Mon 10 Dec, 2018 12:25 pm - According to the grammar rule , in one-syllable verbs ending in CVC, we double the last consonant, as in sit > sitting.
Why don't we double the consonant in verbs like "draw"... (view)
Fri 23 Nov, 2018 03:33 pm - Hello everyone!
I’ve read that all the three options below are possible endings to „My favourite X is…” Is that true? Could you tell me which form/s you would choose when... (view)
Tue 26 Jun, 2018 03:23 pm - In English grammar books, it is often written that we use "be going to" to talk about our intentions or plans. Can you tell me what's the difference between "intention" and... (view)
Mon 13 Feb, 2017 06:48 am - But there is a common rule in British English (you even told me that): If an abbreviation consists of the first and last letters of a word, a period is normally omitted. If the abbreviation... (view)
Mon 13 Feb, 2017 06:31 am - Following this rule, I conclude I should include a period after 'etc.', as it does not consist of the first and last letter of [i]et cetera[/i].
However, [i]Longman Dictionary of... (view)
Wed 8 Feb, 2017 11:35 am - I assume that it is not a mistake to use the comma before "etc." (which, as you said, is usual in English) even if you are not supporter of the Oxford comna. But based on what you said in... (view)