a kind of basic grammar expressed in the formative phases of language cultivation. Pivot grammar is marked by two-word utterances wherein one word is commonly an action word, and the other is a content word.

PIVOT GRAMMAR: "While all facets of the English language fascinated my 8th grade teacher, pivot grammar was most definitely her favorite."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PIVOT GRAMMAR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pivot-grammar/ (accessed September 27, 2021).