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    Trailing Unstressed "Already" in AmE

    I saw this phrase on a forum today, from an AmE native: 1. Will you relax already!? which I take to be the equivalent in BrE of e.g. 2. Will you just relax for one moment!? I've often noticed this AmE use of trailing "already". How does it work, exactly? When can you use it? And is it a...
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    Deficiencies in the Cambridge Grammar of the English Language

    On another thread, in a discussion of pronoun usage, a passage from the Cambridge Grammar of the English Language was referred to. Here it is in full: ___________ Another kind of illegitimate argument is based on analogy between one area of grammar and another. Consider yet another...
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