VIDEO FOR GRAMMAR
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Origin of grammar
OTHER WORDS FROM grammargram·mar·less, adjective
Words nearby grammar
Example sentences from the Web for grammar
They had enough predictive power to be useful for applications like autocomplete, but not enough to generate a long sentence that followed grammar rules and common sense.These weird, unsettling photos show that AI is getting smarter|Karen Hao|September 25, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Platform limitations, certainly, and an inherent understanding that it’s part of the internet’s cinematic grammar.One Good Thing: The trick uniting the internet’s funniest videos|Emily VanDerWerff|September 25, 2020|Vox
Your ideas evoke probably the only controversy in the linguistics world that has spilled over to popular culture—the debate over “universal grammar.”
I wanted to take people’s minds away from this notion of grammar as something dry and boring, and something that people get told at school, and convey this fact that combining words into sentences is a wonder.
There are particular theories of what might be in universal grammar.
At his best, he was an inventor of part of the modern cinema's grammar.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fear of offending the grammar police can even produce a novel type of error called a hypercorrection.
The outraged grammar stickler mistakes a convention for an immutable and fundamental law of the universe.
When you approached T.I., London Grammar, and Fall Out Boy to do this, what was their initial response to it?
At one point did you think, “T.I., London Grammar, and Fall Out Boy together”?
The second grammar class had been relieved from a recitation by this confab, and somehow Perry had a subduing influence.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
A barber having a dispute with a parish clerk on a point of grammar, the latter said it was a downright barbarism, indeed.
French, the English Grammar, and the rudiments of Latin comprised the only systematic training which she received.The Childhood of Distinguished Women|Selina A. Bower
There was Cliff Manning, you turned the cold shoulder to him because he couldnt talk grammar.
He wouldnt talk grammar, or he couldnt spell or read Greek, and she will turn away, laughed Mrs. Wadsworth.
British Dictionary definitions for grammar
- the use of language with regard to its correctness or social propriety, esp in syntaxthe teacher told him to watch his grammar
- (as modifier)a grammar book
Derived forms of grammargrammarless, adjective
Word Origin for grammar
Cultural definitions for grammar
The rules for standard use of words. A grammar is also a system for classifying and analyzing the elements of language.