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  • Object Pronouns in English Grammar
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    Object Pronouns in English Grammar

    Pronouns are small words that can take the place of nouns, noun phrases, and other grammatical forms. Object pronouns are pronouns that perform four functions in clauses: direct object, indirect object, object complement, and prepositional complement. Direct objects are words, phrases, and clauses that follow a transitive verb and receive the action of the verb. […] More

  • Grammatical Forms of English Adjective Clauses
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    Grammatical Forms of English Adjective Clauses

    Similar to the adjective and adjective phrase in grammatical function, an adjective clause is a dependent or subordinate clause that consists of a subordinating conjunction, specifically a relative pronoun, followed by a clause and that performs an adjectival function. Some grammars use the term relative clause for adjectives clauses. Relative Pronouns Conjunctions are “words that […] More

  • Subject Pronouns in English Grammar
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    Subject Pronouns in English Grammar

    Pronouns are small words that can take the place of nouns, noun phrases, and other grammatical forms. Subject pronouns are pronouns that perform two functions in clauses: subject and subject complement. Subjects are words, phrases, and clauses that perform the action of or act upon the verb. Subject complements are words, phrases, and clauses that […] More

  • English Pronouns
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    English Pronouns

    Notional grammars define pronouns as “small words that take the place of nouns and other grammatical forms.” Pronoun is a subcategory of the larger category of noun. A pronoun phrase, which is a type of noun phrase, consists of a pronoun plus any modifiers. Grammatical Forms Types of Pronouns: Personal, Indefinite, Demonstrative, Interrogative, and Relative […] More

  • Using Relative Pronouns as Adjunct Adverbials
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    Using Relative Pronouns as Adjunct Adverbials

    Traditional grammars define nouns as words that name a person, place, thing, or idea. Pronouns are a subcategory of nouns that take the place of nouns, noun phrases, noun clauses, and other grammatical forms. Relative pronouns both a type of pronoun that take the place of another word, phrase, or clause and a type of […] More

  • Using Relative Pronouns as Determinatives
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    Using Relative Pronouns as Determinatives

    Traditional notional grammars define the noun as a word that refers to a person, place, thing, or idea. A pronoun is a small word that takes the place of a noun, noun phrase, noun clause, and other grammatical form. Pronouns are a subcategory of nouns. The relative pronoun is both a type of pronoun that […] More

  • Using Relative Pronouns as Indirect Objects
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    Using Relative Pronouns as Indirect Objects

    Nouns are defined in traditional grammars as words that people, places, things, and ideas. A subcategory of nouns, pronouns are traditionally defined as small words take the place of nouns, noun phrases, noun clauses, and other grammatical forms. Relative pronouns are both a type of pronoun that take the place of another word, phrase, or […] More

  • Using Relative Pronouns as Object Complements
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    Using Relative Pronouns as Object Complements

    Nouns are defined in traditional grammars as words that refer to people, places, things, and ideas. Pronouns are words that take the place of nouns, noun phrases, noun clauses, and other grammatical forms and are a subcategory of nouns. Relative pronouns are both a type of pronoun that take the place of another word, phrase, […] More

  • Using Relative Pronouns as Direct Objects
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    Using Relative Pronouns as Direct Objects

    Traditional grammars define nouns as words that name people, places, things, and ideas. Pronouns are a subcategory of nouns that take the place of nouns, noun phrases, noun clauses, and other grammatical forms. Relative pronouns are both a type of pronoun that take the place of another word, phrase, or clause and a type of […] More

  • Using Relative Pronouns as Subjects
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    Using Relative Pronouns as Subjects

    Traditional grammars define the noun as a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. Pronouns are a subcategory of nouns that take the place of nouns, noun phrases, noun clauses, and other forms. Relative pronouns both a type of pronoun that take the place of another word, phrase, or clause and a type […] More

  • Types of Pronouns: Personal, Indefinite, Demonstrative, Interrogative, and Relative
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    Types of Pronouns: Personal, Indefinite, Demonstrative, Interrogative, and Relative

    Traditional grammars define pronouns as “small words that take the place of other words, phrases, and clauses.” Pronouns in English more specifically take the place of nouns, noun phrases, and noun clauses as well as some other grammatical forms. English pronouns may be further classified into more specific categories: personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, demonstrative pronouns, […] More

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