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Re: Aritcle or no article - that is the question.  •  November 11, 2008, 11:27am  •  0 vote

I agree with your assessment. Either add an indefinite article or get rid of the preposition.

Re: be of some help / be of any help  •  November 11, 2008, 11:24am  •  3 votes

There's no real difference in meaning. It's possible that "to be of some help" implies optimism (that you will likely be helpful) while "to be of any help" implies the possibility that maybe you w

Re: Find the error  •  November 11, 2008, 11:22am  •  1 vote

This doesn't seem like much of an error because the rules have become so relaxed, but traditionally the relative clause "that" is used with restrictive relative clauses: those that are necessary to id

Re: reported speech  •  November 11, 2008, 11:17am  •  0 vote

I would use "had fallen." Because the simple past verb "said" refers to an action that occurred in the past, it would make sense to use the past perfect "had fallen" to indicate that the occurence of

Re: Pronouns  •  November 11, 2008, 11:14am  •  0 vote

Make that "grammatically fine."

Re: Pronouns  •  November 11, 2008, 11:13am  •  0 vote

I think the sentence is grammatical fine but informal and more likely to be spoken than written because of its pronoun reference.

Re: Dependency  •  November 11, 2008, 11:11am  •  0 vote

Traditionally, a "dependency" was a component that relies on something else, like a commonwealth that depends on a country for defense, while "dependence" was the state of being dependent. I'm not sur