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This tag is used for questions about the proper construction of sentences.

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In the US, '--graduating high school' and '--graduating from high school' are both correct usages. tunny pointed out that in British English, don't omit 'from'. US speakers are more likely to omit it. …
answered Nov 13 '14 by JimM
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Best practice is to keep a noun and the subordinate clause describing it together. It makes the sentence less confusing. Because who we saw the day before yesterday refers to lady, the first example i …
answered Jun 5 '15 by JimM
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"John threw Mama from the train a kiss." This statement is used as an example of poor syntax. It sounds as if John threw Mama off the train, followed by a kiss. How would one arrange this statement in …
asked Nov 14 '14 by JimM
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Because your question was how to combine the two sentences, you'd want to combine them this way: As already discussed, we avoid using absolute paths to locate an anchor node, instead relying on stabl …
answered Jun 20 '15 by JimM