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23 votes
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Is 'stakehold' (used as a noun) an acceptable word, even though no major dictionary lists it?

12 votes
3 answers
284 views

What is blocking a deictic use of 'it' in this example?

12 votes
2 answers
1k views

a [box [of apples] ] vs [a box] [of apples]

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3 answers
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In 'The hat is red', how do we know that 'is red' is a constituent?

6 votes
9 answers
11k views

"Has a value of" vs. "has the value of"

5 votes
4 answers
1k views

Grammatical function of 'shuffling' in 'He came shuffling out'

5 votes
6 answers
676 views

What explains the differing levels of acceptability of 'that' in the following examples?

4 votes
1 answer
608 views

Of sweet tooths and black sheep: when does the plural of a compound turn regular?

4 votes
5 answers
4k views

Adverbs modifying nouns?

4 votes
2 answers
371 views

Left-dislocation of a content clause, or just a comma splice?

3 votes
2 answers
144 views

Why do grammars claim that adjective+adjective is always a morphological compound and never a syntactic construction?

2 votes
1 answer
87 views

'Oil produced' vs 'produced oil', take 2

2 votes
2 answers
735 views

In the PP 'near here', why is 'near' the head?

2 votes
2 answers
609 views

What is and isn't a constituent, and how (whether?) can one argue that something is or isn't grammatical

2 votes
2 answers
748 views

Difference between an adverb modifying an NP consisting a single noun, and an adverb modifying a noun

2 votes
1 answer
788 views

'Histogramed' or 'histogrammed'?

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2 answers
428 views

'Pomp' in 'dressed in white English pomp'

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2 answers
67 views

Is this idiomatic usage of 'daylight' and 'with'?

1 vote
1 answer
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Could it be that 'an another' is acceptable usage?

1 vote
1 answer
268 views

Constituent structure of 'He arranged for me to go there'

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1 answer
61 views

Examples where a verb licenses different prepositions depending on its tense

1 vote
1 answer
261 views

The verb 'has' in 'Kim has courage' vs in 'Kim has a car'

1 vote
1 answer
156 views

In 'The hat is not red', how do we know that 'is not' is a constituent?

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0 answers
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Why has it become preferable to put the definite article in 'Here are the details about…'