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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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Affix that occurs after the root or stem of a word.


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Adjective or adverb that describes the extreme degree of something.

subject-verb-object (SVO)

Language; Grammar

A common word order where the subject is followed by the verb and then the object.

tag question

Language; Grammar

Special construction with statement that ends in a mini-question; the whole sentence is a tag question; the mini-question is a question tag; usually used to obtain confirmation.


Language; Grammar

Form of a verb that shows us when the action or state happens (past, present or future). Note that the name of a tense is not always a guide to when the action happens. The ...

third conditional

Language; Grammar

"If-then" conditional structure used to talk about a possible event in the past that did not happen (and is therefore now impossible.)

transitive verb

Language; Grammar

Action verb that has a direct object (receiver of the action); see also intransitive verb.