Linguistic Terms

  • Idioms

    Idioms? Idioms are used very often in the everyday language of Anglo-Saxon speakers to convey a specific message highlighting feelings,…

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  • Gerund in English

    Gerund in English? The form of the present participle of the verb that acts as a noun in a sentence is called gerund . It…

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  • Ellipsis

    Ellipsis? Ellipsis is a rhetorical figure that  consists in intentionally omitting one or several words in the text or speech since…

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  • Demonstratives

    Demonstratives? Demonstratives indicate the degree of proximity of an object, event or person to the speaker. They can refer to physical…

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  • Contractions

    Contractions? A contraction in English is a word or phrase that has been reduced from one or more letters and where the…

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  • Conjunctions

    Conjunctions? Conjunctions are used to link words and / or sentences to each other . There are two types of conjunctions and…

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  • THE COMPARATIVE AND THE SUPERLATIVE

    THE COMPARATIVE AND THE SUPERLATIVE? The comparatives and superlatives in English are formed by putting the word “more” (more) and…

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  • What is Clause?

    Clause? A group of words that contains a subject and a predicate. A clause may be either a sentence (an independent clause)…

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  • Auxiliary verbs in English

    Auxiliary verbs in English? The auxiliary verbs in English is one of the first things that one has to be clear. They help us…

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  • Attributive Adjective

    Attributive Adjective? In English grammar , an attributive adjective is an adjective that usually comes before the noun it modifies without a link verb . Contrast with a predicative adjective . Attributive adjectives…

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