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English ExposedCommon Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers$
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Steve Hart

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9789888390755

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.001.0001

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Noun-Adjective-Verb Confusion

Noun-Adjective-Verb Confusion

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(p.111) 11 Noun-Adjective-Verb Confusion
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English Exposed
Author(s):

Steve Hart

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.003.0011

This chapter explores how related noun and adjective forms are misused, focusing initially on the typical endings or suffixes of these forms. Then the chapter addresses noun and verb confusion with a list that reveals the terms that prove particularly problematic to distinguish.

Keywords:   noun, adjective, suffixes, verb, gender, pairs

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