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Subordinate clause

  • September 29, 2015
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A clause is a group of words containing a subject and a verb; it is either part of a sentence or it is an entire sentence in itself. A subordinate clause cannot stand by itself and depends on the main clause. For this reason, it is also called a dependent clause. Dependent clause starts with…

Subjunctive mood

  • September 28, 2015
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Verb moods in English show how the sentence is being used. The most used moods for English verbs are imperative, indicative, interrogative, conditional and subjunctive. Subjunctive Mood This is called the least used mood of verb and sentence, and it could be argued that it is dying off. It suggests a situation that has not…


  • September 27, 2015
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The technique in English grammar of adding extra emphasis to a syllable or word is called stress. This aids not only pronunciation, it can alter the meaning of a word or shift the purpose of a spoken statement. Syllable Emphasis in a Word Only vowels are stressed, not consonants. A word with one syllable can…

Split infinitive

  • September 26, 2015
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Infinitives are two words that combine to form a single verb, such as “to walk,” “to draw” and “to swim.” Although the pair of words is treated like one verb, “to” is actually a particle; the verb itself is the infinitive. When “to” is dropped, the infinitive is called a “zero (or bare) infinitive.” The…

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