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    #1

    Unhappy grammar

    Could anyone explain the difference between:

    If she'd only stop nagging at me I might actually help AND
    If she only stopped nagging at me I might actually help.

    Does the contraction in the first sentence refer to would?
    Thank you.


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    #2

    Re: grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by TinTin View Post
    Could anyone explain the difference between:

    If she'd only stop nagging at me I might actually help AND
    If she only stopped nagging at me I might actually help.

    Does the contraction in the first sentence refer to would?
    Thank you.
    They mean the same thing...yes, she'd = she would

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      • Native Language:
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    #3

    Re: grammar

    Hi,

    Is there any particular name of this structure:

    .... the most basic of questions ...
    Thanks

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    #4

    Re: grammar

    I really so poor in the English as the Grammatical .
    i can spoke English with Grammer.

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