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Place of adjective in the sentence

There will be a discount for all computers that will be valid between 5 Mach and 5 May . There will be a discount that will be valid between 5 Mach and 5 May for all computers. While speaking does ...
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Place “in return for” in sentence

In return for what did you resign from your job? What did you resign from your job in return for? Does the meaning change if I change place “in return for” in sentence above?
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"The same X when doing Y as in Z" vs. "the same X as in Z when doing Y"

I don't know what the proper placement of the conjunction "as" is between "the same X when doing Y as in Z" and "the same X as in Z when doing Y". Example: [The same X ...
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position of "Addressing concerns over the impact of the release"

What's the difference between the following sentences? Suppose the sentence occurs in the third paragraph of a news report, and the first paragraph mentions the decision faces opposition from home and ...
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Phil, in his bedroom, texted Jane

a. In his bedroom, Phil texted Jane. b. Phil, in his bedroom, texted Jane. Wouldn't you say that there are three slightly different ways to understand these sentences? Phil, who was in his bedroom, ...
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Natural placement of "however"?

Is "however" placed naturally here? I don't see any of that. The only thing I do see however is a bag that looks suspiciously identical to the one I gave you for your birthday last year.
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Stitched ripped clothes vs stitched and ripped clothes

I think that stitched ripped clothes are clothes whose the ripped part is stitched and stitched and ripped clothes are clothes whose the stitched part is ripped. Am I right? In this context, the ...
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Where should I use "over the past decade" in this sentence?

It seems to me that it is better to use 'over the past decade' at the start of this sentence rather than the end, although I am not too sure why! "There is an ever increasing number of people ...
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I don't think you should have done that

a. I don't think you should have done that. b. I think you shouldn't have done that. c. I don't think you should go there. d. I think you shouldn't go there. Is there any difference between the ...
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Where would I place "at least" in the following sentence?

I have a question, where should I place my "at least" in the following sentence, lemme first show what's the meaning of my sentence: Maybe I won't get the gold medal, but I surely still ...
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Difference between 'a place good for' and 'a good place for'

Take a look at these sentences: a. This is a place good for business. b. This is a good place for business. Is there any difference between the meanings of the above sentences?