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19 Cards in this Set

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noun
names a person, place, thing, or idea

a. Concrete – can touch
b. Abstract – an idea (like freedom)
adjective
modifies (describes) a noun or pronoun
adverb
Modifies a verb, adj, or another adv

Usually end with the suffix –ly
Conjunctions
Joins words, phrases, or clauses

amd, or , but
pronoun
Takes the place of a noun

he, she , it , they
verb
Shows action, or state of being
preposition
Connects an object to other words in a sentence
interjection
Set apart from the rest of the sentence

Usually with an exclamation point

Wow! / Ah!
Direct object
Receives the action of the verb
Indirect object
Almost always people

Answer the question to whom
object of the preposition
Always a noun that fallows a preposition
predicate nominative
Re-state the noun

Noun that fallows a linking verb

Nonrestrictive appositive
-With commas
Restricted appositive
-No commas
Prepositional phrase
?
Participial phrase
?
Gerund phrase
?
Infinitive phrase
?
Appositive phrase
?
clause
An independent clauses can stand alone. Has a subject and a verb
-Like a sentence
Subordinate Clause has a subject and verb (all clauses do)
-Can’t live by itself
phrase
Phrases can never stand on their own