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Grammar: Quiz XIV


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Answers WHO or WHAT after the verb.
Direct object
CONNECTS TWO PARTS of a sentence THAT ARE NOT EQUAL.
Subordinating conjunctions
And Or But
Coordinating conjunctions
are PAIRS OF CONJUNCTIONS THAT WORK TOGETHER. In the sentence: Both Jan and Meg are good swimmers, BOTH. . .AND are correlative conjunctions.
Correlative conjunctions
These sentences are in two halves, with the IF part in one half and the other part where you can use words such as CAN, WILL, MAY, MIGHT, COULD and WOULD.
There are four main types of if sentences in English, often called conditional sentences.
In this type of sentence, you could use when instead of if. It's always true that when you heat ice it melts. This is why this type of sentence is sometimes called a zero conditional.
If + present form + present form "If you heat ice, it melts."
Therefore So Consequently This means that As a result Therefore, so, consequently and as a result are all used in a similar way.
Giving a result
Help you to connect ideas and sentences, so that people can follow your ideas.
Linking words
Like is followed by a noun or pronoun. For example, "I'm like my sister", or "Like my sister, I have brown eyes."
Like
such as, "As in the 1960's, the population explosion will cause some problems."
As is used with a preposition,
as you know, "as you requested", "as we agreed".
We can use as in certain expressions, such as ...
as to give comparisons. For example, "He's as clever as his sister."
We also use as….
something which is extremely clear: "He told her in black and white that she couldn't leave the house while he was out."
black and white
the rules: "There are various do's and don'ts about driving in the UK."
dos and don'ts
people who are rich and those who are not: "In London you can find the haves and have nots of the population."
haves and have nots
the details: "I don't know the ins and outs of the situation, so I can't really advise you."
ins and outs
when someone sells a story of themselves and a famous person: "The British tabloids are famous for publishing kiss and tell stories."
kiss and tell
small pieces of various items: "She made a stew with the odds and ends she found in the fridge."
odds and ends
manners (such as please and thank you): "Mind your P's and Q's when you visit them!"
P's and Q's
advantages and disadvantages: "There are a few pros and cons that we should consider before buying a new house."
pros and cons
all the good points and bad points of a situation: "Regardless of the rights and wrongs of company policy, you need to give a month's notice."
rights and wrongs
something which has been well tested: "Using salt is a tried and tested way of getting red wine out of a carpet."
tried and tested
very good times and very bad times: "They have a lot of ups and downs in their relationship."
ups and downs
use somewhere as your base: "Feel free to come and go as you please!"
come and go
not a steady amount of something: "The marathon runners finished in dribs and drabs."
dribs and drabs