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reviewed Close Need help with grammatical problem
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reviewed Close The Converse of Philosophy
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reviewed Close Article before “two” with intervening adjective?
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reviewed Close what is the meaning of “ treated observation”?
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reviewed Close Should I use Past Simple or Past Perfect in this sentence?
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reviewed Close When was “it” first used in weather sentences?
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comment volunteer teacher, volunteer teaching, teaching volunteer, or volunteering teacher
Volunteer teacher or teaching volunteer. "Volunteer teaching" doesn't work and "volunteering teacher" is just horrible.
Nov
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comment Leave something vs. forget something
I dont know where you get that notion, but I can assure you as a native speaker of English that such a connotation doesn't exist.
Nov
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comment Source of 'BB' in the sense of 'small, spherical pellet of shot'
Good question, Sven. I grew up with the idea of BB guns, so I've always just taken it for granted.
Nov
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comment Leave something vs. forget something
No joke. It never even occurred to me that that could be your source of concern, so that in itself should reassure you that this is not an issue.
Nov
14
comment Does the sentence “She tells of the image coming out of an archive” mean that the subject tells that the image comes out of an archive?
The sentence is grammatical enough, but it's ambiguous, which is why it can't stand alone.
Nov
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comment “My first pro argument is…”
This is a matter of style. The usage feels awkward to me, but I wouldn't mark the student down for it.
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comment Does the sentence “She tells of the image coming out of an archive” mean that the subject tells that the image comes out of an archive?
I agree with @FumbleFingers. Absent context, it's impossible even to rule out the notion that she might be coming out of an archive herself as she discusses the image.
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comment What is it called when you do something once and benefit from it for a long time or forever
It's called capitalism.
Nov
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comment How do I express “clockwisality”?
+1 Chirality was my first thought as well. It perfectly describes pattern orientation here, in my view.
Nov
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comment Is this type of ellipsis natural?
@JohnLawler: I did my daily 16.25 mile route on the bike. So yeah.
Nov
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comment Is this type of ellipsis natural?
@JohnLawler: Looking good, John! Getting more exercise?
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answered Is this type of ellipsis natural?
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comment Grammaticality of “I was not alive”
"Correctedness"? Really?