Is it right to say “What time is it?” and “What day is it?” when asking about the day and the time of an event? [migrated]
If there's an event yet to come and two people talking to each other about it, if one of them doesn't know about the day and the time, can he ask (What day is it?) and (What time is it?)? Isn't it ...
In the sentence "For I shall learn no more of him" (Edgar Allan Poe, The Man of the Crowd), for means because. Is it acceptable to use the conjunction with this meaning nowadays?
The mixture was added water. This sentence, written by a non-native speaker, seems somehow odd to me, but I cannot say that I find it at all ambiguous. This example sentence is written by a ...
What's a word for this? I thought of taboo (or from MW - taboo). But I'm not sure that this is the right word. Examples of this kind of topic include: money sex other people not present Is there a ...
I am looking for a word for (the act of) someone accepting information as fact without ever checking. For example, I read an article in newspaper and believe it without fact checking. I tell my ...
To be possible/impossible can be followed by an infinitive verb only when the subject of the finite verb is the introductory "it". With any other subject the infinitive would be wrong, so I've ...
In the thread accompanying the question The holidays are a good time to be with family, Colin Fine writes The holidays is a good time..., which I don't think is idiomatic even in the US I'd ...