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Origin of prescriptive grammar
Words nearby prescriptive grammar
Example sentences from the Web for prescriptive 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 fact that some prescriptive rules are valuable does not mean that every grammatical injunction should be obeyed.
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?How Questlove Is Bringing Music Back to Television|Kevin Fallon|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.