There are so (!) many questions and statements that appear to have to start with so.
I've always thought that 'so' followed certain conditions, or suchlike, therefore starting from scratch with 'so' ...
The spectacular collapse of Vladimir Putin’s army in Kharkiv province has revived concerns that Russia might resort to nuclear weapons.
What are following terms of the above sentence?
According to what I have come to understand, prescient is an adjective meaning psychic but percipient is a noun meaning a perceiver. So how can these two be synonyms?
Can anyone kindly explain to me ...
Like can be used as an adverb. I have seen that very can modify adverbs in another post (it just can’t modify verbs). Yet this sentence feels odd. Why?
Why would the addition of much make the sentence ...
The word 'oat' in 'My father loves soy, coconut and oat milks'.
I am not sure whether it is a noun or an adjective.
My judgment is:
since soy and coconut are all nouns, then 'oat' will also be a noun....
Given this sentence:
Nina wouldn’t give her phone number to just anyone.
I’ve checked several dictionaries (Oxford, Longman, Cambridge, Macmillan)
for the word just from the example above. It looks ...
Can an imperative sentence have a subject?
This is a followup to this comment.
User Schmuddi asserted that:
English imperative sentences are subjectless.
but did not cite any source or authority.
This might be a dumb question but do verbs (or any other part of speech besides nouns) actually refer to elements of existence in a tangible way?
To be clear I would say that something is tangible if ...
Why is only an adverb instead of an adjective in the following sentences?
Only Sue and Mark bothered to turn up for the meeting.
Only an idiot would do that.
Just need your insights on the sentences that really boggle my mind.
The first sentence below is an excerpt taken from the following article:
The effect of smoking on bone healing
It is difficult to ...
I realized that I want to be able to look at any sentence and understand
what each word in that sentence is in terms of its part of speech, since
I never really cared in school to learn the parts of ...