A Name To My Pain
I'm stumped on how to describe this introductory clause... "Should you need any...
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Relative Clause
I wonder if this sentence is correct: "ministers want more competition in a sector...
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Clausal Difficulties
I'm really not happy with the definitions that I've seen for sentences, main clauses...
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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...
The Phrase "Which Xxx To [Verb]" Is Singular...
Hi. Thank you for the comments. The biggest question I had was: The phrase "which...
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Interesting- Can 'Albeit' Only Be A Subordinating...
"It was a peacful, albeit brief visit". Someone asked on a forum what type of...
Quick Questions Driving Me Nuts?
" It is a characteristic of reduced clauses, both adverbial and relative , to be...
What Tense Should Be Appropriate?
Based on some grammar books, we should use the corresponding past tense in a clause...
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Hard Sentence Analysis-Please Help?
It is a logical assumption to say that she may make a fatal mistake in subsequent...
Unil: The Tense Of A Subordinate Clause...
Could you tell me whether this sentence, "President Obama said he would withhold...
The Tense In Conditional Sentences.
If you were sure he (?) come, I would...... this question is about tense usage...
Are We Ready To Kiss "Whom" Goodbye?
"Kiss whom goodbye. It is rarely heard in conversation now, and just about never...
Object Of Preposition?
They are not auxiliaries unlike 'need' can be. Unlike=preposition a) need...
Non-Finite Clause?
Non-finite clauses have the same tense as the finite verb in the main clause. ...
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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That What?
When I go from hence let this be my parting word, that what I have seen is unsurpassable...
Relative Clause?
The complaints, some which were made yesterday, were ridiculous. Is this above...
Relative Pronoun As Both Object And Subject...
I'm a longtime professional copy editor with a fairly firm grasp of English usage...