Definition of 'grammar'
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The 7,000 or so natural languages spoken in the world today differ radically in vocabulary and grammar. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Currently only 3 % of grammar school pupils come from families with incomes so low that they qualify for free school meals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We live in Kent, one of only a few counties with a full grammar school system. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Together they took her in hand, corrected her terrible spelling and grammar, and got her to rewrite her earlier attempts at fiction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That brings me to the wider issue of the uses of grammar. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You may want to show employers you can spell and use grammar and punctuation correctly. The Sun (2010)There will be calls for a return to the grammar school system. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This branch of grammar is called syntax. Cultural Anthropology (1995)One possibility is that all pupils in grammar school areas should be automatically entered for the test. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Universities have long complained that modern students need lessons in grammar and spelling when they arrive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My daughter is attending her local grammar school sixth form. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Labour has previously been accused of using grammar schools as a political ploy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All languages have grammar in immense complexity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The sound system and the grammar changed a good deal. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)All these young men and women were former grammar school pupils. Times, Sunday Times (2016)People are not likely to welcome being helped with their spelling and grammar. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It failed to end selection at the local grammar school. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Here is something else that we write frequently and that is bad grammar as well as poor style. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When you learn a foreign language, it makes no sense to study vocabulary without grammar. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ihave just published a book about English grammar. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is inevitably less appreciation of English vocabulary and grammar. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Tougher standards for spelling, punctuation and grammar are also being introduced. The Sun (2011)Ignore the glut of grammar books out there, pick this one. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's like learning the basic grammar and structure of a new language. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A sentence can have perfectly correct grammar but lousy syntax. A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)A mature learner himself, he promoted primary education, and was keen on proper grammar. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Synonyms of 'grammar'
syntax, rules of language
Trends of 'grammar'
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Translations for 'grammar'
British English: grammar /ˈɡræmə/ NOUN
Grammar is the ways that words can be put together in order to make sentences.
He worked hard on his grammar.
- American English: grammar
- Arabic: نَحْو
- Brazilian Portuguese: gramática
- Chinese: 文法
- Croatian: gramatika
- Czech: gramatika
- Danish: grammatik
- Dutch: grammatica
- European Spanish: gramática
- Finnish: kielioppi
- French: grammaire
- German: Grammatik
- Greek: γραμματική
- Italian: grammatica
- Japanese: 文法
- Korean: 문법
- Norwegian: grammatikk
- Polish: gramatyka
- European Portuguese: gramática
- Romanian: gramatică
- Russian: грамматика
- Spanish: gramática
- Swedish: grammatik
- Thai: ไวยากรณ์
- Turkish: gramer
- Ukrainian: граматика
- Vietnamese: ngữ pháp
Definition of grammar from the Collins English Dictionary
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