Tag: register

33 When is it acceptable to omit the subject "I"? 2013-01-30T08:16:50.570

21 Is it common to use "gonna" in written English and even in business English? 2013-01-24T08:40:07.503

21 Is ending a sentence with a preposition acceptable? 2013-01-28T00:49:51.620

16 Is "Bunch of people" a valid phrase? 2013-01-24T00:10:00.577

11 How sophisticated does the word 'occidental' sound for the average native speaker? 2013-01-29T17:21:33.600

10 Under what circumstances does an adverb not get -ly? 2013-01-23T21:40:46.307

10 What's the difference between "veggie" and "vegetable"? 2018-09-05T06:11:05.597

9 Is "You alright?" (without "are") acceptable? 2013-01-24T08:51:59.647

9 Meaning and usage of ain't 2013-01-25T12:45:19.617

8 Lite instead of Light 2013-01-24T09:52:13.767

8 The syntax of metaphors in English 2016-10-27T14:24:39.757

8 "Fixing" an error 2017-05-23T18:45:47.590

7 How to concisely express 'at many place' similar to somewhere, nowhere and everywhere? 2014-02-14T06:27:26.883

7 Excrement, faeces or poop? 2014-11-09T01:50:37.520

6 Are British words jarring in US English? 2013-01-24T10:39:20.630

6 Isn't there no difference between yeah, yes and yah 2014-10-26T04:30:56.653

6 Difference between "special equipment" and "specialized equipment" 2016-06-20T09:16:30.787

5 "It is not well" or "it is not good"? 2014-01-20T02:04:31.217

5 Asking 'the pleasure of your company' in an invitation 2014-01-30T08:57:44.380

5 "You are" vs. "you're" — what is the difference between them? 2014-07-24T02:37:23.963

5 apropos -- is this a common word in English? 2015-05-30T10:45:27.780

5 "Is it okay for you?" Is this phrase considered formal in school/college setting? 2016-02-08T20:57:25.737

5 Can you "carry a child" in your womb? 2017-02-19T10:40:00.777

5 "How much are you into us for already?" 2018-05-18T23:10:32.947

4 How to learn English in quick way 2013-12-24T07:20:13.260

4 May I use 'Good job, sir' to appreciate my boss' work? 2015-03-25T06:56:13.923

4 Is tricky a formal word? 2015-04-03T06:32:46.640

4 Is using "I am writing to" in an email considered too formal or old-fashioned? 2016-02-17T04:00:07.183

4 How to ask someone to move from their seat? 2016-11-14T08:12:11.927

4 Acknowledging someone had an impact on your choice of career 2017-01-04T11:46:58.223

4 Godspeed as a way of saying goodbye 2018-05-19T12:06:59.790

4 "worthy of mention(ing)" or "worthy of a mention(ing)"? 2018-11-29T07:24:33.627

3 Is "down" not meaning "below" (e.g. "down the line") formally acceptable? 2013-01-25T02:05:27.193

3 The authors would thank 2014-05-24T15:55:31.773

3 "sibling" vs "brother/sister" 2014-10-24T14:52:43.700

3 Does "affirmative" mean "yes" 2014-12-14T13:43:03.950

3 Trying to understand both the grammar construction and the author's intent: Although (being) of the opinion that... /Destite the opinion that 2016-09-05T11:35:29.660

3 Requesting someone to ask a question of another person 2016-09-09T02:07:59.903

3 Should we end the given sentence with TO in the given situation? 2017-01-10T17:35:57.033

3 Someone who has passed lots of difficulties in their lives 2017-02-11T11:05:11.330

3 "People persons" versus "people people" 2018-02-20T10:11:12.777

3 WILL or continuous forms for habits - which is more common? 2018-09-07T20:34:30.883

3 Difference between 'humid' and 'muggy' 2018-12-22T12:46:12.267

2 Slight nuance between 'fat', 'obese' and 'overweight' 2015-01-06T15:25:29.590

2 "I don't have the car tomorrow." 2015-03-05T15:05:45.020

2 'a narrow vocabulary' versus 'a restricted vocabulary': do both collocations exist? which is commoner? 2016-01-26T21:21:25.503

2 Usage of "after that" 2016-08-08T07:47:07.737

2 "I left my home village yesterday, for which reason my father is sad now". Is this sentence awkward? 2017-01-07T05:58:53.177

