What does “to conjugate” mean
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A fun look at the grammatical concept of conjugation. What it means, how it's done and whether or not we really need it.
and welcome to our Grammar Jargon section. Today we will have a look at a rather wide-spread term –
Whenever you learn a language this word will be thrown at you from the beginning assuming that you know what it is. If you don’t and you dare to ask… well you might be given a half-assed explanation that doesn’t really explain anything.
However , it is hard to use a different word for it as to conjugate describes one particular action you need to do with the verb. So instead of calling it to conjugate you could call it …..hmmmm…. to changeatize or dress-upatize to make it sound more dynamic and cool. But… it’s there, it is a word and to conjugate is one example for grammar jargon, that you really need to learn.So let’s dive right in.
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