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Topic: 'without charges being filed'
Posted: Friday, August 30, 2019 4:06:07 AM
Spontaneously, I liked the third sentence best, then I read your comment...
Topic: take or bring
Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019 12:19:33 PM
Take these empty bottle to the supermarket and bring some new ones.
Topic: feed with, treat to
Posted: Thursday, July 25, 2019 11:20:36 AM
"feed" being an irregular verb, forms the past tense "fed"
Topic: wide eddy
Posted: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:40:03 AM
Romany wrote:

I don't see the words "wide eddy" anywhere in the above paragraph. Am I going blind?

Neither do I. So don't worry, Romany, your eyesight is okay.
(Why, Daddy, are there so many thistle-seeds blown across the Channel?)Maybe the thistles are a symbol of how painful the BREXIT will turn out to be Anxious

Topic: Please, check the improved sentenses, the order of words
Posted: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:32:18 AM
The word order "with a cord around their necks" seems okay to me. But the version in which "the cord" appears second does not really make a big difference, if at all.

Instead of "began" - especially since it it used two times, I would rather use "started". Or change completely into sth.like: ... which in consequence meant that his friend was dragged behind him...
But this is just personal taste.
Hope I could help a little.
Chris62
Topic: Send 'em back
Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:27:37 PM
If I was a USA citizen, I'd be thoroughly ashamed of the POTUS .....
Topic: No article or the 'a' article
Posted: Monday, July 8, 2019 5:34:07 AM
Hello,
no indefinite article should be used here. "... kind of miracle"
My favourite source to look such things up ist the Oxford Learner's Dictionary (OLD). Follow the link and see under + Grammar Point.
https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/kind_1#kind_idmg_3
Chris
Topic: some stories from
Posted: Thursday, July 4, 2019 2:56:54 AM
I'd like to add that dangling prepositions will rather be found in written language than in spoken English.
Topic: some stories from
Posted: Thursday, July 4, 2019 2:53:47 AM
The question was if these two sentences grammatically correct.
a. I found this book I think you will like some citations from. I am writing them down for you.
b. I found this collection of short stories I am sure he will appreciate some stories from. I am sending the book to him.

I believe they are.
Topic: See
Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:30:02 PM
As far as palapaguy's answer is concerned:
Usage is often different from grammatical correctness.
Remember the McDonald's slogan: "I'm loving it". Grammatically, this ought to be wrong.

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