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Mood
______ is the form of the verb that shows the (mode or manner) in which a thought is expressed.
Indicative, imperative, subjunctive, and infinitive
The four types of moods are:
indicative
The _________ mood expresses (an assertion, denial, or question).
imperative
The ___________ mood expresses (commands, prohibition, entreaty, or advice).
subjunctive
The ___________ mood expresses (a wish, doubt or something contrary to fact).
infinitive
The ____________ mood expresses (an action or state without reference to any subject).
tag question
A question added to a declarative sentence, usually at the end, (to engage the listener, verify that something has been understood, or confirm that an action has occurred), is called a:
tag declarative
You've been drinking again, (haven't you).
tag imperative
Leave the room, (will you!)
subjunctive
The present __________ is the bare form of a verb (that is, a verb without an affix or the preceding "to" infinitive).
Pseudo-imperative
Move and/or I'll shoot!
Alternative questions
Does John resemble his father or his mother? (with rising intonation on father and falling intonation on mother)
subjunctive
The mood of a verb expressing wishes, doubts, stipulating demands, or making statements contrary to fact is called the ___________ mood.
Exclamative
What a nice day!
present
The __________ subjunctive is the bare form of a verb. It does not show agreement with its subject.
Optative
May he rest in peace.
past
The only distinctive form of the _______ subjunctive is the word (were). It is used with singular subjects in conditional sentences and with the subordinating conjunctions (as if) and (as though).
if
Contrary-to-fact clauses beginning with __.
"One more" sentence
One more beer and I'll leave.
wish
Contrary-to-fact clauses expressing a _____.
Curse
You pig, bag of wind, . . .!
That
_______ clauses after verbs such as ask, demand, insist, propose, request, and suggest.
case
In grammar, the _______ of a noun or pronoun is an inflectional form that indicates its grammatical function in a phrase, clause, or sentence.
necessity
Statements of _________.
nominative
The _______ case indicates the subject of a finite verb.
accusative
The ____ case indicates the direct object of a verb.
expressions
Certain fixed __________.
were
Referring to something that is not possible/true or expressing a wish. If i _____ a rich man.
dative
The ________ case indicates the indirect object of a verb.
ablative
The _________ case indicates movement from something, or cause.
was
Referring to something that is factual, possible, likely to happen, or indicative. If i _____ a rich man.
genitive
The _________ case - case, which roughly corresponds to English's possessive case and preposition of, indicates the possessor of another noun.
present subjunctive
The ____________ ___________ is identical to the bare infinitive (and imperative) of the verb in all forms.
vocative
The _________ case indicates an addressee:
was
If Bill ____ to come over for coffee (as he does every Sunday), we would talk about football.
were
Poor Bill is dead. If Bill _____ to come over for coffee, we would talk about football.
locative
The ________ case indicates a location.
instrumental
The __________ case indicates an object used in performing an action.
indicative mood
The mood of the verb used in ordinary statements: (stating a fact, expressing an opinion, asking a question) is called the:
nominative, oblique, and genitive
Taken as a whole, English personal pronouns are typically said to have three morphological cases:
imperative mood
The form of the verb that makes direct commands and requests is called the:
nominative case
used for the subject of a finite verb and sometimes for the complement of a copula
copula (linking verb)
In linguistics, a _______ is a word used to link the subject of a sentence with a predicate (a subject complement)
oblique case
Used for the direct or indirect object of a verb, for the object of a preposition, for an absolute disjunct, and sometimes for the complement of a copula.
genitive case
Used as a grammatical possessor:
nominative
The _________ case marks the subject of a verb
nominative
When the verb is active, the __________ is the person or thing doing the action (agent).
nominative
When the verb is passive, the __________ is the person or thing receiving the action.
nominative
A ___________ also marks things equal to the subject (that is, a predicate noun or adjective).