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Aug
19
answered “Your interview with him.” Who is the interviewer?
Aug
18
answered Actor's “remuneration” for a “job/gig/engagement”
Aug
18
answered “at line” vs “in line”
Aug
18
comment “Comparing” vs “A comparison of ”
That's a good point, Chan-Ho. Sometimes there is no clear alternative to a gerund that is not circumlocutory. (As an aside, he would probably advise that no one irritate him.)
Aug
17
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Aug
17
answered Analysis stage vs analysis phase
Aug
17
comment “Comparing” vs “A comparison of ”
I appreciate the compliment @RoaringFish.
Aug
17
comment “Comparing” vs “A comparison of ”
Thanks for your comment. I thought gerunds were on an equal footing with other nouns and did not catch that they retained , shall we say, "verbish impurities".
Aug
17
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Aug
17
accepted “Comparing” vs “A comparison of ”
Aug
17
comment “Comparing” vs “A comparison of ”
@Fumble Fingers: Some professors confuse mimicry with progress. The grumblings of another bedeviled graduate student aside, it's nice to know that I wasn't writing poor English even his would have been, at best, a minute point.
Aug
17
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17
revised “Comparing” vs “A comparison of ”
Put relevant text in block quotes
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