Manufacturing kept growing until 1980 when it peaked at about 10 million people employed.
Manufacturing kept growing until 1980 when it peaked at about 10 million employed people.
a. You are killing a cash cow for both of us.
b. You are killing what is a cash cow for both of us.
Are both of the above sentences grammatical and meaningful?
My problem in (a) is that it seems to be ...
a. The tall man met Jane, angry at herself.
b. The tall woman went to the preacher, angry at himself.
c. The tall man met her, angry at herself.
d. The tall woman went to him, angry at himself.
Take this money and buy some bandages in the shop.
Here in the shop — acts as a adjective or adverb.
Because in the shop indicates place, it also modifies bandages so it can be adjective-like. So plz ...
Have you ever turned down job offers?
a. Yes. If I don't like a job, I won't take it. I have turned down many job offers. As a matter of fact, yesterday, I turned down one for three thousand dollars a ...
The town is (located) 20 km southeast of city X
Is southeast an adjective being modified by of city X (an adverb phrase) and having 20 km (an adverb) modifying it?
Or is 20km an adjective modifying ...
Marian had plenty of work to finish
In the correction form, it says that the function of to finish is adverbial.
But why it is not an adjective? Which work? The work to finish. So it is an adjective!!...
a. I spoke to a doctor, tall and handsome.
b. I spoke to a young woman, magnificently dressed.
c. I spoke to the doctor, tall and handsome.
d. I spoke to the young woman, magnificently dressed.
Are the following sentences grammatically correct? If yes, which one does sound more idiomatic?
Modularization by design decision likely to change.
Modularization by likely to change design decision.
In an English text, I happened upon a sentence like the following.
____________ no money, I cannot buy that lovely house. A. Having B. If having
which of those is a correct answer to the sentence?
I am a bit confused with the adjectives order when I need to use adjectives that indicate nationality and adjectives that indicate characteristics of an object. Is it, for instance, Indian traditional ...
In a text book, there is a sentence which I can't analyze.
She's very conventional in her views.
Is a preposition phrase(in her views) an adverb phrase or an adjective phrase?
, Or does it function ...
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Here are the two examples; please tell me if I should place a comma between the two dependent clauses that come before the main clause. I'd also like an explanation, please.
(with a comma)