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He Might Come. Or He May Come?

what is difference between these two sentences He might come. or he may come . thanks

'Associated With' Vs 'Associated To'?

The two examples are seen quite often in literature (especially in technical/medical texts), with the former being more common. Are they strictly equivalent? What subtle nuances...

The Story Of New Bud

Hello, every one! I translated a story in my native language into English. I am wondering whether you guys can understand what the story means so that I put it here. Hope you...

'Will You Come To The Party?'?

Which is the normal interpretation of the following sentence? Is it a) a question about what is going to happen b) an invitation? "Will you come to the party?"

Transitivity And Voice

When you change an active voice sentence into a passive voice sentence, does the transitivity of the verb change? For example, do we say "eat" is transitive in "Amy ate the apple...

Tree Structure

Annie is holding the umbrella when she bumped into a man (tree structure)

Cdnuolt Blveiee Taht I Cluod Aulaclty...

When you can understand the text below, you know you're getting good at English. ;-) Cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor...

Capitalization

I have been looking up the use of the word Ketamine. I see it with a capital K and without a capital letter, Ketamine and ketamine. Which is the correct form, or should I just...

The Word Chat

how to segments

Answers To Introducing Phonology?

Does anybody know where i can find the Answers for the book "Introducing Phonology" from David Odden ?

Pictogram -Sentence Using Pictures Only

Hi everyone, I'm trying to Google sentence ideas for pictogram I. E. Sentences using pictures only. For example "I dig you" can be portrayed with an eye, a spade and a ewe. I...

Linguistic

The United Kingdom is a very great kingdom containing many states

Language Consists Of Grammaticalized Lexis...

What do you understand by this statement "language consists of grammaticalized lexis not lexicalized grammar"?

Sense And Reference In Semantics?

Hi eveyone, I studied that: "The German philosopher Gottlob Frege proposed that the meaning of an expression be called sense , and if the expression refers to something...

Grammar?

Why do we add 's' or 'es' with third person singular verb in present tense?

'Ought To' Vs. 'Should.'?

I had an English teacher a long time ago who liked using ought to instead of should . Do you think there is a large difference between these two words? Is ought to more polite...

I Have Eaten Lunch?

Hello guys This morning I got a question from a teacher who is now teaching 'present perfect tense' in a high school English class. What he asked me is; What is "I have...

Questionnaire For Native Speakers Of US...

Hello! I'm a PhD student of linguistics. I'm currently working on a sociolinguistic study and I need native speakers from the US to complete a short questionnaire. It's very...

Lexis And Structure?

The verb and adverbial are respectively also called what?

Systemic Functional Grammar?

which processes are the verbs remain and last?

Differences Between Orthography/Spelling...

Why does the English language have differences between orthography/spelling and pronunciation e.g. silent letters, combinations of letters that are sometimes pronounced and some...

Right On The Money?

I'll throw out the question and then give my thoughts about a potential answer, which I am not convinvced are correct. Where does the phrase "right on the money" or "on the money...

Help Syntax Analysis?

Am I analyzing this sentence in syntax correctly? I don't know how many books you've sold. S = NP + VP NP = I VP = VP(1) + NP(1) VP(1) = [don't [know]] ( don't is a pre...

Linguistics?

Hi everyone, I get interesed in linguistics, especially neurolinguistics. I want to ask someone to give me an advice which books should I read and maybe there are some interesting...

Why Do You Add 'S' To Verbs?

This is a crazy question but I would like to receive any ideas from native English speakers. I sing a song. I sing songs. You sing a song. You sing songs. They sing a song...
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