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Syntax in general is word order and sentence structure. Syntax originated from Greek words, which meant “co” or “together,” and “sequence, order, and arrangement”. Syntax can be defined as the study of rules or patterned relations that determine the way words come together in a sentence. It is how different words (nouns, verbs, adjectives) are turned into clauses to make sentences. (Corbet) According to Dr. Wheeler, syntax in Standard English prefers to use a pattern of subject-verb-object. And is distingushed from grammar. (Wheeler)