Ross's Business English; A Treatise On English As It Is Used In Modern Business For Use In…

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byJohn Walter Ross

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 89. He wouldn't go without we did. 90. I believe our rooms are more pleasant than their's. 91. He was seated at the table with a glass of ale on both sides of him. 92. He must have wanted to see them very much. 93. If I was to remove this weight what would happen. 94. I don't think he acted quite fair to his brother-inlaws. 95. For sale, a dictionary and atlas, both nearly new. 96. I am afraid that the poor boy don't know no better. 97. With this machine you can make two hundred copies of anything that can be written on a page of note paper in five minutes. 98. But for you and I he would have drownded. 99. Much depends on the teacher correcting the papers. 100. Much depends on the teacher's correcting the papers. ANALYSIS AND CONSTRUCTION OF SENTENCES The sentence is the smallest unit of composition. Good writing, therefore, presupposes an intimate knowledge of the various types of sentences and the ability to analyze and construct them. A sentence is the expression of a thought in words. FORMS OF SENTENCES As to form, there are three kinds of sentences: Declarative, the most common form, which makes a statement or an assertion. Each of the sentences above is declarative. Interrogative, which puts a thought in the form of a question; as, How are sentences classified as to form? Imperative, which puts a thought in the form of an entreaty, command, or request; as, Will you kindly give this shipment your immediate attention. Any one of these kinds of sentences may be put in the form of an exclamation, in which case it should be followed by an exclamation point. CLASSIFICATION ACCORDING TO NUMBER OF STATEMENTS This is the more important classification of sentences, as it is the one necessary to analysis. As to number of statements there are three kinds: simple, comp...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 89. He wouldn't go without we did. 90. I believe our rooms are more pleasant than their's. 91. He was seated at the table with a glas...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217545262

ISBN - 13:9780217545266

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