Questions tagged with usage

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"Either" in a sentence
Hi! I have a question regarding the use of the adverb form of the word "either" in a sentence. For ...
either Sentence Usage Word 0 votes, asked Jun 29 by Lauren
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Using commas around "in fact"
I was provided a newsletter with this sentence, "Birds and rodents, in fact all insects are attracted to areas where ...
comma in fact grammar Usage 0 votes, asked Jun 24 by Nicole Drach
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Theoretically vs. hypothetically
Need help settling an argument! My girlfriend and I were getting ice cream with a friend a couple of weeks ...
vocabulary Word Usage 0 votes, asked May 15 by Andrew Fendrich
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Usage of "only"
A: We are leaving to go out of town on Friday. Thursday would work best for us. B: Unfortunately, I ...
Word Usage only grammar 0 votes, asked May 07 by Rebecca
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Grammarly Usage
I was always able to use Grammarly check on my microsoft word. I had a Grammarly in my Microsoft tool ...
grammarly Usage -1 votes, asked Mar 11 by Andre Minn
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Using the verb "heed" with "consequence"
Would you be able to say "We heed consequence" using the word consequence with the Merriam-Webster definition 3. Importance with ...
heed consequence definition Usage 0 votes, asked Mar 09 by Raymond Martin
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Word usage question, any help appreciated
I would like to ____ by inviting questions from the audience. (end - stop) fill the blank with one of ...
blank Usage Word Difference 0 votes, asked Jan 17 by Mardin Uzeri
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Just okay-wasn't bad either
Please consider the following conversation :- [ A: How was today's test? B: It was just okay. A: You've got ...
Usage grammar conversation 0 votes, asked Dec 16 '13 by Justine Mathew
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The Usage of During Which, At Which, and Of Which
Dear Teacher: I'm still at sea with the usage of during which, at which and of which, allowing for the ...
Usage 0 votes, asked Dec 10 '13 by tet brent
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What is the correct sentence?
I want to say: "A seasonal favorite of white chocolate, dark chocolate, and candy cane," using chocolate once and acknowledging ...
grammar Usage 0 votes, asked Dec 04 '13 by JP
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Understand vs Understood
Even though this question has been asked before, I wanted to understand this in another context. For example, you had ...
Usage 0 votes, asked Nov 21 '13 by Tariq Malik
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Usage of verb sync and implied meaning for direct and indirect objects
I am new to an IT department, and the seasoned veterans are confusing me with their usage of the verb ...
Usage object direct indirect meaning 0 votes, asked Nov 18 '13 by js
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usage of the word 'case study' in research titles
I have question with using the word 'case study'. I am an engineer and I want to do research. I ...
Usage title-naming 0 votes, asked Oct 21 '13 by AK
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Past Perfect / PP Continuous (sentences)
1) Jane was sad because she had quarrelled with her boyfriend. 2) Jane was sad because she had been quarrelling ...
past perfect continuous Usage Difference 0 votes, asked Sep 18 '13 by Martyna
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Is "any which one you like" a correct phase?
Usage 0 votes, asked Sep 11 '13 by Amit KK
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The use of She or Her
Which of these, if any, is correct: How dare she go behind my back! Or, How dare her go behind ...
Usage Sentence 0 votes, edited Jun 06 '13 by Bushra
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what word and why
Hi, I am having a little difficulty with this sentence and hope someone can help. The sound was terrifying and ...
words correct Usage 0 votes, asked May 14 '13 by Lee
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Values of "would"
Here's the context (found it in a book): "The 7/7 bombings, as they came to be known, marked, symbolically at ...
modal would Usage repetition reported 0 votes, asked May 14 '13 by Benead G
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Correct word usage
I was wondering if anyone could tell me what the correct or appropriate word would be to use in this ...
correct Word Usage 0 votes, asked May 07 '13 by Lee
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Lend, loan
Are they undeniably interchangeable?
Usage 0 votes, asked May 06 '13 by William
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Usage of the word "trespass"
An answer key for a solved question paper I had said that the correct usage is to"trespass a gate". Do ...
grammar Usage verb 0 votes, edited Apr 24 '13 by XYZZZ
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Title for a science fair project
Does this question make sense? We are comparing the effectiveness of different detergents for a science fair project. We were ...
title grammer Usage rhyme 0 votes, asked Apr 12 '13 by melinda
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which one is better?
"no one is perfect" or "nobody is perfect"? which one is better and what is the difference?
Usage 0 votes, asked Mar 30 '13 by Yehoshua Metz
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Need to know how to use this word correctly.
I wanted to use the word 'elephant ear' in my story which is the plant I was referring to and ...
plants Usage plural singular 0 votes, asked Mar 09 '13 by lee leeeder
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Gramatically Incorrect
I found this sentence in someone's blog. I find it redundant (also, other, too) and the word stories used incorrectly. ...
Sentence Structure Word Usage 0 votes, asked Feb 20 '13 by Lee Stone
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Correct way to write this sentence
Can someone tell me which of these is the correct way to write this sentence The Town Hall lights are ...
correct sentences Usage 0 votes, asked Feb 19 '13 by lee leeeder
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How do you get Grammarly to break down your sentence by parts of speech?
One of the very first times I ever used Grammarly during the free trial, it underlined each word indicating which ...
parts of speech Usage +2 votes, asked Feb 18 '13 by Mandi Cranson
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usage of right as an adjective
"Right since my school days, I had a passion for building anything that is cool" Is this usage of right ...
Usage right adjective 0 votes, asked Feb 07 '13 by steve
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usage of startling vs startlingly
Which word is correct in this sentence, startling or startlingly? If we were to dream of ghostly inhabitants, they would ...
Usage of startling or startlingly 0 votes, asked Jan 16 '13 by PaulaCappa1
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use vs. usage
Do you distinguish between use and usage? If a writer were using usage simply to mean "use," would you correct ...
use Usage 0 votes, asked Dec 19 '12 by David
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