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"An (obvious) problem" or "a (obvious) problem"?

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Is it necessary to use commas in lists before the conjunction?

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What does "How come" mean?

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Why {are you / you are} making noise?

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How to answer a negative question in English?

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3 answers
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Does an uncountable noun take an article if it has an adjective before it?

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Usage of indefinite article and too

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Difference between "much, many, a lot of and lots of"

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"turn down the volume" or "turn the volume down" - phrasal verb structure [duplicate]

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6 answers
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Why do we use the article "the" in "Thank you for the flowers" when flowers is plural?

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1 answer
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It's ok to say "the above image" but not "the below image"

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When to use an object pronoun or a possessive adjective before a gerund

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Is "thirty past seven" acceptable?

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Should I use the past tense with did?

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1 answer
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How to use "since" to imply "from the time that", not "because of"? Can tense itself have a role?

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Which is the correct gerund clause? 'People's killing animals', or 'People killing animals ... '? [duplicate]

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"the example below" or "the below example"?

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Let George and I know [duplicate]

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Indefinite article for "unisex"

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Does ”A car drives” sound natural?

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Fall vs Fall down

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Idioms in Coldplay's "The scientist"

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Keen Exact Meaning

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1 answer
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This explosive explodes "on contact"?

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How to avoid ambiguity in the sentence“This is a little used car”?

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"I end up studying English" vs. "I end up to study English"

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Take off (my hat): Place of the adverb particle in the sentence [duplicate]

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"Excuse me, which is the way to the post office?" "Sorry, I'm new here. Bad luck". Is this conversation weird?

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What the meaning of " əˈtraktiv "?

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1 answer
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A split infinitive de-emphasises the verb?