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17 votes
6 answers
7k views

why "American-born", not "America-born"?

15 votes
12 answers
9k views

"Dog" can mean "something of an inferior quality". What animals do we use, if any, to describe the opposite?

11 votes
4 answers
3k views

Why isn't "a single + noun" a tautological repeat?

5 votes
3 answers
49k views

a morning greeting: is it "morning", "g'morning" or neither?

5 votes
3 answers
1k views

what does it mean - "spoiling" in the following sentence

4 votes
1 answer
65 views

Should there be an article in front of "onset"?

4 votes
5 answers
7k views

what does "to riff" mean in this context?

3 votes
4 answers
6k views

what is the verb for "to make something humorous"?

3 votes
1 answer
10k views

grammars on "shoot me an email" vs "shoot me with an email"

3 votes
1 answer
7k views

"worth the effort" vs. "worth the efforts"

3 votes
2 answers
1k views

Can we use "retrospectively" for an event in the future?

3 votes
2 answers
80k views

Difference between "work alongside you" and "work alongside with you"

3 votes
2 answers
8k views

"to engage in the discussion" vs. "to engage the discussion"

2 votes
1 answer
219 views

any example of an “active voice” verb used in a “verb-ed” form as a modifier

2 votes
2 answers
194 views

Which of these nouns should the verb agree with?

2 votes
1 answer
72k views

Grammar on A and B "is" or "are" [duplicate]

2 votes
2 answers
352 views

confusing term - "pulling a request"

2 votes
1 answer
530 views

are anniversary vs. commemoration equal on sad events - esp pertaining family member's passing

2 votes
1 answer
481 views

are "header" and "heading" interchangable in the context of "information at the top of something"?

1 vote
1 answer
499 views

who vs. whom (vs. which) again - can whom be used as a subject of the sentence

1 vote
2 answers
2k views

"picket fence" to describe a person?

1 vote
1 answer
184 views

different ways of using "yet" seem a bit confusing to me

1 vote
2 answers
86 views

is the following sentence grammatically incorrect - should conditional

1 vote
2 answers
962 views

how to use the noun "edit" correctly?

1 vote
1 answer
237 views

stop vs discontinue

1 vote
0 answers
32 views

the placement of adverb "not" for infinitive verbs

1 vote
1 answer
75k views

"in" or "on" the 3rd week of July

1 vote
1 answer
64 views

An awkwardly repeated sentence needs some polish

1 vote
1 answer
3k views

is "great many thanks" a correction expression and if yes, where is it from?

1 vote
1 answer
2k views

Is the usage of "in addition" correct in the following sentence?