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FEATURED: WRITING TIPS & TRICKS
Dear Answers Community, Many of our Grammarly Answers users would like tips on how to improve their overall writing, especially ...
+16 votes, asked Sep 12 '11 by Kimberly
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Education or educational
Hi, I am unsure as to whether my business should be called 'Education Development' or 'Educational Development'. I have left ...
0 votes, asked 5 hours ago by Matt
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Tag question.
Every mother loves her child, ____? What question tag should be used here? Doesn't she or don't they? My textbooks ...
question tag +1 vote, asked 23 hours ago by Deep
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Rewrite theses sentences in the negative and in the interrogative
1. I saw keith yesterday. 2. I want to go to the Italian restaurant. 3. We got very poor marks ...
+2 votes, asked 1 day ago by Delson Leio Masseco
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by MRT or by the MRT?
Hi, I have several questions here. 1) Which one is correct? I go to work by the MRT. I go ...
Articles Verbs transportatoin 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Liza
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Wait a minute | Wait for a minute
Good morning! I'm a bit confused about the use of 'for' after the verb 'wait'. Is the preposition 'for' optional ...
for +1 vote, asked 1 day ago by Abdul Quadir
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brother-in-law
Do you capitalize brother-in-law on thanks and congrats ?
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by renee
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interchangeable words
In a recent essay defending a young man who had been caught molesting his sisters, Mike Huckabee wrote, "... inexcusable ...
+3 votes, asked 1 day ago by Lewis Neidhardt
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There is vs There are
Could anyone explain to me which of the following is/are correct? 1) There is a lab, a library and a ...
there is-are +1 vote, asked 1 day ago by Abdul Quadir
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Japanese–English Crossover.
My question is to the Japanese people in this forum. I believe Mr Shawn Mooney here, who lives in Japan, ...
Japanese plural 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Deep
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when to use the indefinite article an where the next letter is a H
I understand that if the h in the next word is silent (or soft) then an should be used. For ...
a an +1 vote, asked 1 day ago by liam O
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The use of a verses an
Grammarly wants to use "an" verses "a". I don't think this is correct. Please help me to understand the reasoning. ...
+1 vote, asked May 28 by Julie Gaffney
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my question is about prepositions.
Are you related to / with Marie in anyway?
ggg 0 votes, asked May 28 by hiba
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Which ones are correct?
Hi there! It's me again. I need a little help here. Are the sentences below correct? 1) The buttons of ...
on of +1 vote, asked 1 day ago by Abdul Quadir
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Woman's
Can I say " you are comparing her to those woman's (or is it woman?) who have gained us the ...
+1 vote, asked 1 day ago by Nazzy Godarzi
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Commas and Adjectives
I work for a catalog that sells model airplanes. I am the copywriter. We have had some discussion recently about ...
+1 vote, asked 1 day ago by Jacob D
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pluralisation
Why is "3 valve manifold" correct instead of "3 valves manifold"; same for "10 car race" vs "10 cars race"?
+1 vote, asked 1 day ago by James Brant
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Useful or to be useful
While going through a recent newsletter from Amazon.in, the following sentence caught my attention: We hope you found this message ...
+1 vote, asked May 28 by Abdul Quadir
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is this sentence correct?
criticising your sister wont make you look cool.
0 votes, asked May 28 by raju
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Structural linquistics
What is the word not, as used in the sentence classified as in structural linguistics. I do not know what ...
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Jillian Frye
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Verb's grammar in a phrase
When using a phrase "one ____, one____" (assuming blank is a verb), what tense should I use for the verb? ...
Phrase idiom verb 0 votes, asked May 28 by jason
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Which is correct?
Hi there! Could anyone tell me which is correct? It saves a lot of time and effort to create shortcuts ...
0 votes, asked May 28 by Abdul Quadir
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When adverbs get confusing...
I'm doing some practice with overall sentence diagramming by diagramming sentences I see in everyday conversations. This is one I'm ...
adverbs converting question to statement +2 votes, edited May 27 by sarah k
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Comma usage in imperative sentences.
Shut up and take my money! Should there be a comma preceding and? I think there shouldn't be as the ...
comma punctuation and 0 votes, asked May 28 by Deep
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usage of 'contrast' as a verb
i am wondering if this sentence is grammatically correct: Oil Major Capex Reductions Contrast 2015 Production Growth Forecasts or do ...
0 votes, asked May 28 by wummm
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Expressing myself
How would I express myself in saying "As someone who is accustomed to a fast paced atmosphere such that of ...
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by John
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Best fix for comma splices
Why is the answer "B" and not "C"? Sylvia shivered in her silk shirt, the difference in temperature between the ...
+1 vote, asked May 27 by Kay Orzechowicz
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usage of is and are
There is a lab,a library and a canteen in our school.Or there are a lab,a library and a canteen in ...
+1 vote, asked May 27 by zul zaeem
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Whose is this book?
Hello there! I have a simple question. Consider the following sentences: 1) Whose book is this? 2) Whose is this? ...
whose pronoun +1 vote, asked May 27 by Abdul Quadir
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Make or Making?
Recently, I've just borrowed the book which is called "When rain clouds gather". But one thing I've noticed about the ...
0 votes, edited May 27 by ashey
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Comma Usage in a Phrase Modifier
"John matched his database against Bill's newly remediated customer database to provide net new prospects." Should there be a comma ...
comma modifier 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Rob
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