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I know that "due to" modifies a noun, and "because of" verbs. However, while searching for explanations and examples, I've come upon this site, where it is said that you can check if the choice is rig …
asked Dec 4 '15 by Antonio Nanu
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''I forgive X everything because of his obsolete smile.'' Now, this is an aphorism that I think holds the key to many responses regarding the acrimony of some authors, especially that of the moralist …
asked May 9 '16 by Antonio Nanu
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''The present book is designed differently from any previous collection of Pound's essays; so I believe there is justification for its having been entrusted to another hand than that of the author.'' …
asked Apr 27 '17 by Antonio Nanu
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''Pascal attempted the experiment of seeing whether, with the aid of the most incisive knowledge, everyone could not be brought to despair: the experiment miscarried, to his twofold despair.'' Daybre …
asked Oct 29 '15 by Antonio Nanu
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So I stumbled upon this sentence: ''Aside from a flexible vagina which is due to the pelvic muscles' elasticity [...]'' And I wonder, shouldn't there be ''because of''? Because it modifies the adjec …
asked Dec 18 '15 by Antonio Nanu
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''I was assisting at the general happiness.'' ''I assisted at the general happiness.''* Is there any difference between these two sentences? Are both grammatical? From what I know, the imperfect oug …
asked Mar 6 '17 by Antonio Nanu
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We’re afraid of coming to grapple with words... Is this sentence grammatical? I can somehow infer that it's related to a progressive action, like being afraid to become to grapple with words, in …
asked Dec 18 '15 by Antonio Nanu
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So, I've got this phrase: ''Far from fleeing monotony, animals crave it, and what they most dread is to see it end.'' Can someone explain me why it is written ''to see it end'' rather than ''to see i …
asked Jul 27 '15 by Antonio Nanu
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''We started strong...'' ''We started strongly...'' Which one is correct? I thought that ''started'' required an adverb, but I've recently heard someone say ''strong'' and now I have this conundrum. …
asked Oct 8 '15 by Antonio Nanu
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''When I read Herodotus, I seem to hear some Eastern peasant narrate and “philosophize.” —Not for nothing had he traveled among the Scythians.'' E. M. Cioran, Drawn and Quartered Can someone explai …
asked Dec 17 '15 by Antonio Nanu
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''And they don't seek pleasure either.'' ''And they don't seek pleasure neither.'' Which of this sentences is correct? Or are both of them incorrect and I should retort with something like: ''Nor …
asked Sep 10 '15 by Antonio Nanu
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Educated by weaklings, idolators of stigmata, especially fragmentary ones, we belong to a clinical age when only cases count. This is a quote from E.M. Cioran's book ''All Gall Is Divided'' (translat …
asked Jun 18 '16 by Antonio Nanu
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''I hunger for sand! I yearn for a desert, pining for a draught...'' Is this sentence (the second, that is) from above grammatically right? I mean, can I use the two present tenses, simple and conti …
asked Nov 23 '15 by Antonio Nanu