Questions tagged with word-choice

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Where or were?
Hello, Sorry silly question but which one applies for the following sentence: Food passes through the mouth where accessory organs ...
Word-choice Word grammar Sentence 0 votes, asked Feb 20 by Saab
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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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Word Choice
I thought I asked this before but was not logged in so when I logged in I lost it. Does ...
Word-choice 0 votes, asked Oct 23 '14 by Tony Chamberlain
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Use incalescence in a sentence?
Could you help me out by telling me if this sentence is worded right? "She hands you a piece and ...
english Word-choice homework help Sentence 0 votes, asked Sep 11 '14 by Lucy
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Using "Grounds"
On grounds of OR On the grounds of, which one is appropriate to be used. 1- He was terminated on ...
Word-choice 0 votes, asked Aug 16 '14 by Natalia
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Preposition Usage
What preposition would follow "disingenuous" in the sentence "I am being disingenuous (to/of/?) myself" ? (An additional question: should that ...
preposition disingenuous grammar Word-choice 0 votes, asked Jun 25 '14 by T
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Searching for a word
Is there a word in the English language to describe something that is equal parts beautiful and sad? And beautiful ...
Word-choice Word 0 votes, asked May 23 '14 by Brgrs_of_Gnarnia
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Word usage
Should I use "I shall not flag or fail" or "I will not flag or fail" ?
Word-choice Shall will vs nor 0 votes, asked May 21 '14 by fuzzyllama524
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Worried about word choice - bad impression - teachers' resume
I am worried about using the word "inadequate" on the cover letter of this resume. Fear describing my elementary teachers ...
Word-choice 0 votes, asked Apr 06 '14 by Jason Williams
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Assistance with punctuation for this poem I'm writing for children's book?
[word recommendation, punctuation suggestions?] There is a silly family, with some very silly kids. Mommy, Daddy, Colin and Elly. Each ...
poem punctuation book Word-choice children 0 votes, asked Dec 31 '13 by Joshua F. Rountree
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word choice
which is better? electrical consumption is the single largest____to greenhouse gas pollution. supplier or producer
Word-choice 0 votes, asked Dec 05 '13 by Azwan Lee
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Help me with my sentence please.
Can I say: She puts her hand underneath the water .. and what would be a better description?
Sentence words Word-choice Style 0 votes, asked Nov 15 '13 by user22
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Check my sentence
Not cold and not hot, she sways he fingers through it. (I'm talking about water)
Word-choice Sentence mistakes correction 0 votes, asked Nov 15 '13 by user22
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Is my sentence written correctly?!
With the tints of light emitting from the TV, she can see the papers.
Word-choice Sentence help Light 0 votes, asked Nov 10 '13 by user22
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I want to know if my sentence makes sense.
She waved her hair at me. I mean by the sentence that she used her hand to sway her hair ...
Sentence Word-choice help Style 0 votes, asked Nov 07 '13 by user22
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Can "times" be used in place of "durations"?
I feel like in a sentence such as "XYZ was carried out for different durations," the use of "times" in ...
Word-choice 0 votes, asked Oct 28 '13 by Joyce F
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