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English language is a hobby.
Rule 1. The language has rules. These might be obscure or not, but the language is inherently governed by rules. A linguist might study a foreign language based on deeper knowledge than a non-linguist. It is up to someone to embrace deeper rules of language. Rule 2. People often assume (not entirely correctly) that being "native" is equivalent to being proficient or expert in a language. Rule 3. Context is very important in analyzing a text fragment


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suggested approved edit on In natural disasters: died or killed?
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suggested approved edit on The phrase “God willing.”
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suggested approved edit on How to pronounce the “v” sound?
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suggested approved edit on Is British English considered a foreign language to American English?
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suggested approved edit on “Turn on the radio” or “put on the radio”?
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suggested approved edit on Should there be a “were” instead in “till there was you”?
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suggested rejected edit on Is this redundant pronoun use “grammatical”?
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suggested approved edit on “Specially” vs “especially”
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suggested approved edit on Is “bolded” a word?
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suggested approved edit on Must (Past Obligation Interrogative) “Must you have eaten all the food?”
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suggested approved edit on Difference between “pardon me” and “I beg your pardon”
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suggested approved edit on “Conception” vs. “inception”
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suggested approved edit on An old fashioned word or phrase that describes a meditative walk
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suggested approved edit on Has or Had / Past and Past Perfect
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suggested approved edit on A word used to describe someone who loves to be photographed
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suggested approved edit on What is the difference in usages between “send” and “dispatch”?
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suggested approved edit on What is the difference between “splitting something” and “dividing something”?
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suggested approved edit on “Shade” vs. “shadow”
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suggested approved edit on Me or Myself? Reflexive pronoun?
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suggested approved edit on “aim life with money”