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Are con­junc­tions like “and” al­lowed be­fore a tran­si­tion word?

In this sen­tence, is it gram­mat­i­cally cor­rect to use and be­fore con­se­quently? He did not sub­mit the ap­pli­ca­tion by the dead­line and con­se­quently, his ap­pli­ca­tion was not con­sid­...
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Is a second 'is' in a compound sentence redundant?

Is it correct is say: This file is part of X and is distributed... or this: This file is part of X and distributed... What's the rule here?
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Is “for the purpose that” grammatically correct?

I have googled and rarely found the example of usage. Instead I found "for the purpose of" is more common. My English teacher, who is not English-native speaker, showed me one but I rather disagree ...
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mixing two IC which both of which has comma using coordinators

I was wondering whether it is correct mixing these two independent clauses regarding punctuation. IC 1: We went to a restaurant, which was very good. IC 2: The restaurant was close to everyone. ...
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Should we have to repeat the possessive determiner in a list?

Is it better to put: Snow white was so pretty with her blood-red lips, her fair skin and her black hair. or Snow White was so pretty with her blood-red lips, fair skin and black hair.
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How construct a suggestion?

I want to use a sentence-suggestion, but I am confused how to (or how not to) use pronouns. Example: (If you) Share on facebook, and (you will) get free a something! This will be used in an ...
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Shouldn't it be like “as opposed to doing sth/in opposition to doing sth”?

Good education encourages students to think critically, as opposed to force-feed students. In the example above, why does the author use "force-feed" rather than "force-feeding"?
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Is it necessary to repeat the determiner “the” in the following case?

which is correct as a title: "The river system and the water supply" or "the river system and water supply"? And would you remove all determiners and leave it like this: "River system and water supply"...
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Logic as well as experience vs logic, as well as experience,

1) Logic as well as experience support this view. 2) Logic as well as experience supports this view. 3) Logic, as well as experience, support this view. 4) Logic, as well as experience, ...
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Why does this usage of “it” sound awkward?

A student was asked, "According to the passage about eyeglasses above [omitted], what kind of frames would look best on a man with a round face?" The answer key gave these as sample answers: He ...