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23 votes
5 answers
50k views

Is it correct to say "I have class"?

46 votes
5 answers
9k views

“I had a flat in the centre of town, but I didn’t like living there, so …”

0 votes
2 answers
8k views

By the age of 18, I (decided / had decided) not to go to university

0 votes
2 answers
5k views

Mankind or the mankind?

0 votes
1 answer
4k views

Left vs. left from

1 vote
1 answer
4k views

What is the difference between “unique to” and “unique for”?

19 votes
3 answers
4k views

“Since the train was delayed for more than an hour, passengers were given a full refund.” – Why is there no article before “passengers”?

0 votes
2 answers
3k views

“get drinks” and “get some drinks” vs. “get the drinks”

0 votes
1 answer
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“A modern world" vs "the modern world"

3 votes
1 answer
1k views

“I’m reading so slowly it’s going to take me about three weeks to finish the writing.” - Where is the mistake?

0 votes
1 answer
1k views

Absence of inversion when adverbs of place and direction go in front position

2 votes
1 answer
908 views

“The announcement will come as (a) little surprise.” – Is using the indefinite article here a mistake?

2 votes
2 answers
814 views

When "CIA" doesn't need the definite article?

1 vote
1 answer
764 views

Use of articles before names

1 vote
1 answer
658 views

'Kiss rocks'? Why would anyone want to kiss rocks?

0 votes
1 answer
639 views

Children must, should, have to or ought to go to school? [closed]

2 votes
2 answers
557 views

“What a relief?” – Why do we need an article?

2 votes
2 answers
439 views

What can the phrase “is embedded in a whale of a bill” mean?

0 votes
1 answer
398 views

Omission of articles

3 votes
1 answer
371 views

Omission of articles before unique nouns.

0 votes
1 answer
363 views

While and whereas in clauses

1 vote
1 answer
271 views

Sequence of tenses in indirect speech

2 votes
2 answers
261 views

Article needed in "show (a) focus"?

2 votes
2 answers
235 views

Article usage - is it "in a landfill", or just "in landfill"

2 votes
1 answer
225 views

Inversion in affirmative sentences

0 votes
1 answer
215 views

I went to a reunion for students who were educated (or had been educated?) in physics department during the 1980s

1 vote
1 answer
206 views

“Sea level” vs. “The sea level”

3 votes
2 answers
203 views

Care from? How is it different from care for and care about?

3 votes
1 answer
202 views

“The most something” vs. “most something”

0 votes
3 answers
188 views

Usage of "If vs whether"