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how are you doing?
I just want to know what is meant by speech acts
thanks in advance
you welcome.I also learning about speech acts now and thanks you too.
speech acts are acts that are performed via utterances
for instance, the utterance I'm sorry
is performing the act of apologizing
i hope that you got it
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this theory of speech acts was invented by J. L. Austin
in his book( How to do things with words)