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revised Is the second “to” grammatical in “I plan to help build and then to start”?
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revised Do I need to add “to” in every clause in this sentence?
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comment Is it necessary to repete the prepositions in coordinate sentences?
That is not a preposition. That is the infinitive particle. The second to (in "to the cinema") is a preposition. The other tos (in "to go" and "to have") are not.
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comment Is the usage 'the message didn't send' grammatically correct?
@Edwin: yes, you are of course right, it would be great to see an authority back me (and you, and J.R.) up that this emerging "the message is sending" is indeed English and not some kind of pidgin. But the operational word here is "emerging", so it's one of those edge cases where the whole point of ELU is to step in and be that authority itself. To put it another way: if every question can be answered by checking CGEL or OED, what is even the purpose of this site here at all?
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answered Is the usage 'the message didn't send' grammatically correct?
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comment Does it make sense to compare the frequencies given by the Google NGram viewer for 1grams and 2grams?
This sounds more like a question for WebApps. Or perhaps our meta.
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comment Send me your address so that i can send u my laptop ? Is it correct statement?
The elephant in the room is that it doesn't matter if the sentence is correct or not. You could have fired it off by now and forgotten all about it. You are wasting your precious life time. And ours.
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comment Can one ever say for certain a word does not exist?
TL;DR: "If you use a word when speaking English, then it is an English word."
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comment tense change with questions that speakers asks himself silently
Adding onto what others have said so far, even if the tenses were different, which they aren't, there is absolutely nothing about grammar that prevents you from putting every single sentence in a different tense. Other than the fact that English only has two tenses, that is. Right now I am writing this. And yesterday I wasn't. And tomorrow I will write something else. Did you know Joe Cocker died? Do you know everyone will? And where is Waldo, anyway?
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revised How do you describe a person who loves to join parties, social events?
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revised Opposite of “trendy” without a negative meaning
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comment Attempt or try? Which word
When it comes to language, "why" is a very strange question to ask, and inherently unanswerable. There is no why. It just so happens. If it were the other way round, you'd be wondering why it's the other way round. (And it has to be some way round, because they are two different words and not the same word.)
Dec
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comment What does a hyphenated “big-company” mean?
Big means "big" and company means "company". It's hyphenated because it's being used as a single entity, a compound modifier, and because the hyphenation resolves ambiguity ("big-company growth upswings" vs. "big company-growth upswings").
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comment What does “twice as many” mean?
The meaning of turn off can be looked up in a dictionary of your choice. The meaning of twice as many is explained right after it in the very same sentence.
Dec
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revised Difference between “aunt to” and “aunt of”
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revised Understandable songs to learn English
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revised Meaning of “he has done little to make the case to leaders that stacking political institutions with tycoons and their cronies will fuel discontent”
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revised “it is good” and “that is good”
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revised He spent $300 Ving
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revised Is there a general rule for which types of nouns end in -archy vs. -cracy?
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