Questions tagged with grammar

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Is this the correct usage of a colon?
Turning out to be exactly what I was expected to be: to me, this was failure. Thank you!
colon Usage grammar punctuation 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Amy Christie
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please tell me if this sentence is correct.. "there are numbers of customers looking for your service"
grammar 0 votes, asked Jan 27 by LangBa
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Which one is correct?
1. all four of us noticed the vice president enter the room.2. all four of us noticed the vice president ...
grammar 0 votes, asked Jan 19 by Cheolgyun Kim
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use of preposition to with verb to write
I want to write my friend. I want to write to my friend. Which is correct?
Usage grammar 0 votes, asked Jan 19 by Lisa Barton
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Ratio grammar
Hello, I'm wondering about the proper way to write a ratio and a description of that ratio. For example: 'The ...
grammar ratio 0 votes, asked Jan 14 by Matthew
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finally as a marker of the end of a series of events?
"Fussily, she went on to hunt among the enormous assortment of items in her office until finally, uttering a cry ...
grammar TIME progressive 0 votes, asked Jan 05 by Stefan Lethra
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The most creative way to use the word hunger in a paragarph
How to use the word hunger in a paragraph, instead of simply using the word ? Something like, 'The burn ...
Word Usage grammar english 0 votes, asked Dec 21 '14 by Anna Vinaya Xavier
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Is this sentence grammatically correct/make sense?
Exactly as the title says. "My parents possessed the language trifecta under their belts; fluent in Spanish, Cantonese, and Mandarin." ...
Sentence grammar correct sense 0 votes, asked Dec 21 '14 by Angel Chang
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plural, singular
Transfer trains at Terminal this right? I thought train should be plural. b/c tecnically, riding two trains. well i ...
grammar 0 votes, asked Dec 19 '14 by Jean
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When and how to use a "dash"
Hello, I'm in the process of proofreading a document and I find myself confused on the appropriate use of the ...
grammar punctuation dash dashes 0 votes, asked Dec 10 '14 by Maya
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since or as
I frequently hear people using "as" when I think they should be using "since". Is there a rule for when ...
grammar Word-choice 0 votes, asked Dec 01 '14 by Jody Lee Kelly
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Difference between "Aligned with" vs "In Alignment With"
Is there a difference between "aligned with" vs "in alignment with" ? Context: you will align US with OUR Inner ...
grammar Difference between 0 votes, asked Nov 29 '14 by Zack
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What does the word "political outfit" mean when used with "what" and "which"? Elaborating, when used as" which" it means ...
vocabulary grammar +1 vote, asked Nov 28 '14 by Mayank Jain
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please check my grammar For english class I need to write a sentence that defines the word deride
I told the girls not to deride as they were mocking the new girls accent in class.
deride english grammar help Sentence 0 votes, asked Nov 28 '14 by Ana ilic
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Who or Whom
I am writing an essay and am unsure whether to use who or whom. The sentence is: They are also ...
who whom essay grammar 0 votes, asked Nov 21 '14 by meghan
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sentence grammar - help!
Can someone offer me any advice on this sentence? It doesn't sound or feel right, and I'm not quite sure ...
Sentence grammar Structure 0 votes, edited Nov 20 '14 by Sierra
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"I have spoken english". Is it grammatically correct?
grammar 0 votes, asked Nov 18 '14 by Rajasekar Kumar
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Please be reading - is this sentence correct?
I recently read an email from my daughter's teacher which said:"Please be reading 20 minutes every night."Is "please be reading" ...
grammar gerund 0 votes, asked Nov 16 '14 by Beth
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Sentence grammar - Help!
Can someone please help me with the below sentence? I'm not sure if it should be 'emergency service administration' or ...
Sentence grammar nouns 0 votes, asked Nov 13 '14 by Sierra
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grammar test checking
I need someone's help to check my questions from the test.Thank you very much.I am sorry for mistakes 1. Thank ...
grammar questions 0 votes, asked Nov 13 '14 by sky5
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Paragraph seems off.
Something seems to be wrong with my paragraph, it just doesn't look/sound right to me. After two of my books ...
help sentence-fragment grammar 0 votes, asked Nov 10 '14 by Benjamin Gareis
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Which sentence is grammatically correct and why?
1 in 5 women will experience violence in their lifetime. OR 1 in 5 women will experience violence in her ...
grammar pronoun agreement 0 votes, asked Nov 08 '14 by Sara
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Grammar of a sentence
Hello! I believe you all know the quote: "Experience is a brutal teacher but you learn. My God do you ...
grammar Sentence quote 0 votes, asked Nov 07 '14 by Goda Kiškūnaitė
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Definite article with plurals meaning some of a group
Hello everybody. My question might seem quite easy but it brought me to a confusion. 1) Assuming there were many ...
grammar article definite 0 votes, edited Nov 07 '14 by Николай Комолов
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is this sentence correct?
in oxford vocab. book (basic- unit : i can go around by bus) there is a sentence which says: how ...
grammar 0 votes, asked Nov 06 '14 by rayhane
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learning grammar and punctuation
Where can I get a quick refresher on proper grammar, punctuation and spelling rules? I am really frustrated with my ...
grammar refresher punctuation spelling 0 votes, asked Nov 05 '14 by sissy
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Is this sentence correct?
"How can one thing be different every time we lay eyes on?" If this is not correct or easy on ...
grammar Sentence question Structure help 0 votes, edited Oct 30 '14 by user22
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motivation vs motivational letter
Hello there . I am not a nativa speaker and I decided to write a motivatonal letter in Englisg so ...
grammar phrases 0 votes, asked Oct 27 '14 by dotheevolution
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Zero conditional
Is it right to use two commas on the zero conditional like : If you multiply 2 by 10,add 6 ...
grammar 0 votes, asked Oct 26 '14 by Sarrah
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Can I say "I am only living once"?
I'm not very good at english (not my main language) and would like to know if I can say "I ...
live help grammar 0 votes, asked Oct 18 '14 by littlebird
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