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sentence in English:

1. sentence sentence


If you want to sound like a native speaker, you must be willing to practice saying the same sentence over and over in the same way that banjo players practice the same phrase over and over until they can play it correctly and at the desired tempo.
When writing a sentence, generally you start with a capital letter and finish with a period (.), an exclamation mark (!), or a question mark (?).
1. to pass a sentence / 2. Ted was convicted and served his sentence. / 3. For these crimes I sentence myself to death.
An inspired sentence?
When writing a story, it is advisable to write a short, simple sentence after some more descriptive sentences
The "predicate" is that part that shows the action in the sentence. In Japanese it would be the part that ends in "da", "suru", etc.
The verb 'help' takes to-infinitives and bare infinitives but bare infinitives are said to be the most common in casual text; as also used in this example sentence.
I've added an alternative sentence and I've tagged it as 'old fashioned'. What more do you want, blood?
It would be appreciated if you also went to the website to post a comment on that sentence, to indicate it doesn't sound natural and should be improved.
The French are a really strange people: every other person who reads this sentence will check if the space before the colon is really thin and non-breaking.
Walakum-us-Salam, Al-Sayib! Dima replied, but raised the volume on his phone this time, so as to avoid making this a duplicate sentence. "What are you up to these days?"
Translate a sentence several times from one language to another and you'll find yourself with something totally different from the original.
M insults D - the Tatoeba database is one sentence better. D insults M - the Tatoeba database is one sentence better. D and M are even, and everyone else wins.
We need to distinguish what a sentence could mean from what it actually does mean when used by one particular speaker on one particular occasion.

English word "sentence"(sentence) occurs in sets:

Vocabulary 3

2. punishment given by a court



English word "sentence"(punishment given by a court) occurs in sets:

English speaking

3. the punishment given by a court of law



4. grammar


Grammar be hanged.
The grammar section includes the passive voice of the present perfect.
The rules of grammar and spelling have to be broken in order for a language to evolve.
Omission is a perfectly good example of an expression technique, and is brought up in many grammar books.
According to my experience, it takes one year to master French grammar.
There are many uses of the 'present tense' of Japanese grammar which indicate things yet to happen.
Ironically, that old grammar rule that says "never end a sentence with a preposition" does just that!
Just imagine that every time somebody made a grammar mistake, people only could answer "Syntax error." and leave the somebody with that.
He has extracted a great many examples from the grammar book.
One learns grammar from language, not language from grammar.
There are grammar books that call these sorts of things, not modifiers, but adjuncts (A).
Lojban is designed to be unambiguous in orthography, phonology, morphology, and grammar. Lojban semantics, however, must support the same breadth of human thought as natural languages.
This book aims to provide an explanation of modern Japanese grammar that is as systematic and as easily understood as possible.
Lojban has incorporated a detailed grammar for mathematical expressions. This grammar parallels the predicate grammar of the non-mathematical language.
This sees English as a system obeying miles of grammar and sentence structure which have to be learned in detail and applied rigorously.

5. a punishment that a judge gives to someone who is guilty of a crime