Grammer Terms

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CLAUSE

Group of words that has a subject and a predicate

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DIRECT OBJECT

Person or thing that is directly affected by the verb

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INDIRECT OBJECT

person or thing indirectly affected by the verb, sentance can oly contain if is also a direct object

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PHRASE

two or more words that act as a single part of speech in a sentance

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PREDICATE

part of sentance that tells what subject does ot what is done to it

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PREDICATE ADJECTIVE

follows a linking verb and describes the subject

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PREDICATE NOMINATIVE

a noun or pronoun that follows a linking verb and helps explain the subject

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SENTENCE

a group of words that expresses a complete thought

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SUBJECT

word, phrase or clause that names what the sentance is about

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INDEPENDANT CLAUSE

a clause that expresses a complete thought an can stand by itself as a sentence

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DEPENDANT CLAUSE

A clause that does not express a complete thought