Questions tagged with phrase

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Clause or phrase?
The following is a Grammarly article that describes time designators, such as, "In 1989," as "introductory clauses:" Missing Comma After ...
clause Phrase +1 vote, asked Dec 02 by Ron Krueger
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Should the noun preceding the phrase "of both" be singular or plural?
Is it correct to say "Please give the title of both your speech and your book" or "Please give the ...
singular plural both Phrase +1 vote, asked Nov 29 by Celeste Behe
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adjective phrase help
Fill in the blanks with suitable adjective phrase1) Listen to the sound__________2)She is a woman___________3) The verdict________ was in his ...
adjective Phrase help -1 votes, asked Nov 06 by Priya Sharma
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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 by Pete
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How to use the participle phrase
Is there a wrong way to use a participle phrase? Like in this example: "I have down most f the ...
participle Phrase phrases participial -1 votes, asked Aug 11 by Kaleb Dodson
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for example or for instance
What's the difference between 'for instance' and 'for example'? Are they different in the usage? Thanks in advance
Phrase grammar 0 votes, asked Jul 10 by steven
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What is the Kernel Sentence of this sentence?
"One other key to creating jobs that will gainfully employ a substantial portion of the unemployed is to boost the ...
Infinitive adjective clause Phrase verbals 0 votes, asked Jun 25 by Jerhewd
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OBJECT COMPLEMENT, PREP PHRASE, OR INDIRECT OBJECT?
Here is my example: I alert the people to the problem. Is "alert" a ditransitive verb? Indirect objects are supposed ...
indirect object PREPOSITIONAL Phrase 0 votes, asked Feb 11 by C
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Breaking of relation and embarrassment
The doors of that house has been closed on me now!
Phrase 0 votes, asked Aug 29 '13 by Ash Malhotra
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Identify phrase type
What is the italized phrase By inventing the internet, vint serf mad himself famous i think its either participial or ...
participles absolute Phrase 0 votes, asked Feb 02 '13 by gogol
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Plural form of a phrase
At our school, we pick one game a week to heavily promote and call it the Game of the Week. ...
plural Word Phrase 0 votes, asked Jan 26 '13 by Josh
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Correct use of commas in this statement(?)
I was told that the following sentence should have 2 commas added to encircle the phrase, "who the item is ...
commas statement Sentence Phrase +1 vote, asked Dec 12 '12 by Mette Greising
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What is the verb for attention?
Could you please advise me the difference between the following phrases: to take attention to call attention to pay attention ...
idioms Phrase 0 votes, asked Nov 20 '12 by Lola
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On diagraming a sentence with an adverbial phrase followed by a preposition
"Because of you, my life has changed" Please help me diagram this. I find it very confusing
Prepositions Adverb Phrase diagramming Sentence 0 votes, asked Nov 19 '12 by Denise De Jesus
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Is the use of the word "dwelled" correct like that?
The boat dwelled there for a very long time.
vocabulary Style Sentence correct Phrase 0 votes, asked Jun 27 '12 by user22
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Phrasing
How should I phrase this question? Who produces the most light? The LAMP or the LAMPLIGHTER A friend tells me ...
Phrase 0 votes, asked Jun 23 '12 by Ray Saenz
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