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Is "potential" redundant?
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:44:20 PM
Koh Elaine wrote:
Prime Minister Lee wanted Heng Swee Keat to replace him as prime minister. Had Mr Heng agreed to take the post, he would have become the next prime minister. Three were no contenders. In such a scenario, is the word "potential" necessary?
Yes. The post was vacant at that time.
Is a comma needed?
Monday, April 12, 2021 12:12:14 AM
Koh Elaine wrote:
The commentary, written by Ms Dana Teoh, is entitled, Gen Y Speaks: This is why I don’t want to be woke. Don’t cancel me for it.
Is the comma after "entitled" necessary?
No. And I suggest "titled" instead of "entitled."
Saturday, April 10, 2021 7:38:53 PM
If the process is given different start states, it's capable of using them or working with them to perform its functions; in other words - of accommodating those starting conditions.
Friday, April 9, 2021 10:45:40 PM
[quote=Tara2]Is 'quiescent' like 'silent'?
Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:24:55 PM
In Justice League, they are going to resurrect Superman; By dropping a motherbox into the liquid where they've submerged his body.
"Ready to initiate
Then after the warning.
Batman says :
We know that already.
What's the difference between "we know that already " and "we already know that "?
Truth is, the truth is
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:53:14 PM
In Justice League, Martha admits the truth.
the house is too big for me to live in by myself, anyway."
In Iron-man, Tony admits the truth.
The truth is
..I am Iron-man.
Why the second dialogue has a "the"?
What's the difference?
the second dialogue
either or neither and why?
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:36:54 PM
I had two eggs for breakfast and ______ of them was fresh.
I think the right answer may be "neither"-- but why?
You're right. Think of "neither" as "not either".
Metropolis and Metropolitan
Monday, April 5, 2021 6:00:21 PM
'Metropolis' is a noun. It's where Clark Kent lives. 'Metropolitan' is an adjective.
Monday, April 5, 2021 3:02:28 PM
Can you please explain 'recognized''s meaning here?
But over the years, the usage of this term has been broadened, so that it now includes algorithms that run on local area networks and even algorithms for shared memory multiprocessors. This has happened because it has become
that the algorithms used in these various settings have a great deal in common.
Lynch's Distributed Algorithms
I was most happy. (British English)
Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:38:55 AM
Why you haven't use 'the'in 'I am happiest when... Forest'.
Please post in proper English. "Why you haven't use ... " should be "Why haven't you used ..."
Thank you. After all, this is an English grammar forum.
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