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Joined: Sunday, October 21, 2018
Last Visit: Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:53:00 AM
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Topic: avoid or refrain
Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:52:50 PM
Let us avoid talking for a while.
Let us refrain from talking for a while.

Are both okay?
Topic: Had went/ gone
Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:51:54 PM
Had went --> wrong
Had gone--> right

Could you tell me the reason?
Topic: possibility
Posted: Monday, October 12, 2020 3:31:08 AM
It is possible that Christopher Marlowe could have written plays for Shakespeare.
It is possible for Christopher Marlowe to have written plays for Shakespeare.
It is possible that Christopher Marlowe might have written plays for Shakespeare.

Which is the right version?
Topic: singular verb
Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:01:48 AM
they use 'and', won't it make plural?
Topic: singular verb
Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:07:25 AM
Each boy and each girl was given a book.

Why do they use a singular aux verb?

Thanks for the support.
Topic: I am Indian
Posted: Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:37:24 AM
I am an Indian.
I am Indian.

Are both right based on context?
Topic: which is the right one?
Posted: Thursday, September 10, 2020 7:06:25 AM
Which of these two is right?
Which of these two are right?

I don't know what is the right sentence. Please help. thanks.
Topic: pronoun mismatch
Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:40:55 AM
Everyone should do one’s duty well.
Everyone should do his duty well.

The second sentence is right and the first one is wrong. But, I dont know why.
Could you explain the reason?

One should do one’s duty well.
One should do his duty well.

Here, First one is right and the second one is wrong.
Could you explain it as well?

Thanks in advance.
Topic: simple present tense
Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:43:48 AM
I read in a grammar book that simple present is used in following cases:
facts, schedules, habits, unchanging situations, instructions.

I want a pen.
The above sentence cannot be classified as above cases. what type of sentence this is?
Topic: present continuous or simple present
Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:41:17 AM
Stop playing PC games for a month.

Is it simple present tense?
I guess that 'playing' is gerund but I am not sure.