Tag: grammar

58 Great Expectations [is written vs has been written] by Charles Dickens 2018-05-23T14:48:11.393

29 Why is “deal 6 damage” a legit phrase? 2019-08-01T04:16:51.000

28 Does the English language have a grammatical gender? 2016-03-15T10:14:10.477

27 Why is it correct to say "me busy."? 2020-04-05T22:19:56.620

26 Why should "are" be used here instead of "is"? 2017-07-30T21:27:02.630

23 "You better did" - is this acceptable? 2016-08-15T11:19:12.807

22 Is "The life is beautiful" incorrect or just very non-idiomatic? 2019-08-22T09:43:28.677

21 Why do people say "I am broke" instead of "I am broken"? 2019-07-23T10:07:44.747

20 Can vehicles sell themselves? Shouldn't it be passive voice? 2016-07-15T07:01:24.783

20 "My boss was furious with me and I have been fired" vs. "My boss was furious with me and I was fired" 2019-04-24T14:10:29.500

20 Why is "university" not capitalised here? 2020-06-28T21:24:49.857

19 "Thanks for sharing this" - why isn't it "Thanks for having shared this" ? 2016-05-31T12:47:41.047

19 Is "bananas is" possible by any chance? 2017-12-22T20:42:53.183

18 Most of something is plural or singular? 2017-06-13T08:59:18.533

18 why "American-born", not "America-born"? 2019-05-18T10:26:33.003

17 What is Latin Grammar? 2015-01-12T00:12:34.530

17 Why does "money" take "the" in "all the money in the world"? 2018-11-26T14:33:14.853

15 I wish I ate meat 2018-12-19T18:37:43.900

15 What is the grammar of the sentence "this is not some science fiction movie come to life." 2020-03-11T12:59:42.603

14 What is the difference between "being" and "having been" in this context? 2014-01-06T09:07:50.900

14 Is it disappointed with, in, or by? 2014-05-08T16:33:51.920

14 'In' the past few years Vs 'Over' the past few years 2014-06-13T20:43:04.233

14 Can "all" be used with both singular & plural verbs? 2014-06-16T13:16:55.160

14 "he leaves for New York tomorrow". vs. "he will leave for New York tomorrow" 2016-05-03T04:31:21.530

14 "I am finished" vs "I have finished" 2016-10-18T14:37:14.997

14 What is the difference between "Wasn't it supposed to have started 30 minutes ago?" and "Wasn't it supposed to start 30 minutes ago?" in this case? 2020-03-20T11:11:51.577

14 unusual usage of bellowing 2020-05-14T23:11:25.437

13 Some of you will have met me before vs Some of you met me before 2016-08-16T06:34:55.720

13 Which is the correct English out of the following sentences. I gave her your number. or I gave your number to her 2017-05-23T07:06:45.747

13 Why not use "casualties" in "Small shops have been a casualty of the recession."? 2018-05-07T14:52:35.873

13 "on its way" vs. "in its way" 2019-02-26T23:30:28.040

12 Is the use of "one of the" correct in the following context? 2014-01-18T06:32:57.300

12 What is meant by "grammar"? 2015-10-12T16:42:32.793

12 Has GOOD become an acceptable adverb? 2016-08-27T21:54:14.497

12 Can we use "no" and then say an affirmative sentence to a yes/no question? 2017-09-14T16:01:37.527

12 How do I start a sentence with a date? 2018-01-22T03:08:34.733

12 "as much details as you can remember" 2019-04-10T06:38:28.687

12 It takes a bigger man to walk away from a fight 2020-04-21T04:26:40.303

11 Family do or does? 2014-01-04T19:19:47.860

11 Is it correct to use "in regards to"? 2014-03-07T19:45:18.640

11 years (of) experience 2014-04-01T02:57:16.577

11 "Product list" vs "Products list" 2015-05-26T21:12:29.573

11 What is the difference between 'stand' and 'take a stand'? 2016-09-01T13:21:06.927

11 Secretly vs Secretively 2017-03-26T16:08:13.527

11 Why is past tense not used? 2017-04-11T10:07:12.267

11 I need to rewrite this sentence while keeping the same meaning and starting with the given word(s) 2017-07-11T06:36:12.570

