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|Yes,we do get our word datefrom it,but explaining how a word meaning to give |
can produce a word that means a ... Just note that a word in the accusative case
is going to be the direct recipient of the action in a verb or it's going to be the
object of a preposition.If you're ambitious enough to follow along,here we go. ...
But how can you say that the ball caused anything? ... But if you realize that the
ball is what allowed the action to happen,then you can get a glimmer of how it
could be ...
|Another rule supposed to be in force on a New York paper is, ' In headings |
capitalize all words except prepositions, ... conjunction, may be too emphatic for
non-capitalizing, while commonly pronouns and nearly always auxiliary verbs
should not be capitalized. ... Every man, woman, or child who has any idea on the
subject, and is interested enough to write, is included. ... What I should think as
promising as anything can be involves the use of something made by myself, and
I shall not ...
|In fact, I would not allow anything else in work under my control. ... NY reader |
who may think that lack of material enforces our inclusion of adverbs,
prepositions, and conjunctions in one of these papers is ... Most frequent among
errors in this choice is that of choosing the wrong word to modify the verb to be or
any of its conjugational words, as am, are, ... Evidently, it must often happen that
the proofreader can not take any liberty without risk, and should not venture to
make any change ...
|6 Loss of color in the preposition is attended with a decline of the simple, a |
narrow range of com- binable prepositions, ... It is the operation of the above
principles that defines the Limitations of the Composition of Verbs with
Prepositions in Thucydides. ... The clause ut . . . duceret could be a result clause
only if the idea of finding predominated over that of seeking. ... as a round
number, "about fifty miles, perhaps rather more", enough to give Caesar's
soldiers time to recover their spirits.
|It's as if all the nouns were there but the verbs are lacking. . . . And I can't help |
having the theory that if they are joggled around hard enough and long enough
some kind of electricity will occur, just by friction, that will arrange everything."1
Similarly, in a drafted ... Which preposition to choose, or how to "arrange
everything," is more than a passing complaint by Bishop: it is a problem of power
and spatial ...
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Herbert Feigl, Michael Scriven, Grover Maxwell - 1958 - 576 pages
|"I can look for him when he is not them, but not bang him when he is not there. ... |
For our purposes I think it will be enough to say that a compound sentence is one
compounded from two or more sentences by means of prepositional connectives,
such ... in such a way that neither the sentence nor its contradictory implies either
that there is or that there isn't anything ... (b) We may describe a second type of
intentional use by reference to simple sentences the principal verb of which takes
|... of 'statistical experiment' for studying 'the minutest elements to which literary |
style can be reduced': the just noticeable ... Meredith, Lee asserts, lacks
expressions of logical connection or subordination, prefers passive to active verb
forms, and is ... 'If anything is claimed, is taxed', Lee writes of Meredith, 'it is the
Reader's power of following short, rapid movements, and of ... 47 Interestingly
enough, 'twig' was one of Meredith's chosen terms for accurate, smallscale
mental activity; in a ...
|Mr. Verb: Yes, I am active, except on rare occasions when I am just a state of |
being — existing, as it were. What do you think, ... Mr. Noun: Goodness, can't you
say anything else? ... Mr. Noun: Goodness, Article, what has happened to you? ...
Preposition: Beside, between, beyond, down, over, through, throughout, to. ...
Personal Pronoun: Well, goodness knows, I've been on the blackboard often
|(b) verbs that must be used in the construction [it + I5a,b]: appear, chance, |
happen, seem, transpire, and come about. ... no non-extraposed r/iar-clause is
possible (2) that can be deleted (3) the clause is semantically associated with the
preceding verb (cf. ... beg to differ with Quirk et al's approach: we feel that the
complement clause here is more closely related to a subject clause, if anything,
and that object position of such clauses is not enough to call the associated verbs