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

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