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comment Usage of Disproven
See also: books.google.com/ngrams/…
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comment Usage of Disproven
@EdwinAshworth books.google.com/ngrams/…
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comment Usage of Disproven
"to use the past tense of verbs adjectivally (where the pp is distinct from pt)": There are uses for it. My answer has briefly dealt with the difference.
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comment It was the best decision I have / had ever made
This question belongs on English Language Learners.
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comment Checkboxes vs. Checkboces
Please use "comments" to post your opinions, not "answer."
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comment “This page intentionally blank” … but it isn't!
Not need really, the standard phrase is as the OP has mentioned.
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comment “This page intentionally blank” … but it isn't!
1. This Q is not about the English language in a strict sense. 2. The page is blank -- the note always appears either as a footing or in overprint space, where the usual text is not expected.
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comment Usage of Disproven
@EdwinAshworth Please see my answer for comment on how disproven technology has little use at all.
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answered Usage of Disproven
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comment Everyone's SINGULAR or everyone's PLURAL?
@DRF Why the haste? Please meditate on the issue.
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comment Punctuation rules for user interface
If they are "sentences", then both need their own periods at the end.
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comment Checkboxes vs. Checkboces
Checkboces is not a word, at least not in the sense of the plural of checkbox. QED.
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comment Usage of Disproven
Disproven is past participle, while disproved is past tense. As adjectives both work in the same way as any other vpt/vpp -- proven technology, not proved technology.
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comment Everyone's SINGULAR or everyone's PLURAL?
It caught their attention, not their attentions. No need for "it caught their individual attentions," which is a distracting detail.
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answered Verb in context: singular or plural?
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revised Verb in context: singular or plural?
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comment A geographical area, inhabited by people but never having had any government
Better check with the domain guys first.
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comment A geographical area, inhabited by people but never having had any government
Sounds more like it; gotta cross check with the politics-government/ sociology-anthropology guys.
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comment When to use 'a' and when to not use 'a'?
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comment Everyone's SINGULAR or everyone's PLURAL?
In fact, "to catch someone's eye" is an idiom, not "eyes." The question is not about everyone being singular or plural. HTH.