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“If found then please let me know, so that i can raise this issue to security” [on hold]

"If found then please let me know, so that i can raise this issue to security" Please tell me the grammatical errors in this sentence.
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Is this sentence correct?

Please help me correct this sentence the baby suffer from defects due to deformities that were left behind I know it might be wrong. I translated it from my native language.
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Is this sentence correct? With the colon and all? [closed]

I need this for a piece of creative writing I'm doing for school. My teacher said there was a problem with this: I saw anxious people on their phones and minutes later I heard long wailing ...
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Which one is Gramatically correct? Was/were? [duplicate]

The massive project in which large sums of money "were/was" invested beneficial to the community. Which one is grammatically correct?
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Where does the [sic] go in this sentence?

I'm quoting a sentence that has an error in it. ...visitors need to need to apply for a temporary residence permit... I don't want to correct the error, I want to quote it as it's written. But I ...
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Which spelling is correct: “Re-order” or “Reorder”

I'm looking to label an action button that would allow a user in a software interface to enable reordering (sorting, not re-purchasing) of items in a list. Re-order vs. Reorder When first presented ...
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Western end or West end? [closed]

"I proposed on the west/ern end of the beach" Which one's correct?
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Can I use a gerund in a non-restrictive clause? [closed]

This sentence feels correct to me, but I'm not sure as I'm not a native. There were even people who, not knowing what was going on, just came to see what all the noise was.
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If a game makes someone anxious, how do you explain that game.

For example; The feedback form on a game says, "Please rate your experience of the game" And uses the following words: Not fun at all - Very fun Not boring at all - Very boring Not challenging at ...
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What are standard ways for an editor to specify he is making a correction?

Suppose I am a reporter quoting someone, or an editor for someone's article. The original speaker/writer has made a mistake and I want to correct it in the edited version (while still being true to ...
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Does this sentence make sense [1]? [closed]

"This delay block gives an output right after the delay time has passed, so there is a blind zone in between where the delay output is just zero" If not, I would appreciate alternatives. I would like ...
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Ingeniosity- Word or Not Word [closed]

Is ingeniosity a word? I have consulted various dictionaries and have received different results.
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Word usage: “manyfold” or “manifold”? [closed]

Is there any US/UK English difference in the spellings "manyfold" and "manifold"?
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Is “So that, I can program microprocessor according to my desires.” a fragment?

Fifth, In order to communicate each component I should use some kind of IDE (Integrated Device Electronics). So that, I can program microprocessor according to my desires. This sentence is ...
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Can anybody help me to correct the sentences [closed]

I'm learning English. Could anybody help me to correct the following sentences which I wrote to a European? I have never been in an European country nor having an European friend. I would be very ...
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To indirectly and politely ask about something “I wanted to” vs “I would like to” [closed]

When asking someone for some information indirectly which one is preferable? "I wanted to" e.g. "I wanted to ask your advice on ..." "I would like to" e.g. "I would like to ask about your advice on.....
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Select the bold word or phrase that is incorrect [closed]

They went camping in the woods with their friends, who is great at fishing. a) their friends b) great at fishing c) the woods d) they went
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“As per …” vs. “Per” [duplicate]

"As per" is phrase finding a common use in English writers and speakers in India. "Per" is perhaps the correct word that could be used instead. I use "per" only. But, people in India tend to find a ...
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“…myriad of movement …” Correct or not?

I have a line in a poem using "myriad" as: a myriad of movement the maze will flaunt. Is this correct? If not, what would you suggest?
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Would you help me understand this video?

I'm improving my listening skills so I listen to this video but there are some really difficult sentences that I can not recognize, Would you give me a hand, please? https://youtu.be/WjDV91ohIkE?t=1m ...
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Is it right to say “psychological makeup”?

I want to say that from the psychological point of view, families have strong influence on their children. Can I say: It is worth considering that an adult’s psychological make-up forms in ...
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Is it possible to say “The road had a lot of heavy traffic.”? [duplicate]

Is it possible to say "The road had a lot of heavy traffic." ? I mean can "heavy traffic" be mixed with "a lot of" ? I know it is right to use heavy traffic or a lot of traffic. but is it possible ...
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Which one is correct? “… point on your pencil” or “… lead on your pencil” [closed]

2 weeks ago our teacher gave us a quiz and wanted us to answer that. It was: You should have a good ..... on your pencil. a) Point b) Lead I said that it must be point because point is on ...
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Should this “that” be omitted?

Example sentence for the scenario I have in mind: We will bring the necessities that most people take for granted such as... Is "that" better left omitted, or would omitting "that" create a ...
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is it correct to say emotional attack? [closed]

When someone loses what is so important to him/her, can we say he/she has an "emotional attack"? For example, when we lose an important friend or a member of family, can we say: "it gave me an ...
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Use of “their” in a letter addressed to an anonymous person

I wrote the following sentence in an answer to an anonymous reviewer: We would like to thank again the reviewer for the positive review and hope that the new version of the text meets their ...
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How to use “what better way” to ask a rhetorical question?

