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A subject may be compound: Are those the pictures you took? The writer should merely make certain that the reference guckef the pronoun will be clear to the reader.

A predicate adjective see page 26 is separated from the word it modifies by a verb: An English Learner’s Guide. For practical purposes the main points to remember are these: A clause is a group of words containing a subject and a verb. Indirect Objects In addition to direct objects and predicate complements, there is a construction called the indirect object, sometimes used after action verbs.


Essential English Grammar

Watch the fish snap at the hook. Compound Personal Pronouns Certain possessive and objective forms combine with the words self or selves to make compound personal pronouns: After Labor Day the rates are lowered considerably.

More about Subordinate Clauses Adjective Clauses They knew what they wanted. The great gate descended slowly.

He told gammar story to his mother. He will have me to answer to. There are, however, a number of types and classifications. The city stretches along the lake shore for miles.

I can guess whom you’re referring to. Demonstrative Pronouns The demonstrative pronouns are this, that, these, those — usually defined as pronouns which point out something. The common indefinite relative pronouns include ugcker following: These pronouns occur in constructions called relative clauses. Each of you knows something about that story.

A colon is often used to precede an appositive at the end of a sentence: Answers on page 1 60 1. In any language the topic of verbs is large, and rather compli- cated.

Strange birds and insects sang and chirped and hummed in the underbrush.

Essential English Grammar by Philip Gucker

Add only the apostrophe to form the possessive of plural nouns ending in s: April 27, Imprint: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The material is presented in non-technical language and in easy, natural steps, beginning with the structure of the simple sentence, and continuing through the various parts of speech and other com- mon sentence elements to the more difficult constructions.


Everybody waited quietly, action verb, no complement There should be a new picture next week, linking verb, no PRACTICE 27 complement, since there is an expletive, and picture is the subject Mrs. The verbs in the third and fourth columns can combine with the past participle: There are three kinds of verbals: But philop such nouns, particularly musical terms from the Italian, take only s: When will the work be finished”?

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