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Which of the following sentences is correct? And what is the striking contrast among them?

Which of the following sentences is correct? And what is the striking contrast among them? 1) The richer you are , the happier you can be. 2) The richer you are, the happier you will be. ...
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is “Cleaner the room is Healthier it will be” grammatically correct?

Is this correct if I write "Cleaner the room is Healthier it will be". Is it saying If my room is cleaner today, it will improve my health in future (as there is 'Healthier it will be'). If so, ...
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it's fixed without it's [closed]

Is it appropriate for a dissertation / fiction book / newspaper / github / twitter / colloquial speech? — there is [description of some bug in the app] — fixed at v0.6.7 Which learning book has ...
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“unlimited admission for…” in advertising

Is the following sentence natural in advertising? Happy Pass: Unlimited admission for two adults and up to six children under age 12 for 12 months - $120 - includes a free ice ...
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How should I understand such sentences without auxiliary verbs?

When I am reading Philosophy and Simulation, I encountered the sentence: "the more numerous the sequences converging on a pattern the higher the likelihood that one of them will occur by chance." ...
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What is the full sentence of 'X to the rescue'?

Almost all well-formed English sentences have a verb. Most grammar books for ELLs suggest that we can understand imperative sentences as having the implied "You" as the subject. For example, Sit ...