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Is a comma required after starting sentence with "only through" clause?

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Why did ‘brainwash’ develop to be a negative word?

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Whereas for some applications ..., ... for [other|others]

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They moved here about two decades ago [closed]

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Is the sentence "The administrative office sent Australia a sick koala." acceptable or not?

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Hansel and Gretel [closed]

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"have been adopted to" vs "have been adopted for"

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How to punctuate "No really" correctly

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Are there any idioms/expressions that communicate the idea of a sort of circular journey, as in this T.S. Eliot quote?

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Why there is a comma before “and” in a simple sentence of two clauses? [duplicate]

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Term for "a solution that's just barely good enough to stifle better solutions"?

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I dropped my glasses. Would I say "My glasses fell on the floor" or "My glasses fell to the floor" [duplicate]

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Restating preposition in a conjunctive phrase to avoid ambiguity

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Commas in either/or sentences in the imperative mood

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What is the phrase or expression which has the word ‘finger’ in it and means very easily or quickly

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Is a 'to' needed here between the auxiliary verb and the main verb? [duplicate]

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How can I distinguish between supplements and modifiers as proposed in The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (CGEL)?

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Rule of thumb for hyphenation when justifying text? [duplicate]

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What part of speech is the word 'liking' in the idiom "to one's liking"?

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Confusion on Am/Are Questions [closed]

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What's the meaning of "to keep the plumbing going?"

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How does a person say they care but can’t solve anothers’ problems if they don’t accept responsibility for their life and finances [migrated]

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Literary/poetic way of saying hello

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Should I use "who" or "whom" in "The main problem of Argentina comes from whom has taken office."? [duplicate]

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Syllabify geology [closed]

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What does the idiomatic phrase "err on the side of" mean?

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what does the expression "I was feathered" mean?

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What is the meaning of qualification in this sentence? [closed]

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Is there a word or phrase to describe people who blindly support someone, no matter what wrong they do?

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need a short idiom/phrase or word for two people/things that are complete opposites

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"The transfer of money for building bridges by the government." Does this mean money is transferred by the govt or the bridges are built by the govt? [closed]

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What is the native word for describing an expression or gesture

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Is there a word for being completely drained of breath?

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Has or have in the assembly manual [closed]

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Identifying Literary devices (synecdoche, periphrasis)

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Is "Annular Ring" redundant? [migrated]


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