Sentence, Subordinate Clause
A word or expression which is used in a noun phrase to show how many or how much we are talking about. Most quantifiers are determiners. Examples are: many, every, all, some, no, few, little, several and both.
- many people
- most students
- no book
- both cars
The person category representing the person(s) spoken to.
English has only a single second-person pronoun, you.
A group of words that expresses a statement, command, question or exclamation. A sentence consists of one or more clauses, and usually has at least one subject and verb.
In writing, a sentence begins with a capital letter and ends with a full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
•The Vikings reached North America in the eleventh century.
•What a lovely painting this is!
•Who were you talking to?
A sentence which contains only one clause.
•Man is mortal.
•You are right.
•My sister is a doctor.
A clause which functions as part of another clause. The principal types of subordinate clause are the relative clause, the complement clause, the adverbial clause and the embedded question.
•I thought that you understood.
•What I need is a drink.
•I will follow you wherever you go.