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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Canadian Usage
According to Garner's Modern American Usage, substiting the phrase "as well" for...
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And ,But
Does anyone know about the origin of the rule concerning not beginning a sentence...
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Subjunctive Mood And Microsoft
If I were to type this sentence into Word 2003, and dividend taxes were gone, Word...
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Me And I
Hi All, I'm curious about the proper usage of "me" and "I" in sentences. I had learned...
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Whether Vs. Whether Or Not
I just thought I'd provide an example of each usage for the benefit of the non-native...
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"Gloss" Or "Gloss Over"?
Consider the following two sentences: a) Nonetheless, as this setup is equally applicable...
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Usage Of Preposition.
I want to know USAGE OF PREPOSITION. Some verbs need to use some prepositons. But...
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Were Vs. Has/Have Been
I am editing a technical report and among other things changing the tense of the...
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Modals In The Past
How would you put the following sentences into a past form? It should be easy, but...
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Colloquial Usage - Family
Hello, I have been staying in Germany for the last few months. I am not sure if the...
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Knock Back
Let me ask a question about the following sentence. They really knocked our radars...
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Innit?
I watched "Bend it like Beckham" last weekend, and one usage struck me as odd: those...
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Could Past Or Present?
I am so confused with the way native speakers interpret the usage of could in these...
With Regards / Regarding Etc.
Do you consider the following sentence to be good English in modern usage? Regards...
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"Timely" Usage
A quote from the San Francisco Chronicle, at about the middle of the column: "Unfortunately...
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Comma Usage For Implied Subject?
I have some sentences that are navigation instructions to the reader. There are composed...
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Question-A News Content ?
1)The government is going to ban/put a ban on application/usage on electric...
Drinking Tea
Do native speakers of English assosciate the verb drink with tea and coffee in common...
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How Does This Happen?
A man earns an advanced degree in a field that requires, indeed is about, precise...
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