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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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Language; Grammar

Part of speech that typically comes before a noun phrase and shows some type of relationship between that noun phrase and another element (including relationships of time, ...

prepositional verb

Language; Grammar

Multi-word verb that is formed with verb + preposition.

present continuous

Language; Grammar

Tense used to describe action that is in process now, or a plan for the future; formed with BE + VERB-ing.

present participle

Language; Grammar

The -ing form of a verb (except when it is a gerund or verbal noun).

present perfect

Language; Grammar

Tense that connects the past and the present, typically used to express experience, change or a continuing situation; formed with HAVE + VERB-ed.

present perfect continuous

Language; Grammar

Tense used to describe an action that has recently stopped or an action continuing up to now; formed with HAVE + BEEN + VERB-ing.

present simple

Language; Grammar

Tense usually used to describe states and actions that are general, habitual or (with the verb "to be") true right now; formed with the basic verb (+ s for 3rd person singular).