer,’ said Leshkevish.
‘Especially if the summer is normal to cooler with quite a bit of cloud cover.’ ”
Chris Thompson, “Big chill for great lakes”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
The word for today is “gratuitous”.
What part of speech is “gratuitous”?
Define “gratuitous” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.