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Is there a shorter way to say “Number of times reported”?

I am drawing a table. My table contains list of diagnosis along with how many times a particular diagnosis has reported in the hospital. | Diagnosis | Number of times reported | | | ...
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Call for research

I want to explain that we have brought up new research questions and invite researchers to solve them. Do the following sentences make sense for a native? If yes, Which one is better? If no, what ...
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Does “study confirmation” works for my purpose?

I am originally from one country but study at university in a different country. Now, my native country asked me to prove that I study at this university and I want to ask my university to bring me ...
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Talking about colors. Orange juice and a juice of orange color

"Orange juice" is a juice from an orange, but what if I wanted to say that the juice is orange in color? Can it be also "orange juice"? What are the different ways to talk about a color? I think of "...
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phrases for showing to be victimized

I wrote: There is a policy in the current government to show itself victimized by suggesting some men who won't pass the Gaurdian Council's filter. It's the literal translation of a quote by a ...
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“I'll show it (on? by? with?…) a simple example.”

Suppose, I have conjectured some general law ("The longer the tail is, the cleverer is the owner", say). How to express the idea that I am going to confirm this law by considering a simple specific ...
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X exists eternally. Which of the following ways to express this idea is better?

X never appeared. X has never appeared. X never came into being. X has never come into being.
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How to say the similarity in a specific property

I wrote OXPath allows node and form field selection based on visual features by exposing all CSS properties via a new axis called style, which is absent in XPath. (In this respect / .....), CWrap ...
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A clause for an undetermined area which can covers a line

I wrote: We don't suppose a fixed area to cover the top edge of a pallet car, because minor changes in the angle or the focal length of the monitoring camera, or minor differences in the ...
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A neutral expression to understand that more cannot be done at a late stage?

I sent an informal inquiry about an open position in a certain field of research. The application deadline was rather soon (less than one week), so the response was essentially "please apply if you ...
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Ways to refer to a research topic

I look for a construction to start a sentence about previous studies on something, something like In the field of reading comprehension, some studies investigated the effect of visual structure on ...
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Is “to finance hotel investments” clear?

I want a title which mean providing the necessary money for investing in hospitality development. Does to finance/financing hotel investments refer to what I want to say?
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Can I use “Verb+ing” in the middle of my sentence

I would like to understand how can I add further information to my sentence using verb+ing. Here is my example, Model A extend stage C from, fitting only one dependency relationship, to stage D, ...
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How to change “was established”?

In my CV I described one of the companies I worked in the past as follows: The company was established by the participation of two Turkish companies in order to undertake works in Romania. In March ...
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In the long run, right will out

There is a common proverb in our language which says: "Always someone who's right and has the right, will achieve it because it was his / her right." The only equivalent I found is: In the long ...