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This tag is for questions about whether something obeys the rules of grammar in English. The question must INCLUDE THE SPECIFIC GRAMMATICAL CONCERN. If your question is about grammar itself, please use the "grammar" tag.

Use this tag for questions that ask whether some particular usage of a word, phrase or sentence is grammatical (correct, right, or proper) or ungrammatical (incorrect, wrong, erroneous, or a mistake). This tag encompasses questions about where the boundary lies between grammatical and ungrammatical forms.

Consult the question check list to determine whether your question fits the tag. You can also look at the example questions. If this tag doesn't fit your question, check below to see whether one of the related tags might fit your question better.

Question checklist

  • Is the question about a specific phrase or sentence?
  • Is the question about the grammaticality of that specific phrase or sentence?
  • Does the question clearly describe your concern?

Example questions

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  • Use for questions that ask about how grammar works, different grammatical usages, or what they mean.