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Q: What's the problems with "Colonization hundreds of years ago is held accountable for such situation"

Phantom wager wallow gilt opusI wrote the following sentence: Colonization hundreds of years ago is held accountable for such situation. I question whether there is syntactic error, since I think I used "hundreds of years ago" as a modifier to colonization, while in fact this phrase is an adverb that primarily used with ver...

 
 
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Q: Is "shouldn't it" equivalent to "should it not" in American English?

Lars NielsenGoodday, I have noticed that some Americans write shouldn't it in sentences. For example: Why is the dog outside, shouldn't it be inside? Is this correct gramma in American English? Because I assume the only valid form would be Why is the dog outside, should it not be inside? Does the congregatio...

 
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Q: Difference between palpable and tangible?

senjin.hajrulahovicWhen I would use one over the other? The results I came across are not really that insightful. Like this: comparison

 
 
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Q: For the last Х years - with which tense

user1425As far as I know "For the last Х years" requires the Present Perfect (continuous) and means that the action is still taking place. I have been building a house for the last three years. However, I have come across a puzzling example in an American magazine. "..... Today is my first day driving...

 

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