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for questions which a dictionary cannot answer about the sound, intonation, and stress of how words are uttered or produced.
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a word that is used instead of a noun or noun phrase.
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for inquiries about the grammar and phrasing of questions. (If your question is about anything else, do not use this tag.)
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For questions about the difference between singular and plural forms of a word; when they should be used, or the difference between them.
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for questions about the usage of the past perfect tense in English.
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a word (other than a pronoun) used to identify people, places, or things, or to name a particular one of those.
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for questions specifically related to the English language as spoken and written in the United Kingdom.
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a combination of a lexical verb and one or two particles having the same form as prepositions or adverbs, employed as a single verb. The term is sometimes reserved for combinations in which the partic…
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for questions about the correct use of punctuation marks, or about using a punctuation mark instead of another one.
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a word that functions as a Noun. It is formed by adding the suffix -ing to the base form of a Verb.
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Present Tense uses the base form of a verb to describe current actions, events and states-of-being. Ex: I answer to no one.
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A singular subject requires a singular verb form, whereas a plural subject requires the plural verb form.
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the process that turns an affirmative statement into its opposite denial.
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A "preposition phrase" or "prepositional phrase" (PP) is a phrase headed by a preposition such as "at", "on", "across", or "before".
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a word that combines with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun.
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the base verb form, conveying no information about person, number, mood or tense.
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For questions about whether something obeys the rules of English grammar in a certain context.
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join two sentences together, or to provide more information about something.
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for questions about words and word forms used to indicate ownership, belonging, or a similar relationship.
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a pronoun referring to an earlier noun, sentence, or part of a sentence.
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if you are asking about the usage of ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Auxiliary/Helping Verbs.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Auxiliary/Helping Verbs are verbs that are used with other full verbs to make the dif…
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Questions related to the past simple, simple past or preterite, which is mainly used to describe events in the past.
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for questions about the omission of words that are superfluous and/or can be inferred from context.
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a word that means exactly, or nearly the same thing, as another word.
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it Or? Is it Neither? Use the Phrase-Choice tag to help you complete the perfect sentence, say what you really mean, and learn new words and phrases.
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a unit of grammatical organization next below the sentence in rank and in traditional grammar said to consist of a subject and predicate.
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For questions about the proper use and placement of commas
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spoken, either formally or informally. As opposed to written usage.
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For questions which a dictionary cannot answer about the plural form(s) of a word.
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a verbal construction that marks the event described by the verb as not having happened yet.
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For questions about questions found in practice exams.
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one of a fixed class of words placed before a noun phrase to indicate its definiteness, quantity, or degree.
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for questions regarding the rules for the formation of sentences.
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A traditional term for the use of finite verbs uninflected for number or person with commands, wishes, suggestions, and hypothetical or counterfactual propositions. The 'present subjunctive' is the pl…
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For questions about technical or specialized words in fields like grammar, sailing, computers, marketing, research, etc.
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for question about determining English equivalents for words or phrases in other languages.