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    Is "be" a weak or a strong verb?

    Given the definition how would you categorize the two following verbs: be, make? Neither verb quite falls under either definition and I am not sure.
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    following/resulting/occurring accident

    Unfortunatelly I don't remember the context in which that was used, but is one form more normal and intuitive to use than another? Which one? Actually the context might have been along the lines of "...the driver passed out and the following/resulting/occurring accident..."
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    acme/peak/zenith of adrenaline

    Out of context, which one sounds most pleasant and correct?
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    to shrink sth

    The cambridge dictionary defines to shrink as to become smaller, or to make something smaller. Probably more intuitive usage it that something shrinks (clothing) but would it be correct to say eg. Our ultimate goal this year is to shrink the expenses. ?
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    [Grammar] Difference between suffixes and endings

    I jotted down lecture notes, and they explain the difference in the following way: - suffixes: connected with semantics, with meaning. They can change grammar category (unlike endings). - endings: connected with syntax. Providing the above is true, can you please give me an example of each...
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    [Grammar] fronted adverbials and subject position

    I need to put adverbials in fronted position. a/Tom was running to the shop. b/The dog barked and then it lay on the sofa. my version: a/The the shop, Tom was running. ; is it correct? and I have no guess on the b. pls help.
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    [Grammar] don't lets vs. let's don't

    Grammar-wise and meaning-wise, is there any difference between the following: Don't let's tell the police. and Let's don't tell the police. ? To me, the first option does not sound too intuitive, but I've got this in my notes from grammar classes so apparently this must be correct?
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    Transformation of sentence

    Hi Teachers & Learners, Which is the best book/article (or any that contains this stuff) to learn transformations and diagrams for this? I was searching google intensively but found only exercises with no theory. Pls help me as soon as possible.
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    [Idiom] get by/get through

    Hi, Whats the difference between the two, in the meaning of overcoming problems? For example: I can't speak French very well but I always manage to get by with a dictionary and a few gestures. I suppose we must not use get through here, why?
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    British: short e (how?)

    Hi, I am getting problems with short e like in words get or bet. This must be British pronounciation. I know how to say it in American but I lack knowledge how to form mouth and tounge for obtaining British accent. Can you please give me a hint what to do with my tought especially, when saying...