language used in school or business settings; words are usually carefully and accurately chosen
a verb tense that indicates an ongoing action that will take place in the future, such as will be talking
a verb used with another verb to indicate possibility, ability, impossibility, and necessity
a phrase that means something different from the literal, or dictionary, meaning of the words in it
a kind of figurative language that compares two unlike things without using the word "like" or "as"
a verb tense that indicates a past action that was happening while another action was taking place, such as "was talking"
a verb tense that indicates an ongoing action in the present, such as "am talking"
a verb form used to express an ongoing action that doesn't have a specific end time
response to literature
a type of writing in which the author describes and analyzes some aspect of a literary work