such mechanics so it derives from the word ingenuity. Another engine that was a catalyst in the growth of the English vocabulary is the automobile. The word drive comes from the German word Treiben which was just to describe the action taken to move animals by humans. However the word Fahrad in German means to drive, as in drive a vehicle. Although there was the concept of driving animals before vehicles, the meaning changed with the change of technology. Now the word driven has change to be…
any stray sentences. The paper stays on topic throughout the story. I cannot technically say that it follows the thesis since I have trouble pinpointing the location of the thesis.
6. I believe you should add a little more descriptive words in the second paragraph. I want to know more about how you felt when your mom left and how important it is to you that your dad was able to take care of you without help. You have dialogue in the first paragraph and it does a great job at enhancing the essay.…
The simple present and the present progressive encode semantic meaning through a combination of devices. From general to specific, these semantic devices are: (a) nature of the specific verbal aspect, (b) inherent semantic properties of the verb, (c) aspectual classes of the verb, and (d) core meanings of the verb predicate. Below is the essence of each semantic device, presented in the order just mentioned.
Nature of Verbal Aspect. Exploration of the nature of verbal aspect can be traced back…
sentence in question.
Based off of the data collected during my interviews, I came to the conclusion that the Jordanian Dialect of Arabic employs both derivational and inflectional morphemes. This assertion is evidenced by several example sentences. Within the collected data, inflectional affixes are used in Arabic in the following ways.
First they are used to indicate person in verbs.
You (Sg) sing
However, when English translates the term αὐθεντεῖν as “exercising authority,” the greek verb should be best translated as “assume authority” instead. Philip Payne argues that, etymologically, most scholars and Greek lexicographer agrees αὐθεντεῖν is the word combination of αὐτός (self) and εντες (achieve, realize). Although this compound verb began to be used for power and authority, it is highly likely that the term was used as “to assume authority.” Many of historical documents during and…
Banished words are words or phrases that can be misinterpreted, misused, overused, or otherwise deemed useless. Every year Lake Superior States University releases a list of banished words. These words come from a variety of sources across the entire country. These banished word nominations are sent in and a committee makes their decision of which words make the cut before the end of each year. Inspired by words on the Banished Word List, our team was tasked to come up with 10 words which we…
the verb that is conjugated into simple present:
Angela ________ carrots for her salad. (cuts)
Which sentence is written in the imperative?
(Listen to your parents.)
Select the verb that is conjugated into present continuous:
Rather than shoes, I _________ sandals. (am wearing)
Identify the verb tense or mood of the bolded word(s):
Don't stop believing! (imperative)
To discuss activities that are currently in progress, which verb tense would you use? (present continuous)
This paper presents a sentence to analyze how constituents function and the four test that can be used to prove the constituent. Linguist consider a constituent to be a structural unit made of a word or words that create the sentence and other phrases as well. In (1) the sentence that is analyzed and the constituents that are going to be tested are presented. Branches are used to show the boundaries that form the constituents.
1. Sentence and Constituents
a. He might have been…
Another example in avoiding excessive use of verb forms in a sentence
“There are a number of factors that are believed to be significant in adopting school uniforms in public schools.”
This sentence should be written as:
“Number of factors believed to be significant in adopting school uniforms in public schools.”
These are examples that avoid confusion, get straight to the point, and being direct to the reader.
Stress emphasis indicates that the last part of a sentence is…