Tag: existentials

21 "There is a lot " vs. "There are lot" 2017-01-02T08:37:45.460

20 "There IS/ARE rice, meat and tomatoes on my plate" 2015-09-16T19:29:00.263

17 What exactly is the word "there" in an existential construction? And related questions 2014-09-23T01:40:01.073

14 omitting the word "there" 2015-02-03T06:07:05.197

13 There has been vs. There have been 2014-03-30T04:56:52.210

10 Asking "Who is this?" on the telephone 2013-12-19T15:07:58.437

9 Correct verb with there 2019-05-07T03:27:14.257

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

7 Is it so bad to say "A cafe is at the corner"? 2015-02-09T03:34:26.140

7 Difference between "not a", "no" and "not any" 2015-03-10T04:22:33.040

7 Can I use "there" twice in the same sentence? 2017-02-10T15:25:38.060

7 In the expression "There's got to be some" what does the 's stand for? 2017-08-29T14:31:41.203

6 `Is there any way... ` or `Are there any ways...`, which is correct? 2014-03-01T22:33:30.940

6 What does "There's such a thing as ..." mean? 2014-05-15T20:34:40.170

6 When not to use existential 'there'? 2015-04-02T07:02:28.820

6 "A car is in the garage" versus "There's a car in the garage" 2016-01-14T18:36:04.697

6 How can an event prove by itself? 2017-01-06T14:28:10.600

5 There is this place 2014-06-06T14:45:35.793

5 different usages of the phrase" No way is there" 2015-05-08T07:43:28.457

5 "What a difference {it / there} is between him and her!" 2015-09-05T23:18:01.157

5 Meaning of "there being" 2015-12-30T17:56:41.523

5 I felt strange about the use of "There appear + Noun" 2015-12-31T08:47:49.497

4 Grammatical structure of the sentence "There is no dinosaur skin left to study." 2014-11-12T08:49:32.317

4 Is "there" a dummy subject in "There seems to be a lot of heat in here"? 2015-04-28T18:31:49.773

4 Was/were? Which one? 2015-11-03T14:42:52.580

4 Is 'if there's any' grammatical in this sentence? 2016-10-15T16:56:24.020

3 Parse the pattern of 'there is/are the noun phrase' 2014-08-11T15:45:16.400

3 "It's cold today" -- what term do linguists use to call "it" when it's used as the subject of a sentence, but has no real antecedent? 2015-04-23T13:29:50.413

3 Is the verb wrong in "There is twenty horses"? 2015-09-12T09:56:51.853

3 Idiom or phrasal verb meaning "give in his efforts" 2015-10-28T17:14:51.853

3 the meaning of "there" in the particular sentence 2015-12-14T12:46:31.213

3 "Every time there's a thunderstorm ...." What part of speech are 'there' and 'every time'? 2016-02-03T23:04:56.247

3 "There is no" vs. "There is not" 2016-02-08T16:21:51.773

3 Grammatical explanation of a sentence that begins with "there" 2017-09-15T10:12:48.590

3 Can I freely use 'here is' instead of 'there is' if I'm in the place where that thing is? 2019-11-29T05:39:13.770

2 combining two ideas with 'whereas' 2013-06-24T09:30:21.603

2 can I omit there are 2013-10-12T11:54:56.153

2 Is "There won't be anything happen to ..." grammatically correct? 2014-03-29T19:10:33.247

2 Is there tomorrow or Will there be tomorrow? 2014-10-27T20:21:39.603

2 "What is important are not" vs " What are important are not" 2015-07-07T12:50:55.117

2 How to explain the difference between "There's a table" and "It is a table"? 2015-07-11T08:59:09.540

2 the pronoun "it" in questions 2015-08-05T12:26:08.433

2 Why isn't "are" correct? 2015-10-16T13:15:10.910

2 What is this "it"? Is it like "it's sunny?" 2015-11-04T12:57:00.733

2 "There is" or "There are" when detailing things together: a theater, a cafe, and a shop? 2015-12-21T00:44:56.250

