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    Smile I want to know a grammar lesson name.Music acts as a stimulus to awaken.

    Hello everyone,

    I would like to know what grammar lesson that includes this grammar structure to know why writer used that grammar structure.

    Music acts as stimulus (to awaken buried memories.)


    Last edited by saloom2; 06-Mar-2013 at 23:53.
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Re: I want to know a grammar lesson name.Music acts as a stimulus to awaken.

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    Hello everyone,

    I would like to know grammar lesson name including this to know why they used that grammar structure.

    Music acts as stimulus to awaken buried memories.


    I'm afraid I don't understand your question.

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    Re: I want to know a grammar lesson name.Music acts as a stimulus to awaken.

    Why did the writer wrote that sentence in this way? I want to know lesson of that grammatical structure.(TO AWAKEN BURIED MEMORIES)
    Last edited by saloom2; 07-Mar-2013 at 01:14.
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    Re: I want to know a grammar lesson name.Music acts as a stimulus to awaken.

    What is it you don't understand? It's a very simple structure.

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    Re: I want to know a grammar lesson name.Music acts as a stimulus to awaken.

    Please tell us your understanding of:

    - to awaken (verb)
    - buried (adjective)
    - memories (noun)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I want to know a grammar lesson name.Music acts as a stimulus to awaken.

    Well, Can I use 'Music acts as stimulus which can awaken buried memories' instead?
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    Re: I want to know a grammar lesson name.Music acts as a stimulus to awaken.

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    Well, Can I use 'Music acts as stimulus which can awaken buried memories' instead?
    Yes.

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    Re: I want to know a grammar lesson name.Music acts as a stimulus to awaken.

    I think you are about to get my point. I overuse 'which can' that can be 'to-infintive' like the example I have just given to you, so I want to know how can I use 'to-infinitive' in that part well. I hope you get to know what I mean this time. And Thanks.
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    Re: I want to know a grammar lesson name.Music acts as a stimulus to awaken.

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    Hello everyone,

    I would like to know what grammar lesson that includes this grammar structure to know why writer used that grammar structure.

    Music acts as stimulus (to awaken buried memories.)


    Some of our confusion may have stemmed from the fact that in your title, you said "Music acts as a stimulus to awaken." In your actual post, you said "Music acts as stimulus to awaken buried memories".

    You had clearly seen this sentence somewhere. Did the original sentence include the indefinite article or not? If not, I would have assumed it was a newspaper headline or similar. If it included the indefinite article, then it's a perfectly good sentence.

    Indefinite article aside, "to awaken buried memories" is correct.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I want to know a grammar lesson name.Music acts as a stimulus to awaken.

    I did see it somewhere, but it's not completely about the sentence meaning , but the grammar structure used instead of 'Which'.What I need is the name of the lesson including that part. Thanks in advance. Anyway, it includes an indefinite article. And sorry it was a typo!
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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