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looking for a term
What is the name for words containing an initial "self-": self-improvement, self-denial, self-help? Is there a grammatical term uniting them ...
0 votes, asked 2 hours ago by algren
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Conditionals of second degreee
If I could afford, I would marry you in minutes. Is this grammatically correct dear Sanjya?
0 votes, asked 9 hours ago by Nasir
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Cancel future billing
Hi, I wanted to cancel my future billing, but the "Cancel future billing" button didn't work after I clicked on ...
0 votes, asked 18 hours ago by JingPing Wu
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Usage
When do you use the gerund as the subject of a sentence?When do you use an infinitive to begin a ...
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Sanjay
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tenses
My sister _____________ crying because she had lost her favourite doll. 1. is 2. are 3. was 4. were In ...
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Serlian
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how old are you? ;
how old are you? ;
0 votes, asked 1 day ago by Rizban Khan
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I want to know if this question is structured well or should it be split. Please help
In a speech “The puzzle of Motivation” by, Yale graduate and author, Daniel H. Pink, it is stated that the ...
corrections grammatically 0 votes, asked Oct 23 by Eduardo Chumpitaz
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word usage
Is it correct to use the word stranglehold when refering to oneself. The definition reads, complete power or control over ...
Power control stranglehold yourself 0 votes, asked Oct 23 by Frank
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How to punctuate when the subject is a question
in the following sentences: My question was, where were you on the night of December 17? The problem is, can ...
punctuation questions subject 0 votes, asked Oct 23 by Jonathan
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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 Oct 23 by Kim
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using (a)
Hello guys, how are you? I'm still learning English, so I need some help with these two sentences. (1) Do ...
a that 0 votes, asked Oct 23 by Emma Taylor
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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 Oct 23 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 Oct 23 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 Oct 23 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 Oct 23 by Tom Fehringer
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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 Oct 22 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 Oct 22 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 Oct 22 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 Oct 22 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 Oct 21 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 Oct 21 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 Oct 22 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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