English Language Quiz

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What is the term for words/phrases which make a risky term more pleasant?
Euphemism
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What is the term given to a neologism made up of two parts of separate words?
Blend
2 of 6
What is the term for a word brought in from another language?
Loan
3 of 6
What is Deborah Tannen's most coined theory in relation to Language and Gender?
Difference
4 of 6
"Take the dog for a walk," is an example of what kind of sentence?
Imperative
5 of 6
What is the term for a word that is no longer used in English Language?
Archaism
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What is the term given to a neologism made up of two parts of separate words?

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Blend

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What is the term for a word brought in from another language?

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What is Deborah Tannen's most coined theory in relation to Language and Gender?

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"Take the dog for a walk," is an example of what kind of sentence?

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