How to use Syntax in a sentence

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  • They therefore, when the corrector of the press had improved the syntax and the spelling, were well received.

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  • No rules of syntax are given, and nothing is said about style.

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  • We got a syntax error saying there were problems in some upgraded reports.

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  • His Hebrew Syntax has the same admirable clearness, precision and teaching quality.

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  • For example, some users do not understand the meaning or the syntax of domain names.

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  • The distinctions between the dialects consist largely in pronunciation, but extend also to the vocabulary, word-formation and syntax.

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  • The whole work was divided into three main sections, the first dealing with the origin of Latin words, the second with their inflexions and other modifications, the third with syntax.

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  • We should use a syntax checker for a start.

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  • To function well, a reference model needs to be independent of any particular encoding syntax.

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  • Instead of writing your own <HEAD> and <BODY>, the program installed on the server generates the page syntax for the user.

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  • It is divided into eighteen books, of which the first sixteen deal mainly with sounds, word-formation and inflexions; the last two, which form from a fourth to a third of the whole work, deal with syntax.

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  • You cannot use the syntax with a double colon.

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  • Not long ago the supposed meaning of these was extracted chiefly by brilliant guessing, and the published translations of even the best scholars could carry no guarantee of more than approximate exactitude, where the sense depended at all on correct recognition of the syntax.

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  • Having the basic syntax, tags, and codes will help build a developer's skills until they are coding like a pro.

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  • Page 166 * How do I provide syntax coloring in an editor?

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  • The dictionary performs syntax analysis of phrases and determines morphological composition of each given word for English-language entries.

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  • This syntax often can be avoided by using a different delimiter; e.g., " Don't " instead of ' Don''t ' .

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  • You must consult the documentation for the drivers you are using for a description of the syntax they require.

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  • The second syntax for RTTI is called a " type-safe downcast.

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  • Ruby on Rails Support Ruby is a pure object-oriented programming language with a super clean syntax that makes programming elegant and fun.

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  • Some are illegal but do not fall under the heading of syntax errors.

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  • Animals do not have language with syntax and generative grammars, so let us call what they do for a sign game.

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  • These sentences are not grammatical because they have not followed the grammatical rules of syntax.

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  • In syntax, the language plays off paratactic simplicity against complex, and sometimes convoluted, hypotaxis.

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  • A more C-like syntax for specifying vector indices is also available.

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  • His research interests include corpus linguistics, syntax, and text linguistics.

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  • By the common methods of discipline, at the expense of many tears and some blood, I purchased the knowledge of the Latin syntax," but manifestly, in his own opinion, the Arabian Nights, Pope's Homer, and Dryden's Virgil, eagerly read, had at this period exercised a much more powerful influence on his intellectual development than Phaedrus and Cornelius Nepos, "painfully construed and darkly understood."

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  • The same progress towards flexibility in syntax is seen in the copious supply of conjunctions possessed by Syriac. No doubt the tendency towards a more flowing construction of sentences was helped by the influence of Greek, which has also supplied a large stock of words to the Syriac vocabulary.

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  • The syntax of the prism object depends on the type of spline curve used.

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  • While HTML is useful, it's a good idea to become familiar with Cascading Style Sheet syntax as well, since it is used more and more often to lay out pages.

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  • The Tasmanians spoke a fairly copious agglutinating language, well marked as to parts of speech, syntax and inflexion.

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  • Paynator was the sire of Dr Syntax (1811), who had a celebrated daughter called Beeswing (1833), dam of Newminster by Touchstone.

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  • However, a slightly more rigorous examination of the language syntax would take it from " good " to " great.

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  • The implications of such data and models for testing the role of sensorimotor integration in the evolution of language and syntax will be discussed.

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  • This is obviously expected to be a reasonably common thing to do, as there 's a special shorthand syntax for it.

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  • Syncretism results from filters which block certain feature combinations at the level of syntax; in its place an adjusted feature bundle is formed.

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  • The syntax with its syntactic constituent leads to the construction of the language component and therefore helps to convey the meaning.

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  • Axes IE5 knows only the abbreviated syntax for axis and node test.

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  • Pidgins also feature a special lexicon with simplified syntax which is based on the language spoken by the dominant group.

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  • Document Type Definition; defining the syntax of HTML as an SGML application.

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  • Nevertheless, in our tests we found that the attribute specification using the X500 syntax gave us the behavior we wanted.

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  • Existing theories of abstract syntax are inadequate; we will develop improved algebraic theories, covering variable binding and structured types.

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  • The generic syntax for URLs provides a framework for new schemes to be established using protocols other than those defined in this document.

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  • Ask your Webmaster if this is the case, and if so, what the exact syntax is for your server.

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  • The editor provides complete syntax coloring with user selected colors and fonts.

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  • We are aware of possible " syntax error " problems in some upgraded reports.

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  • These provide file syntax checking, with a do you want to continue?

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  • PortAsm/68K for ColdFire can be used with a number of different source 680x0 assembler syntax conventions, together with several ColdFire toolsets.

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  • Proper html syntax and a clean code will help toward better positoning.

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  • Active Directory does not support this attribute syntax, instead it uses an older and more limited X500 syntax.

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  • With Eliot, verse and syntax co-operate to secure a basic significance and coherent transfiguration of individual meanings.

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  • This was an essential step to create a coherent modeling syntax and semantics for the transposition process.

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  • She may be delayed in acquiring the vocabulary, syntax, grammar and pragmatics of her age mates.

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  • Whitney is great at learning the semantics of the Spanish language but still needs practice in syntax.

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  • Apart from speech difficulties, deaf children learning English often show considerable difficulty with the inflection and syntax of the language, which marks their writing as well as their speech.

