Component (Stress In Dialects)?

Are there any English dialects where the word "component" would be pronounced with the 1-st syllable stressed?

I Am Holding A Class Now.

Dear all, A teacher is teaching in a class. In this context, could you please tell me which of the following sentences are correct? 1) I am giving a class now. 2) I am holding...

Component (Stress In Dialects)?

Are there any English dialects where the word "component" would be pronounced with the 1-st syllable stressed?

Were Held Captive?

What is the exact grammatical function of the bold part? If the sentence were in active voice, it would be an object complement , but in passive voice, it's confusing...

Proficient In Or With?

Hi everyone! I've been trying to figure out what preposition to put here. Is it ok to say "proficient in laser scanners, tiltmeters..." but "proficient at AutoCAD and Microsoft...

Alarming Etiquette On Facebook In Viet...

Topic: Alarming Etiquette on Facebook in Viet Nam Purpose: call out the changes in behavior and awareness of how to be polite and have proper comments on Facebook, especially...

Postage Stamps Of Mossy Grass?

Hello everybody. Would you please tell me what 'the postage stamp of mossy grass' mean? Rowan could actually play in a garden like that, rather than the postage stamp of mossy...

Stands As/When Phil Enters?

Mark sits waiting. He stands as/when Phil enters. The intended meaning is that Mark sees Phil and stands. Does 'as' and 'when' both make that clear? ...

Blended With?

Whispers of peace and tranquillity blended with the sweet fragrances of flowers and trees can be heard everywhere. Is the sentence grammatically correct? ...

Movement Of Freedom?

The movement of freedom their forefathers struggled so hard for has at last come. Is this sentence grammatically correct? Thanks. ...

A Puzzling Question?

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 1. Suppose a fire broke out. How would we escape? 2. Suppose a fire broke out, how would we escape? I think both...

You Treat My Children (Different/Differently...

Please tell me which are correct in these two sets of choices. Thanks. You treat my children (different/differently) (than/from) your own.

Is It Correct?

Hi! I've written this short story for an illustration I've made. I'm not sure about the grammar though. Please check it once and lemme way if I can improve it in any way. Thanks...

Both Sentences Are Grammatically Correct...

This novel was written by Ryunosuke Akutagawa about 100 years ago. This novel was written about 100 years ago by Ryunosuke Akutagawa. ...

(Possessive) This Is Picture Of Him Or...

1. This is his picture. 2. This is picture of him. Q) I thought the possesive version for #1 is not #2 but like this; "This is picture of his". Which is correct? My example...

I Arrived\I've Arrived?

Hi. Which is the correct or more correct way (or are both incorrect)? A. It was right after I had graduated that I arrived in Miami. B. It was right after I had graduated that...

Suspended In Time?

Consider the following sentence: "I stood there, suspended in time ." Is 'suspended in time' an idiomatic or standard phrase? And if so, what does it mean? -------...

Myself?

How can you have expectations to help, and not get the full story or the right info. Whether it's helping others or just helping myself, why would I be the one to be in the...

The Or Not?

English language or THE English language?

Gives (A/His) Thumbs Up To?

Hi teachers. Please help me with this sentence. How would it be most natural? Jack gives thumbs up to John, who gives thumbs up to Jim. Jack gives a/his thumbs up to John, who...