Kamis, 13 Maret 2008

20. Abstrac Noun Phrases

Not all abstract nouns serve to form abstract noun phrases. The term abstract noun as it is being used for this construction does not include class nouns for concrete objects, but only those nouns representing changed forms of important element of simple sentences.

Change from full subject-predicate form
In abstract noun phrases, verbs and predicate adjective are changed to nouns that function as the grammatical center of the construction.

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