Flashcards in Language Terminology Deck (20):
noun (noun phrase)
a word (other than a pronoun) used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things ( common noun ), or to name a particular one of these ( proper noun ).
verb (verb phrase)
A doing word
adjective (adjectival phrase)
A describing word that DOES NOT describe an action
adverb (adverbial phrase)
A phrase that begins with a adverb, that describes how something is down
When you say something is like something else
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
When you make a non living thing seem living
When the weather and setting is described in a way the helps set the mood
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
Language that may include slang, it is nit very formal and is used by ordinary common people
Descriptive language used to make the thing being described more easy to picture in your mind
Information that is proven and that is accurate
A "bossy" verb demanding for something
A question that does not require an answer
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally
Two opposite meaning words go in-front of one and other e.g:
the same difference, cruel to be kind ...
An adjective that compares 2 objects, sentences would be like:
Noun (subject) + verb + comparative adjective + than + noun (object).
An adjective that compares three or more nouns.