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Of of pertaining to any method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way, whether united in a system specific to a country or region.

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past participle

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Verb form (V3) - usually made by adding "-ed" to the base verb - typically used in perfect and passive tenses, and sometimes as an adjective.

past perfect

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Tense that refers to the past in the past; formed with HAD + VERB-ed.

past perfect continuous

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Tense that refers to action that happened in the past and continued to a certain point in the past; formed with HAD BEEN + VERB-ing.

past tense

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Tense used to talk about an action, event or situation that occurred and was completed in the past.


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Verb form (specifically an aspect); formed with HAVE/HAS + VERB-ed (present perfect) or HAD + VERB-ed (past perfect).


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Grammatical category that identifies people in a conversation; there are three persons: 1st person (pronouns I/me, we/us) is the speaker(s), 2nd person (pronoun you) is the ...

personal pronoun

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pronoun that indicates person