• Syntax
    about the cheap imports. * The complement of a preposition: I earn my living by teaching. 3. Participial non-finite clauses: * which is an -ING clause, * can play the role of an adjective to be the post-nominal modifier: There were two cars COMING DOWN THE ROAD. * can play the...
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  • English Grammar
    joined into one by a coordinate conjunction (and, or, but, so) or a conjunctive adverb (moreover, furthermore, however, etc.) Complex Sentence A complex sentence contains one or more dependent clauses and one independent clause. The dependent clause may be an adjective clause, a noun...
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  • Parts of Speech
    comma. The comma after the dependent clause in sentence D is required, and experienced listeners of English will often hear a slight pause there. In sentence E, however, there will be no pause when the independent clause begins the sentence. COMPLEX SENTENCES / ADJECTIVE CLAUSES Finally...
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  • How to Write Essays Better
    sentence E, however, there will be no pause when the independent clause begins the sentence.  COMPLEX SENTENCES / ADJECTIVE CLAUSES Finally, sentences containing adjective clauses (or dependent clauses) are also complex because they contain an independent clause and a dependent clause.  The...
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  • Grammar
    main clause. An object clause refers to verbs in different forms and functions, to adjectives, statives and occasionally to nouns, and may be obligatory or optional. Another type of nominal clause — the appositive clause, refers to a noun with a very general meaning and is therefore essential to the...
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  • Note for Gmat Sentence Correction
    . Dollars are countable but money is not * The numbers of is almost always incorrect, stick to the expression the number of Ch11 * A that clause is better than a series of phrases * An adjective is better than an adjective clause with be (P214) * Remove it is … that … * Places or...
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  • Essy
    .  In sentence E, however, there will be no pause when the independent clause begins the sentence.  COMPLEX SENTENCES / ADJECTIVE CLAUSES Finally, sentences containing adjective clauses (or dependent clauses) are also complex because they contain an independent clause and a dependent clause.  The...
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  • Cobuild
    minimum amounts 2.285 USAGE NOTE 2.287 USAGE NOTE 2.302 `in' 2.306 USAGE NOTE 2.309 with comparative adjective groups 2.311 with `to'-infinitive clauses 2.319 apposition 3.3 intransitive verbs 3.5 intransitive or transitive verbs 3.6 reciprocal verbs 3.8 phrasal verbs and compound verbs 3.16...
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  • The Structure of Noun Phrases
    different types of phrases in English namely noun phrases, verb phrases, adjective phrases, adverb phrases and prepositional phrases, noun phrases are the most common playing various syntactic functions in the sentence and clause structure: subject, object and complement (of various kinds), apposition...
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  • Ohlalaphrases
    do not contain a clause. * I like to fly kites for fun. Adverbial clauses modify verbs, adjectives or other adverbs. For example: * Hardly had I reached the station when the train started to leave the platform. The adverbial clause in this sentence is "when the train started to leave the...
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  • Case Studu
    done. _________________________ 18. Passengers were told why the flight was delayed. ____________________________ WORKSHEET 169 A Review of Subordinate Clauses You have learned about the three kinds of clauses in complex sentences: adverb clauses, adjective clauses...
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  • English Grammar Terms
    .Subject: who or what is doing the action of the sentence or is being acted upon. 21.Predicate: the part of a sentence that says something about the subject. 22.Phrase: a group of words that tends to make sense without being a complete sentence. 23.Clause: a subject with a verb. 24.Direct object: the...
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  • kursova
    origin) and function in a phrase, clause or sentence (syntax). Back to top Some words, such as numbers, do not fit in any of the word classes given above. They can behave as adjectives (one loaf or two?) or pronouns (I want one now!). And no onedescription of word classes is regarded as finally...
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  • Simple sentence
    sentence E, however, there will be no pause when the independent clause begins the sentence.  COMPLEX SENTENCES / ADJECTIVE CLAUSES Finally, sentences containing adjective clauses (or dependent clauses) are also complex because they contain an independent clause and a dependent clause.  The...
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  • Child Language
    adjective phrase, as evident from the ungrammaticality of [iiib].   5.4  Direct and Indirect Object A clause may contain two Objects, distinguished as Direct and Indirect. In canonical clauses, the Indirect Object always precedes the Direct Object, and typically (but not invariably) is associated...
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  • Gmat-Sentence Correction
    : Modifiers are words, phrases or clauses that provide extra information about other words, phrases or clauses. Adjectives as modifiers: (Adjectives modify nouns) (How many, which one and what kind) 1) The red car (Red: Modifier, Car: Modified Noun) 2) The happy child (Happy: Modifier, Child: Noun...
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  • Basic Grammer
    Topic Nouns Pronouns Verbs Adjectives and Adverbs Prepositions Conjunctions Phrases Clauses Sentences Punctuation Capitalization Spelling Research Process Planning Process Draft Writing Process Editing Process Proofing Process Compound nouns Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 6 6 7 8 11 12 14 15 17 17 21 One...
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  • Negation
    : She doesn’t work hard, does she? 10 Buhuth Mustaqbaliya (24) 2008, 1429A.H. The Role of Adverbs and Adjectives in English Negation b. Negative sentences can be Followed by negative tag clauses with additive meaning: They haven’t arrived and neither she. c. Negative sentences can have...
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  • Grammar
    the pronoun which it modifies it can be modified by an adverb or by a clause or phrase fucntioning as an adverb. 4. ADVERB d. An adverb is a part of speech that changes and qualifies the meaning of a verb, adjective, other adverb, clauses, and sentence or any other word or phrase...
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  • Types of Clauses.
    lottery, she would have been very unhappy. Although she thought she was a good driver, she got a lot of tickets for speeding. 1. Noun clauses 2. Adjective clauses a. time b. place c. cause 3. Adverb clauses d. purpose e. result f. condition when, before, after, until, since, as soon as where...
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