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Dangling Modifier

A modifier literally means something or someone that modifies or adjusts something. But when it comes to English language and more specifically English grammar, a modifier is a word or phrase that describes or tells something more about one special w...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Second Person

English grammar is not very complicated it just needs a little bit of concentration and understanding. When it comes to English literature, it is yet simpler. Have you heard about the terms first person, second person and third person?Yes, they are g...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Imperative Mood

English is a pervasive language. There are different ways and means to convey what you are thinking to the other person in this language. The use of moods does not only describe but also helps identify the promptness of a command or a request.Today w...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Third Person

Many a times you would have heard someone say about a book or a story that it was written in third person. What does this term third person really means?The term third person refers to the nature or the context of the text that is written. It gives t...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Gerund

We might call ourselves English gurus or grammar gurus but there still are things we don’t know about. There are terms and things in English grammar that are very minute and discrete that one has to pay utmost attention to understand them thoroughl...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

First Person

You would have heard a lot of times about the term first person. If you are an English literature student, you would know quite well what it means but if not, then it might be a mystery to you.The term first person gives off some meaning from the sim...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Object Complement

Complement is the word, phrase or clause that adds additional meaning to a word of a sentence. Just like the dictionary definition of the word complement i.e. to enhance something or give a better understanding if it, the complements of English gramm...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Conjunctions

There are many parts of a sentence that you would have learned in about in school. Some of them are common and easy to remember like nouns, verbs and adjectives etc. but there are some that we forget about. We still use them in our daily life speakin...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Subject Complement

You would have come across the word complement a thousand times while reading, listening or writing English language. Or you could also have read or heard its synonym compliment and are well aware of both the terms. If not, refer to our article, comp...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Conjunctive Adverb

The word conjunction means to connect or link two things together. You would have heard about conjunctions in grammar too. In grammar they do what they literally mean; connect words or sentences.In today’s article, we will not discuss simple conjun...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Contractions

How’s your foot now?Haven’t you heard the news?We shouldn’t stay here.We all have come across words like these where some of the letters in the word are omitted making the word shorter. These types of words are known as contractions in English ...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Collocations

You may or may not be a native English speaker but if you landed on this page it means that you are an ardent English learner. And as English learner it is very important to know what collocations are.You might notice that some words become jargons o...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Count Nouns

By now, we have come across multiple types of nouns and pronouns in our everyday language. You might also vaguely remember a lesson about count nouns from your High school English class. All these types of nouns are very common in our daily life and ...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Reflex vs. Reflect

Reflex The confusion comes from the origin of this word from the Latin word ‘reflectere’ meaning bend back, a noun denoting reflection. In British English, the word reflex is still (although rarely) used to denoted reflection (of light, thoughts,...

added by ramyashankar
1 year ago

Insight vs. Incite vs. Invite

Incite (verb) To incite someone is to arouse them to do something unlawful or wrong. It can be to stir up an unnecessary controversy or to encourage violence by saying something that may not be true. Few synonyms of incite are – instigate, provoke,...

added by ramyashankar
1 year ago

People vs. Peoples vs. Pupils

Person When we refer to a human being, we say a person. For example, a nice person, the last person to attend the conference and so on… When there are many human beings or individuals, we refer to them as persons. Example, ·   &nbs...

added by ramyashankar
1 year ago

Comparative and Superlative forms of Adjectives and Adverbs

The English language uses adjectives and adverbs in a sentence to describe the quality of a noun or a verb. In other words, some words that add meaning to the noun or verb of a sentence are called adjective and adverb respectively.The adjectives and ...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Appositive

Did you just recently hear about appositives and now desperately want to know what they are and how they function? You came to the right page. Appositive is a relatively uncommon grammar term which many of us are unaware about. An appositive is a gra...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Article

You would have come across the simple word article many times while reading and speaking English and would probably know what it means very well. But are you aware of the term article in English grammar? Yes, the word article has an entirely differen...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Antecedent

English seems a pretty simple language at one glance but when you go deeper into it you will realize that there are many terms and things in this language which you are not familiar with. Antecedent is one such term. It is an English grammar based wo...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Auxiliary Verb

Verbs are one of the first parts of speech a child learns about in high school. They are the main building blocks of a sentence and English grammar is incomplete about them. We all know that a verb is an action word that describes the action taking p...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Collective Noun

Noun is the main part of a sentence and one of the most important pillars of English grammar. Noun is the name of thing, place or person in a sentence. A noun can further be classified into proper noun, common noun, collective noun and many more.Toda...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Grammatical Case

The word case has a lot of meanings in English language like an occurrence of a specific situation, instance of a disease or injury, a legal action or a container. All of these meanings are very common and you would probably have heard about them at ...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

Remember vs Reminder vs Remainder

Remember Remember is a verb which means to think of an occurrence in the past or to keep in mind something that has been told. Examples – ·         Always remember to switch off the lights before leaving th...

added by ramyashankar
1 year ago

Difference between Clause and Phrase

A sentence in English language can divided into various parts. Each part of a sentence serves its relative purpose and has some specific characteristics. While all of this seems simple, there is still a lot of confusion that arise between d...

added by angbeenc
1 year ago

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