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Joseph Jerdow Grammar Terms October 25, 2015 1) Noun | Names a person, place, animal, thing, quality, or abstract thing. | 2) Proper Noun | Names a particular person, place, or thing. | 3) Common Noun | Does not name a particular person, place, or thing. | 4) Concrete Noun | Names an object that can be perceived by the senses i.e. book. | 5) Collective Noun | Names a group. | 6) Compound Noun | When 2 or more nouns are written together. | 7) Pronoun | Takes the place of a noun. | 8) Personal | Used to refer to the speaker, or to one or more to or about whom or which he or she is speaking. Ex) I, you, ours, theirs, we, etc. | 9) Reflexive | Referring to the subject of the sentence, clause, or verbal phrase in which it stands. Ex)Myself, itself, herself, himself, etc. | 10) Demonstrative | Points to specific things: this, that, these, and those. | 11) Relative | A pronoun that can introduce a subordinate clause. Examples are, who, whose, whom, which, what, and, that | 12) Indefinite | All, another, anybody. | 13) Subject | Is used in the subject of a sentence and after a linking verb. | 14) Object | Is used after an action verb or a preposition. | 15) Possessive | Is used to show ownership of something. | 16) Antecedent | Is a word to which a pronoun refers. | 17) Subordinate Clause | It serves as an adjective and it modifies a word, or antecedent in the main clause. | 18) Adjective | A word that modify a noun or pronoun. It answers the questions, Which one? What kind? How many? How much? | 19) Descriptive | Adds detail or description to a noun. | 20) Limiting | Does not add much detail to a noun. | 21) Proper | Formed from a proper noun. | 22) Predicate | Follows a linking verb and modifies the subject of the sentence. | 23) Comparative |...