Questions tagged with proper

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Is it proper to say my mother was pregnant with my sister, or pregnant from my sister?
Is it correct to say my mother was pregnant with my sister. Or my mother was pregnant from my sister?
with from proper help 0 votes, asked Nov 19 by Denise
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Capitalization for a title "Prince"
Which is correct: "Oh, my little Prince has come to visit me!" his father said. "Oh, my little prince has ...
Titles honorifics capitalization proper nouns 0 votes, asked Aug 06 by J
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Using 'you' when speaking to a group.
Say, someone (Mac) is speaking to a group of people, 3 or more we will say, and he says: "To ...
you group use proper those 0 votes, asked Jul 27 by Khova
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Is this proper english?
Is this proper english? "Anything that involves food and you sounds great to me!" Thank you
english school proper food 0 votes, asked Apr 22 by ashley law
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how to say....
What is a proper word to use when one wants to say that it is not so easy to find ...
a Word correct proper +1 vote, asked Apr 22 by blal
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Is this a proper sentence?
I'm writing a character description and I have to give quotes to support the details I'm describing. Does it make ...
sense proper sentence-correction +1 vote, edited Mar 24 by Kev
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Using proper pronoun case
In these instances, which pronouns should be used? 1. The article was signed by Bea Wright and (she, her). 2. ...
pronoun proper her she +1 vote, asked Feb 04 by greyson chamberlain
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Proper sentence structure
Is the following sentence grammatically correct and acceptable or should it be changed and how? ¨I begin to question what ...
proper Sentence Structure question grammatically 0 votes, asked Aug 20 '15 by max
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Proper wording
Hi! I'm curious about the correct way to contunue the following conversation: - I've sent you a link. You'll find ...
proper phrases 0 votes, asked Jul 09 '15 by Anastasia Paslavskaya
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Is the phrase "I'm a plethora of useless knowledge" grammatically correct?
grammar proper useage phrases 0 votes, asked Jul 06 '15 by Mango Starfish
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Proper grammar
Is the phrase 'personally identifying information' grammatically correct? Or should it be 'personally indentifiable information'?
grammar proper +1 vote, asked Jun 14 '15 by Caitlin Jordan
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Is "govournment" a proper UK spelling of "government"
I'm an American who uses the UK/International spelling of words in all essays and literature I write. I thought I ...
proper spelling UK International govournment +1 vote, asked May 20 '15 by GrammarUK
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Possessive of Plural "s" Proper Noun
In the instance where a company's name ends in a plural "s", is the correct way to make it possessive ...
plural possessive proper noun Style 0 votes, asked Mar 19 '15 by Sibloe
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Apostrophes and possesion
Two men named Steve decide they want to start a business together, and so they name their business, "Two Steve's ...
nouns proper apostrophe possession 0 votes, asked Dec 29 '14 by Chris Raiola
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Proper name or common noun
The name of the club is the Cliff Climbing Club. The club has 10 members. The second instance of “club” ...
nouns proper common Name 0 votes, asked Nov 15 '14 by Osraed
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Proper use of commas
A client sent me the following copy to be used in a brochure: "All sponsorships are exclusive, unless otherwise stated ...
proper use of commas 0 votes, asked Sep 18 '14 by Jake
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Rosie could just about hear her mum sigh behind the kitchen door.
Is this usage of mum a proper noun and needs capitalisation or common noun and correct as is?
capitalisation proper common nouns 0 votes, asked Nov 17 '13 by carol powney
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Proper usage of "Can be said to be"
When is the proper time, if any, to use the phrase "Can be said to be"? My wife and I ...
proper grammar correct can said 0 votes, asked Oct 31 '12 by Minsoo
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Capitalizing Units of Time
I am a teacher and we have just completed reports and have undertaken a gruelling proofreading session. A lot of ...
capitalization nouns proper reports 0 votes, asked Jun 27 '12 by lucysoup
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