Use of a COORDINATING CONJUNCTION
where no COORDINATION actually takes place, eg. Try and come tomorrow.
A verb is finite if it carries
TENSE. If it does not carry tense it is NONFINITE. In the following example
the finite verb is highlighted: She eats too much.
A clause containing a finite
verb. For example, Henry has a large black cat. The following
types of clause are always finite: if-clauses, that-clauses,
and zero that-clauses.
A formal analysis is one which
looks at structural categories such as word classes, phrases, and clauses.
A type of MINOR WORD CLASS
expressing greetings, farewells, and apologies, eg. hello, goodbye,
Function word and grammatical
word are terms used for CLOSED CLASS words such as PREPOSITION, CONJUNCTION
A functional analysis is one
which looks at the grammatical functions of constituents, such as SUBJECT,
DIRECT OBJECT, etc.