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comment Words (especially homographs or homonyms) with different inflection
Another example in Spanish, esta (this) and está (it is). Interesting question +1
Aug
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answered Is there a word for the act of dimming an oil lamp?
Aug
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comment “Neither . . . nor” vs. “nor . . . neither”
It can come before the verb, but then it would apply to the verb, "I neither like nor detest thing A". But yes, +1.
Aug
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comment Punctuation in presentation slides
"Standard issues of grammar don't normally apply in this situation." I totally agree.
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answered Punctuation in presentation slides
Aug
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answered What is it called when something is described by what it isn't?
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answered What highway exit does “Next Exit” refer to?
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awarded  Critic
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comment “Leadership is our drive. What's your?”
Hmm... I think you're right about "What is his?" since that could also be a pronoun. Nice catch.
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answered “Leadership is our drive. What's your?”
Aug
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comment “Faster, not sooner”
I totally agree. Recovery may only take a couple months, but don't expect it any time soon.
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answered Is ‘smaller-bore’ proposal (or plan) an ordinary expression?
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awarded  Teacher
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answered What is wrong with the word “performant”?
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Aug
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answered More formal way of saying: “Sorry to bug you again about this, but …”