2 Why use 'to be' in phrases like 'not to be confused with' instead of 'not to confuse with'? 2016-05-12T08:28:45.667

2 it is or they are 2016-08-23T01:53:43.680

2 "This being our first transaction....." 2016-10-06T15:20:05.490

2 What is the difference between 'There is a pencil there.' and 'There is a pencil.'? 2016-10-30T17:43:04.360

2 Is it correct to say "Next to the bed are three chairs"? 2016-12-07T11:23:23.763

2 "what it is to <do something>" 2017-01-14T14:05:52.790

2 What is in vs What is there in 2017-02-08T12:43:30.780

2 What are the combinations of "there-is" or "there-are" called in English grammar terms? 2018-03-08T18:11:51.733

2 Is "There will be no" valid in meaning of "There will not be"? 2018-06-14T04:50:48.460

1 Is "was there anybody there" be "was anybody there" instead? 2014-11-28T10:07:48.637

1 Can you help me define parts of the sentence in these sentences? 2015-02-23T16:27:23.327

1 Can you say "New York is in night time"? 2015-06-16T23:21:26.763

1 Is "any" neccessary in "There aren't any cats in .."? 2015-09-16T13:02:51.353

1 Is it correct to say “there was a long drive to <somewhere>”? 2015-09-17T00:43:45.630

1 Is "It is" a complete sentence? 2015-09-17T19:44:51.350

1 There has been or have been 2016-02-11T18:18:13.423

1 What's the grammatical role of "there" in the following sentence? 2016-03-18T18:10:22.383

1 I don't understand the exact meaning " It might be that~" 2016-05-24T22:32:56.423

1 There is no place or There is no place in the world 2016-11-09T11:23:32.617

1 Word Usage: Appear 2016-11-10T08:56:34.153

1 How to better express the idea of "advantages are supported by" 2017-01-25T09:36:40.957

1 The correct usage of has 2017-03-02T02:59:48.163

1 "There are two apartments fitting you perfectly." 2017-03-08T16:33:39.807

1 There is + the (with nouns like "the floor") 2017-07-20T11:27:53.790

1 "There he and his friends come." or "There come he and his friends." 2019-01-16T06:57:19.550

1 There will not be after school class tomorrow, will be? 2019-07-03T14:38:00.267

0 There is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast. 2014-06-29T15:18:06.767

0 There being no reasonable relationship 2014-08-25T13:47:14.080

0 What is the function/meaning of "it" in this sentence? 2015-02-23T14:03:43.233

0 Meaning of Sentence Using Is/Are or Exist? 2015-03-09T03:05:15.050

0 Is it incorrect to use 'There is ~' in reference to a single proper noun? 2015-03-23T22:54:05.413

0 Correct way to ask "no chance you can do it?" 2016-08-06T17:46:52.640

0 Is "there neither existed a ..." a idiomatic phrase? 2016-10-23T04:12:28.080

0 Meaning of "been" in context below 2016-10-29T01:59:27.343

0 Can I use 'contributed' with 'were', and do I need 'the' before 'Islamic Era'? 2016-11-07T02:47:38.487

0 Wish Followed by Past Continuous and Past Simple 2016-11-22T06:34:49.677

0 Is it okay to start a sentence with "There is" especially when concluding a paragraph? 2017-02-12T15:34:41.473

0 "Where there was food?" Vs. "Where was there food?" 2018-05-13T17:15:03.107

0 To solve a complex problem, there is always a simple way which everyone can understand 2018-06-08T19:32:09.533

0 How would you say in English this "Gold to be had for the picking!" without idiom "be had"? 2019-04-04T19:58:43.303

0 Plenty of similarities isn’t it.? Or Plenty of similarities aren't it? Which expression is correct 2019-04-14T05:48:21.937

-1 When should a sentence start with the pronoun "it"? 2019-06-03T17:43:07.103

-2 "there is some milk" or "there are some milk"? 2017-09-21T17:45:41.733