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Grammatical correctness of the following sentence

I came across the following sentence while I was preparing for IELTS essay. I am having difficulty understanding how the sentence is being constructed grammatically. This may not pose an immediate ...
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Then either or then too?

I made a choice the last time I was here and I didn't see any, then either and I failed Is this statement grammatically correct? I have some doubts around the "then either" part. The meaning I want ...
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either because or because

Is this a right way to say that something is not happening because of these reasons? Also, how to say if there are more than two reasons when talking (not writing)? "Thousands of software bugs are ...
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comparative degree in a run on sentence

>Mathematics is not an intramural sport, and as important as being first is, how one gets to one's destination is often as important as, if not more important than, the actual target. please help me ...
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“She wrote four letters. To her mother…”

source A Game of Thrones In the end, she wrote four letters. To her mother, the Lady Catelyn Stark, and to her brothers at Winterfell, and to her aunt and her grandfather as well, Lady Lysa Arryn ...
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Is this a run-on sentence? & What about the phrase “no matter…”

The following sentence comes from a Youtube video regarding idioms: "So, he finally decided that letting Annette go would be the lesser of the two evils as an angry staff is a less productive staff ...
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is it right sentence or not..? “What we mean by smart devices are smartphones” [closed]

What we mean by smart devices are smartphones, tablets and Ipads and we mean by young adults are girls and boys around 20 to 30. Is it a right sentence or not...? Do I have to use "are" or "is"?
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The use of 'because although' in the middle of a sentence

I was just wondering if it is okay to use "because although" in the middle of a sentence. How does this sentence look? Should I remove the comma after self-confidence or any other suggestions? It ...
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Can we use an interrogative sentence after “but”?

Is it grammatically correct that an interrogative sentence comes after "but"? For example: I don't like this picture but do you like it? I don't know the way to the place but do you know that? I don'...
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is this something we can write or just say

Is the sentence below run on or is it something we say to each other Isn't "Have a great morning/night" a run-on sentence? or can I say "you have a great morning/night"? Or is that just a sentence we ...
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A sentence full of grammar problems

I wrote a sentence under the online news comment section: I would say he does a good job this time, practically showing he's tough with zero consequence, ideally showing what's normal and should be ...
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Can you use comma in “I am not dumb, I am smart.”?

Is it a comma splice. I feel like the sentence has a sort of repetition to it, so a comma could be used. I don't know. It is like saying "I don't like to read, I don't like to write, and I just don't ...
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Should I remove the commas?

If you find no time for politeness and for checking that the guests are comfortable, because of your remaining busy with the schedule, I shall give you less than what I give to those who are ...
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Is this a run-on? If so, how to fix it while maintaining flow?

Is the emphasized text a run-on sentence? I believe that a person who truly understands the value of their life will spend each and every moment aiming to become a stronger person: mentally, ...
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Rewrite a complicated sentence

Suppose I have been given a sentence to rewrite it without changing its meaning. Then I tried my best to write another form of given sentence. And after writing my sentence I went to the person, who ...
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Is it correct to write “I saw her hang her head crying”

I came across a video about Gif with sound on YouTube. I had not seen any videos of this kind before. But the video was very interesting and I learned a new idiom from an embedded song from Scissor ...
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Sentences of the form “the x, the y”

I am writing my bachelor thesis in English and currently have a problem with expressions of the form "the x, the y", where x and y are quite long. When reading the following sentence I produced, I am ...
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What is a good connecting word for “First: the list of properties, ____ A, B, C, …”?

I am listing some features for a software system and in one of the list items, I wrote: First: the list of properties, which are parameters required by the framework. Now, I want to list these ...
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What is the correct syntax for parenthesizing “products”, “result”, “pagenavigationbar” and “between”

I don't know much about the syntax and semantic of the parenthetical phrases. I have made the following sentence: Suppose that we have created a context named “Products” using two anchors, “Results”...
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Is this explanatory sentence properly added to the end of another sentence?

In the following paragraph, I am trying to say data collection has been performed using certain questionnaires, and in the end of the paragraph, I want to say the distribution of those questionnaires ...
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How to say what other people have said?

This question might seem a bit stupid, but I was writing a letter and didn't know how to write it down. Here is the sentence: "On March 15th Mr. Johnson told me that he has talked to Mr. Kawai and ...
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Where to put commas in this sentence and why?

