Tag: nouns

109 Why do we say "I love cake" but "I love cars"? 2017-05-17T17:38:03.803

53 Why is Zika capitalized and chikungunya and yellow fever are not? 2016-02-29T12:17:07.090

46 What is understood if I say "I'm an English teacher"? 2016-08-29T16:10:33.273

33 Grammatical gender of the word "child" 2016-01-03T16:08:10.370

32 How to write a plural form of 'ex' (ex girlfriend..etc) 2016-05-17T08:12:13.723

29 What's wrong with "Most people in the country would like to own their house some day."? 2016-04-03T15:05:47.660

29 dogs, not cats -> why 'not'? 2016-07-03T18:23:51.477

28 “The,” “a” or no article: “See you in _____ court.” 2019-01-21T17:08:24.593

23 Is the term 'Invalid' applicable for human beings? 2014-04-17T10:12:56.400

20 Can "zero" be used to describe uncountable nouns? 2013-04-02T17:56:53.963

19 Difference between "Trip", "Travel", and "Journey" 2013-01-29T16:35:25.510

19 Tap, faucet, spigot - what are the differences? 2015-09-24T13:10:24.013

19 What's the correct unit for homework? 2018-08-09T04:52:42.730

19 Difference between 'stomach' and 'uterus' 2019-03-05T03:47:00.937

17 "The cow" OR "a cow" OR "cows" in this context 2019-04-25T14:52:21.230

16 Is "people" a countable or a non-countable noun? 2013-10-01T08:47:03.827

15 Is it 'thumb is up' in 'thumbs up'? 2013-12-04T09:22:40.653

15 'Golden spoon' or 'Gold spoon' -if the spoon is made of gold? 2014-05-22T11:04:38.797

14 What is the soft part of the palm called in English? 2017-05-23T05:52:19.980

13 Noun used as an adjective in "passenger seat"? 2013-02-01T17:17:59.113

13 How do I express दिल लगाना in English? It literally means 'attaching heart.' 2017-12-07T05:22:40.110

12 Do the brave deserve the fair? 2014-04-10T14:25:12.010

12 They write in their school diary (or) diaries? 2016-11-30T09:17:51.970

11 Fishy, Dishy: Adjectives used as nouns? 2013-09-21T20:41:23.050

10 "Means [...] is" versus "means [...] are" 2013-03-22T19:56:57.417

10 laugh (noun) vs laughter 2013-11-07T10:17:11.500

10 Understanding, countable or not? 2014-12-16T22:38:25.520

10 Difference between "search of" and "search for" 2015-02-09T06:38:20.163

10 "start from the beginning" vs "begin from the starting" 2015-02-14T07:44:30.357

10 The ambiguity of 'Noun + Photographer' while addressing the photographer 2015-10-06T06:58:29.187

10 Noun for the event of something splitting in two directions 2016-08-24T09:12:02.880

9 Are there cases in which "empiric" and "empirical" are not interchangeable? 2013-03-01T17:31:17.343

9 Why is oak considered an adjective in 'the big oak tree'? 2015-12-14T18:49:19.953

9 No more Hiroshimas - Can proper nouns be plural form? 2017-02-26T04:34:38.757

9 "A turmoil" vs "turmoil" 2017-03-10T14:26:26.477

8 Referring to letters of the alphabet 2013-01-25T14:58:37.907

8 Difference between "female" and "woman" 2013-02-01T13:47:56.463

8 Is the plural of "popcorn" a used word? 2013-02-08T23:40:10.970

8 Meaning of bed-related terms 2013-03-24T20:52:34.003

8 In the sentence, "I don't know why, but …", is "why" a noun? 2014-11-25T15:48:04.903

8 “Was” or “were” in sentence where no noun subject exists 2014-12-02T20:47:14.230

