A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
for questions regarding the associated or underlying meaning of a word, in addition to its primary definition.
a writing style choice and not about grammar or correctness. Use this tag for questions about repeating similar constructions in clauses or sentences to make them have more impact on th…
literary work in which the expression of feelings and ideas is given intensity by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature.
for questions about interpreting jokes and understanding humorous wordplay.
for questions about the "-est" or "most ..." forms of adjectives and adverbs.
for questions related to the English language as spoken and written in India.
used for questions about how a word or phrase is interpreted by a Native English speaker.
for questions about the form, function, and syntactic relationships of each word in a sentence.
ask for help determining a word that matches an image. Please use a clear image and be specific about what part you are asking for an identification of.
used for questions about "adverb placement" (also known as "adverb position" or "position of adverbs"). Grammar books generally group the placement into 3 possible positions: front-positio…
the grammatical category which describes the manner in which an utterance presents an event unfolding over time.
How to pronounce numbers and symbols that are not spelled out as words.
For questions about formulas and forms of address used when meeting someone.
For questions about nouns that modify another noun. It acts like an adjective and can be removed without affecting the grammar of the sentence. For example, "elementary school", "afternoon light" or "…
for questions about the historical origin of a word. Please consider asking this question on English Language & Usage (http://english.stackexchange.com/) instead.
For questions about the future perfect, which is will/shall + have + the past participle of the main verb.
For explanations of correct Standard English that contradict widely-taught (but incorrect) "grammar rules".
a question converted from a statement by an appended interrogative. It comes in the format of _statement + tag_. Example: "You love me, don't you?" If your question is about a senten…