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Adjectives and Adverbs

Definitions An adjective is a word or set of words that modifies (i.e., describes) a noun or pronoun. Adjectives may come before the word they modify. Examples: That is a…

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Irregular Verbs

English verbs are either regular or irregular. We call a verb regular when we add ed (wanted, looked) or sometimes just d (created, loved) to form what are called the…

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English Grammar Phrases

English Grammar: Types of Phrases A phrase is a group of words without both a subject and predicate. Phrases combine words into a larger unit that can function as a sentence…

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Grammar Phrases

A phrase is a group of related words that does not include a subject and verb. (If the group of related words does contain a subject and verb, it is…

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Introductory Clauses

Commas After Introductions Summary: This resource offers a number of pages about comma use. Contributors:Dana Driscoll, Allen Brizee Last Edited: 2013-01-04 12:37:54 Introductory Clauses Introductory clauses are dependent clauses that…

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Prepositions List

preposition grammar : a word or group of words that is used with a noun, pronoun, or noun phrase to show direction, location, or time, or to introduce an object....

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How To Use Commas

com·ma (ˈkämə) noun – noun: comma; plural noun: commas; noun: comma butterfly; plural noun: comma butterflies 1. a punctuation mark (,) indicating a pause between parts of a sentence. It…

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Capitalization Rules and Capitalization Examples

Capitalization Examples Capitalize proper Nouns:  David Attenborough, Grace Kelly, William Shakespeare, Korea Capitalize proper adjectives, which are adjectives derived from proper nouns:  British, American, Shakespearean, Korean Note: words derived from proper…

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Adverb List

An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, adjective, another adverb, determiner, noun phrase, clause, or sentence. Adverbs typically express manner, place, time, frequency, degree, level of certainty, etc.,…

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List of Subordinate Conjunctions

A Conjunction is a word that connects various words, clauses or phrases. The primary objective of a subordinate conjunction is to provide the switch/transition between at least two notions in…