General English Grammar Questions

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I just want to aske which gym do you go in Dubai ? OR I just wanted to ask which gum do you go in Dubai ? why add ed ? Thanks.
 I just want to ask which gym you go to in Dubai.
I just wanted to ask which gym you go to in Dubai.
I think you are asking about the "ed" on "wanted." You make it past tense if you are telling about why you asked the question. Use the present form ...
 I just want(ed) to ask which gym you go to in Dubai.
I just want(ed) to ask ... which gym do you go to in Dubai?
The second one is a conversational form. Opinions may vary about how best to punctuate it.
"wanted" can be a true past tense, but often ...
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This novel is set in a Chinese village before World War One. The protagonist Wang Lung lives with his father. Today is the wedding day of Wang Lung. He came to the very big mansion where his bride-to-be works as a maid. Wang Lung came to old ...
 
park sang joonor is an object of "old lady."
I think you meant an object of "saw"? No, it is not an object of "saw". While it gives more information about the old lady, I would not say it really "modifies" that. It is more a separate thought, like the following, but with the verb omitted:
... in ...
 Thank you, GPY, for your So very helpful answer. Emotion: smile
 
park sang joonI'd like to know if "her small fine...
her small fine body clothed in lustrous, pearly grey satin is an "absolute construction". That is, It's a participle clause (clothed) with an explicit subject (her small fine body), and it gives supplementary information, in this case about the ...
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I am currently in my third year. My major is liberal arts but I am really interested in marine biology. I am excited to go through this class, as I love human studies and history.
 I am currently in my third year. My major is liberal arts, but I am really interested in marine biology. I am excited to attend this class, as I love human studies and history.
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Hi, I take the subway to work. My coworkers know that. I show up at work and say, "Hey, guess who I spotted on a/the subway train?" Either article is plausible, is it not? I could use "a" because one subway train is not distinguishable from another, ...
 
AnonymousEither article is plausible, is it not?
Not with the background you gave. Use 'the'.
Anonymous Okay, thanks. That helps.
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The package was received in good conition, so it was not a mistake from the transporter but the supplier. The damage was occurred before the pacing then they sent it to us as they are. It was due to impoerply stacked and storage for a certain period.
 There are many mistakes.
I highlighted a few of them.
The package was received in good conition, so it was not a mistake from the transporter but the supplier. The damage was occurred before the pacing then they sent it to us as they are. It was due ...
Anonymous Thank you for your kind help.
I tried to correct my sentences. Please look into this
The package was received in a good condition, so it was not the transporter's mistakes but the supplier. The damage has been occurred before the packing then they ...
 The package was received in a good condition, so it was not the transporter's mistakes but the supplier's. The damage has been occurred before the packing then they sent it to us as it is. It was due to being improperly stacked and careless handling.
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