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In a given language, grammar is the set of linguistic rules governing the structure and composition of words, clauses, and sentences. This blossary lists some of the most basic grammatical rules for the English language.

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A word which qualifies or modifies the meaning of a noun; as in a 'blue hat' or a 'quick fox'. They can be used to complement the verbs 'to be' or 'to seem' ('Sue ...

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A word which qualifies or adds to the action of a verb: as in 'she ran quickly', or 'she ran fast'. Adverbs can also qualify adjectives, as in 'the grass is intensely green'. ...

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A clause is a sentence or sentence-like linguistic construction included within another sentence. A main clause might be a simple noun plus verb ('I did it'). A co-ordinate clause is of equal status ...

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A word used to connect words or constructions. Co-ordinating conjunctions such as 'and', and 'but' link together elements of equal importance in a sentence ('fish and chips' ...

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A word used as the name or designation of a person or thing, such as 'duck' or 'river'. Abstract nouns denote abstract properties, such as 'invisibility', 'gentleness'. ...

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Object is the thing upon which the action of a verb is done. More technically a substantive word, phrase, or clause, immediately dependent on, or ‘governed by’, a verb, as expressing, in the case of ...

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A word derived from a verb which acts like an adjective, as in 'let sleeping dogs lie'. More technically 'A word that partakes the nature of a verb and an adjective; a derivative of a ...

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