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I would rather you
In the following sentences, is the highlighted verb the object or the subject (of the new clause) e.g. "I wish ...
+1 vote, asked 8 hours ago by Nead
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teaching Past Simple - regular verbs
Should the form for the Past Simple be: 'subject + verb+ed'; or 'subject + base form (of verb)+ed'?
0 votes, asked 8 hours ago by Nead
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Present or Past?
In this sentence: "It might be relaxing if you read a book" - why is the verb 'read' in past ...
making suggestions 0 votes, edited 1 day ago by Veronica
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present simple for general fact
Dear sir, I want to know why the Author RONALD CARTER is used the word "when" in his English Grammar ...
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by sridhar
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Definition of 'is to'.
He is to do it. What does is to mean? Is it the same as to intend to? What is ...
is to +1 vote, asked 1 day ago by Deep
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removing changes
Firstly I have a Mac. I recently uploded my document from MSWord to Grammarly. After accepting the suggested changes I ...
removing tracked changes 0 votes, asked May 22 by Garry Firth
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Aritlce
Do we have class on Monday, or is Monday a holiday? Do we have a class on Monday or Is ...
Articles grammar +1 vote, asked May 22 by kevin
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present progressive vs. present perfect progressive
In Grammar in Use-Intermediate, there is an exercise like this: A: Is John on holiday this week? B: No, he ...
0 votes, asked May 22 by Becky Hong
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What kind of part of speech is "as little as"?
What kind of part of speech is "as little as" in this sentence? Adjective? adverb? "We may do this on ...
comparison part speech 0 votes, asked May 22 by Dang Nguyen
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find the mistake
i needn't but this furniture yesterday it was really unnecessary
0 votes, asked May 21 by Nader Fòad
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make it possessive pronoun
Mr Petra owns this car car
0 votes, asked May 21 by Pooja banga
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Conjunctive adverbs.
How are conjunctive adverbs adverbs? Adverbs modifies adjectives, verbs and other adverbs, don't they? Then how does however, thus or ...
Conjunction Adverb +1 vote, asked May 21 by Deep
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Can a Prepositional Phrase be a Direct Object?
Can a prepositional phrase be a direct object? Are there times when it can be and times when it cannot?
0 votes, asked May 21 by Annie Yang
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"Behold, this stone shall be a witness against us, for it has heard all the words..." Joshua 24:27a
How do you determine if something is an example of personification or, rather, anthropomorphism?
0 votes, asked May 21 by Jena
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Comma in an in-text list?
Within a document, this is my example of objectives: (1) to explore xxxxxx and (2) to interview. Question: is there ...
text list and comma 0 votes, asked May 21 by nancy bonar
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Excuse me from paying the fine
The other day a friend of mine had to write an application to his principal because a heavy fine had ...
rephrase 0 votes, asked May 20 by Abdul Quadir
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Can a Prepositional Phrase be a Direct Object?
Can a prepositional phrase be a direct object? Are there times when it can be and times when it cannot?
0 votes, asked May 20 by Annie Yang
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infinitive or base form - the difference
Hi there, I have been teaching English for a few years. However, can one help me with a few simple ...
+1 vote, asked May 20 by Nead
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Is it correct to say?
sorry for asking, probably, a very simple question, but is it right to say,"Please, tell me the picture where you ...
0 votes, asked May 20 by enia
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my pleasure or no problem?
Is this the appropriate way to respond to the request: Can I bring my brother to your birthday party? -------sure, ...
My pleasure +1 vote, asked May 20 by BTE HC
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Grammar and usage, spelling and punctuation
It is nowadays common in families where mothers are breadwinners for the family, while their role is played by the ...
0 votes, asked May 20 by Sukanta Datta
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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 1 day ago by iamaimo
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Problem interpreting sentence.
I can't undertand the meaning of the following sentece: "For instance, if the loan was floating and the change in ...
verb interpretation semantics conju agreement 0 votes, asked May 20 by lucas farias
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Is this sentence grammatically correct?
Today - re-watched his [Andrej Zvyagintsev] last movie, *Leviathan* ; He is one of the few film directors whose films ...
scripta 0 votes, asked May 19 by ulysses boras
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Are national holidays hyphenated?
Hi there, Could you advise if national holidays need to be hyphenated before the word 'day' please? E.g. Penguin Awareness ...
hyphen hyphenated +1 vote, asked May 18 by Claire
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Use how many dots when a sentence ends with an ellipsis?
1. Surely a rude thing to do... 2. Surely a rude thing to do... . 3. Surely a rude thing ...
ellipsis punctuation +1 vote, edited May 17 by Deep
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Bossy verbs
Are the verbs, smile, tug, stare, sleep and look bossy verbs?
0 votes, asked May 17 by Archana Deepak
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mixing verb tenses
Are the mixed verb tenses in following sentences incorrect: She held her binoculars to her eyes, focusing on the guests ...
0 votes, asked May 16 by Robin
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best of both singular plural
Which one is correct:1. the best of both systems is put to use2. The best of both systems are put ...
0 votes, asked May 16 by Nicolas Gombault
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Chrome Extension
I downloaded Grammarly and I am mostly using it when I write comments on facebook. Sometimes it pops up on ...
0 votes, asked May 15 by Mary Enck
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