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Grammar Vocabulary

5d

What is the difference between there, their, and they're?

These are often used incorrectly. What is the correct use of each?
Grammar Vocabulary

14d

Deceptively used correctly or wrong

Please Help. My girlfriend is mad at me.The other day I went outside to take out the trash and although it was sunny outside a cool breeze blew through the air and made me chilly. Although it... more
Grammar English Language

15d

What's the meaning of "flat landscape"? Is there any synonym for it?

For context: Today you will travel to a small hill surrounded by flat landscape.
Grammar English Language

15d

What's the meaning of "flat landscape"? Is there any synonym for it?

For context: Today you will travel to a small hill surrounded by flat landscape.
Grammar

16d

Affect vs. effect

When does one use "affect" and when does one use "effect"?
Grammar Spanish

17d

What's the different between Qué and Cuál?

For example, it is posible to say ¿Cuál es tu nombre? ¿cuál es la capital de España? but it is ungrammatical to say *¿qué es tu nombre? *¿qué es la capital de España?
Grammar

17d

How do you use a Semicolon?

The semicolon is probably the most confusing and misused punctuation mark in the English language, but hopefully, this answer should set the record straight on how to use it.
Grammar English Language

21d

Why is it difficult to understand a foreign language when it is spoken?

Why is it that students can excell in grammar, reading and writing a foreign language (such as English) and then have such a hard time when they are trying to understand it spoken?
Grammar English Language

22d

Is "are" a finite or nonfinite verb?

What's the verb of the relative clause? Is it finite or nonfinite?

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Grammar

25d

Sentence analyse

Can you help me analyze the following sentence:Before the boat had been underway for ten minutes, I realized that Miss Bradley was a remarkable bore.It has to be this pattern Example When I came... more

Since the word 'fast' is both an adjective and an adverb, could I replace the word 'quickly' with 'fast' in a sentence?

Example:"Yes!" He said quickly.If I replaced the word quickly in this excerpt with 'fast', would that be fine? Is it gramatically correct to write 'He said fast.'? It sounds weird to me but I... more
Grammar English Writing

05/31/20

Changing the perspective of a quotation

Is it possible to change the perspective of a quotation? I want to refer to the speaker as "he"original: "In consequence I’m inclined to reserve all judgments."my version: "In consequence [he's]... more

05/31/20

Becoming conversational in Spanish

How long will it take for me to become conversational in Spanish?
Grammar English

05/28/20

The objective complement can be which part(s) of speech?

The objective complement helps to complete the meaning of an action verb, although not many verbs (typically those meaning "make" or "consider" take an objective complement.
Grammar English Language

05/27/20

Explain what makes the underlined sentences transitional

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Grammar

05/27/20

What is the proper auxiliary verb in: You _______ to finish your work today.

05/27/20

Using と to connect adjectives

For connecting sentences with adjectives, it seems the te-form of the adjective has to be used, but can と be used as well?これは大きいときれいです。これは大きくてきいれいです。Are both of these correct?Does it make a... more
Grammar

05/18/20

How to express a height limit

This ride is recommended for people...heights 5' - 6'?OF heights 5' - 6'?between 5 and 6 feet in height (a lot to write out on a sign)There are surely several correct ways of saying this, but this... more

Explain which type of tenses are there in this sentence and tell me the meaning : "If left to stand, cooked pasta sticks together".

Which type of if conditional clauses are present in this sentense
Grammar English

05/13/20

Is the sentence below correct?

I have to take those oars to the boathouse.According to the sentence, is it alright for me to use “those”?
Grammar English

05/12/20

please solve it

 The Oval Office, _____ in the White House, is the office of the President of the United States.(a) was situated(b) is situated(c) situated(d)situate
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