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When a comma splice isn't a comma splice...
In a grammar workbook, this sentence is posted as a practice compound sentence: "The tree is cacao, the ground bean ...
comma splice Semicolon compound 0 votes, asked May 03 '15 by Francesca
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Correct use of verbs with collective nouns
I understand collective nouns such as "couple" or "family" should be considered as plural when the component members are considered ...
0 votes, asked May 02 '15 by Igor Solar
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possessive
why do we say "a father of four children", why don't we use 's and say "four children's father"?
possessive 0 votes, asked May 02 '15 by saeedkhosravan
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term autogenous
the term autogenous refers to the ability to infect oneself
0 votes, asked May 02 '15 by Sue Newton
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subject/verb
Please find the subject and verb in the sample sentence below: In my class is where you'll find the markers. ...
subject verb 0 votes, asked May 02 '15 by Fian
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Use of hyphens
May I eliminate the hyphen in "mail pick-up time" since the meaning is clear without the hyphen?
0 votes, asked May 01 '15 by Terri Hinzpeter
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i want to rewrite this sentance using (unless)
My car broke down on the way to the bank so i coulfn't meet the manager
0 votes, asked May 01 '15 by Esraa AbdEl-Rahman
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Which One Is It?
Should we write: Jason is going on vacation next week, as am I. or Jason is going on vacation next ...
0 votes, edited May 01 '15 by Boone
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Thank you an interview letter
Should I say "It was a pleasure meeting with Brad, Glenda and yourself" or It was a pleasure meeting with ...
0 votes, asked May 01 '15 by EVELYN BOSTIC
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is this sentence grammatically correct?
I want to combine the following sentences into one sentence. 'There are 2 bus stops. the distance between them is ...
+1 vote, asked May 01 '15 by STC
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Capitalization
Should the word "rivers" be capitalized in: The Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. (i.e. when I am referring to 2 specific ...
0 votes, asked May 01 '15 by John Lankenau
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blue
blue
blue -3 votes, asked May 01 '15 by Munsi Zinna
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c.g. Meaning
While studying for the ASVAB, we came across the initials c.g. and do not know the meaning. We think it ...
0 votes, asked May 01 '15 by Jane
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Use of Apostrophe
Which is correct and why? Please clarify. 1) He's a friend of my father. 2) He's a friend of my ...
apostrophe possesive +1 vote, asked Apr 30 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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Put in my text?
I am a fully paid for 1 year member, as you have already charged my Disccover card for the full ...
0 votes, asked Apr 30 '15 by Lucille
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A control green alert? Day cap planes?
Hello, I'm Tom, and I'm currently reading a diary written by a general (forgot his name) who died during the ...
military war history technical terms 0 votes, asked Apr 30 '15 by idontknow whyyousaygoodbye
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Which is more correct, "I'm no longer a part of" or "I'm no longer part of"
Hello, If I want to say "It is a story I'm no longer part of", is this grammatically correct or ...
0 votes, asked Apr 30 '15 by Muhammed AbdElRaouf
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right form of usage
What would be the right way of usage? Advance your career as a Data Scientist or Advance your career to ...
0 votes, asked Apr 30 '15 by data
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Joining Festivities
Which of the following is (most) correct: Please let us know if you are able to join the festivities. Please ...
0 votes, asked Apr 30 '15 by Jeff
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Difference Between sentences
What the difference between these 2 sentences 1---The girl is at play 2-- The girl is playing
0 votes, asked Apr 30 '15 by Goldy
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​Please ​​Cancel future billing
​Hello, ​Please ​​Cancel future billing. Unfortunately my subscription page does not have a "​​Cancel future billing" button. Please cancel my ...
+1 vote, asked Apr 30 '15 by Liga Beitina
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Apostrophe unanswered...
I have a basic understanding of the use of apostrophe for possession. However, I came across a situation that I ...
apostrophe possession for of 0 votes, asked Apr 30 '15 by Martin
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Taking out a noun phrase in a sentence
Hi! I am wondering what the noun phrase is in this sentence: "Take down the name and contact details of ...
nounphrase sentence-structure complex 0 votes, asked Apr 30 '15 by Emelie
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how to give correct directions
can i say take stairs
0 votes, asked Apr 30 '15 by bala
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Use of 'and' & comma correct?
Not sure if this sentence flows well. I'm describing a bracelet & pointing out specific number of beads that are ...
0 votes, asked Apr 30 '15 by Serina
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Agreement of past tense of the verb 'to be' with a collective noun
Which is correct: 'All of his family was there' Or 'All his family were there?
+1 vote, asked Apr 30 '15 by Anne Taylor
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I am asking if the person has ever had a drink before
Have you ever drank before?
drank drunk drink drinking pasttense 0 votes, asked Apr 30 '15 by Alana Cowling
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verb tense
what is the best verb tense in this sentence. Sam thought his parents had gone or went or had went ...
0 votes, asked Apr 29 '15 by Anne-Marie Davis
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Can I say,"I don't want any trouble to be there."?
I wonder if the following sentence is correct or makes sense: I don't want any trouble to be there. I'm ...
0 votes, asked Apr 29 '15 by Andrea Pirlo
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What parts of the penis are ticklish?
Hey guys,this is an assignment our professor gave us yesterday.We're studying human anatomy,so I need specific answers.Thanks! :)
-1 votes, asked Apr 29 '15 by JoCo
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