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Is English really a non-tonal language?

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Is there a word for the selective removal of items from a list (other than cull)?

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Is "abreast a" something ever correct?

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Is there a name for the unusual transitive status of the verb "to pile"?

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What to call "casual" or "commonplace" death?

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Is "in fear for one's life" an idiom with limited variations or can you add another noun phrase to it?

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Meaning of bottle her back up

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"View of" vs "View from"?

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Using two if-part in a sentence

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Why are comparative adjectives used here, with the definite article? "...a hatred, the deeper for being concealed..."

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"as" and the subject

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Is there an English transitive verb meaning "to make someone/something valuable"?

7 votes

Is "entitled" a passive voice verb or adjective in "everyone is entitled to respect"?

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In modern grammar, why are gerunds and participles grouped?

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Unsplit phrasal verbs with two particles?

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What part of speech is i.e.?

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How do you write "think'd", a contraction of "think would"?

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What is the 'rank' in 'rank insubordination'?

5 votes

What is "bends" in "Barely even friends, then somebody bends" (Beauty and the Beast)?

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How should I analyze this sentence?

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Singular entity, plural name/nickname -- verb form?

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What is the direct object of "I imagined" in the context "as I imagined would be the case"? (i.e. I imagined what?)

5 votes

Preferred conjunction for integrated clause (e.g. "and one that" versus "and one which")

5 votes

The largest number of people have applied this year

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Can infinitive be moved in a "It is ... that" sentence?

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What's another word for 'constitution' that conveys a similar meaning?

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Need of a subject after 'and' conjunction

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What is the adverb form of "custom"?

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Whether as a relative clause

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The verb beware in a subjunctive clause

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