Tag: sentence-construction

51 Explain why "Who is she playing the piano?" is incorrect 2019-01-08T00:55:20.903

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

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

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

25 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

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

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

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

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

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

18 Is the sentence "pay some in cash" understandable? 2019-11-14T09:22:04.210

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

17 How do English-speaking kids loudly request something? 2019-09-05T00:52:56.833

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

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

16 Does "nor he mine" make sense here? 2020-07-28T17:38:08.853

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

15 A sentence with listing items: How to remove the ambiguity? 2020-08-18T16:15:15.557

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

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

14 Is "My neighbor Mr. Lee is 70 years old who plays basketball every day." grammatical? 2019-07-11T07:27:37.423

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

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

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

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

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

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

12 Sentence structure - Then up pops Netflix with 2020-05-18T10:32:06.010

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

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

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

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

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

9 How to remove ambiguity: "... lives in the city of H, the capital of the province of NS, WHERE the unemployment rate is ..."? 2019-08-12T05:57:10.150

9 Word for 'most late' 2019-10-09T07:06:44.120

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

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

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

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

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

8 Is it a complete sentence: "Caution murmured: it could be a trick, a lure, a trap."? 2019-11-30T07:23:42.363

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

7 take a long time vs take a while 2014-02-17T19:24:35.913

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

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

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

7 How to understand "No she bludgering well won't!" 2019-12-19T03:18:32.053

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

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 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 "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 Can I start a question using "Any chance"? 2018-02-14T23:07:01.003

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

6 What are the differences between "sorry to keep you waiting" and "sorry for keeping you waiting."? 2018-05-27T13:49:05.223

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

6 Is it wrong/illogical to say ... twisted open the door?" 2018-12-17T12:39:55.247

6 Using "nakedly" instead of "with nothing on" 2019-04-14T08:52:09.267

6 Usage of "whose" in a sentence 2020-03-07T13:05:34.847

6 “as would a calm dog whose yard…” 2020-07-05T14:41:51.880

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