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  1. "a" and "an"

    Started by Unregistered, 10-Aug-2008 13:16
    • Replies: 4
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    10-Aug-2008, 15:10 Go to last post
  2. "be made of" & "be made from"?

    Started by simile, 21-Oct-2003 08:31
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    • Replies: 20
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    23-Oct-2009, 03:57 Go to last post
  3. Lightbulb "had better"

    Started by monyshygirl, 17-Jun-2008 18:50
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 17,865
    21-Jul-2008, 15:05 Go to last post
  4. Smile [Idiom] "Hard hats must be worn at all times"

    Started by Unregistered, 21-Apr-2009 04:34
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 9,566
    21-Apr-2009, 13:31 Go to last post
  5. "I've been living" vs "I've lived"

    Started by sara88, 18-Jun-2008 06:55
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 230,372
    06-Feb-2010, 21:29 Go to last post
  6. Question "Look" and "See"

    Started by hsb, 07-Jun-2008 14:56
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 61,649
    12-Jan-2010, 13:40 Go to last post
  7. "To"

    Started by fryerka, 08-Feb-2007 15:05
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 5,020
    15-Mar-2007, 07:11 Go to last post
  8. 'Do you ever' or 'Have you ever?'

    Started by meomuopcon, 05-Dec-2006 16:09
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 111,625
    22-Jul-2009, 19:26 Go to last post
  9. *Is this a proper sentence?

    Started by Unregistered, 19-May-2009 08:04
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 12,010
    19-May-2009, 16:10 Go to last post
  10. 3 words ending with 'GRY'

    Started by Anonymous, 22-Feb-2003 12:53
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 249,042
    21-Nov-2009, 23:02 Go to last post
  11. Question [Grammar] A problem when changing the active voice into passive voice

    Started by imme9x, 13-Dec-2008 10:18
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 41,241
    16-Dec-2008, 10:21 Go to last post
  12. A question ????????

    Started by dectator, 30-May-2008 18:19
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    • Replies: 30
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    10-Jun-2008, 01:51 Go to last post
  13. Question [Grammar] A question about present perfect tense

    Started by simplebeing, 11-Jul-2008 11:56
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 27,018
    15-Jul-2008, 15:56 Go to last post
  14. Affect vs. Effect

    Started by RonBee, 17-May-2003 15:57
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 161,756
    19-Jan-2010, 18:53 Go to last post
  15. an or a

    Started by Unregistered, 22-Jan-2008 20:51
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 24,263
    29-Mar-2008, 17:17 Go to last post
  16. Antonym Dictionary

    Started by Anonymous, 17-Nov-2002 17:11
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 336,654
    19-Sep-2007, 23:12 Go to last post
  17. Cool Apostrophe

    Started by Pensby, 08-Dec-2006 14:35
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 103,557
    24-Oct-2009, 15:11 Go to last post
  18. Auxillary verbs

    Started by sashi indarsingh, 04-Nov-2006 21:48
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 43,633
    05-Nov-2006, 14:45 Go to last post
  19. British English or American accent?

    Started by Anonymous, 14-Feb-2003 05:18
    24 Pages
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    • Replies: 230
    • Views: 363,006
    24-Apr-2010, 04:00 Go to last post
  20. correct preposition

    Started by Tan Elaine, 15-Dec-2008 04:02
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 13,798
    18-May-2009, 07:53 Go to last post
  21. Question Correct Use of Apostrophe

    Started by Tracy Huber, 12-Oct-2005 20:40
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 27,550
    02-Dec-2006, 18:16 Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 87,059
    14-May-2010, 12:51 Go to last post
  22. count and noncount nouns

    Started by haseli22, 10-May-2008 19:11
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 23,203
    11-Aug-2008, 19:21 Go to last post
  23. definite article

    Started by Lenka, 14-Jan-2007 15:38
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 14,044
    20-Aug-2007, 03:51 Go to last post
  24. definite article!

    Started by okay19, 15-Jan-2008 12:51
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 14,653
    09-Mar-2008, 21:20 Go to last post
  25. die/died

    Started by jctgf, 24-May-2008 18:29
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 9,800
    03-Jun-2008, 18:53 Go to last post
  26. Difference between Advise & Advice

    Started by mohaimel, 15-Jul-2007 13:39
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 133,746
    03-Feb-2010, 20:27 Go to last post
  27. [Grammar] don't sign nothing

    Started by Unregistered, 04-Jul-2008 00:35
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 84
    • Views: 122,701
    04-Jun-2010, 01:25 Go to last post
  28. Flesch Kincaid Index

    Started by Anonymous, 24-Nov-2002 02:18
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 45,835
    21-May-2010, 14:40 Go to last post
  29. frame a question

    Started by Anonymous, 22-Jun-2003 09:08
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 26,392
    08-Feb-2005, 15:20 Go to last post

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