I suggested this modification(improvement) to a post, though I don’t know the term/expression to refer to this kind of modification. I said the following to suggest an answerer do something like above How about having the answer in a good paragraph? and got the response A paragraph denotes a change of emphasis. Obviously, I didn’t […]
This topic was discussed before, and I do know that tenses should agree when they’re in the same clause, but hear me out: “I realized that, in order to make a real difference, I need an MBA.” My logic: My realization happened in the past, but the fact that I needed an MBA is still […]
My attorney had taken his shirt off and was pouring beer on his chest, to facilitate the tanning process. It’s from a book. Does it make sense to you? Because the author uses the past perfect tense and then the past progressive tense, right? I can’t really find anything regarding this form online.
Don’t give any ranks to people who haven’t met the requirements and made a ticket. or Don’t give any ranks to people who haven’t met the requirements and haven’t made a ticket. I want to inform my staff members that I don’t want them to grant any rank/position on my discord server if the person […]
I am writing a play and have reached the conclusion where the main character utters a soliloquy of just how “despicably stupid” the concept of “living” and reaching the heights of “happiness” is. Everything has lead up to this most severe moment and thus I am in need of some personal insight. I would like […]
What is the difference in meaning between be going to and will with an if-clause in the context of showing someone around? For example: If you look to the right, you will see an old castle. If you look to the right, you are going to see an old castle.
I wonder which phrase is grammatically correct. the ones with the black hair the ones with black hair For me both sound right. But when I searched Google Books I found the second one to be far more common. But why was the article omitted? Does it have to do with the fact that this […]
Consider this image: Wikipedia calls the red line a “dotted line”. However, the Wikipedia page is one of the search results for “dashed line”. Which term would I use? In terms of “dotted line” or “dashed line”, what should I call the black line, opposed to the others? Just a “line”? How about the blue […]
I need to translate this poem in romanian but I find it very difficult due to the old english used and the multitude of metaphors. Can you please help me translate this poem into modern english so I can translate it afterward in Romanian. Many thanks! Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so […]
This movie is so scary but still it is freaking me out. What is the meaning of this sentence?