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    [Grammar] Nationwide partial curfew

    Which sentence is correct? 1-Nationwide partial curfew in Kuwait for six days from six am to six pm. 2-Partial nationwide curfew in Kuwait for six days from six am to six pm.
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    [Grammar] Singular or plural

    In the following paragraph, I described a bar graph. I am puzzled between using singular or plural forms in words in red. As it can be seen that people went to and from work by car at 30% in 198‪0 and it dwindled gradually to reach 15% in 200‪0. People depended abundantly on walking in 196‪0...
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    [General] Dictionary for formal and informal words

    Is there an online dictionary (other than Cambridge Online Dictionary since some words are not categoried whether they are formal or informal) that categoried words if they formal or informal and their levels C1 or C2 and so on? Thanks.
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    [Vocabulary] Of particular note

    While reading an essay, I came across a phrase "of particular note" unfortunatly, I cannot remember the context. Can anyone tell me what does it mean and provide me with an example?
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    [Grammar] When to use of

    Hello. When to use "of" in a sentence For example 1-What do residents of Egypt eat? Or 2-What do Egyptian residents eat? Another example 3-I met my brother's neighbors. 4-I met the neighbors of my brother. I do not know if "Egyptain" is a modifier and "residents" is a noun. I...
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    [Grammar] Most of them or whom

    My teacher told me that you can use "most of whom" in one sentence using comma before "most of whom" and if you want to write two separate sentences, you have to write "most of them" Are the following examples correct? 1-There are ten animals in the park, five of which are mammals.( I used...
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    [Grammar] Being, that, and which

    Which of the following is correct? 1-The company being famous in soft drinks for three decades is about to halt its production. 2-The company that is famous in soft drinks for three decades is about to halt its production. 3-The company which is famous in soft drinks for three decades is...
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    [Grammar] Present passive and being

    The following text is taken from a course report. If I changed "being" to the present passive "are" , would it change the meaning and is it correct ? What is the difference between "being" and the present passive "are"? (the name of the book) being the course books publisher establishes...
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    [Vocabulary] In progress and denied entry

    What do in progress and denied entry mean at university?
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    [Vocabulary] A1 level

    Is A1 in CEFR called breakthrough stage , starter stage or both? Which word is better stage or level?
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    [Grammar] Nor and or

    Which one is correct and are there differences? 1-I spent days and nobody called me or sent me a message. 2-I spent days and nobody neither called me nor sent me a message. 3- I spent days and nobody called me nor did they sent me a message.
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    [Vocabulary] philippines or philippine

    Which one is an adjective and how to differentiate between the adjective and the word refers to the country? I found that both are adjectives Examples Philippines national team. Philippine president.
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    [Grammar] Completing or completion

    One of friends asked me to translate a certificate from Arabic to English. Ibam really puzzled because usually what comes after proposition is a gerund. Certificate from xxxx for completion three years in maintenance contract. Should I change completion to completing? Is it "of maintenance...
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    [Grammar] Stay and staying

    Are the following sentences correct and what does sentence one mean? 1- We stay in a big house near the beach. 2-We are staying in a big house near the beach.
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    [Grammar] The pronoun of Person

    A delusion of grandeur is a false or unusual belief about one's greatness. A person may believe, for instance, that they are famous, can end world wars, or that they are immortal. The word "person" is singular while the plural form is "people". In the example above, Why do we not change the...