from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to grammar.
- adj. Conforming to the rules of grammar: a grammatical sentence.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Acceptable as a correct sentence or clause as determined by the rules and conventions of the grammar, or morpho-syntax of the language.
- adj. Of or pertaining to grammar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to grammar; of the nature of grammar.
- adj. According to the rules of grammar; grammatically correct.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to grammar: as, a grammatical rule, error, question, distinction, etc.
- Conforming to or in accordance with the rules of grammar: as, a grammatical sentence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or pertaining to grammar
- adj. conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers
It also made a change on the "Diversity Initiatives" page - a two-letter correction of what it called a grammatical glitch, although others might see it as more of a Freudian slip.
The Clear Grammar series teaches basic grammatical concepts, provides ample speaking and writing practice in grammatical structures, and serves as a grammar reference that is written with language and terms that students can understand without teacher assistance.
You seem to be inferring wrongness from my claim that certain grammatical constructions are simply NOT LOGICAL.
And, though it should hardly need saying, ensure your bid is well written in grammatical sentences and (if appropriate) paragraphs.
If the two words stand in grammatical connection, as in the sentence “Praise be to God,” we cannot say
My characters speak in grammatical sentences with proper punctuation.
Class and ethnic differences in grammatical form are equated with differences in the capacity for logical analysis.
Though there is some inflection in English, grammatical relation is usually shown by position rather than by inflection.
From even the most rudimentary knowledge of French, for instance, we know that nouns have a grammatical gender that is either masculine or feminine; in German, grammatical gender allows for a neuter as well; but English speakers, who tolerate feminine pronouns of reference for things like automobiles (She runs like a top), whales of either sex (Thar she blows), and vessels (I sailed her in the Bermuda race this year), enjoy what they regard as the most sensible system, namely, natural gender and regard German das Mädchen as exceedingly odd -- though possibly the oddness is a function of the particular Mädchen in question.
But, he adds, the input must be comprehensible, and it must contain grammatical forms that are one step more advanced than the current state of the learner’s interlanguage.
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