2 Born with a weight of 5kg 2017-01-17T23:52:04.673

2 How to say "a bit of code" 2017-12-29T16:16:26.600

2 The usage of "see" 2018-03-28T19:23:33.010

2 What is the difference between someone and somebody? 2018-04-07T08:17:14.590

2 What is the difference between "likelihood" and "probability"? 2018-04-21T00:51:01.100

2 A word denoting something taking place for the last time in an indefinitely large series 2018-06-18T12:09:26.013

2 Can the adverb "exclusively" in the sentence be replaced with an adjective without changing the meaning of the sentence? 2018-06-24T00:19:52.013

2 What does "let's shoot the shit" mean? 2018-10-31T08:44:30.630

2 Phrasing and word usage 2018-12-17T16:12:23.673

2 Tasty, lovely, delicious, yummy, ...? 2019-01-19T12:08:48.367

2 How formal is "Recipe for a disaster" 2019-11-01T07:56:10.740

1 Does anyone know which of the following sentences is more used by native English speakers? 2014-10-15T04:17:49.430

1 How formal is "and all that"? 2015-01-03T20:08:30.607

1 "Hear! Hear!": AmE variations? 2015-10-25T20:36:03.697

1 Is this the correct usage of the word cranial 2016-06-11T16:40:07.993

1 Is a "would" required in this sentence 2016-09-19T11:17:38.873

1 Another adjective rather than good which is used to describe sleeping quality 2016-09-27T11:00:05.883

1 Saying "You'll feel me on this" 2017-01-19T05:31:07.280

1 When someone owes money everyone 2017-01-25T08:28:44.993

1 Is "crimp an aluminium cap on" a naturally-sounding phrase? 2017-04-14T06:39:25.580

1 Bowed down at / before / in front of the altar 2017-05-29T11:13:19.817

1 Use the verb "to mothball" in official texts 2017-07-14T19:30:32.297

1 "cranial" vs "cerebral" 2017-07-17T07:44:34.680

1 Why was "wise advisor" better than "savvy person"? 2018-02-06T06:25:38.757

1 Difference between -decker, -tier, shelf and level (see picture) 2018-04-24T10:59:11.133

1 Can't we say "don't/doesn't got" while we can say "I got", "He got", "They got" etc.? (American English) 2018-07-25T16:38:16.593

1 Nuance of infinitive phrase `to stand watch` in the sentence 2018-08-13T23:08:42.950

1 "made him" or "made for him" 2018-10-30T09:16:36.363

1 "walking recovery in patients who suffered a stroke" or "the recovery of the ability to walk in patients who suffered a stroke"? 2019-01-21T09:45:48.323

1 Which of “Will you just go?” or “Can you just go?” works better? 2019-01-27T09:15:23.447

1 It's a book of my mother's 2019-04-17T13:11:21.157

1 Is "long since" a conversational phrase? 2020-06-10T14:27:05.973

1 Damning problem 2020-06-22T14:51:20.917

0 "Simple past" when talking about possibility 2014-06-13T18:47:52.857

0 What is the register of "to be shamed"? 2014-10-20T08:30:56.327

0 Learning "register": are there any register-conflicts in this sentence 2014-12-14T13:30:20.660

0 Why is 'He is a man whom I look up to.' not quite right even though it is not wrong? 2016-02-17T19:52:04.957

0 Put/Place On Anbiotics 2016-09-23T20:39:08.970

0 Can't we use "you and I" here? 2016-10-21T08:11:59.250

0 A phrase for witnessing something that happens every day 2016-12-20T11:47:18.983

0 When you want to find out the reasons behind someone's reclusion 2016-12-24T10:42:25.420

0 Appropriate response to: Would it be suitable to meet tomorrow noon at your office? 2017-01-15T08:58:42.407

0 When you've done an ambulatory surgery 2017-01-22T09:58:58.083

0 Third Conditionals: "If I knew..." instead of "had known..." in casual register 2017-01-31T10:10:48.367

0 how do you say: i was doing many things at the same time 2017-02-16T23:55:50.693

0 is this something we can write or just say 2017-03-03T06:23:37.090

0 'Sick leave' and 'ill versus sick' 2017-03-03T13:21:50.283

0 "establish a startup" in conversation 2017-11-18T03:36:10.277

0 Making question 2018-01-13T21:13:01.153

0 meaning of the phrase "amped up on" in context 2018-03-31T10:41:59.187

0 "spot defective goods" or "check products for defects" 2018-04-21T07:31:58.677