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

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