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" CLAUSE. 528. A Substantive Clause is one which performs the office of a NOUN : being the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, and so on. 529. An Adjective Clause is one which performs the office of an ADJECTIVE, by describing or qualifying... "
Syntax of the moods and tenses of the Greek verb - Page 260
by William Watson Goodwin - 1860
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Essentials of English Grammar: For the Use of Schools

William Dwight Whitney - English language - 1877 - 260 pages
...or an adverb clause. XXV. A substantive-clause is one "which performs the office of a noun : being the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, and so on. XXVI. An adjective-clause is one which performs the office of an adjective, by describing...
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An English Grammar for the Higher Grades in Grammar Schools: Adapted from ...

William Dwight Whitney, Sara Elizabeth Husted Lockwood - English language - 1892 - 253 pages
...CLAUSE, or an ADVERB CLAUSE. 528. A Substantive Clause is one which performs the office of a NOUN : being the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, and so on. 529. An Adjective Clause is one which performs the office of an ADJECTIVE, by describing...
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An English Grammar for the Higher Grades in Grammar Schools

William Dwight Whitney - English language - 1892 - 253 pages
...or an. ADVEKB CLAUSE. 528. A Substantive Clause is one which performs the office of a NOUN : being the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, and so on. 529. An Adjective Clause is one which performs the office of an ADJECTIVE, by describing...
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Lessons in language and grammar, Book 2

Horace Sumner Tarbell, Martha Tarbell - English language - 1900
...hardens you. CHAPIN. LIX. THE NOUN CLAUSE. A clause, like a noun, may be the subject or the complement of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition with a noun or a pronoun. 1. "I will try" has wrought wonders. [Noun clause used as subject.] 2. Shakespeare...
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Encyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications

Marcel Danesi - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 266 pages
...Greek ONOMA 'name'] Word referring to a person, place, thing, quality, or action that can function as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or as an appositive. Illustrations: 1. The cat purred profusely. 1. He called the professor yesterday....
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The Motivated Sign: Iconicity in Language and Literature 2

Olga Fischer, Max Nšnny - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 387 pages
...context. noun - A word that is used to name a person, place, thing, quality, or action and can function as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or an appositive. Chomsky's reformulation of these definitions into the Binding Principles was a considerable...
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