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a word or group of words containing a noun and functioning in a sentence as subject, object, or prepositional object.
noun phrase
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a verb with another word or words indicating tense, mood, or person.
verb phrase
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a group of words that contains both a subject and a predicate but cannot always be considered as a full grammatical sentence.
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A word, phrase, or name, usually set in boldface or other distinctive type, that serves as the heading for an entry in a dictionary, encyclopedia, or similar reference word.
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a word, especially an adjective or noun used attributively, that restricts or adds to the sense of a head noun
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a word or group of words that describes a noun phrase or restricts its meaning in some way, and is placed after it.
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a word (other than a pronoun) used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things ( common noun ), or to name a particular one of these ( proper noun ).
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a word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence, such as hear, become, happen.
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a word naming an attribute of a noun, such as sweet, red, or technical.
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a word or phrase that modifies the meaning of an adjective, verb, or other adverb, expressing manner, place, time, or degree (e.g. gently, here, now, very ).
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a modifying word that determines the kind of reference a noun or noun group has, for example a, the, every.
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a word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element in the clause.
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a word used to connect clauses or sentences or to coordinate words in the same clause (e.g. and, but, if ).
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a word that can function as a noun phrase used by itself and that refers either to the participants in the discourse (e.g. I, you ) or to someone or something mentioned elsewhere in the discourse (e.g. she, it, this ).
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names of people and places
proper noun
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states feelings and concepts
abstract noun
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physically existing objects
concrete noun
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verbs which involve process that will change
dynamic verb
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verbs which involes states that do not change
stative verb
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a catagory of words (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs)
word class
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the sequence in which words are put together
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the study of words (stems, root words, prefixes and suffixes)
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generally formed by adding -er
comparative adjectives
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generally formed by adding -est
superlative adjectives
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A verb used in forming the tenses, moods, and voices of other verbs.
primary auxiliaries
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a verb that is used with another verb to express a mood or tense
modal auxiliares
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actions that dont have a definitive end
progressive aspect verb
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actions that have a definitive end
perfect aspect verb
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used to ask questions (which, what, who and whose)
interrogative pronoun
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replaces nouns (this, that, these and those)
demonstrative pronoun
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used to connect sentences (and, but, or)
coordinating conjunction
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introduces subordinating clause (however, unless, although)
subordinating conjunction
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