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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
  • Grammatical Form of English P-words

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

    English P-wordsHeather JohnsonJuly 9, 2018
  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Appositives

    Verbs have traditionally been defined by notional grammars as “words that denote an action or a state of being.” A verb...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonDecember 6, 2013
  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Object Complements

    Traditional grammars notionally define verbs as “words that denote an action or a state of being.” A verb phrase is a...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonDecember 2, 2013
  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Verb Phrase Complements

    Traditional grammars notionally define verbs as words that “describe an action or a state of being.” Verb phrases consist of a...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonNovember 4, 2013
  • Using Verb Phrases as Adjective Phrase Complements

    Verbs are notionally defined by traditional grammars as “words that denote an action or a state of being.” A verb phrase...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonNovember 2, 2013
  • 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
  • The Verb Phrase Complement in English Grammar

    Verb phrase complements are words and phrases that complete the meaning of a verb or verb phrase. Unlike verb phrase modifiers...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonOctober 8, 2013
  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Direct Objects

    Verbs are notionally defined by traditional grammars as “words that denote an action or a state of being.” A verb phrase...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonOctober 4, 2013
  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Subject Complements

    Verbs are traditionally defined as “words that denote an action or a state of being.” A verb phrase is a grammatical...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonOctober 1, 2013
  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Subjects

    Traditional grammars define the verb as a “word that denote an action or a state of being.” A verb phrase is...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 28, 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
  • Adjective Phrase Complement Dictionary

    An adjective phrase complement is a word, phrase, or clause that completes the meaning of an adjective phrase. The three grammatical...

    English AdjectivesHeather JohnsonSeptember 23, 2013
  • The Adjective Phrase Complement in English Grammar

    Adjective phrase complements are words, phrases, and clauses that complete the meaning of an adjective or adjective phrase. Unlike adjective phrase...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonSeptember 22, 2013
  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Noun Phrase Modifiers

    Traditional grammars define verbs as “words that denote actions and states of being.” A verb phrase consists of a verb plus...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 15, 2013