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About the position of “though”

This exercise in my book is before the Composition series and I’m just about to go through that section, though, your answer still seems very nice to me. What did I mean by “though”? Which did my ...
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Incorrect placement of “the”?

Does this sentence make sense? "I can't sympathise with the many people who are impatient." Should "the" be dropped from the sentence? I couldn't find a similar answer anywhere else.
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Use and position of the adverb “instead” when introducing the second of two items

Is the use of the adverb instead appropriate, and correct, in the last of the following three sentences? The top half of the figure shows the service provided by the system in a first, generic ...
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Position of “here” in a sentence

Background In my thesis I have to write without 1st person. On the other hand I sometimes have to explain how I have chosen some parameters or how I have realized some implementation etc. (which in a ...
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Are “till” and “until” perfectly interchangeable at the beginning of a sentence?

In the following sentences, would one of these conjunctions sound better than the other? Until/Till my daughter got married, I had never been abroad. Until/Till you change your mind, I won't ...