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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Indicative.—Subjunctive.—Main sentences.—Clauses. —Imperative.—Let. CHAPTER XXVIII AFFIRMATION, NEGATION, QUESTION Affirmation.—Emphatic.—Negation.—Two tendencies.—Reconciliation.—Do.—Negation to special word.—With.
Two tendencies.—Reconciliation.—Do.—Negation to special word.—With infinitive.—May not, must not.—Attraction.—The meaning of negation.— Quantitative terms.—Not and no with comparatives.—Not all, etc.—Double negation.
In recent times the enormously increased facilities of communication have to a great extent counteracted the tendency towards the splitting up of the language into dialects—class dialects and local dialects. In this grammar we must in ...
Very often the degree of reduction is different according to the position in the syllable, the tendency being ... Such tendencies are found all over the world, though not carried through everywhere to the same extent or in the same way.
In all these cases an original of the fusion with the short vowel has been lengthened weakened r. We now come to the through the originally long vowels, and first note that r neutralizes the tendency towards ...
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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
THE THREE RANKS
AFFIRMATION NEGATION QUESTION