Tag: word-order

32 Why is "for a tortuous three days" singular even though days is plural? 2017-05-01T07:31:00.357

25 Is the SVOMPT word order necessary in creating a sentence? 2013-02-26T12:29:27.517

23 I do not really understand the proposal: "Don't hate Monday. Make Monday hate you" 2017-07-09T11:17:27.137

18 How do I use "also" in a sentence? 2014-01-23T20:43:36.883

17 difference between "came along" and "along came" 2014-12-29T05:50:11.927

15 Is it correct English to write "John he is my husband," or, "Mary she went to the store?" 2017-06-18T12:37:39.940

14 English native speaker vs. Native English speaker 2016-02-11T16:49:32.110

13 Why {are you / you are} making noise? 2013-03-06T14:54:46.427

13 Where should the word “probably” be placed 2013-03-31T16:08:29.873

13 "I only teach you" vs. "I teach only you" vs. "I teach you only" 2014-01-18T16:13:11.590

13 Usage of indefinite article and too 2014-04-28T11:37:31.147

13 "Tea drinking" vs. "tea drunk" in this context 2019-01-13T22:07:11.053

12 can we say "hour 11'' instead of ''11-hour''? 2016-11-28T17:16:15.070

11 Use of the definite article in "America the Beautiful" 2013-11-07T16:03:10.463

11 Is there always a "the" before a superlative adjective? 2015-01-16T03:22:29.680

11 What is the order of events? "I had milk and played computer games." 2016-11-21T17:04:59.087

10 Should I write "X and I", "X and me", "I and X", or "me and X" in a conjoined object? 2013-09-19T08:20:07.953

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

10 Put the phone down / Put down the phone 2019-03-19T10:25:21.410

9 "My sister and I" versus "I and my sister" 2013-08-22T13:49:44.490

9 Difference between "such things as" and "things such as"? 2013-12-17T13:15:22.063

9 Can I put the question word “where” at the end of a question? 2014-05-18T03:07:45.440

8 A parallelism between "Here come they ..." and "Here comes the bus ..." 2013-02-04T16:02:19.870

8 Is it correct to use honorifics or titles after someone's name rather than before? 2013-11-14T05:23:28.470

8 "Less you feel uneasy" vs. "Less uneasy you feel" 2014-11-07T03:20:21.973

8 Which is correct? - "Guess, what it is?" or "Guess, what is it?" 2015-01-16T10:35:04.053

8 Hungary 1956 or Czechoslovakia 1968 this is not 2015-10-05T00:42:29.673

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

8 in his ears hammered still the harsh notes – how can ears hammer harsh notes? 2017-09-09T14:16:42.147

7 How to properly position adjectives 2013-02-08T20:20:10.310

7 "I don't always" vs. "I always don't" 2014-04-27T18:37:08.807

7 What is the difference between "girl, lady, and woman?" 2014-07-19T10:15:18.253

7 The order of words in a clause: "tell me who is the real man" vs. "tell me who the real man is" 2016-03-12T07:44:41.443

7 "to not" vs "not to" 2016-12-20T06:25:03.547

7 It's ok to say "the above image" but not "the below image" 2017-06-13T07:21:56.003

7 Is it grammatically correct to say 'I have ONLY a few friends'? 2017-08-05T13:54:10.170

6 "God only knows" vs. "Only God knows" 2013-03-01T14:01:48.840

6 Adjectives order: opinion or size? 2013-12-03T04:32:11.900

6 Word order in "one only of the 12 dead astronauts" 2014-05-09T05:42:50.013

6 Position of 'not' in a negative interrogative? 2014-12-17T09:35:24.740

6 Why are lakes called "Lake Soandso" but seas are called "Soandso Sea"? 2015-03-21T20:20:51.437

6 Which of these is incorrect and why? 2015-06-08T18:01:53.137

6 "Bring up the subject" vs "bring the subject up" 2015-08-26T12:00:43.823

6 The order of adjectives: Is it exactly the same in GB, the USA, and elsewhere in the English-speaking world? 2016-07-30T12:50:56.693

6 How is "a solid 8 hours every night" correct? 2017-11-10T03:15:11.263

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

5 "pope emeritus" vs "emeritus pope" 2013-02-26T20:37:02.130

5 Why "the heir apparent to" instead of "the apparent heir to"? 2013-08-18T14:53:09.367

5 "Thank you very much in advance" or "Thank you in advance very much" 2013-12-19T17:15:03.070

