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    Many a day?

    Many a day finds me locked in my room, studying or Many a day find me locked in my room, studying
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    as?

    I have visited Stanford university before. But this trip to Harvard is equally as awesome or I have visited Stanford university before. But this trip to Harvard is equally awesome ?
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    Get+ v-ing or infinitive?

    By laying the foundation in front of us, Mrs Liztbeth got me more interested in the area and feeling at ease tackling more complicated poems or By laying the foundation in front of us, Mrs Liztbeth got me more interested in the area and feel at ease tackling more complicated poems ?
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    anything but

    She didn't do anything but cry or She didn't do anything but cried ?
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    wry vs satirical vs ironical

    What are the differences between wry vs satirical vs ironical?
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    More explanation in parenthesis?

    IS this sentence correct: Mana attended a "not-so-famous-high schol" but she has high stats ( high GPA ( not val or sal), good test scores and etc) ARE the 2nd and 3rd parenthesis correct?
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    not until

    Which one below is correct? 1 not until he left home did he miss his father 2 not until he had left home did he miss his father
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    Twang vs drawl vs accent?

    what are the differences between 'twang', 'drawl' and 'accent'?
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    similitude vs similarity

    What's the difference between similitude vs similarity?
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    gerund after comma

    I found her in the library, ensconced in an armchair. I found her in the library, ensconcing in an armchair. Is there a difference between those sentences?
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    Could vs could have

    What do they mean in the following situations: 1)The reverend could have thought that Marcy is the mysterious donator. 2) The reverend could think that Marcy is the mysterious donator.
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    quote in quote

    “[…] the pits moving, accompanying their words by and up and down movement of the hand[…]. After understanding that, I accepted the true meaning of the words: ‘ The pit took three days to die…’” Is the paragraph above correct? If not, how can I fix it?
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    Use of parenthesis and bracket in quotation?

    If I want to omit something in the quote, can I use it like this: “In this town (Bilatserkva), children were […] packed into a truck. .” , with [...] is an omission of an unnecessary part. Or should I use (...) instead?
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    Your uniform is a trip

    What does it mean by " Your uniform is a trip"? How to pronounce "reason" and "region"?
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    'g' vs 'j' vs 'z'

    How do u pronounce the words: Georgia, joke and zealous? Do they sound the same?
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    joke vs choke, thank and tank

    1)The Americans told me I pronounce joke like choke. I can't differentiate between the two. Please help me. 2)My American teacher told me to pronounce thanks as /tank/, usually I pronounce it as /thank/. He is a Black American. Is that right? Thanks in advance
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    a large number of countries advocates settlement of international disputes via peacef

    a large number of countries advocates settlement of international disputes via peaceful solutions or a large number of countries advocate settlement of international disputes via peaceful solutions ?
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    Doesn't she like him either?

    Doesn't she like him either? What does the speaker mean by that?
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    Some question?

    What do people mean by saying" don't push your luck"? "Incidence" "incident" in meaning? How do we pronounce the 's' in files? Isn't it /z/? I heard people pronounce it /s/ What is another word for " a little painful" as in : After working out for the first time, I feel a little painful in my...
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    -SOme other questions

    1) What is the difference between a Congressman and a Senator? 2) I don't understand the words in bold: "As the public disapprobation would weigh heavily on him, were he conscious of deserving it, the author begs leave to say, that he carefully read over the introductory pages....." "And now...
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