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Questions about Past Perfect tense
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In grammar, a future tense is a special verb form (inflection) that marks the event described by the verb as not having happened yet. Germanic languages like English have no future tense inflection, …
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Questions about words that are created by combining two or more other words together.
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Poetry Is a form of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning.
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Use of the semicolon, the ";" symbol.
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Questions about quotations, a group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker.
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A saying is something that is said, notable in one respect or another, to be "a pithy expression of wisdom or truth."
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Questions about past participle forms of verbs.
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Questions about the strange language of legalese. Consider asking on law.stackexchange.com if your question focuses on the legal interpretation of some term or phrase.
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For questions about how the English language has changed over time.
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Phonetics (pronounced /fəˈnɛtɪks/, from the Greek: φωνή, phōnē, 'sound, voice') is a branch of linguistics that comprises the study of the sounds of human speech, or—in the case of sign languages—the …
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Questions about English dictionaries
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A simple truth that expresses an idea or fact.
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Questions about grammaticality of comparisons
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Determiners are noun-modifiers that convey the reference of a noun without delineating its characteristics [as adjectives do].
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A hyperonym is a word whose definition includes the definition of another word (its hyponym).
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Relative pronouns introduce relative clauses that clarify or specify the antecedent. For example, in "Trees, which are plants, need sunlight to grow," the word "which" is a relative pronoun.
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Acronyms are words which were created by taking the first letter (or several letters) of each word of a phrase.
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Questions about reversing the order of a clause’s subject and verb, including subject–auxiliary inversion in questions and normal subject–verb swap in locative, directive, copular, and quotative inver…
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Questions about modifiers.
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Questions related to personal pronoun, an independent pronoun which can have various forms according to gender, number, person, and case.
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Archaic or obsolete vocabulary and grammar.
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A neologism is a newly coined word or phrase that has not yet been accepted into mainstream language.
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Punctuation used to delimit quotes within a sentence.
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For questions about the perfect, a construction generally formed in English with a form of "have" followed by a past participle. The English perfect may be classified either as a grammatical "aspect" …
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For questions relating to emails
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a clause that forms part of a main clause, and is dependent on that clause
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An ellipsis is an omission of words from a clause, or the punctuation mark "..."
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Questions about the Simple Past tense.
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An auxiliary verb modifies the main verb to give more information about the main verb.
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Descriptive grammar is a set of rules about language based on how it is actually used. In descriptive grammar there is no right or wrong language. It can be contrasted with prescriptive grammar, which…
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Questions about the names given to creative works such as books and articles, poems, musical pieces, or paintings, and for sections thereof.
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Questions related to the English language as it is spoken and written across the Indian Subcontinent in the South-Asian countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka…
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The use of English in science.
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A participle is a form of a verb that is used in a sentence to modify a noun, noun phrase, verb or verb phrase, and thus plays a role similar to that of an adjective or adverb.
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