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comment What's a less obscure word for “sinecure”?
Btw, "sinecure" is essentially a metaphor, and not that obscure. You seem to need a direct term.
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revised A word for 'a person of integrity'
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comment Please read Martha's story and forgive me if I interrupt your schedule. Should it be INTERRUPTED? Thank you.
It's correct as it is, not "interruped." Read: "... if I happen to be interrupting ...." HTH.
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comment Is “evidence” countable?
@terdon Wishing away all that is inconvenient may not help. Wish you gave it due thought over a time. No offence.
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comment Is “evidence” countable?
This question is based on a miconception.
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answered Is “evidence” countable?
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comment Word meaning “to sort again”
+1 It makes sense even in speech, we don't pronounce the two alike. Just say them aloud and you'll see that they are distinct -- very different, in fact. Or check the source you have cited.
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comment Can “it” be used with plural subject?
@Armen For rep overflow, must be. So many have benefited already, though he mostly posts only comments. We got an answer this time!
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comment Can “it” be used with plural subject?
@John Lawler Thank you Prof., this's been an existential question for many, for long. :)
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revised Can “it” be used with plural subject?
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answered Can “it” be used with plural subject?
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comment Has “as-is” plural form?
Btw, not "leave" but maybe, "be left" or "stay."
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comment Has “as-is” plural form?
"as is" is an idiom and does not need number agreement with an external object.
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comment conditional perfect continuous
Yes. However, your question is not. Please take some help in writing a question. See also English Language Learners Good Luck.
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comment Term for organization being sponsored — “sponsee”?
Duplicate: ELU Q. # 46842
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comment It was amazing! …and similar
It's the flavor of the day. A passing fad.
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comment What is the difference between /ʃ/ and /ʒ/?
The latter are closer to 'z' as the former are to 's' -- assure, azure vs. ashore. HTH.
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comment How to resolve the ambiguity of “two day classes”
Two of day classes ...
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comment Verb tense in short flashbacks
Better asked on Writers
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comment Is the sentence given below an example of syntactic ambiguity?
There is no ambiguity, even less a syntactic ambiguity.