The Reason Is Because ~?
‘The reason is because ~ ‘ is said to be ungrammatical. One of the reasons is that...
'As To' Vs 'About'?
I read that 'as to' is an awkward construction that should be avoided in writing...
A Couple Of Questions About The Subjunctive...
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The Girl Sat At The Bar...
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It Is ... That?
Is this correct? It was I that (who) met his sisters in the park yesterday. ...
If I Could Have Done It, ...
Is this sentence grammatically correct? Не would have lent you the book last week...
As If / As Though (Reality Vs Unreality...
Hello, I hope someone reads and helps me What are the differences between the...
Please Correct Me If My Answers To The...
Our company ________ money last year because of poor management decisions. (A...
Reduction In Relative Clauses?
Hi One of my grammar books Grammar in Context tells the following about reductions...
Participle Clause 'It Being'?
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A Question About A Previous Answer From...
" which has several uses, and I think you're getting them confused. With a relative...
Complex Relative Clause
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It-Cleft Sentences
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Names And Functions Of Non-Finite Clauses...
Hi there! I actually have some problems with the following underlined non-finite...
Participial Construction (#3)?
Dear teachers, I believe that the following sentence is what is called a "hanging...
Intransitive Verb?
Hi, I think the verbs 'vanish' and 'surface' are intransitive verbs. I think that...
Just Because... Doesn't Mean?
just because ... doesn't mean... This construction is very common. But if you analyze...
Clause Vs Main Clause?
and has a deposit down on a second town house under construction. "They keep telling...
As If, What If?
He there. I'm a little bit confused. She thought, what if he were caught by police...
Please!! I Need A Phrase Revised Urgently...
Is this phrase correct? "we will certainly increase our knowledge as we meet the...