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  • English P-words

    P-words are prepositions and adverbs that no longer perform prepositional or adverbial functions including particles in phrasal verbs, quasi-modal verbs, and...

    English P-wordsHeather JohnsonJuly 10, 2018
  • English Catenative Verbs

    Similar to modal verbs in distinctness, catenative verbs are a unique verb form to the English language. Catenative verbs form strings...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonOctober 10, 2013
  • Using P-words as Infinitive Markers

    P-words are defined as prepositions and adverbs that no longer perform prepositional or adverbial functions. P-words are function words, which are...

    English P-wordsHeather JohnsonSeptember 26, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of English P-words

    P-words are prepositions and adverbs that no longer perform prepositional or adverbial functions. P-words are function words, which are defined as...

    English P-wordsHeather JohnsonSeptember 16, 2013
  • The Infinitive Marker in English Grammar

    Infinitive markers are function words that distinguish the base forms from the infinitive forms of English verbs. Function words are words...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonAugust 25, 2013
  • Linguistic Non-errors in the English Language: Grammar Rules to Only Sometimes Follow

    Many well-meaning but misinformed grammarians and language purists argue in favor of prescriptive grammatical rules. The English language has no shortage...

    InformationHeather JohnsonApril 25, 2013