I want to say that friendship can inspire a lot using a rhetorical question. Is the following question correct: What better way to get inspired than by accompanying a good friend?
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How to use “while” in the middle of the sentence?

I am confused. Is using while correct in the following sentence: Most students are able to expertly manage their time while they work along with their other responsibilities. Is it correct to ...
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How to use “May” to hope for something in a sentence?

Is it right to use "May" as follows to wish for better days to come? May one day comes a time at which we get rid of all such burdens
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Does contest on acquisition make sense?

Does the phrase "contest on acquisition" make sense in the following sentence: This contest on acquisition has not only made no life-enjoyments but also has left us to become deeply desperate. ...
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Were or was, and why?

I've written the following sentence It were those vespertine saunters that made him survive the work week My grammar checking tool would like me to replace 'were' with 'was'. Is this correct ...
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Why doesn’t autocorrect software like “unauthorises”?

I was writing some documentation and trying to write a sentence that ran like this: It then unauthorises the transaction. I soon realised this wasn't a word, and it kept correcting this to ...
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Should I use “the” before “…same… ” in this sentence?

Which one of these sentences is correct? Different instances of a class have different values for the instance variables of the class, but the values of the static variables are same for every ...
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Which of the following sentences is correct? (“Due to address” vs. “Due to addressing”)

Due to address the convention in July, Brown planned to address the issue of low-income housing in his speech. Due to addressing the convention in July, Brown planned to address the issue of low-...
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Is this sentence meaningful in the intended context? [closed]

Is it right to say the following? Children should be taught both practically and theoretically in schools. That is, is this sentence meaningful?
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Using the word “there's” [duplicate]

Also a reliable English boy, when people use plural things after the word "there's" for example: There's too many numbers it makes me a bit frustrated. I try to correct it by using "There are,"...
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Where had you been ready to go?

Does this sentence make sense in English? Where had you been ready to go? 2nd question: If that sentence doesn't make sense, what would the question of this sentence be using "ready"? -I was ready ...
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an outstanding profile for (a quality or achievement)? [closed]

I have a question about my usage of "profile" in the following sentence: X is a businessman from Y with an outstanding profile for his success in the supply industry as well as his passion for ...
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Which of the following sentences is correct? [closed]

Together with my three fellow students, we are most interested in hiring the villa. Togehter with my three fellow students we are most interested in hiring the villa. Together with my three fellow ...
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How to use have/had in relation to a past tense action?

Lucy thanked me for what I have/had done? Here the action of 'thanking' is being done as a result of something that happens prior to 'thanking'. 'Thanked' shows the action has already been completed. ...
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How do you say if something is as hard as something else?

Today I wanted to tell that buying a car for me is as hard as choosing a dish in a restaurant and I actually meant that I am picky on buying a car just like my eating habit. But I stuck in the middle ...
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which of these sentence is ok to use? [closed]

Somewhere in the middle of the argument, she kiss me with her eyes and I kiss her with my words.... or Somewhere in the middle of the argument, she kisses me with her eyes and I kisses her with my ...
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If you have/had/did not + verb + yet [duplicate]

What is the correct sentence(s) in those : 1 If you haven't read this yet, I recommend doing it. 2 If you had not read this yet, I recommend doing it. 3 If you didn't read this yet, ...
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disturbance / passive or action

I just wrote this. "In addition,I have been learned concerning microbial toxins by Microbiology course. At the same time, Physiology and Biochemistry courses helped me to understand how toxins could ...
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What is wrong with these sentences? [duplicate]

I am new in this site : I faced problem to understand what is wrong with these sentences : (i) One must do what he thinks best. (ii) Can I leave the room now, Sir? I don't understand why first one ...
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What is the correct shortened form for “Goals of the Theses”

What is the correct shortening for "Goals of the Theses"? Theses Goals Theses' Goals I am confused, because Theses ends with an 's', but using the apostrophe makes it plural.
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What does this correction mark mean? (A vertical dash through a hyphen, along with vertical parentheses)

I spoke with a teacher about an essay I wrote recently. We talked through certain parts which couldn't be described by squiggles and dots in red ink. This helped me, but I'm having difficulty now with ...
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Idiom help: If beauty is her Yin, then intelligence is her Yang

I've always assumed that the phrase If X is her Yin, then Y is her Yang meant two positive traits, X and Y, that were not extensions of each other, but rather opposites that complemented each other. ...
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“And been” when “has” has been said in the sentence already?

I have the sentence "The role has gotten easier and easier to play, and been forced upon me more frequently than not." I was wondering if "and been" is correct to use in this case, or if "has" must be ...
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Which form is correct?

I found a sentence in a paper which I believe to be wrong, I have couple of questions: Is it wrong? If not, which one is the correct form? The sentence: ... these algorithms require successive ...