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I would rather you
In the following sentences, is the highlighted verb the object or the subject (of the new clause) e.g. "I wish ...
+1 vote, asked 4 hours ago by Nead
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teaching Past Simple - regular verbs
Should the form for the Past Simple be: 'subject + verb+ed'; or 'subject + base form (of verb)+ed'?
0 votes, asked 4 hours ago by Nead
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Ellipses in fiction
Hi, I'm pretty confused about the proper way to format an ellipsis in fiction writing. I know it's largely a ...
ellipses fiction dialogue ellipsis punctuation +1 vote, asked 12 hours ago by Matthew Bryan
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Present or Past?
In this sentence: "It might be relaxing if you read a book" - why is the verb 'read' in past ...
making suggestions 0 votes, edited 22 hours ago by Veronica
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present simple for general fact
Dear sir, I want to know why the Author RONALD CARTER is used the word "when" in his English Grammar ...
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by sridhar
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Use of 'are'.
Sometimes the same words used separately, and the meaning is entirely different than if the words are hyphenated. Where is ...
auxiliary verb 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Deep
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Definition of 'is to'.
He is to do it. What does is to mean? Is it the same as to intend to? What is ...
is to +1 vote, asked 1 day ago by Deep
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removing changes
Firstly I have a Mac. I recently uploded my document from MSWord to Grammarly. After accepting the suggested changes I ...
removing tracked changes 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Garry Firth
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Usage of verb "Promise"
Hello, I was wondering if this usage of 'Promise' is right ; He promised me to buy some food. (?) ...
+1 vote, asked May 22 by Oodo
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article
raghu saw --- yellow umbrella
0 votes, asked May 22 by vardhan
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Aritlce
Do we have class on Monday, or is Monday a holiday? Do we have a class on Monday or Is ...
Articles grammar +1 vote, asked May 22 by kevin
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present progressive vs. present perfect progressive
In Grammar in Use-Intermediate, there is an exercise like this: A: Is John on holiday this week? B: No, he ...
0 votes, asked May 22 by Becky Hong
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confusion about a sentence
imagine sir if someboday has torn up my page. and i have to complaint about this matter then what should ...
+1 vote, asked May 22 by AP SinGh
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What kind of part of speech is "as little as"?
What kind of part of speech is "as little as" in this sentence? Adjective? adverb? "We may do this on ...
comparison part speech 0 votes, asked May 22 by Dang Nguyen
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Subject/Verb Agreement
What is the proper verb in the following sentence? I'm glad to see that one of my EAOs take/takes taskers ...
0 votes, asked May 21 by Benjamin Bourcy
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Which one is right she had beem.opersted yesterday or she has been operated yesterday.
Which one is right she had been operated yesterday or she has been operated yesterday?
english grammer 0 votes, asked May 21 by abhishek sangwan
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find the mistake
i needn't but this furniture yesterday it was really unnecessary
0 votes, asked May 21 by Nader Fòad
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grammer for an advertising slogan
Which is correct for a Restaurant tag line- "People who know food...know the difference" or "people that know food, know ...
0 votes, asked May 21 by Kathy Svilar
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make it possessive pronoun
Mr Petra owns this car car
0 votes, asked May 21 by Pooja banga
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Conjunctive adverbs.
How are conjunctive adverbs adverbs? Adverbs modifies adjectives, verbs and other adverbs, don't they? Then how does however, thus or ...
Conjunction Adverb +1 vote, asked May 21 by Deep
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Can a Prepositional Phrase be a Direct Object?
Can a prepositional phrase be a direct object? Are there times when it can be and times when it cannot?
0 votes, asked May 21 by Annie Yang
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"Behold, this stone shall be a witness against us, for it has heard all the words..." Joshua 24:27a
How do you determine if something is an example of personification or, rather, anthropomorphism?
0 votes, asked May 21 by Jena
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Correct way to write in letter
Which is the correct sentence to use in a letter? You met me at the new business pitch a year ...
0 votes, asked May 21 by alma
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A question beginning with supposing
Could you please explain that to me for a question beginning with supposing?For example: Supposing you'd fallen and hurt yourself? ...
0 votes, asked May 21 by ashey
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Subject-verb agreement
How many plants is enough? or How many plants are enough?
+1 vote, asked May 21 by Pam Caraway
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Comma in an in-text list?
Within a document, this is my example of objectives: (1) to explore xxxxxx and (2) to interview. Question: is there ...
text list and comma 0 votes, asked May 21 by nancy bonar
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Subject Complement
What is a subject complement and how do I use it?
0 votes, asked May 20 by Annie Yang
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Excuse me from paying the fine
The other day a friend of mine had to write an application to his principal because a heavy fine had ...
rephrase 0 votes, asked May 20 by Abdul Quadir
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Can a Prepositional Phrase be a Direct Object?
Can a prepositional phrase be a direct object? Are there times when it can be and times when it cannot?
0 votes, asked May 20 by Annie Yang
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infinitive or base form - the difference
Hi there, I have been teaching English for a few years. However, can one help me with a few simple ...
+1 vote, asked May 20 by Nead
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