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8 votes
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The exact meaning of 'Mom made me a sandwich'

6 votes
3 answers
685 views

You're taller than (it) is described (Is the omission of 'it' obligatory?)

4 votes
2 answers
476 views

How to describe a definite one of Picasso's paintings as well as an indefinite one of them?

3 votes
1 answer
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Usage of "at" in "... at the cottage just over my shoulder is where they had been growing cannabis"

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2 answers
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Meaning of "So, too, may be the fate of his seed"

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51 views

He wrote more novels than she (wrote) songs

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2 answers
250 views

Can an optative clause ever be used as a subordinate clause?

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3 answers
815 views

Is this to-infinitive clause an adjunct or a complement?

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2 answers
114 views

the icing on the cake: Is 'on the cake' an adjunct or complement?

2 votes
1 answer
117 views

You're taller than (is/are) described

2 votes
4 answers
365 views

You're causing more problems for yourself than you're solving (problems) for me

2 votes
3 answers
12k views

I got you vs I've got you

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2 answers
798 views

When had you met him? vs. When did you meet him?

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115 views

He was saved a lot of money by the decision [closed]

1 vote
2 answers
73 views

Never did I see her again

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1 answer
51 views

I saw the window break/breaking/broken/being broken

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1 answer
109 views

"Those who can't do, teach." Why is this written with a comma?

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1 answer
33 views

it is the final rubber stamp on his status

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1 answer
133 views

The school/School is where I'm at

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1 answer
26 views

a/the bridge that President Obama had just crossed

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25 views

Can you omit the noun after the adjective 'own' that follows the genitive of an NP?

1 vote
1 answer
3k views

the superlatives/first/second/last/only + noun + to infinitive/V-ing

1 vote
1 answer
416 views

We are better than ever

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2 answers
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Locating the main verb of a subordinate that-clause

1 vote
2 answers
35 views

word order in comparative construction

1 vote
1 answer
52 views

in which/in how

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1 answer
234 views

Be careful climbing that tree. You (can / could) fall

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1 answer
55 views

it's also the only place that you can get a decent meal

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1 answer
49 views

They found the stone-tipped spears created larger 'wounds' than the wooden (ones)

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47 views

They had a better understanding of A than (they had) (an understanding) of B