interrogative


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Synonyms for interrogative

Synonyms for interrogative

a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply

some linguists consider interrogative sentences to constitute a mood

relating to verbs in the so-called interrogative mood

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relating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation

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12) In earlier Renaissance works, such as Erasmus's The Praise of Folly or Francois Rabelais's Gargantua and Pantagruel, eirons appear as characters, while irony in the interrogative form comes predominantly from the narrator.
There is not for the moment a specific combination in the Scottish Borders which would fit more with interrogative than with negative processes.
The learner linked the auxiliary does with every singular subject NP of the interrogative and negative sentences of the present simple tense.
are negative (9a) and interrogative (9b) constructions, but the non-assertive meaning is also present in the conditional (9c) and the comparative (9d) construction, as well as in semi-negative words such as hardly or without (Downing & Locke 2006: 24).
Four types of CCs were identified: tags, nominal constructions, verbal constructions and interrogative clauses (Table 3).
According to different tones, sentences of type J are divided into declarative sentence, interrogative sentence, exclamatory sentence and imperative sentence [10].
According to the contract, Berg's Interrogative Biology platform will be implemented to several serum, urine, and kidney data points from select individuals, both lupus patients and controls followed in the Medical University of South Carolina rheumatology clinics.
Advocate General Khyber Pakhtoonkhaw informed the court that following court's directions, KPK government arranged a meeting of Tahir Shah's relatives with him in Malakand interrogative centre.
When you find a phrase, interrogative or even cadence that seems to resonate with prospects and clients--remember it.
A Tool For The Making Of Signs is a show by Joanne Tatham and Tom O'Sullivan who produce provocative and interrogative works that are often concerned with the mythic potential of art at Chapter Arts Centre until Sunday.
L'absence de solidarite vient d'une approche interrogative des partenaires de Paris sur ses objectifs, sur la relation entre politique et militaire, explique-t-il.
Questioning can thus be explored as a compensatory process between disequilibriums and equilibriums; this notion helps expand our conception of the question, for it focuses on the process, not the form, allowing us to understand not only interrogative verbal sentences, but also actions and cognitive tasks as questions.
99) PADGETT Powell is a renowned experimental American novelist, having produced books and short stories for nearly three decades, including The Interrogative Mood, a novel composed entirely of questions.
One of the phenomena of English language whose analysis offered one of the cornerstones over which the generativist approach to grammatical descriptions was founded was auxiliary inversion in interrogative clauses (Chomsky 1957).