Definition: 'At'

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  • Length: 2 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: at

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Preposition
  • Usually followed by a gerund rather than an infinitive
  • Prepositions connect words together
  • If a preposition isn't connecting words but modifying one word, as in many phrasal verbs, it can be called a Particle (or an Adverb)

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Abbreviations;  Accommodation;  Alliteration;  Animate Nouns;  Articulation;  Aspiration;  Assimilation;  Attributive Adjectives;  Cataphora;  Causative Verbs;  Cognate;  Colligation;  Collocations;  Comparatives;  Coordinating Conjunctions;  Declarative Mood;  Defining Relative Clauses;  Demonstrative Adjectives;  Demonstrative Pronouns;  Demonstratives;  Emphatic Forms;  Ergative Verbs;  False Cognate;  Illustrated Dictionaries;  Imperatives;  Inanimate Nouns;  Inchoative Verbs;  Interrogative Pronouns;  Minced Oath;  Motivation;  Negative Pronouns;  Negatives;  Non-defining Relative Clauses;  Onomatopoeia;  Performative Verb;  Phatic Speech;  Pragmatics;  Predicate;  Predicative Adjectives;  Punctuation;  Received Pronunciation;  Relative Clause;  Relative Pronoun;  Resultative Adjective;  Satire;  Stative Verbs;  Subordinating Conjunction;  Superlative;  Superordinate;  Understatement

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