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(transformational grammar) a rule that moves the subject of a complement clause into the clause in which it is embedded, as in the derivation of He is likely to be late from It is likely that he will be late


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  • Subjects

    noun 1. that which forms a basic matter of thought, discussion, investigation, etc.: a subject of conversation. 2. a branch of knowledge as a course of study: He studied four subjects in his first year at college. 3. a motive, cause, or ground: a subject for complaint. 4. the theme of a sermon, book, story, […]

  • Subjoin

    verb (used with object) 1. to add at the end, as of something said or written; append. 2. to place in sequence or juxtaposition to something else. verb 1. (transitive) to add or attach at the end of something spoken, written, etc

  • Subjoinder

    noun 1. something subjoined, as an additional comment.

  • Sub-judice

    noun 1. before a judge or court; awaiting judicial determination. adjective 1. (usually postpositive) before a court of law or a judge; under judicial consideration

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