noun Linguistics.(in transformational-generative grammar)
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Origin of surface structure
Words nearby surface structure
Example sentences from the Web for surface structure
In front of this strange structure are two blank-faced, well-dressed models showing off the latest in European minimalism.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The more resources and education society becomes equipped with, the fewer stories like yours will surface.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One blames black Americans as a race; the other, racism as a social structure.
The most exciting and thrillingly unique artist to surface in 2014.The 10 Best Albums of 2014: Taylor Swift, Sia, Run the Jewels, and More|Marlow Stern|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is not because of bad leaders, or polarized politics, but because of a governing structure that is fatally flawed.
First a shower of shells dropping all along the lower ridges and out over the surface of the Bay.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Some of those halls that Mr. Meadow Mouse mentioned ran right out beneath the surface of the garden.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
It depends upon the fact that bile acids lower surface tension.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
But dwelling means a special kind of structure—a building occupied by man—a place to live in.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
The building, a mosque-like structure of considerable size, was situated in the midst of a grove of mango trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy