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    #1

    wide range of usage.

    It has a wide range of usage in many different fields.

    Is it grammatical? It seems so to me but I am not sure anyhow.

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    Re: wide range of usage.

    I would say: it is used in many different fields.

    Are you sure you mean "usage" and not "use"? "
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: wide range of usage.

    Yes, I meant "usage". "Usage" is a noun, isn't it? "Use" is a verb, therefore it does not fit there. Am I right?

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    #4

    Re: wide range of usage.

    "Use" (pronounced "uze") is a verb. "Use" (pronounced "yew-ss") is a noun.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: wide range of usage.

    Quote Originally Posted by oksuz_ View Post
    Yes, I meant "usage". "Usage" is a noun, isn't it? "Use" is a verb, therefore it does not fit there. Am I right?
    "Usage" and "use" are both nouns. The former is often misused and is meant to be used in a restricted context. In the context of your sentence, the correct word is "use".

    "Usage*is how something is used; the fact of something being used is*use; the degree to which something is used is utilization."

    Source: http://english.stackexchange.com/que...2/use-vs-usage
    Last edited by tedmc; 14-Mar-2017 at 04:38.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    #6

    Re: wide range of usage.

    It has a wide range of uses. (Not usage)

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