Essentials of English Grammar
Routledge, 24.05.2013 - 800 Seiten
This book was first published in 1933, Essentials of English Grammar is a valuable contribution to the field of English Language and Linguistics.
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Predicatives of becoming.—What can be a predicative ?—Article or no article with substantives as predicatives.—Predicative left out. CHAPTER XIV CASE Cases in pronouns.—Nominative and objective.—After than and as.—But, save, except.
Grammatical expressions have been formed in the course of centuries by innumerable generations of illiterate speakers, and even in the most elevated literary style we are obliged to conform to what has become, ...
Not infrequently the explanation will be found in an earlier stage of the same language: what in one period was a regular phenomenon may later become isolated and appear as an irregularity, an exception to what has now become the ...
may become very long indeed; even the ordinarily short initial consonant of "No!" may be considerably lengthened. It should be distinctly understood that the length denoted in phonetic script is only relative, not absolute, ...
The symbol > means " has become phonetically," and inversely < "has developed from." (German 3.1 2. We have survivals ablaut) in many of a prehistoric sound law called apophony or gradation verbal forms, e.g. drink, drank, ...
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This book was a bit of a muddled review of grammar principles. While it was still useful, to some extent, I found that it would be much more useful to people who English is not their first language ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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