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14 votes
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Difference between "raise" and "lift"

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5 answers
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Is "Not being a cat none of them could catch the mouse" grammatical?

9 votes
11 answers
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Idiom for "I have just finished a great job and I'm proud"

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7 answers
708 views

Can "Et cetera" make a separate sentence?

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3 answers
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"... is called Minkowski space" or "is called the Minkowski space" and WHY?

7 votes
2 answers
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When does one drop the article after "with"?

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3 answers
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"Of these two birds the male is that which is colored brighter"

6 votes
1 answer
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May I drop "is" in constructions like "as is shown by the example of..."?

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2 answers
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"there is no such" vs "there is no such a..." [duplicate]

4 votes
3 answers
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An antonym to "return" in the "return trip"

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1 answer
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"The older a tree is” vs. “The older is a tree"

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2 answers
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What article must one use, when the object is specified parenthetically?

3 votes
3 answers
107 views

Does "at the same time" refer only to chronological time and never to logical sequence?

3 votes
1 answer
181 views

Can "each" be substituted by "either" in a construction like "There were two girls, either with a flower"? [duplicate]

3 votes
2 answers
1k views

"This question has been intriguing me for years" or "This question has intrigued me for years"?

2 votes
1 answer
486 views

May one say "a question of profound principle"?

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1 answer
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Why is there no (definite) article before "unity" in the mathematical sense?

2 votes
1 answer
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"Should have" in reference to the present

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1 answer
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"I bought both a red and a white roses"? Are the articles and the verb correct?

2 votes
1 answer
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Interpretation of: "I discussed the subject of the paper with someone"

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2 answers
227 views

Does one "glue a cut together"?, or "stick the cut up"? or what?

2 votes
1 answer
452 views

Can "And so on" be a separate sentence?

2 votes
2 answers
2k views

The word order after "or" in a question

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1 answer
171 views

"You use an obsolete definition of (?) hat". What must stand in place of (?)? [closed]

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1 answer
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"I'll give him (a? the?) wonderful name, Macavity"

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1 answer
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"X is brave. Y also is brave (bla-bla)", or "Y is also brave (bla-bla)", or "Y is brave also (bla-bla)"?

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2 answers
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"Concept of Universe" vs "concept of the Universe", what is the difference?

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1 answer
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Is " just as good of a" a sufficiently legitimate expression to be used in academical writing?

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1 answer
192 views

How to reword "put forward a new criticism"?

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How to reword properly "Stick to the plan at any circumstances"?