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  1. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    [Tdol's Blog] Grammarly

    Grammarly



    I had a look at the Grammarly automated proofreader and personal grammar coach that claims to be the world's most accurate grammar checker, presumably in the automated category. The bad news is that those who want to post any text and expect it to be turned into perfect English will still have to wait for science fiction to become reality, but the good news is that it could be a very useful tool.

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    Last edited by Red5; 25-Oct-2011 at 09:25. Reason: Corrected link

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    Re: [Tdol's Blog] Grammarly

    I haven't got the money.

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    Re: [Tdol's Blog] Grammarly

    Thanks! Been trying to look for a grammar checker since a long time ago. If only if it's free. :)

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    Re: [Tdol's Blog] Grammarly

    Quote Originally Posted by cemelie View Post
    Thanks! Been trying to look for a grammar checker since for a long time ago. If only if it's were/was free. :)
    'If only it were/was free' expresses regret that it isn't free.

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    Re: [Tdol's Blog] Grammarly

    Been trying to look for a grammar checker since for a long time ago

    Thanks for the correction :)
    Should I remove 'ago' here? Or it's fine?

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    Re: [Tdol's Blog] Grammarly

    Quote Originally Posted by cemelie View Post
    Thanks for the correction :)
    Should I remove 'ago' here? Or it's fine?
    My apologies; somehow I missed 'ago'.. 'Since a long time ago' is actually acceptable. 'For a long time' is also acceptable - and more natural. 'For a long time ago' is not.

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