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Syntax in the English Language: Definition, Examples, and 3 Ways to Use Syntax Effectively

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 10, 2021 • 4 min read

Syntax is the set of rules that helps readers and writers make sense of sentences. It's also an important tool that writers can use to create various rhetorical or literary effects.