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revised Do I so often encounter simple past for past participle (e.g., “I have went,” “what was did to her”) because of where I am or when?
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revised I wonder whether it is the relative pronoun
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comment I wonder whether it is the relative pronoun
What do you mean with "relative pronoun" in your headline? "the closest" is a superlative formula.
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revised Grammar correctness of “could” sentence
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comment Is there any grammar rule for the usage of the re- prefix?
As we have the verb find your "re-have" sounds affected, artificial and superfluous.
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revised Difference between “question” and “query”
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answered Difference between “question” and “query”
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revised Adjective for something that allows you to be productive
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comment how long can a noun phrase be?
If a noun group is too long the reader gets lost and if a reader gets lost in a sentence, as in your example, it is stylistically botchwork.
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revised How did “to lie” (i.e lie about something) and “to lie” (i.e. lie down) end up being spelled the same way?
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answered How did “to lie” (i.e lie about something) and “to lie” (i.e. lie down) end up being spelled the same way?
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revised Does anyone know of any connection between Plato and a color referred to as “reddish purple?”
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revised Difference between for and of
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answered Usage and example of the word “litotes”
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revised Possible “rule” for uncountable nouns
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revised How do I choose between “can” and “could”?
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revised Definite article before an abstract noun
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comment I have drunken the water / I have drunk the water
The adjective drunken can be used only before a noun. No predicative use.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/…
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comment For ‘such as’, why was ‘as’ used and not ‘that’?
Parallel to German "solche wie" ( so of kind as). "as" is a function word of comparison.
Aug
31
revised Timestep, time step, time-step: Which variant to use?
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