Need Evaluation Of A Usage Point
"Times the number by a thousand." Is this construction: (1) Rural/regional? (2) Childish...
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(Long) Oxford Book
I am reading a book that was sent to me by another poster in aue. The sender will...
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These Data, Those Data
Data is both plural and singular. Data is plural. I know lots of people use it as...
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The Eve Of An Eve Of An Eve Of ..
"Hallowe'en Eve" flashed the huge strapline on a British television programme on...
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IF Or Whether Or Not
Hello, I have a question about some text that I've written, and after sending it...
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The Tenseless Modals Verbs Of English...
JTT wrote: Every modal verb in English can operate in past, present and future situations...
Lest Anyone Be Interested
A student of mine showed me a recent (British-produced) English language coursebook...
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The Failed Experiment
The America Mr Jefferson envisioned hasn't come about. The country is in a right...
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Had Have Had?
OK - consider this sentence: If I'd have had the money I would have bought it...
"A Not Unintelligent Man"?
Dear all, What do you think of the construction "a not unintelligent man"? I know...
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Help Please!?
hi friends. i have an exam on wednesday and some questions of exam are here. i must...
"Have Came"
I heard an Englishman on television use this construction. It sounds wrong to my...
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Possessives?
This dog is a friend of mine's. Apparently the apostrophe (plus the "s") is modifying...
How To Give Head
When it Italy, on the first day of my tour, the tour guide woman ("Big Momma") was...
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Intensifiers 27/01?
Dear teachers, 1) Passing my driving test was so good a feeling that … ( is...
The Reason Is Because ~?
‘The reason is because ~ ‘ is said to be ungrammatical. One of the reasons is that...
Infinitive Without "To"
Something in the back of my mind for some time, but I haven't really thought it out...
Canadian High School English Diploma
Someone is trying to tell me that Canadian High School diplomas mark split infinitives...
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"Loads Of Thanks" - ?
Hello! My colleague at work asked me to publish a weekly report on a corporate web...
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'As To' Vs 'About'?
I read that 'as to' is an awkward construction that should be avoided in writing...