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abide + direct object?

Legal use of abide: Abide Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition Definition: To "abide the order of the court" means to perform, execute or conform to such order. Jackson v. State, 30 Kan. 88, ...
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Are "I like when" and "I like it when" both grammatically correct, and if so, are they synonymous?

Why don't airlines like when one intentionally misses a flight to save money? The verb like is generally transitive in standard English. It requires an object. To make it grammatical, it needs it.
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Sentence Transformation of "Not only ... but also"

Myanmar is not only a beautiful country but also rich in natural resources. I think your sentence is not ungrammatical; however, but also causes it to sound a tad "marginal" to my ear. ...
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The Usage of "Would"

Would in the OP sentence has a conditional sense. The implied condition is space junk hitting the station: if that happens, other outcomes will follow. So you are not correct to read it as They assume ...
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Worth as a predicate adjective?

worth is a noun but you need an adjective: ... because I am ________. You are looking for the word worthy or as the comments suggest, worth it. You could also change the verb to "have" and ...
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Worth as a predicate adjective?

But I was wrong because the truth is that we are worth personified. Worth isn’t the result of our actions, accomplishments, and possessions; it isn’t increased by self-sacrifice. It is the essence of ...
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"The Turnover Rent shall be the amount OF which 9% of the Sales Turnover exceeds the Basic Rent"

You're right. Simplified, your example sentence is as follows: The turnover rent shall be the amount of which 9% of the turnover exceeds the basic rent. It seems written in a (typical) unnecessarily ...
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Is it correct to say "If you're interested, which I'm sure you are..."?

Grammatically, there is no error; but from the point of view of a detail of logical thinking, perhaps viewed as a matter of mere formalism, but real enough to be noticed, it is not very coherent. One ...
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Is it correct to say "If you're interested, which I'm sure you are..."?

Since "which I'm sure you are" is a parenthetical comment, which can be omitted without changing the overall meaning, it should be set off by commas, dashes, or parentheses. In comments like ...
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Why it should be 'estimated', instead of 'is estimated'?

The sentence fragment you give: The hurricane caused damage... has a subject (The hurricane) and a verb (caused) and an object (damage). If you add a single hyphen: The hurricane-caused damage... ...
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Why it should be 'estimated', instead of 'is estimated'?

"is estimated" would form a passive voice sentence, but what then would be the subject. The parts before "The hurricane caused damage" already has a finite verb. If you use "...
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Is it correct to say 'someone other than they two'?

I would recommend the demonstrative pronoun those or these: someone other than those two These are closer than those, physically or in your mind. “These two” implies that they are the same people ...
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Is it correct to say 'someone other than they two'?

Another idiomatic version would be someone other than them although in many prescriptive grammars that would be flagged as incorrect and it would be asserted that a subject-case (nominative) is ...
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Describing past, present and future in only one sentence

You're trying to combine "has undergone" and "will undergo" without using the main verb twice, but this doesn't work because the main verb is in a different form in each branch of ...
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