By Mark Lester
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Topics contain: Noun plurals, Possessive nouns and private pronouns, Articles and quantifiers, Adjectives, Verb kinds and tenses, speaking approximately current time, conversing approximately prior time, conversing approximately destiny time, Causative verbs, The passive, The constitution of adjective clauses, Restrictive and nonrestrictive adjective clauses, Gerunds, Infinitives, Noun clauses
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This was achieved by the introduction of ί/o-support, already attested in the fifteenth century and becoming standard by the seventeenth century, so that I seye not became I do not say. With modal verbs and auxiliaries not remains after the verb (/ may not, cannot and so on) but in ordinaiy main verb clauses the negative marker is before the main verb once again, as it was when the negative was expressed by the simple ne. The cycle has continued: in its turn not has now become phonetically weakened to the clitic -n % first in spoken English and now, in Present-Day English, in some written texts too.
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