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I had a kind of feeling this might happen. The feeling is the object. Although "kind" can be a noun (which you could use with an article, for example "a kind") meaning "a particular sort of", that isn't how it is being idiomatically used here. "Kind of" is used as an adverb, and means 'to some extent'. The adverb is ...


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I had a kind of feeling this might happen. You can discover the answer by seeing what can be left out. (a) I had a kind this might happen. (b) I had a feeling this might happen. Does that answer your question?


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A digital camera comes with a set of predefined modes. One of them is usually the auto (=automatic) mode, which seeks a fine balance across all the settings. ... with your camera which is configured to use the “Auto” mode? ... with your camera which is set (up) to be in (the) “Auto” mode? set here is the past participle of the verb set.


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The idiomatic expression is "from now on". As this ngram shows, 'from now onwards' has been used very rarely in comparison. Example: We will do this from now on. Other similar expressions include: We will do this in future. We will do this from now on. There is also an expression "going forward" (eg "we will do this going forward&...


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