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Oct
19
answered What grammar structure is “having + [verb]-ed”?
Oct
19
comment Adverb vs. direct object
@BlessedGeek see the above comment
Oct
19
answered Meaning of “run small”
Oct
19
answered Adverb vs. direct object
Oct
17
awarded  Quorum
Oct
17
comment Is “Far East” politically incorrect?
Another interesting fact, in the same way China is called "the central country", America is called "the rice country" in Chinese.
Oct
17
comment Is “Far East” politically incorrect?
@Jay Because they happened to write the standard that we all use and accept today.
Oct
17
answered Difference between “opacity” and “opaqueness”
Oct
17
answered Is “Far East” politically incorrect?
Oct
17
comment Is “Far East” politically incorrect?
@StoneyB this seems like a constructive question to me. I've seen plenty of "is this offensive" or "is this derogatory" questions on the site, and it's good to know what kind of language to use or not to use. This question is a good example.
Oct
16
revised If collective nouns use the plural verb form, are they plural in other contexts too?
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Oct
16
comment If collective nouns use the plural verb form, are they plural in other contexts too?
@gerrit see my edit
Oct
16
revised If collective nouns use the plural verb form, are they plural in other contexts too?
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Oct
16
answered If collective nouns use the plural verb form, are they plural in other contexts too?
Oct
16
comment sentence pattern clarification
Yes, but the pattern is still such even with re-wording. In both cases though, the "parents" is the indirect object.
Oct
16
answered sentence pattern clarification
Oct
16
answered What does “to get in line soldier-style” mean?
Oct
16
revised Term for homophones that have opposite meanings?
Whole and hole do not have opposite definitions, but it can be argued that they can have opposite meanings. "Meaning" is a better word to use here.
Oct
16
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Oct
16
answered Starting a sentence with “apparently”