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Flashcards - NES ELA: Types of Sentences in English

Flashcards - NES ELA: Types of Sentences in English
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adverb
An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, adjective, another adverb, determiner, noun phrase, clause, or sentence
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adjective
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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independent clause
An independent clause is a clause that can stand by itself as a simple sentence
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subject
The subject in a simple English sentence such as John runs, John is a teacher, or John was hit by a car is the person or thing about whom the statement is made, in this case 'John'
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subject
The subject in a simple English sentence such as John runs, John is a teacher, or John was hit by a car is the person or thing about whom the statement is made, in this case 'John'
independent clause
An independent clause is a clause that can stand by itself as a simple sentence
adjective
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
adverb
An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, adjective, another adverb, determiner, noun phrase, clause, or sentence
clause
In grammar, a clause is the smallest grammatical unit that can express a complete proposition
dependent clause
A dependent clause is a clause that provides an independent clause with additional information, but which cannot stand alone as a sentence
noun
A noun is a word that functions as the name of some specific thing or set of things, such as living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas
compound
A chemical compound is an entity consisting of two or more atoms, at least two from different elements, which associate via chemical bonds
adverb clause
An adverbial clause is a dependent clause that functions as an adverb; that is, the entire clause modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb

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