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Is it correct to say this? ‘I opt for messenger of Facebook as a way to contact my friends”

‘I opt for messenger of Facebook as a way to contact my friends”
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Translation of document on batteries for power wheelchair [on hold]

Hello! I apologize for my English. Please check the correctness of my translation from Russian into English. I'm drawing up a document for the batteries in my power wheelchair. There are two versions ...
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Is it necessary to use “in” twice here?

In the sentence In this lecture and in the ones to come... is the second "in" necessary? Or is the sentence In this lecture and the ones to come... correct?
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Is this the correct use of “framework”? [on hold]

I am writing my master's thesis computer science and I want to open it with a sentence that reflects the whole work in a short way. To that end, I have chosen to use the word "framework", but I am ...
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Can 'of' be omitted in these sentences?

The basement was overflowed by the redolent aroma caused by various flowers growing out the ground. The basement was overflowed by the redolent aroma caused by various flowers growing out 'of'...
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Is it right or wrong to use I does in a sentence? [closed]

Is it just wrong to use I does in a sentence or is it okay?
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Buy normally or as usual? [closed]

What is the correct and succinct continuation of the phrase: "Find an online store and buy [...]" ? normally or as usual? I would use normally. However, as usual also seems correct. The intended ...
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“Safe Drive Save Life”?

"Safe Drive Save Life" is the name of a program initiated by the Government of West Bengal, a state in East India. You could look it up here and here. Every time I go to the capital of West Bengal, ...
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An example sentence of Oxford Dictionary seems to be wrong

When i look up the word"sheer" in the 7th edition oxford advanced learner's English-Chinese Dictionary,it gives me an example sentence"The concert was sheer delight",but i think there should be an ...
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Grammatical Error: He is such a man who is liked by everyone [closed]

Is it grammatically correct? He is such a man who is liked by everyone.
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Earliest I've been to work

I am supposed to clock in at 8 am every day to work. I was late today, just like every day, but today I was only late by 5 minutes, less than every other time. Is saying "earliest I've been to work" ...
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Is this sentence correct? - “Every one of them could not solve it.”

Thank you for checking out my question. Even though I asked a similar question earlier, another confounding issue showed up here. Is this sentence grammatically correct or, at least, acceptable? ...
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Does this sentence sound strange to your ears? - “Not anyone can be a poet.”

Thank you so much for checking out my question! I am currently trying to be a teacher of English in Japan and reviewing the basic grammars of English. And I hit a wall. I cannot explain what is wrong ...
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Is “super stable” correct English?

A user quoted one my posts on another forum, and said I should have used the word "very" instead of "super". He also said I am corrupting the English language by doing so. Sentence: I have a ...
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The link to a subtitled version or the link for a subtitles version?

I was writting a post on Facebook and I didn't know how to write this properly: -This is the link to a subtitled version or -This is the link for a subtitled version A few months ago a modern ...
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Is the sentence below grammatically correct? Is it comprehensible? [closed]

out of context: Gray had already provided a survey in 1995 amongst 2518 SMEs, with the result of 52% of the entrepreneurs having claimed that independence meant being bosses to ourselves or making a ...
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Using 'acquiesced' in a sentence, is 'acquiesced into' valid?

I have a sentence that is framed as I know I did, especially when I’d be acquiesced into something like listening to a boring lecture or playing soccer. I've been told that this is incorrect, or '...
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What does “calculated income tax” mean?

"Dividend on share of profit which is exempted from calculated income tax" I'm Japanese and I'm trying to translate my husband's withholding tax certificate into Japanese to apply for his visa in ...
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Is this sentence correct? In used as

I wanna know that this sentence is grammatically correct or not: In used as ’disagreement ’, ’dispute’ and ’debate’ have almost the same meaning. Thanks.
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“As usual” versus “As always” versus “As per usual”

I have a dialogue: -What are you both doing now? -It's 6 pm, so we do English lessons as always. But I don't want to use "as always" here as it gives the answer a passive aggressive tone. I want it ...
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Is Magnanimous Right in this Context? [closed]

While I was in high school, my English teacher once used magnanimous in a statement to mean huge/large. But after checking the meaning of it recently, it doesn't seem to mean what I thought it meant, ...
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Proper word for “Before including Current” value

In a web application user interface, I need to tell my users that all past dates are valid from the given date and also including the given date. For Example: Validity: Before 10-08-2012 including ...
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What does the word “fancy” mean? [closed]

Does fancy mean "like" or "desire to have something"? If my sentence doesn't have something desired, will it be correct if I say "I do not fancy it" as "I don't like it"? Or "I do fancy it" = "I like ...
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Is the word 'provoke' used for negative purpose only?

My teacher's friendly way of teaching provoked my passion for mathematics. Is this sentence correct? Is the word provoke used for negative purpose only?
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Is this sentence correct? Nobody wants to pay for something they are not certain whether they will like it or not [closed]

Is the following sentence grammatically correct? Nobody wants to pay for something they are not certain whether they will like it or not. In particular is the pronoun it, correct. If not, how can ...
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What to use after “should be”? [closed]

Is it compulsory to use verb+ing with "should be"? Or can I use should be+verb+ed? My example - "something good should be reviewed" is it correct? Or "good movies should be reviewed"
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How to use “Infatuation” in correct way?

As infatuation means attraction for someone for short-time. So is it correct to say "he has always been my infatuation"? Can I use "always" in that sentence. Or is it correct "I have always been ...
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Is “going to get you” means “going to give you”? [closed]

Is it correct to say "this place must gonna get you some nice shots (pictures)? And What is "it's not going to get you any far" means?
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Typed / written + why / by + (a) + phone

I'm translating the signature for the email App into English. I want it short but correct! I have tried different searches in Google and Linguee. However, none of the following possibilities seem ...
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Sentence making error [closed]

I couldn't make myself understand in English when I visited America for the first time. There is an error in the sentence. Can you please sort it out? Thanks in advance.
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Sentences starting with 'Would that…' [closed]

While reading a book, I'm stumbling on a special construct which I didn't seem to have encountered before where author starts her sentences with "Would that...". Here are several examples: The ...
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“The soil is too arid to plant seeds.” Is “to plant seeds” correct here?

I feel something's wrong with the part "to plant seeds", whose logical subject should be a person. I wonder if the sentence is right or how to correct it the other way around.
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Is it correct to say “He is good with flying to Europe”? [closed]

I'm trying to say that someone agrees to fly to Europe, is it correct to put it that way?
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How to specify the presence of a point of interest that can be found while on the way to another point of interest? [closed]

Is this sentence correct? There is a large mountain on the way to California. Or should this be written as the following sentence? There is a large mountain one can see on the way to California....
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Is this usage of “indeed” correct? [closed]

Likewise, neurons’ distance relative to the electrical field affects their response to stimulation, and neurons in deep cortical layers were often inhibited by anodal and excited by cathodal ...