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Both are examples of hyperbaton. You can read more about it here, hyperbaton. In their current form, both sentences are ungrammatical. Correct them for tense as follows. Write it I have. should be Written it I have. Next, Wrote it I did. should be Write it I did. Once corrected for tense, both sentences can be acceptable English ...


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"Laugh and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone." It's from the poem Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox


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A review of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) entry for the word except is availing. OED editors identify three senses of the word: in one it is an adjective, in the second a preposition, and in the third a conjunction (so except is not in all cases a preposition). The adjective sense (with meaning similar to "excepted") is no longer in use in Modern ...


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I'm not an authority but anyway here is my answer. Firstly I want to point out that the occurrence of the collocation "except for" actually splits into two cases. In one case it is a single lexical unit that is a preposition, hence accepting only noun phrases or equivalents as its 'object': Everyone knew he was a fool except for himself. The greedy ...


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A search of Google Books for the phrases "the more funny" does turn up a few relevant matches, though some of the matches returned are not relevant because they involve the form "the more X, the more Y," where either X or Y = "funny things" (for example), so more in those cases is modifying things, not funny. Still, the admirable G.K. Chesterton, in Heretics ...


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Both expressions don't sound English. I would go with: The project will be completed within a few days. So without the next. Since you say will be, it implies the action will take place in the future. Alternatively you could say: The project will be completed within the next few days. So with a the.


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Technically they are incorrect and should have been: Written it I have. = I have written it. Write it I did. = I did write it. = I wrote it. The second one could for even more emphasis or rhetorical effect be phrased: I wrote it, yes I did. ("did" here is a pro-verb, grammatically separate from the earlier phrase.) People often make mistakes ...


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This sentence, grammatically, is perfectly fine. It sounds better as "...are hated in a lot of places." but that's just personal opinion.


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More should not be used to modify role. There are other problems as well but that one is too distracting.


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Correct versions are: This is none of our business. You always form a posessive from a pronoun by modifying the pronoun: 'the business of us' is 'our business' If you insist on structuring the sentence like that it is "Everyone in the room's pockets were empty". The noun phrase is "everyone in the room" and you can technically make it possessive like that. ...


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Absolutely any compound noun at all is grammatically correct. "Horizon road", "jalousie proof", "temperature depth", "dog cat", whatever. So the only question is whether it has a commonly agreed upon meaning. "Horizon road" is not an established term and would be taken to mean different things by different people, or would not be understood at all. Since ...


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I think the "too" you are talking about is actually "to" which is in relation with "connect"!


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I would normally use: I suggest you do not go there. or: I suggest you don't go there.


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Your take/consider constructions seem like independent clauses (of the imperative variety). As such, common usage would suggest using the colon, dash, or period to mark the boundary between clauses. Using a comma creates a comma splice.


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ACTIONS VS EXISTENCE Clothes is used when something is done to them,going to be done to them, or being done to them. clothing is used when describing the features of them.For example: The wind picked up the clothes wile it was drying on the line. That piece of clothing is rather dark The piece of clothing was laying on the ground In other words, ...



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