Copular Verb?
Hello Casi (and anyone else who would care to comment), I've taken the liberty...
Looking For An Accepted Grammatical Explanation...
The pull of gravity becomes less the farther you move away from Earth’s center...
Absolute Confusion?
An adverb, not an adjective, must be used to modify an adjective. So why does the...
Participial Construction (#3)?
Dear teachers, I believe that the following sentence is what is called a "hanging...
Participial Construction? (#2)?
Dear professional teachers and native speakers, One of the references I encountered...
Multiply Yielding?
hello; Is "multiply yielding" a senseful english phrase nearly meaning "in a bride...
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Adverb Position?
I hit a hard ball. I spent a long hour thinking. What are such constructions ,where...
Following As An Adverb?
I am writting an essay about a reseach topic on Computer Science and a doubt has...
From Here?
Can you see the tower from the terrace ? Can you see the tower from here ? In...
Modals?
I know that certain dialects of English allow the appearance of a double modal construction...
Is Where, Is When, Reason ... Is Because...
Hello, According to the Bedford Handbook by Diana Hacker, sixth edition, the following...
How To Use The Intransitive Verb ' Traipse...
I need to know if i can use the intransitive verb ' traipse ' without a preposition...
Being Not Interested In...
Hi, where do I put adverbs in this kind of construction? The usual position for...
Trust Oneself To Do, Run A Hand, Have...
Hi! 1) I didn't trust myself to respond. Does this mean "I didn't believe...
If I ...
Hello again, Would it be a correct grammar if I used "would have been" instead...
Adverb In Perfect Tense Construction &Amp;...
Hi. Is there a prescriptive rule regarding placing an adverb in between a perfect...
Participial Construction?
Dear teachers, Please tell me if the following sentences are, what is called, "participial...
Unclear Sentence Structure: "Before A...
Hello This sentence is from an essay about foreign language learning. I hit upon...
Likely As Not?
...he would turn on friends, dismissing them curtly as being unworthy of his friendship...
Adjectives And Adverbs?
Here's one question about verbs being followed by adjectives or adverbs. For example...