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Questions about the part of speech governed by prepositions and active transitive verbs.

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Alone is a contraction of all-ane ‘all one’ and may only appear after the noun modified, either following the noun/pronoun or in the predicate. Its cognates in German (allein) and Dutch (alleen) funct …
answered Apr 6 '18 by KarlG
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There is a tendency, especially in unfiltered, spoken English, to treat a construction like Dad and I as a single unit without any regard to the case of the pronoun, although the same speaker most lik …
answered Apr 15 '18 by KarlG
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"A rose by any other name would smell as sweet" except, perhaps, to a pedant. The assignation of a name to anything, concrete or abstract, is a social contract. As educated elites, experts certainly …
answered Jan 10 '18 by KarlG
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The indirect object is very much involved: if your mother doesn’t make a sandwich, you don’t get to eat one. An indirect object is the receiver of the action: the noun/pronoun to or for whom/which th …
answered Mar 31 by KarlG