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The correct usage of "is" vs "was" in the given context

Which one is correct: I have recently completed my degree at the state university, which was a 4-year course. or I have recently completed my degree at the state university, which is a 4-year course.
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"that...and that..." sentence pattern

I have problems understanding a complex sentence within a definition of a philosophical term: relativism, is the view that truth and falsity, right and wrong, standards of reasoning and procedures of ...
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Are these participial phrases correct?

Question 1. Are these sentences correct? He saw me after he had entered the room. He saw me after entering the room. Entering the room, he saw me. On entering the room, he saw me. Upon entering the ...
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Where do I place commas in a compound-complex sentence?

I was told to post this question here: I don't know if I should use a comma before "and" in this sentence. I grunted from the weight of the dresser and after a pause, the doorbell rang ...
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Classification of clauses

Give me blood and I will give you freedom. Be industrious and you will succeed in life. I am reading a grammar book in which the clause Give me blood in the first sentence is classified as a sub-...
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What type are these two sentences with imperative clauses

Quotes are from The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway Remember, no matter how little you want to, that you must eat him in the morning. Remember, he said to himself. I thought the second one ...
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Complex sentence and compound sentence?

While reading, I get stuck by these two sentences: Even if the code hasn't changed, the system behavior can because the data we use to train our models determines the predictions we make. Chinese ...
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"Even this means" VS "Even though this means"

Medical workers exhibited their dedication to saving lives, even though this meant they had to put themselves in harm's way. Medical workers exhibited their dedication to saving lives, even this ...
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Passive and active voices in a compound sentence

I am a little bit confused by the structure of the following sentence: It is often argued that this is a positive development, whilst others disagree and think it will lead to adverse ramifications. ...
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The following sentence is correct in terms of grammar?

What I'm trying to say - [I'm not studying or working at the moment] The sentence that I like to use - I'm not studying nor am I working at the moment.
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Joining multiple sentences containing conjuction

I have a problem with joining these sentences. Original sentence: I conducted two experiments. The first experiment was conducted using temperature at 70oC and liquid flow rate of 2 l/min. The second ...
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Different ways to interpret compound-complex sentences

Compound-Complex Sentences: Do adverb dependent clause in a compound-complex sentence modify multiple independent clauses? It seems like if the adverb dependent clause is at the beginning position, ...
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How to read this line after "and"

I was reading a book and read a sentence which is Vyasa draws attention to the dangers of lust and blind obedience to the father when Shantanu agrees to the conditions laid down by Ganga. Does and ...