11 On June 18th, I did experience my first earthquake 2018-06-28T07:35:27.650

11 My friends and I went snowboarding 2018-08-23T05:03:26.077

11 Is "too few" equivalent to "not enough"? 2018-10-16T05:30:20.870

10 What is the difference between "I was there" and "I have been there"? 2014-02-27T05:45:21.177

10 Help me understand "pour over" 2014-09-10T05:10:33.983

10 Why is it "to start laughing" and not "to start to laugh"? 2014-10-08T07:09:38.690

10 "many a time" means "many times"? 2015-03-14T00:48:37.543

10 Difficulties interpreting this complex sentence 2016-12-06T16:46:00.933

10 Why do we use the article "the" in "Thank you for the flowers" when flowers is plural? 2017-04-10T08:36:11.723

10 Had Begun vs Began 2018-07-17T01:29:06.163

10 Is "of blue" in order to mean "blue" grammatical? 2019-10-06T17:51:28.447

9 "their having a mind" 2013-11-17T22:57:05.217

9 'all of which' vs. 'any one of which' vs. 'each of which' 2013-11-24T16:55:10.777

9 How to use “left” about remaining 2014-04-04T15:56:10.430

9 I heard this very often, "...aren't I" 2014-07-21T20:09:34.057

9 listener to or listener of 2015-02-06T11:44:07.427

9 There are vs are there 2015-04-13T14:10:18.193

9 Why is the verb singular in "What's in the bags?" 2016-09-20T20:15:37.790

9 Which one is correct? My teacher is too tired to explain vs. My teacher is too tired explaining 2017-08-30T01:51:33.053

9 In the other hand or on the other hand 2017-11-14T18:59:27.043

9 "of integer type" vs "of type integer" 2018-02-21T23:27:57.783

9 “The heat button” or “the button of heat” 2018-04-09T14:26:42.330

9 What's the meaning of "it could just as easy be us"? 2018-06-04T09:05:15.880

9 the flu VS a flu 2018-06-18T06:57:34.803

9 Why do we say "a one-legged man", with a final -ed, but also say "a one-person job" without? 2018-09-18T19:06:36.093

9 The key to my room. Vs The key of my room 2019-01-15T15:06:38.917

8 Question about articles: Why is "before the train came" correct? 2014-03-24T13:12:17.533

8 "What do you think …." constructions 2015-04-10T16:51:17.340

8 Capitalization rules when the sentence begins with a number 2015-04-14T18:24:09.757

8 Which is grammatically correct - "define" or "to define"? 2017-06-15T00:48:19.647

8 'Hard of a..' in 'Is it really that hard of a concept to grasp' 2017-09-11T13:38:37.207

8 Should I use "closes" or "is closing" or "is going to close"? 2018-01-19T04:36:20.517

8 I have never been here or I have never been there, which is more natural? 2018-04-19T09:59:51.267

8 What does the same-ish mean? 2019-04-02T07:53:49.520

8 Is ‘despite that’ right? 2019-05-09T13:57:12.877

8 Can I pay my credit card? 2019-05-15T13:46:24.763

8 Is redundant logic ungrammatical? 2020-05-02T23:26:37.463

8 Parsing “have a limited release the product” 2020-07-19T01:03:15.390

8 Object of the verb "pay" 2020-08-26T15:28:29.363

7 Out Of The Office, Outside The Office 2014-07-12T00:48:50.340

7 "Black and white dogs": ambiguity with coordinate adjectives 2014-08-05T11:26:50.617

7 It is important that each player not know 2014-09-03T13:53:33.083

7 The confusion between "The" or "A" article 2014-10-03T17:43:40.707

7 Verb "contribute to" + "doing something" 2014-10-29T23:16:57.913

7 three hundred dollars bail -- shouldn't it be "three hundred dollar bail" without an "s"? 2015-02-08T23:48:21.833

7 What Figure of Speech is used in phrases like "sugar mugar"? 2016-03-04T20:32:18.187

7 How to use article 'the' with conjunction? 2016-08-04T11:49:40.413

7 We each has/have? 2016-09-25T12:41:51.673

7 "prohibiting" instead of "prohibit"? 2016-10-18T03:49:54.960

7 Can "using" be also a preposition? 2016-11-05T07:09:32.297

7 Missing 'us' in "The knowledge enables to determine..." 2017-09-07T07:45:44.733

7 Must Have with probable condition 2018-02-13T08:21:34.667

7 "Should I" or "I should"? 2018-03-02T19:19:54.957