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For questions about adjectives used to denote a class by describing some attribute of the class, such as "the wealthy" or "the British". Superlative and comparative forms can also be nominal adjective…
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if your question is about addressing another person with a noun, pronoun, or adjectives.
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For grammatical features that are normal in obituaries, but not normal in other kinds of speech or writing. Obituaries are brief formal biographies of people who have recently died.
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For questions about the situation where elements in a sentence that have been moved closer to the beginning of the sentence than they would normally appear. For example, "confused I am" in "She said I…
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Prosody is the rhythm, stress, and intonation of speech.
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An impersonal verb is a verb used only with a formal subject, and expressing an action that is not attributed to a specific subject.
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An auto-antonym is a word with two meanings that are antonyms, i.e. they have opposite meanings. Use this tag for questions about which of the two meanings a word has in a given context.
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for questions where disagreement exists among different respected authorities about what is the right answer. Different fluent speakers disagree about what is correct formal usage; for exa…
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for questions about subject pronouns (I, you, he, she, it, we, they), first person, second person, third person.
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A bare role noun phrase is a noun phrase that lacks a determiner which would normally be required, and that denotes some kind of role, office, or position. For example, compare "She became prime minis…
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for questions about digraphs (sh, ph, ey, etc.) in the English language.
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for questions about gradable adjectives (synthetic and analytic) that have the suffix of -er or -est, or a prefix "more" and "most".
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For questions about instances where words, or parts of words, are duplicated either exactly or with a small change.
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For questions about words written the same way but that have different meanings, whether pronounced the same way or not. For example, bear meaning "to carry" and bear meaning the animal.
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An affix added to a word to convey the meaning "small" or "unimportant" or to express affection
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For questions about representing or spelling the characters of another alphabet in English.
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