Category: English Grammar

One-Word Substitution

One-Word Substitution: One who belongs to a foreign country- Alien. One who belongs to the country- Native. One who plays a game for pleasure and not for money- Amateur. One who plays a game for the sake of money- Professional. One who represents his country in another country- Ambassador. One who lives on vegetables only- Vegetarian. …

Analysis of Complex Sentences

Analysis of Complex Sentences: A Complex Sentence has two or more clauses, one of which is the Principal Clause and the rest are Subordinate Clause or Clauses. Examples- (1) He said to me that he was going abroad for higher studies. (2) When I asked his name, he said that his name was Manu. In sentence …

Analysis of Simple Sentences

Analysis of Simple Sentences: Read the following simple sentence: A brave hunter was hunting an innocent deer in the forest. Breaking the sentence into its constituting parts we see it has six parts; viz. Subject: Hunter Enlargement of Subject: A brave Finite Verb: Was hunting Object: Deer Enlargement of Object: An innocent Extension of Predicate: In …

Analysis of Sentences

Analysis of Sentences: (1) Every sentence that we speak consists of two parts- the Subject (the person or thing about whom or which something is said) and the Predicate (what is said about the Subject). For instance, in the sentences- Students go to school. Birds fly in the sky. Students is the Subject and go to …

Transformation of Sentences

Transformation of Sentences: Changing the form of sentences without changing their meanings is called the Transformation of sentences. Transformation of Sentences by Removing Adverb “too”: Read the following sentences: (1) He is too cunning to be deceived. He is so cunning that he cannot be deceived. (2) The patient is too weak to walk. The patient …