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Do we add 's' to Telecommunication?

Do we say "I received the MSc degree in Telecommunications Engineering" or "I received the MSc degree in Telecommunication Engineering"? In other words, do we put an 's' to Telecommunication? Any ...
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Which person to use in provided sentence [migrated]

i have a simple yet intriguing me question. Persons used in this sentence are correct? "I love mountains, i wish i could visit them in the winter to see how they looks like covered with snow." And ...
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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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How is the sentence grammatically incorrect? [closed]

Here are two sentences that I have trouble with. The first one was written prior to the second one, and I believe it's not grammatically accurate. However, I have a hard time figuring out what is ...
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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 sentence right, and does it sound natural? [closed]

I am going to make a channel on youtube of my demos(melody and songs) and I want to name it as: MUSIC AND SONGS DEMOS Is it correct in English and does it sound natural for English native speaker? ...
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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 ...
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Sentence correction: comma, colon vs. semicolon

Professor John's work on aaa, bbb1 and bbb2 for ccc, and ddd is interesting. Professor John's work on: aaa, bbb1 and bbb2 for ccc, and ddd is interesting. Professor John's work on, aaa, bbb1 and ...