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Mr. X
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5 votes
4 answers
2k views

If John had taken it, he would have let me know

4 votes
1 answer
134 views

Does "could" always mean something less likely than "can", even in backshifted subordinate clauses?

2 votes
2 answers
94 views

Choosing tense in a "that-clause"

2 votes
2 answers
745 views

"as befits" or "as befit"

2 votes
2 answers
244 views

Use of the verb "like"

2 votes
1 answer
741 views

The verb 'TRY': Transitive or Intransitive [duplicate]

1 vote
0 answers
317 views

subject of a to-infinitive

1 vote
2 answers
185 views

Can or could; modal verbs

1 vote
1 answer
78 views

native speakers view on the meaning of the modal words "could" and "might"

1 vote
1 answer
57 views

Adjectival use or Adverbial use

1 vote
1 answer
488 views

Present participle as a modifier

1 vote
1 answer
86 views

may vs might, same or different

1 vote
1 answer
212 views

Which possessive pronouns should I use in "I'm not a person who..."? [duplicate]

1 vote
0 answers
54 views

These animals can usually be dangerous

1 vote
0 answers
72 views

If it's a page lead, I'll normally try to get hold of it [closed]

1 vote
2 answers
135 views

She ended up (being??) a rich woman

1 vote
1 answer
69 views

choosing tense in the If-clause of a mixed conditional

1 vote
0 answers
94 views

identifying the type of clause [closed]

1 vote
0 answers
28 views

Movement of participle clauses [closed]

0 votes
1 answer
81 views

I’d never have guessed that they were married [closed]

0 votes
0 answers
36 views

I get/got/'ve got/'ve gotten/have it [duplicate]

0 votes
0 answers
16 views

When addressing a general audience, some of them may be [duplicate]

0 votes
2 answers
50 views

as/the way that [closed]

0 votes
1 answer
289 views

Dangling modifier or gerund

0 votes
0 answers
62 views

"could" with the progressive aspect of a verb

0 votes
1 answer
178 views

Otherwise I would/could/might be playing now [closed]

0 votes
2 answers
715 views

If he got the job, he would be very happy now

0 votes
0 answers
81 views

I can solve it/ can see the car

0 votes
1 answer
103 views

He could be released next year

0 votes
1 answer
163 views

Using "may not" when something is not sometimes true