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English: Grammar Terms/6 week test

1-18= Grammar terms
19-26= Clauses, Sentences, and Compounds
26= Present Participles as verbs, adjective, and nouns (aka Gerunds)
27-28= Past Participles as verbs and adjectives

Terms

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Noun
person, place, thing, or idea.
Pronoun
takes the place of the noun
Antecedent
The noun the pronoun replaces
verb
expresses action
Adjective
modifies a noun or a pronoun
Adverb
modifies a verb or the same type of speech it is
Preposition
Shows relationship between words in a sentence
Interjection
a word that expresses only excitement or emotion.
Conjunction
a word or words that join words and phrases in a sentence
Subject
whom or what the sentence is about; must be a noun or pronoun.
Predicate
The verb in a sentence
Prepositional Phrase
a phrase beginning with a preposition and ending with an object.
Direct Object
A noun or a pronoun that receives the action of the verb
Indirect Object
Tells to who, for whom, or for what the action of the verb is done
Object of the Preposition
noun or pronoun at the end of a prepositional phrase
Phrase
group of words without a subject
Predicate Noun
noun or pronoun matched to the subject or verb or both
Predicate Adjective
Adjective that follows a linking verb and modifies the subject
Clause
A group of words with a subject and a verb
Independent Clause
group of words with a subject and a verb that can stand alone in a sentence.
Dependent Clause
group of words with a subject and a verb but can not stand alone in a sentence
Complete Sentence
contains a subject and a verb and expresses a complete thought
Sentence Fragment
a group of words that is missing a subject or verb, or which doesn't express a complete thought
Run-on Sentence
two sentences that have been punctuated as one
Compounds
where you have two or more subjects, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, or objects
Present Participle
a verb form ending in "ing"
Past Participle
The past-tence of a verb
Appositive
A noun which renames or restates an earlier noun to add information.

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