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Is it “I” or “me” in “Keep Tom and I/me updated”?

In this case what is correct? Keep Tom and I updated. or Keep Tom and me updated. I understand that me is an object pronoun. And therefore I feel the second option is correct. ...
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The usage of a comma with conjunctions

I am a little confused about the usage of a comma in sentences with conjunctions. For example: Dairying is concerned not only with the production of milk but with the manufacture of milk products. ...
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There is time comes of 'last chance' too

"Life gives so many chances, do not misuse them because there is time comes of 'last chance' too" In this part usage of "of" is ok?
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One adjective for two or more nouns

Could we use one adjective for two nouns? Is the following sentence correct? It has low speed and voltage.
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In case of repeating a preposition, can we omit one?

I am trying to figure out an idea of mine as follows, Being the strategy of corresponding candidate matching is to intersect viewing ray planes belonging to the two images at a time, specific ...
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How to parse “one…, the other…” ? Is it a coordinate sentence, which should have a conjunction?

One is Tom, the other is Tom, too. One lives in a big town, the other lives in a small town. I think the sentence above are coordinate clauses. They should have a conjunction. They should be: ...
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missing commas between coordinate adjectives?

to reach a mutually-agreed long-term comprehensive solution that would ensure Iranˈs nuclear program will be exclusively peaceful. As I see, in the noun phrase a mutually-agreed long-term ...
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Omitting a word when it referring to two actions

Here is my sentence. In our work, this is accomplished by identifying a feature line as a step-edge and the orthogonal residuals of the edge points to the fitted line. My question is whether ...
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Reformulating a sentence with a more clear idea

In my technical paper, I have written as follows. The strategy is used to fix outer-boundaries is useful for maintaining symmetries and alignments of boundaries. But, I have been asked to ...
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Is “she was younger than he” a grammatically correct expression?

I am reading an e-book named In Cold Blood written by Truman Capote, in which I read a sentence as: ...the person he had wished to marry——the sister of a college classmate, a...girl named Bonnie ...
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Is this correct… “Every time I will listen to this song, I will remember you.”

Is this correct... "Every time I will listen to this song, I will remember you." It's just that using will twice sounds awkward to me.
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Should I add “counterparts” to the end of this paragraph?

I am writing an introduction: Humanities courses are very useful to students. Yet, in my opinion, schools should focus more on science and mathematics courses. The benefits of these courses vastly ...
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Should I say “they” twice in this sentence?

I have this sentence: Even though some people argue that public transportation systems have many disadvantages, I firmly believe that they have many benefits and should be constructed. Should I ...
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Should I use part participle form of every verb that follow “would have”?

I wrote a sentence on my own jokingly. How cool would it be, if I could have infiltrated the Kremlin, steal the Tsar's throne and return to my peaceful home unharmed Regarding that sentence my ...
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what does 'Both" refer to in this sentence

What does "Both" refer to in the following paragraph? The programme's specific objectives are: - to promote structured cooperation between higher education institutions and enhance the quality in ...
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Is this an abbreviated form?

"Harry Potter, do you know what unicorn blood is used for?" "No," said Harry, startled by the odd question. "We've only used the horn and tail hair in Potions." "That is because it is a ...
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Rephrasing “There was not enough commitment on my part or John's.”

(migrated from https://english.stackexchange.com/) Are the following all correct and semantically equivalent? And even if they are, which ones are preferred and why? There was not enough commitment ...
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Should I use “any” with a singular or a plural object?

I am a little confused if this sentence is grammatical or not: Assuming that any object can be recognized by detecting their primitive shapes, a new approach is developed. Would "any" be ...