Hope anyone could help me.Is it possible in English to say:

We are confident and are both interested in…….
There is a table and a chair …

In add,could anyone explain to me the use of reflexive pronouns.

Grateful beforehand,
'We are confident and are both interested in' -- I do not like this one. 'We are both confident and interested in'-- reason: parallel structure.

'There is a table and a chair'-- a bone of contention among grammarians. Fine by me: the speaker seems to be noticing one item at a time. Conservatives would have you use 'are'.

Reflexive pronouns are used as objects or complements, and have the same reference as the subject of the clause.

I enjoyed myself at the pub tonight.
I sat by myself all night long until I saw her.
I bought her a drink myself.
I'm going to hate myself in the morning.
Many thanks for your help.And what about the use of ALL?When and where could I put it?

And one more thing:when a preposition is left out in the end of a sentence?
e.g.:::::I like the city I'm living IN
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1. Use 'all' when you mean everything/everyone of whatever you're talking about, and put it before the noun or noun phrase if there is one:

All men are created equal.
All of my friends are gay.
All is flux.

There are also other uses of the word, too various to go into here.

2. Omit the preposition at the end when it appears earlier in the sentence. Both of these are OK:

I like the city I'm living in.
I like the city in which I'm living.

These are very simplied answers to your general questions. Other members may offer additions or exceptions.
Could anyone help me (in detail) with:
Gradable and ungradable adjectives

Reflexive pronouns

And one more thing :is it possible to say;
Have you ever thought about who is the one you need?


Hello, MM.

> All is flux.
What does this mean?
Is it the same as"All is in flux"?

Thanks in advance.
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(1) There's not much detail to gradables/ungradables, Jessica-- it's pretty straightforward:

"Gradable adjectives describe qualities that we can measure or grade in some way. We can say something is 'quite wet', 'very wet' or 'terribly wet'. We can use intensifiers and downtoners (fairly, rather) with gradable adjectives. [The most obvious gradable adjectives are the comparatives/superlatives: 'late, later, latest'; 'good, better, best'.]

Ungradable adjectives express extreme qualities (terrified, furious, starving) or absolute qualities (alive, correct, dead, male, human). With these adjectives we use only intensifiers which stress the extreme or absolute nature of these adjectives, and we don’t use downtoners.

'He is utterly terrified' not 'he’s very terrified'
'She’s completely dead' not 'she’s fairly dead' "

(2) I did reflexives above.

(3) It is possible to say, but I'd compose-- 'Have you ever thought about who the one you need is?'-- if I had to, and then revise it to-- 'Have you ever thought about who you need?'

(4) Not really, Ms. Jandi-- my version (lord knows where I heard it originally) is more Zennish. 'All is flux'.
Thank you very much, MM!