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In the sentence showed by this question is the word "though" necessary or at least useful?

"Though" can mean "despite", "however". So we must ask "despite what?" What does "however" refer to? The answer to that would be found in the previous ...
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Is 'He would always say' a valid alternative for 'He always said'?

There's one very small difference: "He would always..." (or similar things like "he always used to") makes a vague or general statement about a tendency. For instance: "Your ...
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is it possible to modify this sentence as below ?

There are differences in meaning but they're so similar that I can't imagine how they would have any effective difference to me in what one would do with the instructions given here. In the first, the ...
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