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The English language
A survey of English grammar
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3rd person acceptable adjective adjuncts adverbs antecedent cataphoric clause elements cleft sentence common Compare concord conjoins conjuncts constituents construction context contrast cooccur coordination coreference corresponding count nouns denoting determiner direct object disjuncts distinction distinguish ellipsis ellipted English equivalent esp AmE esp BrE example expressions finite frequently function genitive grammatical head imperative implied indefinite article indicate inflection informal intensifier interpretation interrogative John language lexical main verb Mary meaning modal auxiliaries modifiers negation negative nonassertive noncount nouns nonfinite nonpersonal normally Note noun phrase obligatory occur operator paraphrased participle passive past tense personal pronouns plural position possible postmodifier preceding predication premodified prepositional phrases present pro-forms realized reference reflexive pronoun relation relative clause restricted role segregatory semantic sense sentence singular sometimes speaker speech stative structure subject complement subjuncts subordinate clause substitute syntactic tag question types usage usually verb phrase verbless words