Tag: sentence-construction

28 Is "rain is falling" entirely wrong? 2013-02-06T16:48:46.330

28 "I often buy fruits when I go to the supermarket" – illogical? 2017-07-24T02:14:20.023

26 The summer training or (just) summer training 2014-02-13T18:05:55.330

24 Is the SVOMPT word order necessary in creating a sentence? 2013-02-26T12:29:27.517

24 Why is "a road" incorrect in this test? 2015-09-03T21:48:40.800

23 Just because people don't talk doesn't mean they don't think 2015-07-23T20:31:14.323

20 How do I invite a friend "on my expense"? 2017-01-11T08:00:47.333

20 "It's them as should be sorry!" grammar 2018-06-13T08:04:03.597

19 These look like fragments. Help me to understand why they are okay to use 2015-05-08T01:28:31.810

18 Why does the spellchecker think this sentence is wrong? 2015-08-10T08:39:55.617

18 "Who is you" – not "are" 2017-03-27T11:55:22.293

17 The meaning of baggage vs luggage 2014-06-16T10:33:18.473

17 "When this battle will be finally over" - shouldn't it be "When this battle is finally over"? 2015-10-01T12:23:43.530

16 "A * doesn't a good * make" 2016-05-16T11:13:47.697

15 We are aware of that we are short on time 2018-04-30T10:20:20.330

14 "me [gerund]" or "my [gerund]" at the beginning of sentences? 2013-02-03T13:32:19.623

12 What's the difference between "used to like" and 'liked'? 2014-07-07T03:59:49.977

12 This is a good news. This is good news 2015-06-15T14:19:23.883

12 What does "...was a saint, upon which declaration..." mean in this Wikipedia article? 2016-09-03T12:28:44.620

12 How to properly ask for store hours on phone? 2016-12-24T19:52:35.647

11 "a comparison between A and B" or "a comparison of A and B"? 2013-02-07T14:48:12.827

11 Should I use 'nor' or 'neither' in this sentence? 2013-09-15T10:11:02.870

11 What's the full answer to "shall I"? 2015-09-09T09:18:03.763

11 Success is a number/numbers game 2015-11-02T02:44:59.303

11 Am I overusing "the" in this sentence? 2015-12-01T15:25:37.727

11 Is "... to bring to your attention ..." a typo? 2016-04-01T07:42:32.680

11 Will people get confused when they see 'Some of our customers speak Spanish, English, and German'? 2016-05-30T15:44:45.637

10 "as such" or "therefore" 2013-02-18T13:33:13.607

10 When you want to ask someone to maintain their class 2017-01-05T06:43:07.950

9 'in the first place' instead of 'firstly' 2014-04-02T22:21:33.183

9 Use of 'And' as the first word of a sentence 2017-04-02T12:39:54.213

9 What does "and she them" mean? 2018-11-03T04:37:21.820

8 When can I remove the word "that" in a sentence? 2013-05-26T23:33:37.980

8 how to say the sentence "I am walking on the steps of bus"? 2015-01-12T11:08:35.733

8 Is "Hello." a sentence? 2015-02-27T09:22:23.977

8 Uses of "have you had" and "did you have" 2015-06-09T04:10:11.153

8 What does an expression "there + a verb" mean? 2015-11-24T18:53:12.167

8 One of only five 2016-08-31T09:19:09.403

8 Can "Et cetera" make a separate sentence? 2016-12-17T11:35:27.663

8 To answer the question ((What is your name?)) 2016-12-25T04:11:12.700

8 When you're having a cat nap and a bad car accident happens 2017-01-03T07:54:43.477

8 can't.....since vs. haven't......since 2017-01-03T18:19:42.340

8 Which of the revisions of "Yesterday I went to the wedding of a daughter of my husband's brother." is grammatically correct? 2017-01-19T21:37:23.503

8 This sentence is so awkward that I don't know where to begin 2017-05-21T17:41:25.123

7 Understanding "still" and "yet" usage 2013-02-02T11:19:53.190

7 Usage of connecting phrases like "because of" 2013-03-23T03:31:24.670

7 Are these two expressions similar? 2013-04-08T17:23:16.443

7 Differences "so-called" and "called" 2014-02-12T16:13:47.933

7 "My breakfast is milk, bread and sausages." - Is this correct even though the second part is plural? 2014-04-18T08:43:33.640

