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Zeeshan Ali
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41 votes
10 answers
26k views

"He borrowed me some money."; right or wrong?

22 votes
5 answers
9k views

Is "I do not want you to go nowhere" a case of "DOUBLE-NEGATIVES" as claimed by Grammarly?

16 votes
2 answers
5k views

Are double contractions formal? Eg: "couldn't've" for "could not have"

4 votes
3 answers
806 views

Common mistakes: subject-verb agreement [duplicate]

2 votes
1 answer
2k views

"simply can not be" or "can not simply be"

2 votes
1 answer
539 views

Is "for to" + verb-base-form grammatical?

2 votes
1 answer
811 views

Possessive with Two Nouns

2 votes
2 answers
2k views

verb+"to not"+infinitive OR verb+"not to"+infinitive

2 votes
2 answers
3k views

"A handful of soldiers is/are always better than a mouthful of arguments." -- which verb fits here?

2 votes
3 answers
36k views

I have read and agree / agreed with the terms and conditions

1 vote
2 answers
395 views

The time will come when your dream (will?) come true

1 vote
1 answer
76 views

"If you pay for my ticket then we will be quits." -- what's the meaning?

1 vote
2 answers
681 views

What alternatives could better be used instead of "since five years ago"?

1 vote
1 answer
23 views

Is "_NOUN_ who each _VERB_" grammatically correct? [duplicate]

1 vote
2 answers
4k views

What would be a formal substitute for the informal quantifiers "a lot of" and "lots of"?

1 vote
1 answer
518 views

Is the following sentence grammatically correct? -- "The only problem is where do we start looking?"

1 vote
3 answers
362 views

".. + had + had + past-participle + .."

1 vote
1 answer
680 views

"There he and his friends come." or "There come he and his friends."

1 vote
1 answer
61 views

Definite article or No article?

1 vote
1 answer
3k views

fractions in subject-verb agreement

1 vote
1 answer
582 views

"No doubt he .." or "There is no doubt (that) he ..."; are both grammatical?

1 vote
1 answer
2k views

Adverbs that modify verb in an imperative sentence

1 vote
1 answer
1k views

"I think it strange that .." -- is the phrase correct or does it miss a verb before 'it'?

1 vote
1 answer
365 views

'grade four' or 'fourth grade' -- which is grammatical and formal?

1 vote
1 answer
45 views

Couldn't "A truck has parked in the driveway." be correct because the truck could be self-driving these days?

1 vote
2 answers
3k views

Which is formal; "In this paper I argue" or "This paper argues"?

1 vote
3 answers
4k views

Would it be wrong to say: "I am wrong!"?

1 vote
1 answer
786 views

Confusion of comparative adjective and/or adverb in a sentence

1 vote
1 answer
116 views

Does "quantitative" have a comparative and a superlative?

0 votes
1 answer
218 views

Is "there has got to be" grammatical?