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Over 600 short entries on common problems in English
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Free sample entries
When do we use will, going to or present progressive to talk about the future?
Can they and them have a singular meaning?
Why can't we say *Shes very interested in the nature*?
When do we use get as a passive auxiliary? For example: He got caught.
The truth about conditionals
When do we use bring and when do we use take?
When do we use can, could, may or might to talk about permission?
How do we read out an email address?
How can we use a question to sound more polite?
When do we use classic and when do we use classical?
How do we use passives like 'Her sister was given the car'?
Why can't we say *I look forward to hear from you*?
When do we use do/does/did in questions beginning Who...? And when not?
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