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Do Thomas and his friends do anything besides start the rusted wheel of things? [closed]

The melody of the theme song of the cartoon series “Thomas and his friends” matches the scansion of poem X (“March”) of A.E. Housman’s “A Shropshire Lad”. There are five verses to Housman’s poem, but ...
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Best British English Grammar book? [closed]

The internet is full of resources and book reviews for American English. But I couldn't find even review or a suggested list of good reads for British English Grammar. Please suggest a good book with ...
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Where can I find an English dictionary that can be used as reference? [duplicate]

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 ...
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Is there any software which tells us word for a phrase? [duplicate]

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 ...
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Recommendation for English Grammar books? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are some of the better English reference grammars? I grew up in a non-English speaking country. During my elementary and middle school years, I self-studied the ...
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Is there any book about origins of phrasal verbs' meaning?

In Macmillan dictionary, 3rd meaning of roll up: [TRANSITIVE] if you roll a car window up, you turn a handle or push a button so that the window goes up I've learned 'roll up' below: ...
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Is there any grammar or vocabulary reference reliable enough? [duplicate]

Duplicate of: Regulatory bodies and authoritative dictionaries for English In other languages there are official institutions which control the development of the language and provide ...
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Does and online repository exist for texts written in African American English / 'Ebonics'? [closed]

I wonder whether I can find a work of literature in AAE somewhere? I mean not citations of conversations or songs etc, but a full-fledged story or novel or technical text.
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No-nonsense grammar exercise book [closed]

I have want to improve my writing. Mastering grammar and spelling are building blocks of writing. Therefore I concentrate on grammar first. The books I use are: - Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation ...