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Finick/Finnick?

Do you use "finick/finnick" (verb) in your variety of English?

Oxford Collocation Dictionary

I think this is a helpful Dictionary for whom who need to build their vocabulary and how to use it precisely Corpus Collocation Dictionary - Android Apps on Google Play

The Use Of False Italianisms In British...

Hello Guys! This is my Thesis Research Study, it's about the use of false italianisms in British English (the words which most English speakers believe to be purely Italian but...

Meaning Of Second In This Conversation

Hi, I need help from native american english speakers It´s about the following conversation: Me: Is this Mr. X? Person from USA: "I saw your picture and I could tell from the...

Unergative Verbs And Unacussative Verbs...

Hello, people As you see I have some difficulty in understanding classes of verbs, especially if they are connected to one another. The classes of unaccusative verbs and unergative...

Use Of Much With Adjectives?

1. He is much loved. 2. He is much interesting. 3. Your thoughts were much appreciated. 4. This is a much needed development. 5. His face is much red. 6. It was a very...

Slang In Movies - Help!?

Hi, I am working on a Phd. thesis on slang in movies. However, it is pretty difficult to get theoretical information on this area. Could you make some suggestions, please?

Why English Is A Very Important Language...

Hello! This is my first post I have to make a videoclip, not more than 2 minutes, talking about the importance of english, the influence that it has in communication, bussines...

Have Or Has? (An Innocent Post That Became...

Is it He/She doesn't have or is it He/She doesn't has?

Latinate (Romance) Vs. Germanic Words

Are these words originally Latinate (romance) or Germanic? Why you think these are Germanic or Latinate words? success story embarrassing effort stumble setback radical change...

Hi, I'm New Here And

hi, i'm new here and i want to talk with people to improve my english comminication, it's possible in this site?

Present Perfect Cannot Be Used In Narratives...

Is the latter part true? "Thus past progressive is typically used with a specific function in narratives, while present perfect cannot be used in narratives ." ...

Inserted Subordinate Clause?

e.g. In 1666, Isaac Newton discovered that when pure white light passes through a prism , it separates into all of the visible colors. I don’t know why the underlined subordinate...

On Extraposition Of A Clausal Object?

Hi, The question is from the book "A student's grammar of the English language"(by Sidney Greenbaum / Randolph Quirk/1990/11th printing) p.418 . When the object is an -ing clause...

How Can Can I Learn

How can can I learn english language?

Code Switching Research

Hello everyone, I'm Shama from Tunisia. I'm very interested in code switching. In fact, i'm working on my MA thesis and it's about code switching and borrowing on social networking...

Which Language Is Most Difficult Language...

I think it is russian. My father has a friend who learns russian. He's perspective is: russian is the most difficult language for him to learn. And he has learnt german and espanhol...

Is It Grammatically Correct To Say

Awesome things are generally eyesome.

Why Is The Question Wrong?

why is the following question wrong? (if possible, explain using Chomsky's UG theory) "who do you think that will arrive?"

Widsith And Riddle - Old English Question...

Is there any way possibility that Widsith can be a Riddle? (Old English)

Quotation Marks -- Thought I'd Share?

I found this an interesting tidbit from the Grammar Girl website. The American system makes absolutely no sense at all in terms of comma/full-stop placement: Grammar Girl said...

Moods And Modals?

If in other languages (hixkaryana) moods and modals are both expressed with clitics, is there a formal difference? Is mood a system akin to speech acts, while modals express...

An Old Germanic Linguistic Feature

I read this sentence on the website of an American PC magazine, PCWorld : If you like the look of the full-screen Start menu but still rock a mouse and want to stick to windowed...

He Is Eager To Please?

1. He is eager to please. 2. He is easy to please. The sentences are very similar, only one adjective has been changed. In both sentences he is the grammatical subject but...

Quakers?

Is it true that Quakers formerly used the "thou" pronoun even in everyday conversation, as "Thou art my friend", but now use "thee" as the subject and put the verb in the 3rd...
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