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Your friends are wrong about the grammaticality of the sentence in capital letters. You could rephrase the bolded sentence as: Should there have been the possibility of secondary devices, arriving ambulance crews would have been kept back. But the original is a factual statement, so a rephrasing with the should conditional changes the meaning. I am ...


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Is Ben talking about the past? Or is he offering his grandma for tomorrow? I deduce the following from your questions: If Ben was talking about the past, then the sentence would accompany an earlier date, and would've changed to Oh. My grandma could swim back in the 80s [or whenever she could swim]. To answer your second question, I've noticed that there ...


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For those who may read this question and need clarification: Intersectionality is a term describing when an individual is marginalized (implicitly,explicitly and/or systematically) on more than one "axis" or mode. For example, a woman may be "oppressed" (marginalized more likely if we're talking about someone in a developed country) simply for being a woman. ...


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