7 Difference between late getting back and late to get back 2014-04-29T09:59:48.733

7 Usage of the phrase "whether it is" 2016-02-14T01:27:37.900

7 Is there a way to avoid saying 'that that'? 2016-02-18T14:46:08.740

7 Is this sentence 'I know him a teacher.' acceptable? 2016-12-21T10:31:57.670

7 Using did +verb instead of the past form of the verb 2017-03-08T14:23:24.380

7 How should we use negative form in optative sentence? Should it be 'may he not get sick' or 'may not he get sick'? 2017-06-01T20:43:29.130

7 Move one seat right or Move to one seat right or Move one seat to right 2018-03-19T09:52:46.333

7 What is the word that means "not saying anything bad in any way about someone"? 2018-08-24T07:31:16.803

6 When converting a statement to a question, where in the sentence should I put "to be"? 2013-02-07T03:39:45.283

6 Explanation for "call it quits" phrase 2013-07-08T09:33:00.493

6 what to say when internet is very fast/slow? 2013-08-22T16:04:17.970

6 What sort of constituent is "especially dumplings" in "I like Chinese food, especially dumplings"? 2013-11-07T04:02:42.123

6 Can I start a sentence with "Besides" just followed by a comma? 2014-02-13T09:04:12.853

6 Word order in "one only of the 12 dead astronauts" 2014-05-09T05:42:50.013

6 in presence of vs in the presence of 2014-08-21T19:55:12.937

6 My relationship to the patient is that of: ____? 2014-10-14T18:52:26.157

6 How many times ... "in a week" or "a week"? 2014-12-03T20:37:36.610

6 two kinds of passive voice 2015-03-10T15:41:38.147

6 "are come" or "have come" correct use 2015-04-25T09:09:25.393

6 Using “Had Born” in English sentences 2015-06-12T16:18:54.223

6 Past perfect and Past perfect continuous 2016-09-16T16:47:32.730

6 Which two clauses should be compounded in this sentence? 2017-04-04T10:51:30.667

6 My dictionary has a definition for the word "teen," but I am not sure how to describe it in a full sentence 2017-05-03T13:24:28.297

6 Do we need to change 'and' to 'or' when the affirmative sentence is modified to negative or interrogative? 2017-10-24T03:20:49.053

6 "more depressed than her/she" 2017-11-17T10:52:27.420

6 two year or two year's 2017-12-05T02:50:59.997

6 What is the sentence structure of the sentence? 2018-05-07T13:39:06.253

6 How to write this without any confusion? How do I refer 'he' to someone? 2018-08-30T08:03:56.050

5 "I can make myself 'understood'/'understand'/'understandable'" 2013-02-01T17:27:41.623

5 Can I use "here" as depicted in the question? 2013-02-17T13:47:34.273

5 How can I make this sentence better? 2013-03-02T04:09:32.317

5 Can't adjuncts be placed between verbs and their direct objects? 2013-03-02T14:13:33.143

5 Problem of abstracting two things into one 2013-03-23T19:30:54.893

5 Joining two sentences using "which"? 2013-03-24T20:27:51.187

5 Is this construct correct? 2013-04-06T18:42:48.217

5 Subject: Is "it" mandatory in this sentence? 2013-04-07T17:33:54.257

5 How should I ask a polite question to my manager? 2013-04-11T12:21:00.513

5 Enquiry forms on websites 2013-09-06T04:48:02.150

5 Difference between “was seated” and “was sitting” 2014-01-30T16:32:25.923

5 Use of "From where" and "Where from" 2014-02-06T05:05:29.873

5 "It is almost the reverse that is true" - Weird? 2014-02-08T22:39:56.237

5 How do I parse the sentence "Here you are"? 2014-02-20T03:31:34.687

5 “Are” vs. “is” after “parents and the family” 2014-03-04T11:31:34.597

5 Does this sentence makes sense? "Who is the responsible for let the window opened" 2014-03-27T16:31:51.370

5 who worth you most / who worths you most 2014-04-25T18:09:29.377

5 "No one would understand which kind of products I'm talking about." -- is it correct? 2014-05-13T15:46:52.230

5 Why can adjectives like "cool" and "stupid" and the adverb "proudly" modify the verb "play"? 2014-05-15T01:41:27.627

5 Help parse "There is much more to preventing employee crime than background checks..." 2014-07-07T14:42:47.453

5 Guided tours in English and Spanish languages. 2014-07-31T14:54:19.333

5 Can someone paraphrase this sentence? 2014-08-21T09:21:11.173