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gerunds
Hi, Please explain the role of the gerund "playing" in the sentence, "There were children playing in the park." I ...
0 votes, asked 33 minutes ago by Kim
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-ing words as nouns
In the sentence, "There was a man selling hot dogs." How is "selling" a NOUN in that sentence? Is "was" ...
0 votes, asked 2 hours ago by Kim
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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 3 hours ago by Tony Chamberlain
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Grammarly Error
I have been struggling since last week to access my Grammarly account. I received my receipt of payment yesterday and ...
0 votes, asked 8 hours ago by piet van zyl
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is it correct?
"and to what you said about her; that was disgusting."
0 votes, asked 9 hours ago by Amir Eskandari
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How can I make this in past progressive tense?
This trip, being unquestionably important, and us knowing that life is for important things, we decide it is well worth ...
0 votes, asked 10 hours ago by Taylor Baldwin
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Plural proper nouns
How do you correctly make a last name ending with an E plural without it becoming posessive?
0 votes, asked 11 hours ago by Kim
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Past progressive?
Are the following sentences in the past progressive? There was a man selling hot dogs.There were children playing in the ...
0 votes, asked 12 hours ago by Kim
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vigilant against or vigilant of
I notice the word vigilant is often used with "against' such as "vigilant against theft" or vigilant against terrorism". Why ...
0 votes, asked 14 hours ago by Tom Fehringer
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On behalf of my husband and (me or myself)
Which of the following is correct: I wanted to share our good news and sweet blessings on behalf of Adam ...
0 votes, asked 14 hours ago by Adam Boyd
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Usage of have been
Is the following sentence grammatically correct? I have been forwarded your query from Mr X....
0 votes, asked 23 hours ago by SJA
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Practice TOEIC
There is a sample question on the ETS site for the TOEIC. It is a multiple choice question, but I ...
present participle 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Jakob Collins
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what is the grammar of this sentence?
If a career in fiction writing is really for you, chances are you already know it deep down, and have ...
-1 votes, asked 1 day ago by shervin
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words order
"Description of title: Bursary winner for achieving a grade average in the top 35 of the student body’s." I can't ...
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by nadia
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Wordiness
How can I make this sentence less wordy without getting rid of any of the information. "Having to eat something ...
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Joe
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Parts of speech
What part of speech is the word 'commonplace' in the following sentence and what word does it modify? There is ...
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by NK
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Can "people" take singular form?
My understanding is that in modern English, people is the de facto plural of person. Usually, people applies to uncountable ...
0 votes, edited 1 day ago by manish
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The Grammarly® Add-in has encountered an error
hi my Grammarly has encoutered an error just after installation its reads: The Grammarly® Add-in has encountered an error Please ...
0 votes, asked Oct 21 by piet van zyl
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please check gammar
Diana called this morning letting us know that she will be in OASIS training all day. She is just across ...
0 votes, asked Oct 21 by Trish White
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vocabulary
What does 'the world of spirit beings.'mean in the sentences "Pueblo Bonito, for instance, was laid out in two balanced ...
0 votes, asked Oct 21 by mohjay
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past simple vs past perfect
past perf or past simple or sth else? Raul has just won the first spelling competition prize. Raul and his ...
0 votes, asked Oct 21 by Костя Зайцев
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Objective Conclusion
The objective of this experiment is to observe the characteristic colors produced by certain metallic ions when heated over a ...
reword restate 0 votes, asked Oct 21 by Frankiee Salemme
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Is "just" OK?
That day I discovered just how awesome God is.
0 votes, asked Oct 21 by Susan
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Proper sentence
Can I write"There are some slices of bread on the plate." Thanks.
0 votes, asked Oct 21 by May
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Respectable and Respected
I found these two examples about words derivatives in a grammer book :- 1-He is highly RESPECTED for his style ...
respect derivatives 0 votes, asked Oct 20 by mnsmas
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Usage
Please explain the difference between "could you speak a bit louder and could you speak up? Thank you in advance.
0 votes, asked Oct 20 by Sanjay
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active voice to passive voice
Do you love me?
0 votes, asked Oct 20 by Ashok Mistri
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Conditional
Which is correct? Are they both correct, and if so, do they have slightly different meanings? Context: At a party, ...
conditionals 0 votes, asked Oct 20 by Cheryl
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is it right to say (i'm good at using computer)...?
Can i say (i'm good at using computer) or Can i say (i'm good in using computer) or both of ...
0 votes, asked Oct 20 by Abdo Hanafi
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using a QUOTE as a book title and using quotation marks
There are millions of answers about using quotation marks with titles. However, here's my question: If the title of the ...
title 0 votes, asked Oct 19 by Gary James
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