I Changed My Phone Number.
A. I changed my phone number. B. I changed phone numbers. Google favors A over B...
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"The + Singular" When Talking Generally...
Hello guys. When "the + singular" is a subject of a sentence, it can be a general...
Horse Meat
Again let me ask a question about the smell of ... of horse said as a mass noun or...
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Proficiency Alongside 'Poverty'.
I'm sometimes surprised, and somewhat puzzled, when I read linguistics papers...
Articles Are Adjectives?
Why are articles considered adjectives? They do not describe the property or condition...
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When Is "Pleasure" A Count. Noun And When...
Hi, When is plasure countable and when is it uncountable? The dictionary says...
Lake, Mountain, Beach?
Hi. This is regarding rather minute an issue but it may be of much interest to...
Gerund Or Verbal Noun?
Hi, Please tell me whether the parts mentioned are a gerund or verbal noun. 1....
'To' Followed By Gerund Or Infinitive...
Hi, I'm confused about when should we use a gerund after 'to', I know that if...
Articles (A, An)?
I was told that a or an should not be used to mark noncount nouns, sush as...
Why Indefinite Articles?
Look at the sentence below please and tell me why the writer of this sentence made...
Gerund Or Verbal Noun With An Article...
Hi, I think I found out the word 'wailing' is an uncountable noun. If that is so...
Helping Verbs?
Hey there. Ok I'll try to explain this as simply as I can... If we take the sentence...
Could Nothing Be Invariably Singular?
I've found the followng article in The American Heritage Book of English. ...
Obscene Names
Hello, I'm not sure if this is the right thread for this message but I want to bring...
Grammar In Rhyme
A noun is a name of anything A school, garden, kites or king. Adjectives tell the...
Jtts Point On Using I Or Me.
(Mod - I moved this from a learner's question as I felt they just needed a simple...
Coordinative Constructions?
Monika asked, in {[link]} Could you please tell me when to use me or I? I received...
'I Was Stood At The Bus Stop'?
There has been some recent debate on the letter pages of a paper here in London...
How To Apply The Guide?
Hi, I was looking at David Appleyard's Guide to Article Usage in English and saw...