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My answer: It is better to avoid splitting the two parts of the verb, but I would ask one more question: What does that adverb contribute? Does "I had planned to cite my sources ... " deliver the same message? How does "initially" make the message more clear? My question dodges yours, but we we all tend to clutter our writing with distracting words. We ...


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I would like to still be doing that in years to come.


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In the years to come. What might in the next years to come mean? (Is it intended to be in opposition to in the previous years to come?)


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You can start a sentence with “Established in”, as long as the subject of your sentence is the thing that is established in the specified time. In this case: if the subject is “this bank”. Correct: “Established in 1900, this bank has been through a lot. Currently, the majority of its shares is held by …” Incorrect: “Established in 1900, this bank’s ...


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"Established in 1900..." is fine. It makes perfect sense and is grammatical.


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A comma to pause or separate? To pause, no need at all. If to separate, which word or words? Your status is good my dear. 'Happy Labor Day everyone!'


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Yes! Necessary but declining in popularity. It's called a "vocative" comma, and it saves the reader from a double take in situations like "Awesome pants, Bill!" vs. "Awesome Pants Bill!" (noting the arrival of Bill, who is widely known and titled by his awesome pants). See ...


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Yes, I can't see a problem with that. However, it is normally unnecessary - it makes no difference to the server if it is to go or you will drink it in the shop - it typically is "to go". If, however, it is a shop that offers ceramic cups for non-takeaway, you do need to specify. I never drink coffee in the shop unless I buy something else.


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The only proposed question I see which is a problem is the next-to-last one, where "someone could" should probably be "could someone". Otherwise, I don't see any that are particularly wrong, provided the verbs of the final sentences comply with rules about agreement between subject and verb.



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