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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

For questions about the shortened forms of words or phrases.
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For questions about nouns that refer to something abstract, general, conceptual or otherwise intangible. For example, "kindness". The opposite of an abstract noun is a concrete noun.
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a word formed from the initial letters of other words. Acronyms, unlike initialisms, are pronounced as a single word. For example, "NASA" is an **acronym**, "FBI" is an **initialism**. A…
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the term used for constructions in which the subject of the verb is the agent of the action.
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for questions about adjective degrees such as positive (base or plain), comparatives, and superlatives.
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For questions about the order of a series of adjectives and/or attributive nouns.
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for questions about a phrase including an adjective and its modifiers that acts as an adjective.
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a word that describes a noun. In English the adjective usually (but not always) precedes the noun it describes.
a part of a sentence which provides additional information to another part, but is not essential for its structure. E.g. 'in the park' in the sentence 'I saw you in the park'. Use this t…
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A word, phrase or clause that both forms part of a noun phrase and modifies that noun phrase.
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Adverbial phrase (also known as adverb phrase) is a term for two or more words functions adverbially (i.e. as an adverb).
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used for questions about "adverb placement" (also known as "adverb position" or "position of adverbs"). Grammar books generally group the placement into 3 possible positions: front-positio…
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a word that modifies an adjective, adverb, phrase, or sentence, expressing some relation of manner, or quality.
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for questions about the multiple meanings of a word, or phrase.
spoken in the US
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for questions specifically related to the English language as spoken and written in the USA. If you are interested in a difference between American English and British English, please use …
to B as C is to D) is about how ideas are related. Some exams use analogies to test vocabulary and knowledge of parts of speech.
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For questions about the use of a word or phrase to refer back to a previous part of a sentence to avoid repetition. For example, "him" in "John asked Jane to pass him the butter."
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