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Gary Botnovcan
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Explain why "Who is she playing the piano?" is incorrect

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19 votes
17 answers
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An English word describing a pseudo-job

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17 votes
4 answers
142k views

"I work {on/with/in} a team"?

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6 answers
34k views

help you learn vs. help you to learn

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10 answers
3k views

Why is the verb form "am been" always grammatically incorrect?

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11 votes
7 answers
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Preposition before noun phrases - omission of "in"

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3 answers
4k views

Understanding, countable or not?

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5 answers
6k views

an estimated 2 million people are/is

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3 answers
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"A dreadful five minutes" - what about the article?

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4 answers
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My brother has turned writer VS. My brother has turned a writer

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4 answers
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Is "deep" an adverb in "They dug the well deep." or something else?

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4 answers
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"Some things are better left unsaid." -- What are the grammatical functions of 'better', 'left' and 'unsaid'?

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6 votes
2 answers
188 views

What does this phrase mean: "the way writing does for me"?

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2 answers
191 views

What is the grammar rule for this part?

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1 answer
161 views

How can I convince people that Could is the past form of Can?

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3 answers
132 views

Why should I use "of" after more?

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1 answer
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"since" and the present progressive?

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3 answers
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Use of indefinite article with relative clause

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1 answer
421 views

Was/were? Which one?

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2 answers
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Correct use of preposition

3 votes
3 answers
13k views

Difference between "hardly someone" and "hardly anyone"

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4 answers
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Can an adverb phrase function as subject complement? My mother is now 'back' with us

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3 votes
1 answer
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Transitive or intransitive, that is question

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3 votes
1 answer
231 views

"I will have somebody + inf"

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1 answer
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Is it distransitive or complex transitive as in “She told her cat to leave”?

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2 answers
175 views

Consider them to be smart...but Say them to be smart?

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3 answers
176 views

What is the grammatical difference between "think" and "support"

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2 answers
250 views

Do you always need 'the' before superlative adjectives?

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1 answer
119 views

He brought a bag for someone to take (it)

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2 answers
42 views

"It will spend you an hour" vs "It will take you an hour"

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