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If I were you vs. If I had been you

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You're (the) one to talk

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1 answer
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Exam vs. Test (British vs. American English?)

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I'm off to the gym. vs. I'm leaving for the gym

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How to parse 'do more harm than good'?

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The book is/lies/sits on the table

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4 answers
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Expression for indirectly asking someone to do something

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Is the word 'mistake' a concrete or abstract noun? [duplicate]

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act weird/weirdly vs. act strange/strangely

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a relative few vs. a relatively few

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What's the meaning of "pass" here?

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942 views

my car was broken into

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1 answer
795 views

What are you, laughing? vs. What, are you laughing? [closed]

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“The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few”

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Is there a noun meaning 'book of poetry/poems'?

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582 views

How do you determine if a pre-modifying past participle is a verb or an adjective? [duplicate]

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1 answer
552 views

Don't be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people's thinking

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1 answer
538 views

The BBC has shown me very little respect

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3 answers
525 views

Is 'president' in 'run for president' a bare role noun phrase?

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498 views

"What happens next?" "Only time will tell."

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483 views

the first trial <stemming/to stem> from... vs. the first person to climb

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457 views

The/My father who

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1 answer
424 views

When can we use 'draw upon' instead of 'draw on' and why?

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2 answers
415 views

It costs $10 a/per person [syntax]

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2 answers
414 views

during the week(s) vs on the weekend(s)

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403 views

How is 'fixture' a count-noun when 'furniture' is a mass noun?

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1 answer
359 views

Can the grammar terms, the words 'subject' and 'object', be used as uncountable nouns?

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1 answer
345 views

Is an object of a verb a complement of a verb or of a verb phrase (a predicate)?

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333 views

I've found <somewhere/some place/a place> where

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317 views

What is 'there is a God' supposed to mean?