Month: October 2020

less frequent simple prepositions

Point 14 in the category of PREPOSITIONS is defined as: less frequent simple prepositions, often in a more formal, literary or business context. The examples include: amongst|unlike|throughout|upon|toward 1 THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. 13601   ESPN Australia Our guys have handled everything extremely well throughout the year. I think they’re going to be really excited to get […]

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-ORY noun adjective suffix

1 HISTORY (NN1) 3291043 2 STORY (NN1) 3184406 3 MEMORY (NN1) 1152441 4 THEORY (NN1) 854191 5 CATEGORY (NN1) 802465 6 VICTORY (NN1) 569542 7 FACTORY (NN1) 534302 8 DIRECTORY (NN1) 472252 9 INVENTORY (NN1) 433730 10 REGULATORY (JJ) 344896 11 TERRITORY (NN1) 335570 12 LABORATORY (NN1) 327694 13 GLORY (NN1) 290624 14 ADVISORY (JJ) […]

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preposition + relative pronoun

Point 12 in the category of PREPOSITIONs is defined as: preposition + relative pronoun as complement, to avoid preposition stranding, often in formal contexts. The EGP examples include:   vacancy_NN1 in_II which_DDQ I_PPIS1 am_VBM very_RG interested_JJ ._. club_NN1 of_IO which_DDQ you_PPY are_VBR  the_AT secretary_NN1 ._. someone_PN1 to_II whom_PNQO  they_PPHS2 can_VM talk_VVI ._.   A search […]

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