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comment Numbering series with “through” or “to”
to = end not necessarily inclusive; through = both inclusive. Some writers avoid to in such contexts altogether to avoid ambiguity. HTH.
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comment Capitalising “for” depending on the usage in the title?
As you already noted, the rule is about the POS, not the word. Some style guides may go a step further and include an indicative list, though. Such lists invariably include for suggesting the word is not to be capitalized in any context. Consult applicable style guide.
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comment Are peas countable or non-countable?
Even if practically countable, it was not meant for them to be counted anyway. :)
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comment Are peas countable or non-countable?
No, peas in the second case refers to a dish (mass) made of peas (countable). HTH. I closed my eyes tightly and sent out a wish\ That the peas would somehow disappear from my dish. ()
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comment Are peas countable or non-countable?
There's an example in the answer. Pea(s) is not an exceptional case, there may be many other such.
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comment A slang term derived from another slang term
Slang and derived word are unrelated. An incidental combination has no special name. Any word derived from a slang term will have necessarily to be itself a slang term.
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answered Are peas countable or non-countable?
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comment Are there any rules for genitive case not indicating possesion?
A "learner question"' -- please ask on English Language Learners
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reviewed Reviewed Is it grammatically correct to use “baby” as a proper noun
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comment Is it grammatically correct to use “baby” as a proper noun
Not necessarily at all times. The usage is widely recognized.
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reviewed Reopen An exact word for the opposite of academic progress?
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reviewed Leave Closed ''We average 8 hours’ work a day.'' Is this a correct sentence?
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revised One who never attends public meetings
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comment Is there an implied verb missing?
Btw, how do you understand however in the sentence?
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comment Is there an implied verb missing?
No, it doesn't need, and a was there could change the tone and tenor of the sentence. Why do you think a was may be needed?
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comment For X going to be developed, this is enough. Correct grammar?
Suggested migration to English Language Learners
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comment Usage of “Only when X will Y and then only when Z”
"only when .. will the ... and then only" is not a special "structure." Learn the expression only when (not 'then only') -- parse that part as "(and then) (only when) (a clock pulse arrives.) HTH.
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comment Usage of “Only when X will Y and then only when Z”
Recommending migration to English Language Learners
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revised Difference between 'I would like to be' & 'I want to be'
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comment Do you always have to put a comma before someone's name?
This question seems to be based on a possible misconception.