Thread: English Question :P

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    Malum in se abachler's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sebastiani View Post
    Grammer never was my strong point, but I'm pretty sure "next" is an adverb (and hence "move next" would be verb->adverb). Adjectives, on the other hand, describe nouns.
    next can be either an adverb or an adjective

    next move - adjective
    move next - adverb

    or even a verb - NEXT!!!

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    Ugly C Lover audinue's Avatar
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    Thank you for your replies.

    This is just awesome.
    Just GET it OFF out my mind!!

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    spurious conceit MK27's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by abachler View Post
    next can be either an adverb or an adjective
    Or a noun or a preposition.

    move next - adverb
    No, in this case it is an adjective -- "move next (i)". I explained this already.

    or even a verb - NEXT!!!
    That's a noun.
    C programming resources:
    GNU C Function and Macro Index -- glibc reference manual
    The C Book -- nice online learner guide
    Current ISO draft standard
    CCAN -- new CPAN like open source library repository
    3 (different) GNU debugger tutorials: #1 -- #2 -- #3
    cpwiki -- our wiki on sourceforge

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