What is the difference from including the article in the emphasis (which is not for intonation but for formatting)?
He is a journalist based in LA.
He is a journalist based in LA.
P.s. I edited the ...
I have no issues with the book (A Farewell to Arms), it's so far generally easy to read, but sometimes I stumble across weird sentences like this one:
Suddenly to care very much and to sleep to wake ...
I am practicing an exercise for conditional adverbial clause, there is a hard exercise that makes me confused with all these four options.
The official soon realized that, ( ), things would get worse....
I am reading an article Tbilisi on Wikipedia, there is a sentence that confuses with me.
It was in the former Viceroy of the Caucasus's palace where the
independence of three Transcaucasus nations – ...
I'm Chinese, my teacher told me don't use the means of code-switching to learn foreign languages, she made an instance for this:
Divided into words by gaps:
我们 不可能 在 很短的 ...
It is I who need your help.
It is me that needs your help.
Source Practical English Usage
In the first example, the verb be is followed by a nominative case of the personal pronoun and the relative ...
It was him who meessed up everything.
It was he who messed up
It's them who was there.
It's them who were there.
It's they who was there.
It's they who were there.
It's me who is sorry.
Such small room, we had.
I know you can say (we had such small rooms, but in some situations it just feels more correct when you put the subject and (had/have) in the end.
If this is wrong then how is ...
I have been reading an essay about Joan Didion from New Yorker (https://www.newyorker.com/culture/postscript/joan-didion-and-the-voice-of-america)
I would like to ask multiple questions in this essay. ...
Bran watched them come from a guard turret atop the outer wall,
peering through Maester Luwin’s bronze far-eye while perched on
Is there perched the participle or the past simple?
I love this Steve Jobs' interview, and would love to understand what he said throughly.
In this part, he told how much original members in developing the Macintosh ...
What are the subject and predicate of the following sentence? Is it grammatically correct? If not, how would you fix it?
The Castle Fire ignited in August when dry brush sparked by a lightning storm ...
I am looking / would like to learn basic difference or understanding when to use did and was/were in the past tense.
looking answer with example that will be greatly appreciated from the community.
Kasim was being pushed along by the crowd
In passive voice, what is the subject?
I think it is Kasaim as changing Kasim to 'They' for eg changes the verb to 'were'.
Am I wrong?
Sheena had been hit by ...
We should be less concerned with students' 'cognitive impatience', however, than by what may underlie it: the potential inability of large numbers of students to read with a level of critical analysis ...
Page 68 of Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage reads
AS TO: used after certain preceding passive clauses, e.g. I am not much troubled as to its outward appearance—G. Gissing, 1903;
I am also ...
In some cases that a pronoun is a subject which is followed by a verb follows a preposition.
Then the subject is changed into possessive determiners.
But I read a sentence A.
A. On the other there's ...
In the bold sentence below, I can't find the subject, and I think it's not a inverted sentence. I don't know if it's right?
Particularly relevant to the present work is the recent paper of Verdun et ...
In the question
In the following sentence separate the subject and the predicate: The cackling of geese saved Rome.
I think the sentence is talking about how Rome was saved due to cackling of geese ...