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Free Relative Clauses?

Hello there, please help me with the following question: Are free relative clauses always noun clauses functioning as subjects/objects? I understand that in the sentence ...

About The Present Perfect...

So i know that the present perfect is used to describe something that happened in the past but its still going on.I've been reading and i belive its commonly used to talk about...

Tree Diagram (Syntax)

Hi. How would the following sentence be charted in a tree diagram? Annie bumped into a man with an umbrella. ( Annie was carrying an umbrella .) I have drawn two diagrams for...

Ilias Homer's Poem?

The question over why Homer's epic poem is called ILIAS in Greek and Germanic language and called ILIAD in English and other language has an explanation in its roots. The epic...

Literary Device: Term?

...carrying this sky, these boughs, this gliding façade, this sentence, these words. What is the term for the use of the determiners one after the other at the end of this dependent...

Gerund, Participle I, Ing Noun: Could...

Hello everyone. I'd really appreciate if you could refer me to some comprehensive information about these language units. E.G. difference in their functioning, combining power...

Verb Or Adjective

In the sentence, (the man who had been lamed by stones) is lamed a verb or adjective?

Nominal, Verbal, Adverbial And Prep?

I only have adverbial, verbal, prepositional, prepositions groups. What is the last group, "soaked in water" ? nominal or adverbial ? and who had been soaked in water Conjunctional...

Prepositional Phrase?

If you breaking down a clause, how do you separate prepositional phrases. Should it be two separate phrases? 4.3 as a man started up from among the graves at the side of the...

Material Process?

If I have the following: Is my analysis correct? "Actor" (the one doing the action), "Goal" (the entity affected or changed by the action), "Scope" (the domain over which the...

Mental Or Relational?

I'm examining this clause and was confused as to what process it would come under? My first most vivid and broad impression of the identity of things seems to me to have been...

Semantics?

does anyone know how to translate "three dogs barked" into predicate logic?

Morphology Subject

What is the difference between immediate and ultimate constituents are with example ? Please 😊 ...

Question For Grammar As Science?

Consider the structure of possessive nominals like Bart’s mother proposed in the text, where Bart’s makes up a PossP. A. What challenges do the following data present for this...

Selfie Or Selfy?

Do you say: Selfie or Selfy? And why?

Beowulf Prologue?

Hello Is there any person who has learned Old English? I'm Japanese and I'm not so much acquainted even with Modern English. But somehow I'm interested in learning Old English...

The Difference Between Stative Verbs And...

Hello, my friends. During my research about detailed structures, I have realized something. I have posted a sentence from Mark Zuckerberg recently and we talked about it. The...

He Might Come. Or He May Come?

what is difference between these two sentences He might come. or he may come . thanks

Non-Silent Trailing '-E'?

Usually a trailing '-e' is silent like in 'house'. However, there are some exceptions like 'recipe', 'catastrophe' or 'apostrophe'. Are there any more exceptions that are...

Unusable Words In English

Hello, Why would a word like "camt" or "canp" be a bad, unusable word in English? What would be the specific reason in this case? ...

Phonology

Why native speakers of English cannot distinguish between allophones of the same phoneme ?

Passive Voice Question?

why english passive voice need to use " be + past participle of the verb" ? I feeling confuse with perfect tense , may I know what is the reason for use past participle in passive...

Difference Between FINITE And NONFINITE...

Hi dear teachers,  I'd like to ask you a few things concerning "Finite" and "Nonfinite" verbs, please. First of all, could you please tell me what is the distinction between these...

Phonetics

learning difficulties posed by the discrepancy between english spellings and sounds

Meaning Of “The Present Tense Would Be...

I'm reading "Meaning and the English Verb" by Geoffrey Leech and in the paragraph §113 on page 71 he states the following: §113: §5: I know what he means by "from the semantic...
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