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For questions about dropping a subject pronoun in informal speech. Sometimes called "conversational deletion" or "dairy drop" because it is often used when writing diaries. For example, "Haven't heard anything." instead of "I haven't heard anything." or "Hope this helps." instead of "I hope this helps."

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In a title, can I omit "are you"? "(Are you) worried about climate change?"

I am a copywriter writing mainly in English, but this is not my native language. I'm using tools like Grammarly to make sure I make as few mistakes as possible and try to google my problems, but this ...
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Is "Saw him yesterday" correct without the subject "I"?

While having a conversation about someone, can I say "Saw him yesterday." instead of "I saw him yesterday."?
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Can we use verbs like 'miss' and 'love' without the pronouns?

Can we use verbs like 'miss' and 'love' without the pronouns? I've heard people say things like Miss you Love you I don't know why, but this doesn't sound idiomatic or grammatical to me.
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How natural is this practice of omitting the subject in speech?

A movie clip of the movie 'Justice League' starts with this monologue by Bruce Wayne: I believe there is a stranger (1) comes to this village from the sea (2) comes in the winter when the people ...
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Ommiting subject after "and"

I looked at this answer but it didn't solved my doubt: Do I need to use a comma if a subject follows "and" in a sentence? Source: ...
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Omitting "Let's" at the start of a sentence?

While reading an article, I encountered a sentence as follows: Fast forward several years until increasing pain forced me off the court and X-rays revealed bone-on-bone arthritis in both knees. A ...
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Is "he" omitted in this sentence?

Knowledge of Geology.— Practical, but limited. Tells at a glance different soils from each other. After walks has shown me splashes upon his trousers, and told me by their colour and consistence in ...