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Parallelism problems in sentences

Read the following sentence. Freedom of speech is one of the hottest and largely debated topic in recent times. Can you identify the error in it? The problem with this sentence is that it...

Somebody, anybody, someone, anyone etc

There is no significant difference between somebody and someone or anybody and anyone. The forms with –body are very informal. The difference between somebody and anybody or something and anything are the same as...

Using adjective clauses correctly

An adjective clause serves the same purpose as an adjective. It gives additional information about a noun. Note that adjective clauses go immediately after the nouns that they modify. Study the examples given below....

What are noun clauses?

A noun clause is a kind of subordinate clause. It serves the same purpose as a noun. That means it can be the subject or object of the verb in the main clause. Study...

Finite and non-finite verbs

There are mainly two types of verbs – finite verbs and non-finite verbs. Non-finite verbs are not verbs in the strict sense of the term. They have certain qualities of verbs but they can’t...