Questions tagged with usage

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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 1 day ago by Anna Vinaya Xavier
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Wrong usage
If there is gramatical mistake in english can we say it as wrong usage or incorrect usage or wrong saying? ...
Usage 0 votes, asked Dec 11 by subin sam
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idiomatic usage
I pulled the brakes. OR I pulled at the brakes. What's the correct usage.
idiom is-my-sentence-correct Usage 0 votes, asked Nov 04 by Divyanshu Sharma
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Grammar and usage of 'bout'
Is saying 'endless bout of...' wrong? I thought I had heard it but I can't seem to find it anywhere. ...
grammar Usage 0 votes, asked Oct 16 by maugrammar
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awoke or woke
Hi. I need to know which of these words 'awoke' or 'woke' is correct to use in the sentence below ...
correct Usage 0 votes, asked Oct 09 by Lee
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Pronoun usage
What do you call using "I" to talk about someone else? To use "you" to talk about yourself?
pronoun Usage 0 votes, asked Oct 03 by hayess
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Is there a need for is in the full sentence below.
. It is highly likely only part of the budget to be obtained through donor support.. It is highly likely ...
Usage 0 votes, asked Aug 05 by Flad80
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Comma usage
I know that commas should be used when a new independent clause is introduced. However, should a comma be used ...
comma Usage Subordinate dependent clause -1 votes, asked Jul 27 by Joe Peetz
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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?
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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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