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What is the idea behind calling the adverb the garbage can of words?

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What kind of phrase is "until recently"?

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Etymology of the Biblical Greek words "sigao" and "sige"

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Can predicate adjectives take more modifiers than attributive adjectives in English? Across languages?

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why can't quotative "be like" be fronted?

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What does it mean for a verb to be stative, really?

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What is the difference between implicature and entailment?

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From an evolutionary (language) standpoint, of what use are homonyms?

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Good 10 second explanation of computational linguistics

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How can the perfective aspect apply to the present tense?

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Why do 'wonder' and 'think' act differently in wh-movement?

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Why are there such things as 'time adverbs'?

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What is the meaning difference between have+V versus bare V?

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Is the loss of English V to T movement connected to "do"

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Why are "dynamic" and "deontic" modalities so called?

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What is the particular function of "lol" or "lmao" in the middle of sentences?

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"Ought" omission of "to"

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Theory of Enunciative Operations and the present progressive

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Can a personal adjective be categorized as a noun phrase?

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Formal test determining whether a verb is stative

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Mood and tense in (Gibbon's) "Rome was saved, if the wisdom of Belisarius had not been defeated"

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Fastest way to learn accents for English native

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Does speech transcription change syntax/grammar?

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What is syntactically wrong with these sentences?

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Term for -ed as an adjectival suffix?

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How does the prefix 'ad-' function in 'attribute'?

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Tomorrow, he should pretend he *was* on a bus