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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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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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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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Category of Speech or write up
“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not ...
0 votes, asked Oct 19 by Uchima Uche
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grammar check
is the sentence correct i was present on saturday why should i avoid you
0 votes, asked Oct 19 by tiara
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Could you correct or confirm these explanations? (1)
Hello teachers, Do you agree on these explanations about modals? Examples and Meanings for Some Modal Auxiliary Verbs 1. Modals: ...
0 votes, edited Oct 19 by David
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Complete the second sentence in each set?? 1. He must behave properly. ans.I shall make HIM BEHAVE P
Complete the second sentence in each set??1. He must behave properly.ans.I shall make HIM BEHAVE PROPERLY.2.You must leave this place.ans.we ...
answer plzz -1 votes, asked Oct 19 by vimarsh
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sub verb agreement
Ram or shyam is/are coming which verb should be?
0 votes, asked Oct 19 by Dashrath Singh Rathore
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Please fix this sentence!
Only add commas. Do not change structure: I graduated from Batkin's College with honors and then completed my degree for ...
editing fixing commas 0 votes, asked Oct 19 by hannah
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