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Is "ones" in this sentence grammatical?

In the sentence you mentioned, "ones" should actually be "one's." The correct version is: "In the individual, this cultural context is expressed in terms of one's attitudes, ...
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Is “That store sells watches for one dollar each” grammatically correct? Are there better alternatives to this sentence, such as with “at”?

Yes, "for" is completely fine. I wonder where you heard this rule, because I can't think of any cases where it holds. You can buy, sell, distribute, purchase, or do any other commerce-...
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Is “That store sells watches for one dollar each” grammatically correct? Are there better alternatives to this sentence, such as with “at”?

For is the way that it would most likely be expressed. How much did you pay for that? How much do you want for that? I got it for a song [very little money]. They sold their house for nearly $700,000....
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Confusing conversion from direct speech to indirect speech

If it's half past six and the notion that "the concert starts at seven" is still valid, then "they told us that the concert starts at seven" is correct and probably preferable in ...
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What is the grammar of the conditional "If students are having difficulties..., early detection can help"?

It is the kind of sloppy sentence you will hear quite often being spoken extemporaneously; an editor would be likely to reword it. If students are having difficulties with basic skills like reading, ...
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Are all these sentences grammatically correct and mean the same thing?

These all are grammatically correct, and the first two mean the same thing. The last one is correct, but uncommon and antiquated. In this context, for means because of, which is an old usage that is ...
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What are the grammatical rules for identifying parts of a sentence joined by conjunctions?

A key is represented in a partial-key tree by// a pointer to the data record containing the key value for the key// and a partial key. There are two parts to the sentence. A key is represented in a ...
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What are the grammatical rules for identifying parts of a sentence joined by conjunctions?

This example is difficult because it's about a highly technical topic. What if we use the same syntax, but substitute less technical items: A car is represented in a dealership's inventory by a ...
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