8 Is it correct to ask "who needs a dragons"? 2015-01-27T11:46:20.050

8 Why do we say 'The earth' and not 'An earth'? 2015-04-07T10:05:10.620

8 Difference between gerunds and nouns ending in -tion 2015-11-17T19:54:45.630

8 How to know that in 'need to take a x', an 'x' does not serve as a noun? 2015-12-18T05:19:03.127

8 McCoy, decoy, and coy 2016-10-23T08:11:04.490

8 The phrase "from before" 2020-08-28T05:30:50.663

7 What is the feminine equivalent of "guy"? 2013-02-14T07:51:40.990

7 Why "buy a little happy" instead of "buy a little happiness"? 2013-02-14T15:15:38.650

7 Antonym of permission 2014-06-21T12:10:05.153

7 'Section' vs 'segment' vs 'part' 2014-08-28T10:20:24.723

7 Schools are the only place or schools are the only places? 2015-04-09T04:38:45.043

7 Can an 'adverb' modify 'nouns/pronouns'? 2015-12-22T07:53:36.410

7 What is the word for your nationality if you are from Singapore? 2018-10-12T07:27:01.047

6 "Persons" versus "individuals" 2013-02-10T17:52:25.750

6 Why use "reds and oranges" not "red and orange"? 2014-04-24T03:13:07.760

6 What's the difference between a can and a tin? 2014-05-06T18:06:25.080

6 When to use "of"? "noun1 noun2" vs. "noun2 of the noun1" 2014-08-15T22:55:01.270

6 development rate vs. developmental rate 2014-12-04T11:39:07.817

6 How can I identify a word that ends with "-ing" as being a noun, a verb, or an adjective? 2015-03-01T15:18:02.440

6 What are the differences between the nouns, "shoot" and "shot"? 2015-05-17T14:37:39.007

6 It's Another blue 2015-05-31T16:05:45.950

6 It is said that we cannot use articles with "abstract nouns" but what about "Don't tell a lie"? 2016-01-02T20:23:11.873

6 ‘on Thursday’ or ‘on a Thursday’ 2016-03-27T12:40:23.177

6 That's a misunderstanding 2016-09-15T05:43:55.480

6 Is it correct to say "spendings"? 2016-11-08T11:59:48.107

6 Can there be a "handwritten paper"? 2017-07-16T14:31:08.037

6 Is "coach" a proper noun in this case? 2018-09-22T19:20:28.370

5 Usage of 'split' 2013-02-03T14:32:26.853

5 Is there another word for “deported person”? 2013-02-03T19:17:19.240

5 What is this stuffed pastry called in English? 2013-02-23T18:38:46.213

5 Is is grammatical to use a mass noun after the phrase "the majority of"? 2013-02-28T21:18:08.333

5 Can "uncountable" nouns be counted? 2013-03-05T21:24:10.183

5 What word can I use for 'preview' in this context? 2013-03-23T21:35:36.757

5 countable and uncountable word "noise" - a sound 2013-04-27T09:45:09.333

5 Is *dozen* an adjective? 2013-09-23T17:41:33.600

5 What is the difference between account and profile? 2014-02-08T08:09:27.003

5 Can "multiply" be a noun? 2014-02-14T21:37:29.727

5 'Man' and 'Male' - Which to use when? 2014-04-25T15:06:28.960

5 Do we have "postponer" in English? 2014-05-13T13:57:01.707

5 Is the word "uncle-in-law" used? 2014-05-20T00:25:58.963

5 Looking forward to a reply 2014-06-28T00:12:42.493

5 Variety versus varieties 2014-08-05T03:18:37.900

5 Is "life" a countable noun in English? 2014-08-07T07:57:40.607

5 What are these things called? 2015-01-01T14:55:10.550

5 Do you perceive nouns ending with -a as somewhat feminine? 2015-01-23T11:21:50.450

5 Concise phrase to describe a weekend spent in a countryside holiday home 2015-01-26T17:02:50.087

5 voting public -- is "public" an adjective? 2015-02-06T22:33:42.103

5 Can "-ish" be used for any nouns? 2015-03-03T22:29:50.730

5 Inside or insides? How to talk about worrying issues 2015-12-25T17:29:24.300

5 “A lot of noise” vs. “a lot of noises” 2016-05-12T02:17:15.070

5 What will you call someone who loves people of his own state within a country? 2016-05-27T14:36:44.527

5 Why is 'for examples' wrong? 2016-10-05T11:52:05.210

5 What does "honorable parts" mean? 2016-10-31T05:45:52.807

5 Countable nouns which have the same/similar meaning with crap/garbage? 2017-05-04T00:34:09.797

5 "Western" vs "West" 2017-05-31T02:49:05.330

5 "some journalists are enemy of the relevant and enemy of the news you can use" meaning 2018-08-06T07:18:56.427

4 Noun phrase as an adjective 2013-03-07T07:52:06.467

4 Putting proper nouns in all capitals 2013-03-13T08:39:35.093