We do not have a grammar administrative body in the world just as we do not have an internet administrative body.
The principles of grammar have evolved over centuries.
Native English speakers, sometimes , deviated / skipped from the logical grammar.
Errors may become customary and traditional and sentences with illogical grammar may become grammatical principles in the name of 'idioms' and Idiomatic English .
Languages are living things. Hence, we cannot say that something is correct English and something else is bad English.
Here is a small quiz based on the principles / terms of grammar starting with 'A'. This quiz is not exhaustive, but I have tried to make it somewhat representative of different facets.
I shall try to correct my errors , if you will please bring them to my notice .
apposition , attributive adjective , attributive adjectives , abstract noun , adjective , adverb , article , articles , attribute , attributively , adjective clause , adjective clauses , adverbial clause , adverbial clauses , adjective phrase , adjectival phrase , adjective phrases , adjectival phrases , adverb phrases , adverbial phrases , adverb phrase , adverbial phrases.
Fill up the blanks choosing appropriate words from the above list:
1: = The term ' ____ ' refers to placing two words side by side ' .,
2: = In the phrase 'Democratic Party' , 'Democratic' is an ____ .,
3: = The ____ are placed before their nouns .,
4: = ' Laughter ' is an ____ .,
5: = An ____ adds something to the meaning of a noun .,
6: = Adverb can add meaning to an adjective / ____ / verb .,
7: = We can use the word hotel with the ' indefinite ____ ' a or an depending on how we pronounce the aspirate .,
8: = Grammars have not designated the ' ____ ' as separate parts of speech; they are adjectives .,
9: = The word ____ refers to some quality or characteristic; adjectives describe the attributes of their objects .,
10: = Some adjectives can be used only ____ , which means that they can be placed only before their nouns .,
11: = A clause used as an adjective , becomes an ____ or an adjectival clause .,
12: = A clause used as an adverb , becomes an adverb clause or an ____ .,
13: = We can use ____ to describe adjectives , verbs and adverbs .,
14: = A phrase used as an adjective , becomes an ____ or an adjectival phrase .,
15: = The ____ can describe a subject or an object .,
16: = The ____ can be used to qualify subjects or objects .,
17: = The ____ can be used to qualify adjectives , adverbs and verbs .,
18: = A phrase used as an adverb , becomes an ____ or an adverbial phrase .
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