grammatical construction


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Synonyms for grammatical construction

a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit

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This point is put in a significantly different way later on: "the topics of metaphysics are things expressed not by words but by grammatical constructions.
Although it is indisputable that the Aramaic active participle developed from an atemporal progressive to a present, or at least to the base of a grammatical construction for the present tense (e.
Construction grammar and grammaticalization theory can be linked also from another aspect by describing the grammaticalization of a lexicon unit as transition of the unit to such an unproductive grammatical construction where it had not occurred previously.
However in both these comprehensive documents there are very few illustrations of the grammatical constructions associated with describing comparison.
To cloak inferior grammatical construction and pronunciation behind a guise of implied cultural diversity is both misguided and harmful.
Although this expression doesn't slip smoothly into typical cocktail party chatter, the recent recognition of this type of grammatical construction settles a longstanding linguistic dispute.
Griffith already noticed the highly codified texts on funerary tables, and unlike texts on stelae, many such texts have been translated and have contributed to a better understanding of grammatical construction and the identification of names and roles of royalty.
87-93) -- is captured with a similarly alliterative and felicitous opening line and then sustained by parallel grammatical construction in the English translation: "And bit by bit was born within my breast, / I don't know from what root, / as grass may seem to germinate itself, / a strange affection that / made me desire to be / forever present where / my lovely Silvia was.
That grammatical construction is not something to guard against.
Spokespersons for the Oakland school board interviewed widely on this subject have made it explicit that Ebonics is a form of communication making use of mostly English words with African language grammatical construction.
Muhlhauser's ongoing role as an advisor to the Board of Directors, and may, without limitation, be preceded by, followed by, or include words such as "believes", "expects", "anticipates", "estimates", "intends", "plans", or similar expressions, or may employ such future or conditional verbs as "may", "might", "will", "could", "should", or "would", or may otherwise be indicated as forward-looking statements by grammatical construction, phrasing or context.
Such forward-looking statements may, without limitation, be preceded by, followed by, or include words such as "believes", "expects", "anticipates", "estimates", "intends", "plans", "continues", "project", "potential", "possible", "contemplate", "seek", or similar expressions, or may employ such future or conditional verbs as "may", "might", "will", "could", "should" or "would", or may otherwise be indicated as forward-looking statements by grammatical construction, phrasing or context.
Such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements regarding strengthened customer relationships, anticipated value creation, and market differentiation in our aerospace and defense offerings through the acquisition of new operational and regulatory capabilities, and may, without limitation, be preceded by, followed by, or include words such as "believes", "expects", "anticipates", "estimates", "intends", "plans", or similar expressions, or may employ such future or conditional verbs as "may", "might", "will", "could", "should", or "would", or may otherwise be indicated as forward-looking statements by grammatical construction, phrasing or context.
Such forward-looking statements include statements regarding the future disposition of subordinate voting shares under the ASDP and reporting thereof under applicable securities laws, and may, without limitation, be preceded by, followed by, or include words such as "believes", "expects", "anticipates", "estimates", "intends", "plans", or similar expressions, or may employ such future or conditional verbs as "may", "might", "will", "could", "should", or "would", or may otherwise be indicated as forward-looking statements by grammatical construction, phrasing or context.