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reviewed Approve “Jamie and me” or “Jamie and I”
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comment Interesting: What's wrong with this sentence
@VidupaSamarasinghe No, time refers to 1962, and it is which that makes that reference.
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comment Interesting: What's wrong with this sentence
Edited. Unfortunately ESL SAT tests seem often to be poorly designed.
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revised Interesting: What's wrong with this sentence
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answered Interesting: What's wrong with this sentence
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revised Synonym request for Alpha Female
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comment When to use “the” and when not?
You have asked about definite and none, which is covered in the answers there. No article (particularly with plurals) indicates a generality; the definite article indicates a particular instance of a thing. If this usage is not clear, please edit this question, with reference to the fuller explanation in the other one, to explain how it is not clear.
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comment When to use “the” and when not?
Asking a new question is overkill -- if the linked question and its answers don't help, please edit this one to say why and it can be reopened.
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revised Please indicate when to use 'have been' or 'has been'
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comment A sentence with double negative
No, that's why I changed the names. I assert that "would have gone" does not imply that he did not go. If Vonnegut intended that meaning, then this is a double negative, and not standard English.
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comment A sentence with double negative
No, it doesn't. "Terry went upstairs. He would have gone upstairs if Brian had asked him to; he would have gone upstairs if Brian had asked him not to. He decided what to do, not Brian."
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comment Should I use “been correctly recorded” or “correctly been recorded”?
They mean different things, so we can't say which is correct. What did you want to say? That the record matches the changes made; or that a record was made when some thought that it should not have been? (Note that in the system would be better than in system.)
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comment A sentence with double negative
Trout would have gone upstairs even if Billy hadn't asked him not to. The fact that Billy did ask him not to only made him more determined to do that.
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comment Did I hear rightly – “Shiite Houthis are stated in to return the President to office.”
Yoichi-san, since you "replayed the line", it would be really helpful to give a relevant link in the question so that others could do the same.
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revised Difference among “to hear”, “to hear of” and “to hear about”?
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revised Present and present-prefect of “to be”
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revised Opinion/advice/knowledge/information: which to use?
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revised “Moments of best friends” or “Moments with best friends”
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comment German, the Origin of the name
Etymonline is a "commonly-available reference".
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revised “How many is there” vs. “How many are there”
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