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GJC
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13 votes
9 answers
5k views

"On the grounds that" suggests the reason isn’t really a good one

4 votes
2 answers
552 views

In lieu of (= in place of) vs instead of

3 votes
1 answer
225 views

Direct objects of "teaching a skill"

3 votes
2 answers
498 views

I don't doubt but you'll do it

3 votes
2 answers
173 views

It would have to rain today, of all days!

2 votes
2 answers
150 views

We are such stuff (as) dreams are made on

2 votes
2 answers
1k views

At about age 30

2 votes
1 answer
506 views

"Didn't need/have to do" vs "needn't have done"

2 votes
1 answer
32 views

There used to be many, even more than (there) are today

2 votes
1 answer
41 views

"Shout to" somebody near to you

2 votes
2 answers
28 views

Possessive pronoun vs "the" when followed by a restrictive relative pronoun

2 votes
1 answer
37 views

Conjunction "either ": no paraphrase with "any"

2 votes
1 answer
615 views

"So that": reason/purpose vs. result/consequence

2 votes
1 answer
49 views

I expect Jay will come, so I'll be disappointed if he does/will not

2 votes
1 answer
74 views

No intention to do something

2 votes
2 answers
152 views

Giving advice: Do you think it wouldn't be a good idea to...?

1 vote
2 answers
105 views

✳Two feet six (long)

1 vote
1 answer
731 views

If + should vs. if + would

1 vote
1 answer
41 views

Let's agree on this so that we might/may go home early

1 vote
2 answers
104 views

Modal verb + "be able to"

1 vote
1 answer
27 views

"Continual" if something undesirable happens or exists without stopping

1 vote
1 answer
42 views

Very much: used with adjuncts and noun groups

1 vote
1 answer
113 views

Try and/to do something [duplicate]

1 vote
1 answer
38 views

Much of what he said I knew already

1 vote
1 answer
206 views

"Two or less/fewer"

1 vote
0 answers
26 views

Agent of passives introduced by "as to"

1 vote
1 answer
51 views

"Each" (adverb): from each one

1 vote
2 answers
58 views

"Either": unexceptionable even when it applies to more than two clauses

1 vote
1 answer
38 views

“Some day/time” if “some” modifies and specifies a more particular day/time

1 vote
1 answer
37 views

They worked as (if) crazy