Questions tagged with noun

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forest finery
is finery a noun as well in this case
noun +1 vote, asked Feb 04 by Rebecca Karlsson
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When to hyphen noun phrases
Hello, everybody. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this and reply. I'm writing my résumé in ...
hyphen hyphenation noun Phrase english +1 vote, asked Feb 02 by Cynthiay Penovi
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Noun: Number
Which of the following is grammatically correct? All soldiers and sailors were in their place. All soldiers and sailors were ...
number noun +1 vote, asked Jan 10 by Abdul Quadir
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Article and Noun Agreement.
Does the article "the" need to be inserted before a proper noun? For example, which statment is correct: Sponsorships are ...
article propernouns noun the +1 vote, edited Jan 01 by Alex Fernandez
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I consider T.V. as one of the greatest scientific achievements of our times. (Rewrite it using the noun form of ...
noun +1 vote, asked Dec 16 '15 by Vladimir007
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noun phrases
Would you say the word background is a noun? As it is sort of a place and a name for ...
noun nounphrase grammar englishlanguage headword +1 vote, asked Dec 13 '15 by Harkiran Bharj
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Adjective + noun
Can I write like this: "It had been yet another unbearably challenging of a morning"?My teacher marked the "of a" ...
adjective noun adjectives teacher of 0 votes, asked Nov 18 '15 by Joel Kaasalainen
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a noun clause using present tense to describe a future situation.
I have written the following and Google results show that this is OVERWHELMINGLY more common. But I cannot argue its ...
noun clause tense 0 votes, edited Oct 10 '15 by Ross Tulloch
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Grammar (simple) - Something to do with possessive noun, plural, & punctuation.
I had an assignment of writing analysis/reflection of 10 crime documentaries. So, its one reflection/analysis for each of the 10 ...
grammar plural noun possesive punctuation +1 vote, asked Jul 29 '15 by Elena Y. Mijares
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Jury is a collective noun is by grammar rules goes with a singular verb; but in several sites i see ...
collective noun 0 votes, asked Jul 17 '15 by Servius Prime
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'a' or 'of a' following an adjective?
- "He is just as good a teacher as..." or "He is just as good of a teacher as..." - ...
grammar noun adjective 0 votes, asked Jun 18 '15 by Leah Johnstone
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Import, imports or importer
In my email signature I want to add a short description of what the company does. The company imports and/or ...
noun verb plural singular 0 votes, asked Jun 09 '15 by Pablo Morales
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Can 'scribbling' be a noun?
Hi there! Currently, I'm reading a book on 'Android Phones' and I can't understand the author's use of the word ...
noun adjective +1 vote, edited May 31 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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Word order of "Judas Priest"
I am wondering if someone could tell me why "Judas Priest" is not "Priest Judas" like "Doctor Williams." Thank you. ...
noun apposition 0 votes, edited May 23 '15 by iamaimo
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Adjective or not?
Is 'sea' in sea shell an adjective of the noun 'shell' or not? Or is it together just a noun?
adjective noun 0 votes, asked Mar 23 '15 by Pascal van Geest
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Which fragment is grammatically correct: 1) Rotational deformity bilateral 5th toe 2) Rotational deformity bilateral 5th toes
noun 0 votes, asked Mar 21 '15 by Stylissima
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Noun form of the verb "enfold"
Hi all, Can anyone tell me what the noun of "enfold"/"enfolding" would be? (I.e., the object that is 'enfolded'). I ...
grammar verb noun 0 votes, asked Mar 20 '15 by Asa Skinner
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Possessive of Plural "s" Proper Noun
In the instance where a company's name ends in a plural "s", is the correct way to make it possessive ...
plural possessive proper noun Style 0 votes, asked Mar 19 '15 by Sibloe
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Chris's chair or Chris' chair
This is quite confusing. Do we add another s for the possessive form of a name ending with s? So, ...
noun possesive 0 votes, asked Mar 11 '15 by Yena A.
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I am having a spirited debate over my sentence structure in a question I asked over text message.
I asked this question in a group text: "Still wanting some infused jalapeño tequila steve?" Chaos ensued. I understand that ...
noun Adverb adjective compound 0 votes, asked Feb 28 '15 by Jay B
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Narwhal song use of awesome
"Narwhals are causing a commotion because they are so awesome." Is "awesome" used incorrectly as a noun in this sentence?
adjective noun 0 votes, asked Feb 21 '15 by Justin
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Article With Uncountable Noun - 2 sentences
Is the use of the article correct in the following sentences: 1. I love rice. It is a(?!) healthy food ...
article Uncountable noun 0 votes, asked Feb 17 '15 by Ju Ratė
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articles and nouns
Which is correct, and why? 1. He goes to college in Sydney. 2. He goes to a college in Sydney. ...
countable noun article 0 votes, asked Feb 16 '15 by madam mayhem
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noun and gerund
Hi !!! 1-which one is right? : I like ski ( the sport of skiing) or I like skiing? 2- ...
gerund noun sports +1 vote, asked Feb 04 '15 by Mahdi
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Travel as a noun vs. verb
Does it make sense to say, "The subject had travel to France" when you are simply trying to say that ...
noun verb 0 votes, asked Dec 09 '14 by mac
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longest noun
Is "longest" sometimes a noun? How about in these two sentences? The apple in the basket is the longest. That ...
noun 0 votes, asked Dec 03 '14 by Tama Kain
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What is the difference of a adverb and a noun prepositional phrase?
ok so I am doing a grammar page on adverbs. On the back side it's telling u 2 do these ...
PrepositionalPhrases noun Adverb 0 votes, asked Nov 18 '14 by darling fang
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Would plural subject followed by adjective require singular or plural verb?
Which is correct? Cities represented (have or has) grown.
noun verb agreement 0 votes, asked Sep 25 '14 by Maria
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Noun clause vs. Gerund!! Need help =)
Hello everyone, I came across the topic of gerund and noun clause through my recent study . From this following ...
clause noun Phrase gerunds +1 vote, asked Aug 25 '14 by Pete
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Which is stronger: a noun or an adjective?
I read where two men were debating over a sentence that involved an adjective followed by the noun that was ...
noun adjective 0 votes, asked Apr 27 '14 by Nathan
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