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Stephen Dunscombe
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What is the correct way to write 1.5 hours?

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A "user" is "it" or "he/she"?

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General arrested for fondling privates: Ambiguous sentences

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"I am hurting" in the meaning of "I am hurt"? Why?

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"as we discuss in detail in a moment" - why not "as we'll discuss"?

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Why is it "once upon a time" but there always more than one story happened in the same time?

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She played / replayed the song repeatedly

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Meaning of "charge" in a specific context

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"Your bonus will be prorated for your first year." - Incorrect use of prorated?

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'Inform about' vs 'Inform of' vs 'Inform on'

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In math, round down or round up

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How might a native speaker refer to an object when they can't recall its real name?

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Is it incorrect if we just say "some people [may be / are] very busy" without a time adverb

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Are you sitting in front of a computer screen or a computer?

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it's not as bad as all that -- "all that"?

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and therefore structure

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Is the word tumultuous can be used in metaphorical way

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How to refer to a specific definite person whose gender is unknown

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"Besides for that" vs "Other than that"

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Rely on vs Hinge on

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What is "grammar" in this sentence?

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Is the French J sound used in common English words

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How and when "pinyin" becomes an English word, or not yet? How to tell?

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Why is "alike" not possible in this sentence? (Choosing from: alike, similar to, exactly and just as)

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present perfect vs. past perfect

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How to ask your superior to allocate some time for you?

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How should I translate "take as input"?

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Meaning - 'out of all proportion to the ambiguity'

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What is the difference between 'be beaten on' and 'be beaten'?

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'fewer' vs 'less' with plural noun phrases