Solecisms (2)
From "New English Fourth, GCSE Edition" (1987) by Rhodri Jones, published by Heinemann...
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Relative Clause
I wonder if this sentence is correct: "ministers want more competition in a sector...
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He Laughs Best Who Laughs Last
This sentence(proverb) is grammatically wrong or right? I think the relative pronoun...
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Compound, Complex Sentences And Commas
Hi, I have asked similar questions here before, so please forgive me while I wrestle...
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'As To' Vs 'About'?
I read that 'as to' is an awkward construction that should be avoided in writing...
Relative Clauses
Are these two sentences examples of a restrictive relative clause (1) and a non...
Interesting- Can 'Albeit' Only Be A Subordinating...
"It was a peacful, albeit brief visit". Someone asked on a forum what type of...
Should Subjectless Clauses Always Be Adverbial...
1) Are subjectless clauses only used if they have adverbial properties? In other...
Quick Questions Driving Me Nuts?
" It is a characteristic of reduced clauses, both adverbial and relative , to be...
Unil: The Tense Of A Subordinate Clause...
Could you tell me whether this sentence, "President Obama said he would withhold...
Participle Phrases?
Hi everyone, I'm doing a little bit of writing in my spare time and I'm trying to...
The Tense In Conditional Sentences.
If you were sure he (?) come, I would...... this question is about tense usage...
Comma Usage For Implied Subject?
I have some sentences that are navigation instructions to the reader. There are composed...
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A Case Of Interchangeable Your/You're
I discovered this yesterday, as I was thinking about something: "You will have to...
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If I'll Be Late, I'll Call You?
If I'll be late, I'll call you. I know some people do not like this sentence...
Grammar Questions And Expressions?
1. "I know diverse grammar questions and expressions." means which one of the following...
Two Qestions About Clauses?
There are a series of conflicts that run throughout this story, the most important...
Sentence Structure
For many people, household labor remains demanding even if they can afford household...
The Usage Of Which
Hey guys, I have a question about the usage of which. Please read the following...
"Had Been" And "Would Have Been"?
Hi all I'm trying to work out if there's a difference between "If I'd been able...