Help! English Incomprehensible Logic ...
“speaking is a result of acquisition, not its cause" - is anybody able to explain...
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Have (Got) In British English
As far as I know, you usually can't leave out "got" after "have" in negative and...
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A Structured Approach To Improving Written...
Hi, I am a native English speaker, however as of late I have realised how little...
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A New Misle?
I've tried to hunt down the AUE web page for misles to see if this is already recorded...
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Horizonless Transcontinental Sentences...
Horizonless Transcontinental Sentences Department 25 April 2004 (( OK, children,...
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Prejudiced In A Positive Way
I read an article in today's newspaper and found myself struggling for a word to...
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I Wonder Why [...] ?
Following a method of Ms Richoux, I did a Google search of the Literature Post site...
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Led Vs. Lead
Posted for Kevin I would like to ask a question about English In the following sentence...
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Care Vs.Caring
Dear all, I would like to know which of the following sentences is better in English...
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"My Name Is __."
Why is it that, in English, when we write a sentence of the form "My name is (name...
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May He Rest In Peace
When the phrase " may he rest in peace " is inserted in the sentence without any...
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Stereotypes
I am to write about stereotypes in British English and Scottish English and have...
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Period Ouside Of Quotation Marks?
I raised this question about 7 years ago in this NG. I remember the answer but not...
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Raise Vs Rear?
Hi, This is from a selective cloze exercise, which aims to test semantic precision...
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Dear Sir/Madam, Could you please tell me where I should put the article in the following...
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A Wrong Sentence?
We have been knowing each other since high school. Is this sentence gramatically...
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Hortatory Subjunctive
What is the hortatory subjunctive? In hearings today by the House Oversight and something...
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Starting A Sentence With "More Important...
I'd be grateful for US opinions about whether one can start a sentence with "More...
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Subjunctive After 'To Ensure'?
In formal English, should the subjunctive be used after that verb, as is the case...
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None Of The Children Is (Or Are) In The...
A quick question (from a English verbal test book) Which of the following sentences...
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