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Re: Grammar Time!

September 14th, 2018, 8:25 pm

Good find, trackstar. After I wrote it I realised it might be construed in different ways. Sheep farmers' wives cost a fortune.Most do their shopping in Grafton Street.

We had Junior and his metal buddies visiting us when the sewage system broke down. Not nice. The plumber fixed the blocked pipes (aaargh). And he installed a new 1000 litre water tank with a lock to make sure secret service don't tamper. The 2 erstwhile Harp lager tanks have now been laid to rust.

I found a dead sheep on the mountain. I let it dry out and it is now part of Junior's collections.

a) each one has a wife,
Some have sheep

 Some time ago I asked an American lady what seemed to her the most noticeable difference between Austria and America. Her answer: the plumbing!!  
the water goes the other way down the plughole?
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Re: Grammar Time!

September 25th, 2018, 3:43 pm

... was found to be most affected by / the most affected by / affected the most by ... ?
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

September 25th, 2018, 3:56 pm

... was found to be most affected by / the most affected by / affected the most by ... ?
The taste of beer {1,2,3} by the hops.
Tricky, Call in ppauper and the cavalry.

I think #1.
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

September 25th, 2018, 5:28 pm

Thanks x
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

September 25th, 2018, 6:56 pm

A good test is: remove the word 'most' from (1,2,3}.. which option is still valid (only one?)
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

September 25th, 2018, 8:57 pm

That's very useful, thanks. (I'm ashamed of my mediocre language skills :-()
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

September 25th, 2018, 9:20 pm

I think your grammar is brillo,
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

September 25th, 2018, 9:23 pm

I think your grammar is brillo, Most native screechers are not at your level.
On a related note, I always try to remove adjectives from nouns unless they mean something precise or are measurable. 'Fast' scheme is junk writing.
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

September 30th, 2018, 1:26 pm

Numerical methods for complex ODE / DAE systems
???
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

October 15th, 2018, 2:50 am

"Let E1 and E2 denote the expected value of X1 and X2, respectively."
or
"Let E1 and E2 denote expected values of X1 and X2, respectively."

Apologies if it's very basic. At 4 am nothing is basic :-D
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

October 15th, 2018, 7:23 am

I'd say "the," but I'm not a statistician
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

October 15th, 2018, 12:52 pm

I’d go with the first version
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

October 15th, 2018, 12:53 pm

Thanks, both!
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