Is "Is" A Verb?
"is" doesn't seem to be a verb like (say) "runs" insofar as it isn't qualified by...
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Concerning Idioms
Recently, we've been revisiting some old disputes in alt.english.usage concerning...
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Pronunciation Of 'Forte' (Italian-Derived...
The various pronunciations of "forte" have been discussed before in these newsgroups...
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Infinitive?
An infinitive phrase consists of an infinitive and its modifiers, objects, or...
Clausal Difficulties
I'm really not happy with the definitions that I've seen for sentences, main clauses...
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Adjective Or Verb?
1) Two people were seriously injured in the accident. 2) The meeting was very...
Please Give Me An Example Where An Adverb...
Please give me an example where an adverb modifies another adverb.
Ambiguity, Or Not?
Sheila seduces easily and willingly. Davidse , 1991, shows us that the above sentence...
Which One Is Correct?
Hello, Could you please tell me which of the following are correct and which not...
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Proper Use Of Adverb Of Frequency?
Is it true that the adverb of frequency can be used at the end of a sentence when...
Adjective And Adverb Appositives?
I've come across the term "adjective appositive" and "adverb appositive" a few times...
Help With Collocations, Please
This fine morning I'm working on the e-learning project on studies skills for Doctoral...
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Holding?
An arryay of molecules form a kind of blanket, holding outgoing radiation for...
Pronoun?
Sir, This is the "room" where my grandfather was born. Is that the "place" where...
Filipinisms/Filipinoisms? Ring A Bell...
Has anyone heard about Filipinisms/Filipinoism? Hi guys. In the call center...
After/Later?
Hi, I went there two days ago. Everything seemed to be fine, but (1) two days...
List Of Adjectives?
List of Adjectives that don't change to form Adverbs Every English learner does...
Before?
We have to raise the necessary capital = correct sentence We have an adverb...
Adverb Clause In This Sentence?
Of all the writing errors you can make , misplaced modifiers are among the most...
Similar Vs. Similarly
I'm writing a paper and I can't seem to determine the correct form of the word ...
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