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  • One has to learn more than simply vocabulary one must also understand syntax, idioms and other ambiguities.

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  • Microsoft's FrontPage especially is very picky about having the HTML coding matching its own syntax, which may or may not fit with the original coder of the template.

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  • The best way to learn PHP is to first understand the basic structure and syntax of the language.

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  • The web is of tutorials that delve more in-depth into the syntax and other aspects of creating this kind of code.

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  • Many more tutorials and javascript methods are available on the web, but starting with rollovers is a good way to introduce yourself to the syntax, structure, and practice of web coding.

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  • Just keep in mind that time is a cost as well as money, and what you save in cash you may lose in the frustration of trying to figure out code and syntax.

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  • The same syntax is used with tags such as <strong>, <em> and <p> to delineate paragraphs.

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  • The syntax of this function is quite simple and is similar to most basic string functions within the PHP programming language.

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  • This program offers features such as Tag Insight, CSS Insight, Advanced Syntax Highlighting, Tag Auto Complete, and more.

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  • If a programmer is prone to common coding mistakes, such as invalid syntax, not properly closing tags or other often-seen errors, he or she must determine if Notepad is the best choice.

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  • These programs highlight errors and invalid syntax.

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  • The HTML errors column contains the results of running an html syntax checker against a cached copy of your pages.

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  • Determining what constitutes a syntax error is not always clear-cut.

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  • These functions are also implemented using the regular syntax for function invocation.

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  • The syntax sometimes gives people trouble, but it is actually quite logical.

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  • The syntax for defining the macro is similar to that of a function.

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  • The syntax of the Batch Load file consists of name/value pairs that specify the metadata for each file and the action to perform.

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  • These include sign language phonology, morphology, and syntax.

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  • After some introductory remarks, the chapters cover phonology, morphological processes, morphosyntax, and syntax.

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  • The Argument shows that syntax by itself is not sufficient to cause/constitute semantics.

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  • Its syntax is very small, corresponding only to a very small subset of HTML tags.

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  • In terms of the motor theory there seems nothing so unusual in Japanese syntax as to call for explanation or modification.

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  • The most recent works bearing on Old Latin syntax, are Sjogren, Zum Gebrauch des Futurums im Altlateinischen (1906); Lindsay, Syntax of Plautus (1907); Sonnenschein, The Unity of the Latin Subjunctive (1910).

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  • Save for the consequences of these phonetic changes, Umbrian morphology and syntax exhibit no divergence from Oscan that need be mentioned here, save perhaps two peculiar perfect-formations with -1- and -nci-; as in ampelust, fut.

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  • Full accounts of the accidence and syntax, so far as it is represented in the inscriptions, will be found in the grammars of Buck and von Planta already mentioned, and in the second volume of Conway, op. cit.

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  • But the most important peculiarity of Syriac verbs is again in the sphere of syntax, and shows the same progress towards flexibility which we found in the nouns.

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  • The 2nd century is the age of the two great grammarians, Apollonius Dyscolus (the founder of scientific grammar and the creator of the study of Greek syntax) and his son Herodian, the larger part of whose principal work dealt with the subject of Greek accentuation.

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  • Gildersleeve's studies under Franz had no doubt quickened his interest in Greek syntax, and his logic, untrammelled by previous categories, and his marvellous sympathy with the language were displayed in this most unlikely of places.

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  • The connexion of ideas is extremely loose, and even the syntax betrays great awkwardness.

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  • Its professors teach grammatical inflexion and syntax, rhetoric, versification, logic, theology, the exposition of the Koran, the traditions of the Prophet, the complete science of jurisprudence, or rather of religious, moral, civil and criminal law, which is chiefly founded on the Koran and the traditions, together with arithmetic as far as it is useful in matters of law.

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  • It does not indeed follow that the extant poem is of so early a date; but its syntax is remarkably archaic in comparision with that of the Old English poetry of the 8th century.

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  • The proof of this proposition is to be obtained chiefly by comparing the grammatical formation and the syntax of Homer with those of Attic. The comparison of the vocabulary is in the nature of things less conclusive on the question of date.

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  • The Homeric uses of tip and are different in several respects from the Attic, the general result being that the Homeric syntax is more elastic. And yet it is perfectly definite and precise.

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  • Pushlu (less accurately Afghan), which has certainly been increasingly influenced by the neighboring Indian languages in inflexion, syntax and vocabulary, but is still at bottom a pure Iranian language, not merely intermediate between Iranian.

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  • There is less flow than in the rest of the Pauline letters; "the syntax is stiffer and more regular.

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  • Thus, the signs used to ask a deaf and dumb child about his meals and lessons, or to communicate with a savage met in the desert about game or enemies, belong to codes of gesture-signals identical in principle, and to a great extent independent both of nationality and education; there is even a natural syntax, or order of succession, in such gesturesigns.

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  • The peculiarities of syntax corroborate the impression made by such features of the vocabulary.

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  • There was a syntax check with a "Do you want to continue?"

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  • This is one of the many respects where Syriac has gained greater flexibility in syntax than Hebrew.

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  • This is obviously expected to be a reasonably common thing to do, as there's a special shorthand syntax for it.

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  • The analyzes she proposes are intricate and complex, but they demonstrate the importance of comparative syntax.

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  • Each user, even a novice, is able to quickly design complex measurement tasks using the standard control command syntax.

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  • It became a language with neither a syntax nor a literature.

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  • Any teacher of composition knows that he can bring his pupils to the point of writing without errors in syntax or in the choice of words.

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  • He substitutes an order of words which, in respect of syntax, metre or rhythm is more familiar to him.

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