Translation of ellipsis in Spanish:
noun plural -ses Pronunciation: / -siːz /
- 1.1 uncountable and countable (Linguistics) (omission)Example sentences1.2 countable (in punctuation)
- O'Connor gives both analyses (intransitive verb and ellipsis of the object), and I think that the second one is probably right and the first one is probably not.
- As Barbara suggests, if we change Representative Obey's ‘than it was’ to ‘than it did’ then his verb-phrase ellipsis makes sense.
- There are some odd ellipses mixed in with the re-orderings.
- There are no ellipses or brackets indicating that substantive edits have been made to the interview transcript.
- However, an ellipsis indicates the omission of words which clearly show that the complete passage by Inglis Clark had nothing whatever to do with retrospective laws.
- The ellipsis is include to indicate the presence of the dramatic and disturbing pause.
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