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sentence / CL: 個|个
example sentence
  *句* | 句* | *句
variant of
  *句* | 句* | *句
sentence / clause / phrase / classifier for phrases or lines of verse
in a word / in short
a line of verse / a sentence
in other words
period (punctuation) / (fig.) endpoint / finish
full stop / period (punct.)
sentence pattern (in grammar)
words and sentences
words / expressions / writing
(say) a few words
to speak one minute and be quiet the next
quatrain (poetic form)
to polish a phrase
start of phrase or sentence
question (grammar) / interrogative sentence
sentence pattern / sentence structure / syntax
Goguryeo (37 BC-668 AD), one of the Korean Three Kingdoms
famous saying / celebrated phrase
to pause at appropriate points in reading aloud unpunctuated writing / to punctuate
clause (grammar)
verse / CL:
imperative sentence
number of sentences / number of lines (in verse etc)
simple sentence (grammar)
affirmative sentence
syntactic analysis
literal / word by word and phrase by phrase
musical phrase
pausing at the end of a phrase or sentence (in former times, before punctuation marks were used) / punctuation / periods and commas / sentences and phrases
declarative sentence
Jurong county level city in Zhenjiang 鎮江|镇江, Jiangsu
negative sentence
poetic form consisting of four lines of five syllables, with rhymes on first, second and fourth line
weighing every word
clause (grammar)
inversion (rhetoric device of inverting the word order for heightened effect) / anastrophe
conditional clause
rhetorical question
defective sentence / error (of grammar or logic)
in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
compound phrase
punctuation of a sentence (in former times, before punctuation marks were used) / period 句號|句号 and comma 逗號|逗号 / sentences and phrases
to search for the right word (of poet)
to speak honestly (idiom)
wh-question (linguistics)
to talk shop all the time (idiom)
to measure one's words
subject-predicate sentence / subject-predicate clause
discourse / group of sentences with clear meaning / narrative
lit. lock the door and search for the right word (idiom); fig. the serious hard work of writing
syntactic awareness
pre-Han name of Liao River 遼河|辽河
incorrect break in reading Chinese, dividing text into clauses at wrong point
one-word sentence
exclamation / exclamatory phrase
imperative sentence
true affirmative (TA)
active conjoined sentence
object relative clause
Jurong county level city in Zhenjiang 鎮江|镇江, Jiangsu
when views are irreconcilable, it's a waste of breath to continue discussion (idiom)
center-embedded relative clauses
false affirmative
true negative (TN)

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