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revised i have a question about “if only” construction
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revised i have a question about “if only” construction
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answered i have a question about “if only” construction
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answered The first person to land on the moon was Neil Armstrong. What type of sentence is this?
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comment why do we use 'prepared' in a sentence like this
"Be prepared" is the imperative of to be + prepared ( past participle as adjective).
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comment Can we use “as per your asking” when replying to queries?
"As per your asking" sounds very stilted for me. Perhaps there are regions where this expression is usual. But when communicating with people outside this region I would use a simpler and more normal formula.
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answered A strange use instance of Present Simple in a sentence
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comment What does “Take care sweets” mean?
Perhaps an individual expression for darling or sweetheart.
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comment Non-sexual term for spread-eagle
She lay on her back after she had fallen from the jungle gym, with arms and legs spread out, the air knocked from her lungs.
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revised What is the category name for words like notwithstanding, forthwith, etc…?
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answered What is the category name for words like notwithstanding, forthwith, etc…?
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answered In sentences with “too” and “enough” what word does the to-infinitive modify?
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comment I don't feel on my biceps/particular muscle
I suppose street jargon and riddle language used only by a very small group of speakers, with the intention that outsiders don't understand anything. No standard English. As slang not even registered in Urban dictionary.
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answered “Have a shower” vs “Take a shower”
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comment What does the author actually means when he says “ underestimate the value of gold.”
After do/does/did only bare infinitive. What does he mean, not: What does he means.
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comment Is “know how to” a phrasal modal?
I have never heard of phrasal modals.
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revised Usage of “being” in sentence
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revised Usage of “being” in sentence
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answered Usage of “being” in sentence
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comment Date as a synonym for anus
@WS2 Thanks for taking the trouble of consulting a person in Australia. The word date, AusE slang, seems to be a tricky case for lexicographers.