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Preposition
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Parts of Speech Preposition

Parts of Speech Preposition: Preposition is a connecting word which shows a relation between noun or pronoun with another word in a sentence. In the sentence, ‘The clock is on the wall’, the preposition, ‘on’ shows the relationship between the clock and the wall.Sometimes the noun or the pronoun that follows a preposition is called…

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Figure of Speech - Metonym
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Conjunction

Conjunction is a word sometimes more than one word used to join words or sentences. It is used to join two independent statements of equal importance. This is called a coordinating conjunction. Some conjunction one statement to another while some others show contrast between two statements.  Some conjunctions are used in pairs like ‘either… or’,…

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Order of Adjectives

Order of Adjectives: Adjectives modify the noun and it is also known as describing words. Adjectives add colour to the written and spoken word. For instance: ‘Pamela’s hair is long’ gives a picture of Pamela’s hair. When we say, ‘Pamela’s hair was long, wavy and brown in colour’. This sentence is a better word picture…

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Adjectives
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Parts of Speech – Adjectives

Parts of Speech: Adjectives describe the qualities of a noun and sometimes the state of being of the nouns. Sometimes adjectives describe the quantity. Adjectives modify nouns. Some examples of adjectives are silly, fat, enormous, white, many, and nine. Adjectives are used to give more details about the noun and any beauty of the written…

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Function of Colon

Function of Colon: The colon two dots placed vertically is used between two main clauses.So the clauses on either side of the colon should stand alone.  It is used before an enumeration or explanation. It is also used in ratios and in between numbers which indicate time. You see it in bibliographies and in titles…

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