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Hello, 1. Give me my pen, please! Is it a imperative or a exclamatory sentence? 2. she was both praised and rewarded. Is the above sentence a compound or a simple sentence? Thanks.
|Aspara Gus |
hanuman_20001. Give me my pen, please!It’s an imperative clause: the subject is understood as you and the verb is in the plain form.
Is it an imperative or an exclamatory sentence?
An exclamative clause is marked by one of the exclamative words how and what:
How she hated it!
What a game it was!
hanuman_20002. She was both praised and rewarded.It’s not a compound sentence. It ...
Is the above sentence a compound or a...
|Clive My dictionary defines an exclamation as a sudden, emphatic or impassioned utterance, and I agree..|
Here are some examples.
Note the exclamation marks.
- "It's alive! It's alive!"
(Colin Clive as Dr. Frankenstein in Frankenstein, 1931)
- "Have fun storming
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Hi. 1. She wants a new car. 2. She wants to buy a new car. Wants is the verb and the main verb in the 1. Is wants to buy the verb in the 2. and is to buy a main verb in the sentence? Thank you.
|Aspara Gus |
AnonymousIs wants to buy the verb in the 2, and is to buy a main verb in the sentence?She wants to buy a new car.
No, wants to buy and to buy are not verbs, not syntactic units of any kind, even. They are just sequences of words, like buy a.
Wants is the verb of the main clause, She wants to buy a new car, and buy is the verb of the ...
Aspara Gus AnonymousIs wants to buy the verb in...Thanks for the reply. What I've learnt from your explanation is that there is some sort of subordination here and that you are cutting the simple sentence into two parts one as a finite She wants and the other as a non-finite to buy a new car thus ...
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