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Term Definition
Attributive Function An adjective premodifying a noun "a big book"
Predicative Function An adjective occurring alone as a complement "he is tall"
Intensifiers The premodifier to an adjective "very big, terribly small, extremely large"
Comparative Adjective Using `er' to express a contrast "bigger than, better than"
Superlative Adjective…

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Continued 2. About 10 verbs have a regular past tense, but have to remove a consonant
such as "mown/mow>mowed"
3. Around 40 verbs have gradation occur in order to change into the past tense
"keep>kept"
4. About 75 verbs have an ­n ending when instead of the usual ­ed
"blew>blown"…

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Interrogative Pronoun Asks questions about personal and nonpersonal nouns "who, whom, what"
Demonstrative Pronoun Expresses contrast between "near" and "far" "this, these"
Indefinite Pronoun Expresses a less specific meaning than other pronouns. Two types: Compound
pronouns "every-, some-, any-, no-, +-one, -body, -thing" Of- Pronouns "all, both,
much, many, most,…

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Object They identify who or what has been directly affected by the action of the verb
"the boy smashed a window "
Complement Adds further information to about another clause element

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