Where should I put commas in the following sentence: In these investments the analysis of the reasonably possible changes in the key assumptions used in calculating the value in use shows that the ...
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grammaticality of 'for what to blame them is a bit unfair'

The subordinates have had to take these steps in accordance with instructions of the top management of the company, for what to blame them is a bit unfair. I am considering the possibility of using ...
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combining “though” and “but”

Is it okay to use "though" and "but" in a sentence like this: If you were wondering why I have two accounts it is because the other one is too public though I'm still using it but I'm no longer ...
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How to use supplementary -ing clauses at the end of sentences

I'm wondering how to use those "(noun-y) -ing clauses" when they are at the end of the sentence. Most grammar references I've found on the internet only talk about their use as adverbials at the ...
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Is this a Run-ON Sentence?

Sentence that needs correction : "The Americans and The Bostonians are two Henry James novels , the film versions of which have been as successful as the book versions". Isn't this a run on ...
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Determine and Understanding Run-On Sentence

It is easy to understand what some of the fears might be about having a girl on an all-male team, particularly one that places such an emphasis on direct physical contact. How is the quote not a run-...
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Would (it) not be (verb) to …?

I have some difficulties with the "would not it" question grammatical form. We use it in French to ask a (fake) questions which actually suggest a clear answer. how this one sound in English: ...
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Should we cut “so” in this sentence?

Ducks, geese, and swans are different types of waterfowl, but because they are similar in behavior and physical characteristics, so they comprise a single bird family. I have to find an error in the ...
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I couldn't catch it, but what is wrong with this sentence?

I'm struggling with this sentence. With this option you can add only your company name but without activating any link to your website. I can't tell for sure, but I've got the feeling that ...
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Modification of sentences [closed]

I have drafted the following sentences, Ground-based laser scanning is an appropriate means for modeling urbanobjects as it provides direct 3D information on facades and trees with sufficient ...
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Enhancing unclear sentence

I feel that this sentence is awkward, The nature of convergences of topological relations of plane adjacencies, allowing for the reconstruction of roof corner geometries with preserved ...
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Break down a sentence into few simple sentences

I am having the following construction. In regularization of outer-boundaries, outer-boundary line segments fitted from irregularly distributed contour points as described by Horde and Susan (...
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revising sentence with more clear explanation

I have written the following sentence. Although Sampath and Shan (2010) reconstructed 3D buildings by intersecting adjacent planes derived from segmentation, mesh-patches are employed by ...
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Is this use of “Whenever” … “So” correct?

I wrote this myself, and I am not sure about the usage of "Whenever ... So ...". Do I need to make any changes to make my sentences grammatical? I think she is a good friend and she has lots of ...
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has already or was already

Which is the best way to write this sentence? This system was designed to study the effects of climate change and anthropogenic pollution on microbial communities under highly controlled conditions ...
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joining phrase at correct place

I have following 2 statements. The convergences of topological relations of adjacent segments can be derived from graphs. The convergences allows reconstruction of object geometries with ...
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The usage of “being” and “in which”

Here, I am confused about how to make a meaningful sentence. This is my idea. I want to say: Another example for under-segmentation is shown in Fig 14. By this effect, nearby dormers have merged. ...
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When one thing happened because of another thing and so on… way to express idea concisely

I am having 3 sentences and next comes because of the first one. Indeed, the absence of a segment causes a lack of graph edges which refer to that segment. The effect leads to a distorted ...
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Is the sentence correct on the way the word “respectively” is used?

I wrote a sentence like this: "After processing the data record, if a user finds that the third (resp. second) column value of the First Table (resp. Second Table) is not Null, that means the ...
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Way to join two sentences

Even though, the line segments are rectified by the orientation, awkward short edges are still appeared. Therefore, a simplification step is important. What is the rule to join these two ...
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Rule of thumb for joining sentences

I have two sentences: data suffers from some artefacts. this step is needed to reduce effect due to artefacts. I'm struggling to choose the proper clause. In this case, would from which ...
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“if the orientation … exceeds the defined orientation or non satisfaction”

I am struggling with the following sentence. In contrast, if the orientation and the maximum length of a rectangle exceeds the defined orientation or non satisfaction of the circle constraint, ...
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combining sentences make sense? [closed]

I have written the following construction 2 months ago. Our modification addresses the problem where objects that are attached to the dominant vertical object are described. Now I am confused ...
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Combining a sentence with its effect

I have the following sentences: Line segments shorter than to a certain threshold are removed by assuming that have been formed by noisy data. This significantly improved the result. I ...
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Combining sentences with 'which'

I have the following constructions: Conversely, automatic canopy detection is often failed in dense scenes. Therefore, efficient and more specific solutions are demanded. What would be an ...
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Can sentences be joined when we need to say “such as X OR Y”?

When defining something, it can also be defined, for example, as A or B. If I give you a practical case to this situation, The idea behind the process is to find a common envelope. The ...