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What is a polite way to address to a strange (unknown) woman ?
Hello ! It seems on the last week I've noticed watching news on TV the U.S Supreme Court affirmed constitutionality ...
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Their color is different. Their colors are different.
Which one is correct? "Their color is different" or "Their colors are different." The example is comparing two things i.e. ...
is are different comparison 0 votes, asked 6 hours ago by William
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Odd pronounciation of the sound "r" in the words where letter "r" is absent in the U.S English
Hello there ! Once upon a time I've come to bat when I was listening a speech of Steve Jobs ...
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difference in meaning
Do these two sentences differ in meaning? I don't remember her birthday. I don't remember when her birthday is. This ...
meaning Birthday 0 votes, edited 11 hours ago by Abdul Quadir
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Punctuation with semi colon and a quotation
When writing in American style, can I put a semi-colon that was not part of the original quote before the ...
semi-colon quotation punctuation 0 votes, asked 17 hours ago by Mary Reinhardt
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were married
What does the following sentence mean? They were married for 20 years. Does it mean "they are no longer married", ...
pastsimple meaning 0 votes, edited 23 hours ago by Abdul Quadir
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Active Noun
Mission: If the "mission" building is a noun and going on a "mission" are both nouns, is one an active ...
0 votes, asked 9 hours ago by John Dolan
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Combine each pair of sentences into one sentence without creating a comma splice or a run-on sentenc
1. I once worked as a switchboard operator. However, after a week I was fired for hopeless incompetence. 2. The ...
+2 votes, asked 1 day ago by Jack
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I want to hve this sentence changed in negative semtence
Please answer this.(QUESTION BELOW) 1.Empty vessels make the most noise. Thank You
0 votes, asked 10 hours ago by Yash Singh
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Grammar check
Are the following sentences grammatically correct? The average male child weighs 3 kg. The average baby boy weighs 3 kg. ...
grammar Abbreviation 0 votes, edited 1 day ago by Abdul Quadir
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Question is about sign "Esq.", "Sir". British vs. American opinion
Hello there ! On the last week I had the English lesson with a native speaker from the UK. Our ...
0 votes, edited Jun 30 by Vadim
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Usage
If I were you, I would send all / all of your staff home until the morning. I want to ...
0 votes, edited Jun 30 by Sanjay
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linking or action verb
Reporters uncovered a scandal. Linking or action
english 0 votes, asked Jun 29 by Swannerp Masterson
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issue with the Sequence of Tences
Hello ! There is the sentence from a book "I'm going to Australia as soon as I have saved enough ...
0 votes, edited 20 hours ago by Vadim
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Could a comma change the meaning?
Hello there! Consider the two sentences below: This is my friend Tom. This is my friend, Tom. Are they different ...
comma meaning +1 vote, asked Jun 29 by Abdul Quadir
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Hyphenating Ages
I recently read in a book, "... misplaced her three year old son." I know that when an age modifies ...
age hyphens modifiers 0 votes, asked 18 hours ago by Amanda
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english sentence correction
Madam I sent an email to you. Please check once madam. Sorry for delay madam.
0 votes, asked Jun 29 by sushmitha
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linking or action verb
The armchairs feels comfortable linking or action
english 0 votes, asked Jun 29 by Swannerp Masterson
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Help
For thou wilt lie upon the wings of night Whiter than new snow upon a raven’s back. Explain the meaning, ...
-1 votes, asked 20 hours ago by Sanjay
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Profusely
"I profusely apologize" is this sentence correct
+1 vote, asked Jun 29 by Bernie
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linking or action verb
Everyone ran for shelter. Linking or action Verb
english 0 votes, asked Jun 29 by Swannerp Masterson
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Help
Understanding poems written by great poets is an uphill task. If I need to get the meaning of each line, ...
0 votes, asked Jun 29 by Sanjay
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Two apostrophes in one word?
Can a word have two apostrophes, such as, "... a friend of my mum's' house..."? It looks strange, but if ...
+1 vote, asked Jun 28 by Miss S.
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Grammar check
Are these sentences grammatically correct? We have a family of five. We are a family of five. I'm from a ...
grammar 0 votes, edited Jun 29 by Abdul Quadir
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linking or action verb
Meyers was an All-American from UCLA. Action or linking verb
english 0 votes, asked Jun 29 by Swannerp Masterson
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english linking or action
Many people were homeless.linking or action
english 0 votes, asked Jun 29 by Swannerp Masterson
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Usage
He gives a tip as to how hazardous it could be for the people to keep tinderboxes. Can I substitute ...
+1 vote, asked Jun 28 by Sanjay
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Subject verb agreement
The rule is if the subject is singular then the verb is singular: if the subject is plural the verb ...
+1 vote, asked Jun 29 by Doug MacQueen
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Sentence construction
Apologies if you have already received this but please can you tell me which is the correct sentence: How long ...
+1 vote, asked Jun 29 by Carole Broad
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Grammatical explanation
How do I explain in grammatical terms, the difference between these 2 sentences? 1. He showed me the book 2. ...
direct indirect object +1 vote, asked Jun 29 by Tina Biswas
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