L Smith
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"but that so far most of the benefits ..." problem in reading
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This is hard to properly understand as a native so I can see why you are confused. To me "so far" does mean "up to this time". The "but that" can be replaced with "but I noticed that" to help with ...

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How about replacing "was" with "is" in the sentence "the other phrase from Abdallah's question was ..."?
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I'm not a language expert, just a native trying to help but, they are talking about the question as it has been received so is is used. Then later when was was used, it's because they have already ...

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"the imread function" or "the function imread"
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I'm know quite a bit about coding and can confirm that both are correct. Personally if I was going to talk about that function to other programmers then I would say "imread function" but, if I was ...

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"This method makes it possible to reduce cost while improving reliability" is grammatically correct?
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They are both correct but number one would be better because it is more concise. Using "and" instead of "while" doesn't really make a difference when I read it. (I am a native speaker). I guess you ...

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The indefinite article before the word "love"
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a love is being used here as a countable noun because when it is "not returned" it is implying that it is a crush.

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Could have been
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How you said could have been works is correct. It is if something could happen but didn't. "Could have been" does work in this context but the ending "they would give us" doesn't really agree with it,...

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"are you wanting" vs. "do you want"
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Just to start off, "are you wanting" is very formal and I can't say I have ever used it before. If I had to take a guess I'd say "are you wanting" is more for far future than near future. I hope ...

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