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Jeffrey Carney
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Is "Being a heavy stick the dog has held it tightly by the middle" grammatically correct?

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Is it a correct to use passive voice in the following sentence?

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What is the grammatical error in "Apart from Federer, I have not seen a stronger player"?

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"In the mud" or "in mud"

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Can you use "meet" for wild animals?

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The use of 'their' in academic writing

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What's the meaning of "pole the strength" in this example?

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What's the purpose of "Away" here?

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What's the meaning of "allocated to" in the following sentence?

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What's the meaning of "I" in "All those in favor say I" in this Friends episode?

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Why can’t we use just “drive” instead of “to drive” in “Tom offered to drive…”?

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"Since/For weeks he had been waiting for the reply."

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Is there a reason that some wikipedia pages use "BC" while others use "BCE"?

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wishy-washy (what is wishy?) (can't find the meaning of 'wishy')

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I found a box of game cards which when I was a kid, my friends gave me - is this writing style acceptable?

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What's the difference between the two sentences?

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What is the meaning of "a year-round population of about 700"?

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Why isn't there an article before "train" in "And you know I hate train rides the most?"?

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What is the meaning of the expression " pull it yourself"?

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comparing things that are long to tell?

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"A year older than Mary at school" or "a year above Mary at school"

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Is the pronoun "it" used correctly in the following sentence?

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Is “he saw the man coil” grammatical?

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Where are you headed? VS. Where are you heading?

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How commonly used are "sir" and "madam" in spoken English in America?

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Using 's' at the end of plural form, when the name is formed of two nouns

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Printing DVD and CD inserts is / are quick and simple

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(very) few and negative polarity items

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"X consists of elements from Y and just them" - is grammar right?

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Pass covid to someone vs pass covid on to someone