5 Has not to or does not have to? 2014-02-28T11:46:57.583

5 Boy, am I thirsty 2014-11-06T01:09:54.767

5 "exponentially stable global" vs. "global exponentially stable". Which is more appropriate? 2015-01-06T12:45:53.170

5 Changing the word order changes the meaning? 2015-01-19T07:41:56.890

5 What is "Confused I am"? 2015-04-21T00:56:02.213

5 When do we put adjectives before or after nouns? 2015-08-13T08:48:35.123

5 "Russia. Where is your soul" - shouldn't it be "Russia. Where your soul is"? 2015-10-01T06:28:25.933

5 Why is there inversion in "I want to understand what is it that allows non-alcoholics to understand alkies."? 2015-12-03T11:13:42.973

5 "Much to" to use possessive proper noun first or pronoun first? 2015-12-05T15:26:27.233

5 'XYZ Studio' vs. 'Studio XYZ' 2015-12-06T21:30:56.270

5 “A cold cup of tea” VS “a cup of cold tea” 2015-12-16T05:34:21.487

5 Definite article and "only" 2016-09-07T13:28:14.963

5 "that a big deal" or "that big a deal"? 2016-10-04T14:01:36.190

5 "How long have you been working?" vs. "How long you have been working?" 2016-11-27T16:47:02.657

5 Can you use "the" + "both" + noun? 2016-12-20T05:37:15.443

5 How to use "not so much [x] as [y]" 2016-12-30T09:54:10.560

5 Is “It may be not” correct? 2017-02-18T12:38:54.247

5 The Color red or the Red color 2017-03-17T14:12:57.340

5 "There are a good many scholars ..." is it right? 2017-07-26T23:05:39.760

4 Is the adverbial in the sentence in the right place? 2013-03-15T09:51:00.963

4 Combining a sentence 2013-05-06T22:44:56.280

4 figure captions - the way to describe 2013-10-03T00:05:04.580

4 "Then I ..." or "I then ..." 2013-10-27T15:10:15.283

4 Grammatically correct? 'big fat funny cats' and 'fat silly cats' 2013-11-24T14:15:47.827

4 Phrase reordering in a sentence 2014-03-17T22:34:58.063

4 "How so sure?" As a complete question 2014-05-28T18:54:13.663

4 "made new" versus "new-made" 2014-06-05T04:52:03.090

4 Can we begin a question with "To" or "From"? 2014-06-09T05:30:56.977

4 Confusing word order of "more a lowering of some positions..." 2014-07-09T15:53:04.710

4 Indirect questions order 2014-10-11T20:35:14.403

4 Passive sentences: placing an adverbial before or after the agent 2014-10-24T17:50:47.873

4 "Dracula when I saw was the last movie." Why is this sentence wrong? 2014-10-30T12:51:34.770

4 'more than once' and 'many times' 2014-11-13T10:58:19.047

4 How to say it right: "Do you know where Liz lives?" 2014-11-21T10:55:54.233

4 Do I need to invert the subject and verb in questions? 2014-12-01T07:00:03.657

4 Adverb placing issue 2014-12-04T05:30:29.777

4 Enjoy or enjoys? 2015-02-14T00:04:13.397

4 confused in the structure of a negative sentence 2015-02-18T07:56:59.650

4 Should I say "also surprised" or "surprised too"? 2015-03-11T07:36:02.753

4 difference between not to verb , to not + verb 2015-03-17T14:25:27.127

4 Can I say 'We didn't say a word that doesn't matter'? 2015-03-31T14:17:16.400

4 "Do come in." In a positive sentence is correct? 2015-04-26T17:34:54.587

4 Order of adjectives: "thick ugly brown sweater" or "ugly thick brown sweater"? 2015-07-21T15:15:14.003

4 Two word compounds ( type file or file type ) 2015-10-29T13:45:41.390

4 I want to introduce Japanese food to her or I want to introduce her to Japanese food 2016-01-14T04:01:41.180

4 Is it correct to put "is" at the end of this sentence? 2016-02-14T22:50:47.990

4 A locative complement before the direct object - is 'Do not park here your motorbike' correct? 2016-06-05T12:27:27.800

4 Correct way of using - "Both" 2016-08-26T14:09:41.520

4 'either to X or Y' or 'to either X or Y'? 2016-09-27T17:15:20.950

4 How to understand the word "free" in this sentence: "a geyser of death blasting mole bodies free of the planet"? 2016-11-03T15:23:56.053