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inverted commas

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Punctuation marks which are placed to either side of a quotation or speech in the text. They can also be used to indicate a different meaning of a word or phrase than the one typically associated ...


Language; Grammar

The part of speech that joins words, phrases, clauses, or sentences. There are three kinds of conjunctions in English: # '''Coordinate conjunctions''' join similar words, phrases, or clauses to each ...

Imperative sentence

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A sentence that gives advice or instructions or that expresses a request or a command. An imperative sentence usually drops the subject. Example 1: Take this to your parents. Example 2: Stop talking!

Compound sentence

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A sentence that contains at least two independent clauses, often joined by a conjunction. Example: The rabbit runs faster than the turtle, and the turtle has stronger endurance than the rabbit.

Passive voice

Language; Grammar

A verb form in which the subject receives the verb's action. Contrast with active voice. The passive voice is used when the subject is being acted upon rather than doing something. It's created by ...

auxiliary verb

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A verb that is used with a main verb to provide further information about the action. For example, '''be''', '''do''' and '''have''' are auxiliary verbs. The words '''can''', '''may''', '''must''' ...

V1, V2, V3

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Referring to Verb 1, Verb 2, Verb 3 - being the base, past and past participle that students typically learn for irregular verbs.

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