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  • BellaLittle
    I am currently editing a text book for English as a second language students. I am stuck on this sentence, which all the other editors say is right, but doesn't work for me.
    "Why does the author write this?"
    Surely it should be:
    'Why did the author write this?'
    LikeReply2 months ago
  • Mgt
    Which is correct to say,
    You might like to try those recipes
    You might like to try these recipes
    LikeReply3 months ago
  • jose_u
    Which preposition? Joe made an excellent choice IN or BY marrying Mary.
    LikeReply6 months ago
  • pantony
    Women’s access to these rights is vital to democracy and benefit humanity at large and leads to a fairer world.
    LikeReply9 months ago
    • BellaLittle
      Women’s access to these rights is vital to democracy and benefits humanity at large and leads to a fairer world.
      LikeReply2 months ago
  • Paulieboi
    Is “Nor the likes of you, neither” grammatically correct?
    LikeReply 11 year ago
  • Emmie
    Is this correct No it is not a Christmas Party
    LikeReply 41 year ago
    • Soulwriter
      comma after 'No'
      LikeReply1 year ago
    • Soulwriter
      small p for party
      LikeReply 11 year ago
    • Snicks
      "party" needs to be lower case, it is not a proper noun.
      LikeReply5 months ago
  • lujian
    stress in and of itself is not bad ;rather ,it's how you react to the different stresses in your life that matters
    LikeReply 41 year ago
  • Californiavic
    Is “IBM’s process is unique” correct or is it more proper to read “The IBM process is unique”?
    LikeReply 51 year ago
    • Soulwriter
      both are grammatically correct. If writing an article or paper, your second example is more formal.
      LikeReply 41 year ago
  • kaylaw.73504
    Write the entire sentence correctly :

    We saw sixty airplanes.
    LikeReply 51 year ago
  • jjouano
    is this the right grammar...feeling joyful and bless
    LikeReply 41 year ago
    • acronimous
      Feeling joyful and blessed.
      LikeReply 51 year ago
  • yi_a
    big day meaning please
    LikeReply 62 years ago
    • Soulwriter
      when referring to someone’s ‘big day’ we usually mean a day that is significant, such as a wedding day, special birthday or anniversary. Thanks for asking!
      LikeReply 51 year ago
  • april_k
    Is this correct? It said there were no mistakes!
    My mother in law is going on about how wonderful my room is when I hear her say "outhouse"! I choke. An Outhouse! Really! This is even worse than I had thought.
    Despite her praise of my room, it looks like a mess. Stained bedsheets are stretched over a rickety cot, woven wall hangings are peppered with holes, most likely from mice. It smells of old wood, mothballs, and decay. She hands me a stack of pillows,
    "For the bed," she explains, "the raccoons have gotten to the others." I swallow hard, thinking that this was a mistake.
    LikeReply 52 years ago
  • Linda Miller
    Linda Miller
    This is my first visit to this site. I am impressed with everyone contributing to the content. I learned several proper grammar uses reading the comments. Thank you..
    LikeReply 62 years ago
  • Ruby Jain
    Ruby Jain
    Please tell me meaning of Yanishi
    LikeReply 56 years ago
  • Ben Geschwind
    Ben Geschwind
    In the following sentence, is the use of the word "evolve" acceptable? "The company will provide services designed to maintain and help evolve the voting system."
    In other words, can something "evolve" another thing, or should "evolve" only be used to refer to a single object changing, rather that one thing changing another? 
    LikeReply 47 years ago
    • STANDS4
      Evolution is a noun that represents the development of something overtime. The development, in this process, is a result of a causal variable which may or may not be tangible.

      She helped evolve his personality from a reclusive snub to a cheery fellow.

      Thus one thing can evolve another thing and your sentence "The company will provide services designed to maintain and help evolve the voting system" is perfectly correct.

      LikeReply 56 years ago

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