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Combining present with past

I am currently reading "I Am Legend" by Richard Matheson and when describing a sequence of events, the writer constantly forms these sentences: First, he separated the bulbs [...]. Then he ...
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Questions about singular/plural when explaining two things in one sentence

Consider the following two sentences. In [10], an algorithm to find a trajectory of a UAV effective in estimating the channel models for a target area has been proposed. In [11], an algorithm to find ...
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Help in understanding best way to combine these 2 sentences [closed]

please these 2 sentences need to be combined at the italicized portion : When the wealthy Ellicott family built a flour mill not far from his farm, Banneker befriended George Ellicott. Ellicott’s ...
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Can we use "have" with "dance"?

Is this correct, If I say "They're having a dance." instead of "They're dancing."?
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How to combine these two sentences?

I wish to say the following two things but felt a lot of the two sentences are redundant and could be combined into one. The two sentences are: "Delete the steps of sieving the granules with #40 ...
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"Return" by usage [duplicate]

Just curious about the wording for "Returning" an item by a specific date For example: If I ask for an item to be returned by the 25th of May, does that mean I expect the item to be returned any day ...
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what is the meaning of : do you ever..?

What is the meaning of "do you ever?" is it to ask about frequency or habit? Do you ever watch a movie? a. How often do you watch a movie? or b. Is watching a movie your habit? can we answer: yes, ...
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Relative Clause - of which

The planet of Venus, which routinely revolves around the Sun in an ellipse, has many active volcanos. One of them is taller than Mount Everest. A. volcanos, one of which B. volcanos; there is one ...
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Any difference? "I am happy being single" and "I am happy that I am single"

Today, it is St valentine's day and I heard a lady on TV saying "I am happy being single". I thought about what we are taught at school for creating this meaning. We were taught to give this meaning ...
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We have to get this release out the door

What does the line We have to get this release out the door means. Did that mean to complete a task by EOD?
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'Didn't happen' or 'haven't happened' before

Should I use 'haven't happened' or 'didn't happen' in the context? Yesterday a tragic incident happened near Delhi. At least 50 people died in the rail accident. The government and railway officials ...
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Who is/was the author of

if someone asks me or if there is a question in exams like "who is the author of Xxx book?" Should I answer in the past or present tense,like "Yyy is/was the author of Xxx book". I know the author is ...
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Who is/was the founder of

if someone asks me "Who is the founder of apple?" Should I reply in present tense or past tense?Like, "The founder of the apple is/was Steve jobs": 'Was' or 'is', which one should I use? As I know the ...
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each of which or all of which + respectively

I want to combine the following sentences into one sentence. Nokia was followed by Motorola and Ericsson. Motorola was on the second rank and Ericsson was on the third rank. How should I ...
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Can I introduce myself and my job position in one sentence?

I have a such paragraph: My name is Yaroslav Konoplov. I am a software engineer living in Kyiv, Ukraine (UTC+3). Basically I want to merge these sentences in one. I am Yaroslav Konoplov, a ...
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Write a combination of two sentences using the word "respectively"

I want to combine the following sentences: The first column shows the variable names. The second column shows the description of the variables. Which of the following are correct? a. The first and ...
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He thought that I'm fool. This pissed me off. Combine 2 sentences

How can I combine 2 sentences into 1 sentence? He thought that I'm fool. That pissed me off. Thanks
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Combining descriptions of abbreviations

I want to express the following information in one sentence: D-S D-P stand for difference of probability between the best and the second best match. D-R stand for difference of Reverse between ...
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How can I relate an example to the sentence introducing the example

The introducing sentence is: As an example of the heuristics that are implemented in the algorithm to update a context variable, The example is: the main division surrounding an element is ...
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How to combine these sentences

1) The panel on the left side specifies the values of the context variables. 2) It shows that the current section must be "full-text" and the current title (the last seen heading) must be "...
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And or Which? To relate two sentence

Consider the following sentences: It is a recursive function. It is initially called on the root node of the DOM tree (body element). To combine them I thought to say It is a recursive ...
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How can I relate or combine these two sentences?

I have the following sentences. As it was already discussed, we avoid using absolute paths to locate an anchor node. We rely on stable attributes such as the content, id, class, etc. How can I ...
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Using many participle phrases in a one sentence

I am not sure we can combine sentences by using many participle phrases in one sentence. I was sitting on the bridge. The bridge was built over the river. The river flowed rapidly. ...
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How can I combine these sentences?

I am having following constructions my supervisor strongly recommend for an extension. I would like to apply for one year extension period. I have been granted a scholarship. Would the ...
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