Flashcards - Grammar and Usage

Flashcards - Grammar and Usage
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contraction
A contraction is a shortened version of the written and spoken forms of a word, syllable, or word group, created by omission of internal letters and sounds
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compound subjects
A compound subject is two or more individual noun phrases coordinated to form a single, longer noun phrase
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compound subjects
A compound subject is two or more individual noun phrases coordinated to form a single, longer noun phrase
contraction
A contraction is a shortened version of the written and spoken forms of a word, syllable, or word group, created by omission of internal letters and sounds
demonstrative pronouns
Demonstratives are words like this and that, used to indicate which entities are being referred to and to distinguish those entities from others
Adjectives
In linguistics, an adjective is a describing word, the main syntactic role of which is to qualify a noun or noun phrase, giving more information about the object signified

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