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For questions on how and why certain words are used in varying ways within various contexts.

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Can "up to" be used to convey the idea of one's responsibility like in the quoted sentence below: It is up to the system to set all the needed variables. Is this usage natural or is there any …
asked Mar 22 '13 by utxeee
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Every time I see the prepositional phrase held at being used, it is somehow related to a physical location. Suppose I'm in a process comprising many stages, is it possible/idiomatic to use the held at …
asked Sep 17 '12 by utxeee
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Now and then, I here this: From the conceptual point of view ... However, I still can't get its meaning. I think it is somehow related to the way to think about a particular subject, but I'm not …
asked Sep 26 '12 by utxeee
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Today I was writing a simple message to be shown to the user whenever at least one field was not supplied. Every/All fields must be supplied. I'm in doubt about the usage of Every vs All, which one do you think is the most appropriate here ? …
asked Jul 9 '12 by utxeee
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I wrote an e-mail proposal to send to a client but after asking a co-worker's opinion I decided to reformulate it. Now I have to describe what has been done but I'm not sure if the expression below i …
asked Jun 29 '12 by utxeee
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I read this sentence somewhere today, but I think that the of would fit better here than for, don't you think? The cause for the original problem will be analysed in the normal maintenance hours. …
asked Jul 30 '12 by utxeee
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In my quest to grasp the dichotomy between "on" and "in" I have found another example that left me in doubt. Initializes the widgets added on the tabs. Validates the information on the widget …
asked Jul 17 '12 by utxeee
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Another one of vs for question, here for would be the right choice, because its use denotes the function of purpose as I think it's the case here, right ? When customers complaint of an error scen …
asked Jul 31 '12 by utxeee
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In the following sentence below, I want to use the word reported as a noun, but it looks like I’m using the present perfect form has reported. How can one be clear when constructions like this arise …
asked Jul 25 '12 by utxeee