Recent Questions

48 answers
FEATURED: WRITING TIPS & TRICKS
Dear Answers Community, Many of our Grammarly Answers users would like tips on how to improve their overall writing, especially ...
+10 votes, asked Sep 12 '11 by Kimberly
2 answers
Use of hyphens to connect words
In text that reads: "Please do not hesitate to contact us in the future for any exterior home improvement needs ...
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Judy
0 answers
Does the following information mean a prior offense of the same type is required for a final warning
Final Written Warning. The purpose of this step is to correct an additional or serious performance/disciplinary problem or because a ...
question contract conjunctions 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Daniel Quinones
1 answer
the use of the word 'obtains'
Is this considered the proper use of the word 'obtains' when describing a physical process? ... a mechanism deravative of ...
obtains 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by G
1 answer
Usage
What is the difference between "some of the + plural noun and some+ plural noun?
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Sanjay
0 answers
Close-minded vs closed-minded
As often happens, the internet has created a debate among my friends. I would like to know the etymology of ...
0 votes, asked Jul 27 by Lori
1 answer
Omission of verb
The following sentences have been taken fromCAMBRIDGE IELTS 4. "These observations are generally consistentwith our previous studies of pupils' views ...
grammar 0 votes, edited Jul 28 by Nousher Ahmed
1 answer
Should I have said, "help us through the difficult times?"
Christians are not exempt from life’s disappointments, but we have Jesus, who will help us through difficult times.
0 votes, asked Jul 27 by Susan
1 answer
Capitalization and punctuation correctness
Should this phrase be separated by a period? Thank you goodbye.
0 votes, asked Jul 28 by Joyce Counts
1 answer
Capitalization -
Should the words sheriff and detective be capitalized when referring to the person in conversation with them?
0 votes, asked Jul 28 by Michaelene McElroy
1 answer
let me see what i can do to help you?
let me see what i can do to help you?
0 votes, asked Jul 28 by kshav
1 answer
Comma usage
I know that commas should be used when a new independent clause is introduced. However, should a comma be used ...
comma Usage Subordinate dependent clause 0 votes, asked Jul 27 by Joe Peetz
0 answers
point fast the grammatical errors also elucidate
I need some grammar help. Please tell me if there is any mistake in the following sentences, also elucidate. 1) ...
0 votes, asked Jul 29 by kushagra sengar
1 answer
Well done. Is this an incomplete?
Is "Well done." an incomplete sentence? It is being used to compliment someone on something.
0 votes, asked Jul 27 by Denise Mills
1 answer
Article
Why do we write , a European country, a university, a uniform, not an front of them?
0 votes, asked Jul 27 by Rani
2 answers
Can we say " He would like to be a doctor. "?
Hello, I'm really confused " want to " and " would like to " A senior of mine gave me ...
0 votes, asked Jul 25 by Iku
1 answer
subject and object
in the sentence 'you are here' what is the subject and object in the sentence?
subject object 0 votes, asked Jul 27 by philip
1 answer
Please check both sentences. (See words in bold)
Sometimes our plans do not turn out as we hope. Sometimes our plans do not turnout as we hope. When ...
0 votes, asked Jul 27 by Susan
1 answer
Using "was" or "were"
Which is correct? "Susan and Randy were there" or "Susan and Randy was there?"
Susan 0 votes, asked Jul 27 by Marvin Isbell
0 answers
Which sentence is grammatically correct?
Which sentence is grammatically correct? Or maybe both? Sentence 1: The employee has updated. Please allow up to 30 mins ...
grammar 0 votes, asked Jul 28 by always90s
0 answers
is this a good introduction for a GCSE assessment?
Title of assessment: how does John Steinbeck present places in his novel of mice and men? My intro : John ...
0 votes, asked Jul 29 by jenna123
1 answer
Wrong word order - can it exist?
Hi, guys! I'm translating russian verse now, so I've faced lots of difficulties! Have a look at this stanza: Encouraged ...
passive wrong Word order 0 votes, asked Jul 27 by Alexey Kavun
0 answers
Pair of sentences
This sentences have taken from CAMBRIDGEIELTS4. "Volunteer 'apprentices' pair up with one of thelastliving speakers of a Native American tongue ...
0 votes, asked Jul 27 by Nousher Ahmed
1 answer
grammatically acceptable form of it
He killed last year
0 votes, asked Jul 27 by Pramod
1 answer
Infinitives
I know that infinitives can function as nouns, adjectives, and adverbs when placed into a sentence, but can they also ...
0 votes, asked Jul 25 by John
0 answers
Not only ..... ...... but also
The following sentences have been taken fromCAMBRIDGE IELTS 4. "Many studies have shown that children harbourmisconceptions about 'pure', curriculum science.These ...
-1 votes, asked Jul 27 by Nousher Ahmed
1 answer
Different Functions of That
I know the basic functions of that: relative pronoun, demonstrative pronoun, demonstrative adjective, etc. However, I have heard people use, ...
0 votes, asked Jul 24 by Jack Morais
1 answer
usage of "being"
Example: I thought of the procedure (it) as "being" painful/bad. Is it okay to use "being" when I'm trying to ...
0 votes, asked Jul 23 by Nina Lima
1 answer
think or thought
did you ask Dr.Gross what she .......... about smoking.what should we fill the gap with?thinks or thought?
choice-think 0 votes, edited Jul 23 by Mahdi Golbon
0 answers
possesive
Hi! What is correct: dog's beach, dog beach or dogs' beach and why? Thank you for your answer!
possesive 0 votes, asked Jul 28 by crveni
1 answer
Comma with Subjects and Verbs
Grammarly Handbook tells us not to separate a subject from its verb. However, their first example seems confusing to me: ...
comma punctuation +1 vote, asked Jul 22 by Rus
Browse all questions
Have a question about English grammar, style or vocabulary use? Ask now to get help from Grammarly experts for FREE.