slang paper 2 A+ Writers |

Use phrase “You hate to see it” and write only Definition and Grammatical Function section.

1.Definition: briefly include the form and function of the phrase (noun, adjective, verb, adverb)

-distinguish between a traditional meaning (in dictionary) and the slang meaning

-offer synonyms for the phrase

-offer at least one example of the phrase used in a sentence

-explain how it arrived at its slang meaning

2. Grammar function: explains the form of the phrase (including the individual words in the phrase) and–more importantly–the different functions of the phrase (noun, verb, adjective, adverb)

-include sample sentences for each function described

-explain how form affects the function of the phrase

-explain whether the phrase is found most often in any sentence pattern

-speak to its most common location in sentences

-offer clues to its function based on where it’s found in a sentence

-show how each meaning is distinct from synonyms (why it’s used over synonyms)

-include any “rules” for its use; that is, does the writer help readers understand how its form or function within a sentence influences the meaning of the word