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Questions tagged [qualifiers]

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Can the phrase 'found with arms' be used as a qualifier?

I'm in a bit of confusion of what is the grammatical relation of the bold phrase containing in below sentence: According to the proclamation all men found with arms will be shot If it's being ...
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“less than global reach”

The current teleport sector consists of four primary types of service providers, all with different strategies: • In-house broadcasters - a limited number of broadcasters that have ...
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twice [as hard] as others; twice [as hard as others]

He works twice as hard as others. (naver.com) There are twice as many bikes as there are cars in the country. (daum.net) The quantifier, twice, is somewhat ambiguous to me. Does it modify [as hard] ...
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Difference between (in / for / ∅ / during / over) the (past / last) three years

Microsoft has steadily improved its operating cash flows in the past three years. Microsoft has steadily improved its operating cash flows in the last three years. Microsoft has steadily ...
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Where do you classify this sentence?

Once I was confused as to which version I should choose in the following sentence. Any person (comes/coming) late (is) not admitted It turned out that coming is the right choice. However, I still ...