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Which is correct, [Does fluorine has] or [Does fluorine have]?
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'Does fluorine has more s-character?' is ungrammatical. That is because when you make questions with does, this does takes up on itself all the grammar categories of the predicate verb — the present ...

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What does "For there are" mean?
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For is a preposition ("for me"), but according to the Collins English Dictionary, it can also be used as a subordinating conjunction, introducing "a clause which gives the reason why you made the ...

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What does 'last' mean?
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• Collins Dictionary says "You use last in expressions such as last Friday, last night, and last year to refer, for example, to the most recent Friday, night, or year." • Longman Dictionary of ...

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Why is "'deep' rural poverty" correct here? in one of the sample questions of GRE exam
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Most probably it is because "C. deep" is the only answer that does not have an emotionally colored adjective. Since the sentence in the task looks like belonging to the informational/scientific style (...

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How do I passivise "be"?
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It is all simple: in English only the transitive verbs (with some rare exceptions) can have passive forms, and be isn't a transitive verb. You are going to have the same "gap" if you decide to make a ...

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Women's clothes or women clothes in a department store?
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The function of the 's "possessive" form of a noun is not only showing possession or belonging, but mostly defining the following noun, note such uses as "a mile's distance", "an hour's wait", "Obama'...

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What's the active form of "they were made to suffer"?
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Asking such a question is the same as asking to make active the passive sentence "The wall was painted green." The point is however hard we try we cannot extrapolate who or what was the subject in the ...

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confused about present perfect and simple past uses
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The correct sentence is definitely 2, because the morning is finished, for a past event a past tense should be used. As for the influence in the present, if you want to use Present Perfect there must ...

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Here's how Refills work VS here are how Refills work
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It is true that in the construction here is / here are the verb must agree in number with the subject that follows, if the subject is a noun (or a noun phrase): Here's your cola. (singular subject "...

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Is there any difference between the nouns "raise" and "rise"?
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Raise is US English for "increase in wages or salary" like in The boss gave me a raise. Rise is the noun derived from the verb to rise with all of the corresponding meanings, plus the UK English ...

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never saw/have seen
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It is easy to find a context for that sentence. The idea is that verbs in Present Perfect tell us something about the present, and verbs in Past Simple tell us something about the past. 'Never' doesn'...

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Why is "many choices is" used here?
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Too many choices here is a collective, single entity, thus the singular is. Like "Fifteen miles is a long distance to walk." In that text too many choices means "an excessive number of choices" which ...

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