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Dec
31
comment Can the verb “wonder” simply take an object?
"Something made me jump. I wonder what."
Dec
17
comment “On the tournament” vs. “in the tournament”
took part in (is the correct usage, with these extra characters to fill out space)
Dec
13
comment What do you call the main telephone number?
+1 Switchboard for me
Dec
12
revised “What's past is past” is a good grammar structure?
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Dec
12
comment “What's past is past” is a good grammar structure?
@Mohit: I spotted phase/phrase. Thanks. If there are others, feel free to edit
Dec
12
revised “What's past is past” is a good grammar structure?
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Dec
12
revised “What's past is past” is a good grammar structure?
added 155 characters in body
Dec
12
answered “What's past is past” is a good grammar structure?
Dec
1
comment Usage of “in contrast”
I would use "By contrast, ..." or "However, ..."
Nov
30
answered Origin of “Put up your dukes”
Nov
25
comment Is ‘Today, Japan’s old age social security system is running at a deficit, is the whole country” in Forbes magazine a right sentence?
Original at forbes.com/sites/stephenharner/2012/10/21/…
Nov
19
answered Is there a word for this: an object that imitates the design of an old object?
Nov
18
comment I'm trying to teach Non-English kids the alphabet. What is a good list of words starting with A-Z?
@Brian: Cockney/Surrealist alphabet
Nov
14
revised Meaning of “x is 35 times less than y"
quote
Nov
13
comment How many tenses are there in English?
Your structure of "[will/would] - [have] - [simple tense / be + ...ing]" is neat but might require simple tense to include the naked infinitive and the past participle.
Nov
6
comment “If I didn't have” vs. “if I hadn't had”
@Bill: My examples start in the same way as your first example.
Nov
6
comment “If I didn't have” vs. “if I hadn't had”
+1. You could have added something like If I did not have the example sentences, I would not understand the text or more positively If I had the example sentences, I would understand the text.
Nov
2
comment How is 'via' pronounced and where did these variations come from?
@Jim And because it is an ablative, in Latin it should have a long a
Oct
31
answered Enforced Secession?
Oct
29
comment Term for period between vernal and autumnal equinox
Summer time (in Europe) and Daylight Saving Time (in North America) is not that far away.