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Jul
29
comment The usage of “with whom”
@WS2: Thanks for the suggestion!
May
23
comment Explaining the structure of a thesis
Thanks Drew. Of course, there is more than that in the abstract (but not sure it would be of interest here ;-))
May
1
comment Does “Much of the work towards this end” sound natural?
Ok, thanks (+1)
May
1
comment Does “Much of the work towards this end” sound natural?
Would "towards this goal" sound better?
Apr
30
comment Does “Much of the work towards this end” sound natural?
I thought "towards" was british while "toward" was american... thx
Apr
30
comment Does “Much of the work towards this end” sound natural?
Thanks for the comment. The example By @Gary in his answer brings some context.
Apr
14
comment Usage of “In present-day”
OK, I'll change accordingly
Apr
13
comment Usage of “In present-day”
Thanks @Josh61 :-)
Nov
1
comment The use of “black box” as a synonym of “mysterious”
Thanks for your insight. I'll go for "more transparent", as suggested by @LindaBrammer in her comment.
Apr
24
comment “Perhaps” versus “probably”
@mplungjan: Thanks, it helps!
Apr
24
comment “Perhaps” versus “probably”
I did try to find the answer by myself... but there are many examples with "Perhaps the most" which confused me. Anyway, let's close this post here.
Apr
24
comment “Perhaps” versus “probably”
You are rough on me. The difference between "perhaps" and "possibly" is clear to me. However, in this particular context, I suspected a possible different meaning. Anyway, thanks for your answer, and for pointing me out the site.
Dec
20
comment “Hence the need to make X” vs. “hence the need for X”
Thanks for the input (+1). (My title has been edited. Originally, X = an educated guess).
Dec
20
comment “Hence the need to make X” vs. “hence the need for X”
Many thanks for your free comment ;-)
Jul
10
comment PhD = Piled Higher and Deeper
Thank you very much!
Jul
9
comment PhD = Piled Higher and Deeper
@mgkrebss: Just to be sure to fully understand the sense of these. It is said that BS is bullshit, MS is more of bullshit, and PHD is a big pile of bullshit. Isn't it?
Jun
19
comment How to ask questions with “how many” in them?
Thank you for the additional 'theoretical' discussion!
Jun
2
comment “At various occasions” versus “on various occasions”
@Brennan Vincent: Thank you for the answer and the suggestions !
Jun
2
comment “At various occasions” versus “on various occasions”
Idiot: Thank you for pointing out the different meanings.
May
15
comment Is “that of” used in an appropriate way?
Thanks for the answer and the discussion with Robusto