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Is there a comma before the word until in the sentence below?

In this sentence: They are not taking their team photograph until Friday at 7:30. On my son’s punctuation test, he did not use a comma after photograph, and his teacher marked this “missing” ...
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Test for intransitivity of verbs?

Is it true that if any verb is immediately followed by a prepositional phrase, then it has to be an intransitive verb? As a counter example, I need a sentence which: (i) has only one verb, and ...
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What time do/should/would I call you?

Here's the question I saw on a test: A: What time ………… I call you? B: You could call me after lunch. a) am b) do c) should d) would I think (b), (c), and (d) are possible options. Please ...
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Present continuous to discuss action's frequency

I saw the following on an ESL test: John: How often …………… ? Dave: He …………… at least five days a week. a) does he exercise - swims b) is he exercising - is swimming c) is he exercising - ...
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Won't or doesn't? If either works, what's the difference? [closed]

The weather is windy and the wind is blowing outside. I am sitting in front of the TV, but it …………… turn on and I don’t know what I should do to fix it.
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The wild flowers looked like a soft orange blanket _______ the desert

The wild flowers looked like a soft orange blanket ______ the desert. A. covering B. covered C. cover D. to cover I chose C. I thought that 'looked' is a past participle and 'cover' would ...
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Can someone help with these 2 GRE verbal questions?

Requirement: fill the blank with 2 words choosen from the below list, each word should give the sentence the same meaning. Modern agricultural practices have been extremely successful in ...