January 21st, 2010 in English Grammar
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An adjective clause is the same as a relative clause. Adjective clauses are used to modify nouns or noun phrases.
January 19th, 2010 in English Grammar
The term absolute comparative refers to a comparative form used without a standard of comparison. Examples are: the younger generation, he knows better. In these examples the absolute comparative does not provide an answer to the questions ‘younger than who’ or ‘better than whom’.
Fill in the blanks with suitable idioms or phrases.
1. He drops in ————— for a chat with me.
a) Over and over
b) Off and on
c) Of and on
d) Off and over
Incorrect: He told me that honesty was the best policy.
Correct: He told me that honesty is the best policy.
Changing an exclamatory sentence into an assertive sentence and vice versa
Exclamatory: What a beautiful flower!
Assertive: It is a beautiful flower.
Exclamatory: What a great victory!
Assertive: It is a great victory.