"Qualitative"
What is a " qualitative difference" between two things? Looking up "qualitative...
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Verbal Fillers
Help! I've noticed that over time as a family we become addicted to 'fillers' which...
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Negative Sentence With 'Think'
Would you look at the following sentence? "Nothing in it, I shouldn't think," said...
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"Which" Phrase
Hi, Does the following sentence contain grammatical mistakes? "It uses a hierarchy...
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War And A War
Let me ask a question about the following sentence from a novel. A different breed...
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Knock Back
Let me ask a question about the following sentence. They really knocked our radars...
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"Are" Versus "Is"
While the use of "are" and "is" is usually straightforward (for example, "The goats...
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Not Hardly
Not hardly - this phrase I see quite often, but I haven't found a dictionary that...
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Are Numbers Adjectives, Nouns Or Pronouns...
This one hit me. Is this interaction proper? Joe: "How many people arrived today...
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What Does Sardonic Mean?
Obviously I've tried dictionaries but I can't get my head round what sardonic means...
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Can You Help Me With Understanding Of...
Twenty-nine when they had married, he had sown no few wild oats, yet Anna's true...
PPS Vs. PPC
"I've been studying some Spanish. I think I'll do a course in French next." or "I...
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Generic Reference: A/The/No Article?
Hi guys, Take a look at the following sentences: 1) The bike is the most popular...
Usage Of "At All" In Positive Context
Is the following paragraph, in particular the usage of "at all" in the last sentence...
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Grammar Questions And Expressions?
1. "I know diverse grammar questions and expressions." means which one of the following...
Keep Her On The Deck
Let me ask a question about the follwoing sentence from a novel. Keep her on the...
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Both Of Us Won A Prize?
"Both of us won a prize" Does the above sentence have a double meaning? Does it...
"Give Sb An Open Shot" Meaning?
Hi, dear teachers! I came across the phrase in Dan Brown's novel Angels and Demons...
Could/Would/Might Have Done?
Hi. When could we use the phrases such as "would have done," "could have done"...
Just Arrived Vs. Have Just Arrived?
Hi~ I'm an EFL learner. I'm studying English tense and aspect. and I know simple...