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Comm401 - Subject (noun) - Pronoun - Proper - Abstract - Common - Collective - Verb o Finite conjugated to do action in sense o Nonfinite Infinitive form to run, to walk, to hit Gerunds functions as a noun (when a verb has been turned a noun) He is in the running for the presidency Participle functions as an adjective (running, walking) When a verb has turned into an adjective The running dog exhausted me - Verbs o Tense- relationship to time (past present future etc) o Transitive or intransitive Transitive verb has to take an object
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Unformatted text preview: • David hugged mary Intransitive word can live with out the object o Can be divided into 2 categories action verbs and linking verbs Linking verb IS -Adverbs-Conjunctions- join clauses-Clause anything that contains a subject and a finite word o Dependent can’t stand on its own because it is set off by a subordinate conjuction o Independent can stand on its on Coordinate conjuctions and, but, for, so...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course COMM 401 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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