Auxiliary verbs


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Related to Auxiliary verbs: modal verbs
(Gram.) See Auxiliary, n., 3.

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He - probably swayed by prudential consideration of the folly of offending a good tenant - relaxed a little in the laconic style of chipping off his pronouns and auxiliary verbs, and introduced what he supposed would be a subject of interest to me, - a discourse on the advantages and disadvantages of my present place of retirement.
She traces the emergence and further development of the Sogdian periphrastic perfect employing the auxiliary verbs "be" and "have," and shows that during its succeeding stages Sogdian traveled along a path of syntactic changes that was previously thought to be specific to the European Sprachbund.
Some time the above verbs are not necessarily auxiliary verbs (for instance "is" in what is family?
Such elements may be epistemic modals, auxiliary verbs, and later in the acquisition process finite lexical verbs.
A second characteristic of the Italian passato prossimo is linked to the selection among the two possible auxiliary verbs essere and avere.
Example 3: the gerund should be used in conjunction with auxiliary verbs --> <token pos="VBG" label="ROOT"></token>
Furthermore, Miestamo (2007) has observed that some languages use interrogative auxiliary verbs to mark polar interrogation.
Keep the subject close to the verb, auxiliary verbs close to main verbs, and modifiers close to the words they modify.
Jyodoshi ru/raru, su/sasu seiritu no rekisitekijoken ni tsuite [The historical condition of the formation of auxiliary verbs ru/raru (passive) and su/sasu (causative)].
The stoplist for the figures in Table 4 includes the following word classes: personal pronouns, determiners, modal verbs, auxiliary verbs, prepositions, coordinating conjunctions, and subordinating conjunctions.
In this experiment, the authors modeled once again the auxiliary verbs because of their syntactic and structural complexity.
Other parts of speech--prepositions, conjunctions, auxiliary verbs, adverbs, and adjectives--were simply abbreviated versions of the original nouns and verbs.