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Flashcards - Sentence Elements & Structure

Flashcards - Sentence Elements & Structure
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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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adverb clauses
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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adverb clauses
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
compound subjects
A compound subject is two or more individual noun phrases coordinated to form a single, longer noun phrase
Dependent clauses
A dependent clause is a clause that provides an independent clause with additional information, but which cannot stand alone as a sentence
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
sentence structure
In linguistics, syntax is the set of rules, principles, and processes that govern the structure of sentences in a given language, specifically word order

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