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

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I'm sorry to be the one to tell you this, but many grammatical locutions are not "okay" to native speakers. For instance, you have three present-tense verbs -- "pick," "lies," and "is (promising)." …
answered Jun 23 '15 by deadrat
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If you're asked a question with a transitive verb that takes an object: Do you like football? you may safely convey your answer using something called "ellipsis," i.e., the omission of words tha …
answered Aug 2 '15 by deadrat