How to Pronounce 'BOWDLERIZE'- English Grammar
In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word bowdlerize. This word is used to refer to the act of removing improper or offensive material in order to make it weaker or less effective. Some synonyms for bowdlerize include censor, expurgate or edit.
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Nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, gerunds, articles, prepositions, pronouns, and conjunction.
Nouns are important as they generally are the subject of the sentence or an object in the sentenc.
There are various forms of nouns such as countable(items that you can count like eggs) and uncountable (items that have too many parts which we can't possible count how much we have) like ric.
There are proper nouns (names of people, cities, countries, paintings, ships, bodies of water, etc) and common nouns (those that we use daily) pen, pencil, pape.
Those items can be singular (one) or plural (more than one) one pencil two pen.
Sometimes we have to be careful of adding the plural form with words that end in ch sh x s +e.
Like churches boxes and words that end in y with a consonant preceeding it : family - familie.
Verbs are important as they tell about an action or a state of bein.
For example : swim is an action which can be perform.
is: is a state of being verb: to b.
Verbs are either transitive or intransitiv.
Transitive verbs are followed by an objec.
Like : I eat foo.
Intransitive verbs cannot have an object following i.
I go over the hil.
Auxillary verbs help out ver.
Those auxillary verbs are do have and b.
Those are the base form of the verbs that may change with the verb tense present past past participle form.
Adverbs tell about manner, place, time, degree , frequency of an actio.
They may be found after the object of transitive verb.
Please eat your food fas.
You can find adverbs immediately after an intransitive ver.
I slept soundl.
A gerund looks like a verb but acts as an object or even the subject of a sentence: Swimming is my favorite spor.
I don't like swimmin.
Pronouns are words that take the place of a nou.
There are various forms: possessive reflexive relativ.
Possessive : my mom Reflexive: myself- I did it mysel.
Relative: Whose book is this? Prepositions are important as they help show relationship between objectives: time movement place or position.
I put my book under the tabl.
(book and tabl.
) Articles are important as they help determine if a noun is definite: the car (a specific car) or indefinite : a car (any car) We use an when we need an indefinite article in front of a noun with a vowel sound: an airplan.
It is impossible to sum up all of the rules and mechanics of parts of speech but I hope I have given a very broad overview of all of these detail.