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comment How do I express the action of working as a teaching assistant (i.e. TAing) professionally?
... demonstrated as a T[eaching ]A[ssistant] for several university courses
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comment Why is the plural of “deer” the same as the singular?
@user1914292 Note that the phrase derives from the film of the Godfather. It is spoken by Peter Clemenza and is supposed to represent a literal translation from his native Sicilian Italian.
Apr
23
revised “Neither…nor” with “to” and “by”
added 9 characters in body
Apr
23
comment Meaning of “my boyfriend's back.”
Any collocation of words may be ambiguous when presented without context.
Apr
23
answered “Neither…nor” with “to” and “by”
Apr
21
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Apr
16
comment “One of the document's properties” or “One of the documents' properties”?
@Araucaria OP has now rewritten with is/are instead of is. We're no closer to knowing what OP actually means, but it will now accommodate the reading you propose.
Apr
15
comment conditional form
You're right. Ordinarily both clauses of a conditional have to lie on the same side of the realis/irrealis divide.
Apr
15
comment “One of the document's properties” or “One of the documents' properties”?
@Araucaria Nope. OP explicitly states that one of the documents (or in your version one of the materials) is intended, and there needs to be a one of the properties, too, to accomodate the singular verb: one of the properties of one of the documents.
Apr
15
comment “One of the document's properties” or “One of the documents' properties”?
You can't say that with just one one. I recommend One property of one document is ...
Apr
15
comment Grammatical name/function of “what” in the following sentence
You're right, the sentence is ungrammatical. If you append are you end up with a fused relative clause what [they] are in which what plays the role of predicate complement.
Apr
14
comment What does “make something stick” mean?
You should paraphrase the substance of what is said at your link should be provided, in case the site linked disappears or changes its address.
Apr
13
comment Is there a word for 'subject' (of a sentence) that isn't 'term' or 'argument'?
Theme is sometimes used of the subject of classical predications, although it is also sometimes restricted to subjects of which movement or location is predicated.
Apr
12
comment Do I still omit the closing quotation mark before a paragraph break in speech?
It's still the practice; but hey, you're a grownup and can make your own rules. Now if somebody wants to pay you to do it their way, and wants to pay a starving graduate student to proofread it, that's another story.
Apr
12
comment Contraction of “There are” to “There're”
It depends really on what register you're presenting in. Is it formal (albeit not necessarily stuffy) or is it chatty and colloquial?
Apr
12
comment Correct arrangement of this sentence
Hmmm ... is "first prototype" tautologous? Would not any -type subsequent to the prototype, even one which recreated the original in every respect, be at least a deuterotype?
Apr
12
comment “Come home.” — other adverbs which refer to the noun versions of themselves?
Sure. Today, tomorrow, yesterday. But they're not always adverbs. In Come home, home is a predicate locative: effectively an adjective.
Apr
12
comment “Informing” — Gerund instead of Verb+Object?
Please be aware that StackExchange disapproves of cross-posting on multiple SE sites. I think this question will be better received on ELL, where you first posted it.
Apr
12
comment Military writing bad habits
Supporting here is a present participle, a non-finite form; the subordinate clause it heads acts as a supplement which enlarges on the action of its head clause. It's just dandy.
Apr
10
comment The correct way to write time. (Or: so many rules, so little time!)
You're a grownup - you get to make your own rules. Unless somebody's paying you for your copy, in which case they make the rules.