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Halle Brick Curtis – Period 3.  Definition: a grammatical construction which contains an independent/complete thought and a dependent/incomplete thought.

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1 Halle Brick Curtis – Period 3

2  Definition: a grammatical construction which contains an independent/complete thought and a dependent/incomplete thought. 1. Because I sprained my ankle, I couldn’t play soccer. 2. Although I didn’t like tomatoes, I tried them again anyways. 3. Since it was getting dark out, we all had to come inside.

3 Definition: conversational language with a familiar tone. 1. Y’all can make yourselves at home. 2. That party was ridiculous! 3. I ain’t messin’ around.

4  Definition: a fancy expression of one’s opinion. 1. The world is a stage. 2. School is a prison. 3. I am the fairest of them all.

5  Definition: the implied or suggested meaning of a word. 1. The connotation of the word prowling could be animalistic or hungry. 2. The connotation of the word creep is frightening and dark. 3. The connotation of the word snaking could be secretive or creepy.

6  Definition: the actual or literal meaning of a word. 1. knife – a utensil used to cut. 2. home – a place where one lives. 3. stop sign – stop.

7  "CLAUSES." SCT Home. Web. 03 Oct  "Comic Cartoons about Proper Language Use | Cartoons about Women by Cathy Thorne." Baby Cartoon | Cartoons about Women by Cathy Thorne. Web. 03 Oct  "Conceit Gifts." CartoonStock - Cartoon Pictures, Political Cartoons, Animations. Web. 03 Oct  Liberman, Mark. "In a Good Way." Language Log. 31 Mar Web..  "Books - Grammar, Punctuation & Style." Write His Answer Ministries Home. Web. 04 Oct


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