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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CHAPTER XI RELATIONS OF VERB TO SUBJECT AND OBJECT Agent and sufferer.—Double-faced verbs.—Split subjects.— Object.—Instrumental.—Result.— Cognate.—Same verb different objects.—Prepositional phrases.—Reflexive.—Reciprocal.
Tenses of English verbs.—Present tense.—Forma tion of preterit.—Tense-phrases.—Perfect and pluperfect. ... Conclusive verbs.—Present tense.— Preterit. ... CHAPTER XXV WILL AND SHALL Full verb will.—Auxiliary will.—Volition.—Habit.
After other verbs.—Passive.—Nexus object of preposition. ... CHAPTER XXX NEXUS-SUBSTANTIVES Formed from predicatives or from verbs.—Subject or object. ... XXXI THE GERUND Hybrid between substantive and verb.—Treated as substantive.
But very often a speaker would be simply thinking of the verb and then add the ending -able: this would lead to a different accentuation, thus two conflicting pronunciations: in Shakespeare and is still used sometimes in the reading of ...
While verbs in -ate have a secondary stress on that ending and therefore pronounce [-eit], adjectives and substantives have [-et], or more frequently, [-it] or [-ət]: fortunate, aggregate; thus the verb separate is [sepəreit], ...
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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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