Possible Duplicate: What are your favorite English language tools? This may seem like a meta question but I feel it is really about English Language and Usage. What is the preferred online ...
An example, just a minute ago I was looking for a word to replace candidate Amongst the candidates for the album title. since the candidate is a person, not the one-of-many album titles. So, I was ...
I usually use Google Translate to translate from my language into English and vice versa. But sometimes the translation is not right as words have different meanings depending on context, or maybe the ...
Possible Duplicate: What are your favorite English language tools? I have a question regarding the English language that is too general for this site according to the faq. OTOH, I don't ...
Possible Duplicate: What are your favorite English language tools? I am searching for a piece of software or an online application where I enter a phrase or a particular action and get a ...
What are some great references on English pronunciation practices? The book The Big Book of Beastly Mispronunciations was mentioned in an answer on this site. Is it considered authoritative? What ...
Where can I find words and expressions which are dated and not found in today's dictionaries? [duplicate]
I'm having trouble understanding Charles Dickens book called The Haunted House. Could anyone tell me in which dictionary I can find parts I don't understand? Is there a dictionary for nineteenth ...
I am looking for a site or tool which would show a word used in actual sentences and expressions, in everyday life, business, scientific books, spiritual books and any other contexts. Looking a word ...
I've just received a memo which says (effectively) As more people leave, there will be less people available. I want that word to be fewer. Are there guidelines for which word ought to be used ...
A basic grammar rule is to use an instead of a before a vowel sound. Given that historic is not pronounced with a silent h, I use “a historic”. Is this correct? What about heroic? Should be “It was a ...
Is this sentence grammatically correct? Anyone who loves the English language should have a copy of this book in their bookcase. or should it be: Anyone who loves the English language should ...
What is the word(s) for someone who is very particular about the small details of something? [closed]
I am looking for a word or multiple words to describe someone who is very (perhaps even 'overly') concerned about the fine details of something. It could be describing someone who is a perfectionist, ...
I know it's wrong, but I do it all the time or else my sentences would go on forever.
I'm confused by why people use the following: It's up to yourself. Rather than: It's up to you. Another example of this would be: Please feel free to contact ourselves if you have any ...
"Prepone" is a great word - it's the opposite of "postpone". I was wondering if it was beginning to spread around the world at all.