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From Language in India: As mentioned your question is too broad and there is probably no definite answer to it. The following extract examines the issue under different relevant aspects such as the phonological, morphological, lexical, and syntactic ones and can give an insight into what you are looking for: Indian English is a distinct variety of ...
You are wrong. Americans say one hundred and fifty as well. When we would say 100.50, we say "one hundred point five". Never make claims about which you are not sure.
withhold verb: withhold; 3rd person present: withholds; past tense: withheld; past participle: withheld; gerund or present participle: withholding refuse to give sacrifice noun: to offer, to offer up grudge verb: 3rd person present: grudges; past tense: grudged; past participle: grudged; gerund or present participle: grudging ...
"WOULD" is used for stylish pronounciation, and will is using by newly learners. But there is no any particular word restriction that we cannot use either would or will. Both we can use while we speak English. Kishore Kumar
In Old English, /ɣ/ is a phoneme, but the [ɣ] allophone occurred only in a rather specific condition: when word-medially, though not when in gemination, directly after nasals, or directly before a front unrounded vowel or palatal glide. The word dagas ‘days’ (nom./acc. plural), for example, would have been pronounced something like [dɑɣɑs]. fugol ‘bird’ ...
"New begin" is not proper English. Begin is a verb, Beginning is a noun. To precede it with an adjective like New, you'd expect a noun. You might have heard an English speaker saying it quickly, without enunciating clearly, and the "-ing" couldn't be heard well, sounding like "begin" by itself. If you're trying to shorten the phrase for the purposes of ...
Could be its just asking for company, or want to spend time with dearest .
A lovely and fascinating question! As you point out, sic erat scriptum, "thus was it written," would literally only apply when quoting from a written source. In a different thread, there was a vigorous debate about the (non-)use of diacritical marks in English, and it seems that the under-use of diacritics is partially to blame here. Wikipedia and ...
I think it's perfectly fine to use sic when quoting a spoken statement. You might write: George W. Bush said, "We need to make sure Iran never develops nucular [sic] weapons." (Note that I just made up the quote for example purposes, I just remember that he mispronounced nuclear.)
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