Syntax in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Syntax

the order in which phrases, words, or coding symbols and terms are placed to produce high quality sentences or commands

Examples of Syntax in a sentence

Because I do not like the way my sentences read, I am going to ask my teacher to tutor me on syntax.  🔊

The syntax in John’s sentences is incorrect because of the improper placement of his descriptive phrases.  🔊

Since the candidate did not get his speech reviewed, he missed many syntax errors and confused the audience with his puzzling statements.  🔊

The editing program will highlight any sentences containing inaccurate syntax use.  🔊

Although the code looked fine to me, my supervisor found a syntax error that would have stopped the program from running.  🔊

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