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Topic: infintive form
Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021 7:15:18 AM
They invited her to speak at the conference.
They invited her for speaking at the conference.

Could you explain why is the second sentence wrong?
Topic: Sentence editing
Posted: Monday, April 5, 2021 5:01:33 AM
I have worked as an Audit Assitant in a chartered accountant firm.

I just wanted to know whether the sentence is okay. In Grammarly, it says 'in' is a critical error. I have no idea why it says so. Could you correct the sentence?
Topic: pronoun
Posted: Sunday, March 21, 2021 3:20:56 AM
She asked her that whether she knew what had happened last week when she was on leave.

Grammarly says 'that' is a critical error. Could you explain why is 'that' is an error? Thanks.
Topic: preposition
Posted: Friday, March 19, 2021 12:56:12 AM
A species is considered endangered when it is in a very high risk of extinction in the world.
A species is considered endangered when it is at a very high risk of extinction in the world.

The second sentence is right. It should be 'at' and not 'in'. I don't know the reason. could you explain the reason? Thanks.
Topic: Past perfect continous
Posted: Sunday, March 14, 2021 3:03:41 AM
He had been doing the job of a physician during the 1990s.

Is the sentence right?
Topic: prefer or preferred
Posted: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 4:00:16 AM
He said he prefers coffee to tea.
He said he preferred coffee to tea.

Are both right?
Topic: near
Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:33:39 AM
We came very near to canceling the trip.

In this sentence, 'near' is an adverb. How could I understand that it is an adverb?

Our house is near the beach.

In this sentence, 'near is a preposition.

Our house is near to the beach.--> it is wrong to use 'to'.

Is there an easy way to know when near is a preposition and when it is an adverb?
Topic: infintive form
Posted: Saturday, February 6, 2021 1:49:37 AM
I’m thinking to buy a new car.
Could you explain why the sentence is wrong?

The grammar book says the right sentence is:
I’m thinking of buying a new car.
But, they don't explain the reason.
Topic: Question Mark
Posted: Saturday, January 30, 2021 4:10:35 AM
Why you should delete Emails instead of archiving them.

Does it require a question mark?
Topic: increasing
Posted: Friday, January 29, 2021 6:41:05 AM
Why is increasing divorce in our state?
Why is divorce increasing in our state?
Why is increasing number of divorce reported in our state?

Could you help me fix the sentence? Thanks.