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operator

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

Published in print January 1998 | ISBN: 9780192800879
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727672
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The first or only auxiliary (or be, have, and do in certain uses) in a finite verb phrase.

Reference Entry.  189 words. 

Subjects: Language Reference

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