Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Grammar"

The meaning of "Grammar" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does grammar [have + ~ed] mean?
A: That is a perfect tenses.
for example:
I have read the book. It's mindblowing.

I have watched the movie for a few times but never get enough of it.
Q: What does there as grammar mean?
A: There is used for a place
Examples: can you meet me over there.

Look over there
Q: What does what's this grammar structure " percentage of UK adults TO HAVE USED the Internet " ? why is here to have used? mean?
A: Good question! I agree!

Even my native brain hated that grammar out of context. Yes it's correct here as a title of a graph, but I too would much prefer 'who have used ..'

It comes up more in other contexts.

He was one of the first men to have reached the North Pole.
Brazil's Pelé is the only player to have won three World Cup winners' medals.

In meaning it's identical to who have used the internet.
Q: What does Your grammar is on point mean?
A: That means that your grammar is good, perfect!
Q: What does Improper grammar is their biggest beef. mean?
A: beef is another term for an issue or annoyance. It can also be used to say two people dislike each other.

Example sentences using "Grammar"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Your grammar is so-so.
A: He's still learning English, so his grammar is so-so.
My sister's grammar is so-so, she just started taking English classes.
Q: Please show me example sentences with is this grammar correct? "if i could do, i would have done it long ago?".
A: - in response to a question “why not do it?” , your answer is grammatically correct without the ‘do’. Therefore: “if I could, I would have...”

- in response to something like “ let’s go! Do it!” , your answer would need ‘it’ after ‘do’. Therefore: “if I could do it, I would have done it long ago.”

Extra Examples:
#1 : “cmon, just jump”
Response: “ if I could jump, I would have done it.”

#2: “why aren’t you coming to France with us?”
Response: “ I can’t go. if I could go, I would have done it long ago.”

I hope this helps.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "formal grammar" and "formal expressions" in conversation..
A: In English, talking formally is more about being polite. for example instead of saying,
"Come over here John" you can say
"John, could you please come here?".

Try not to be too direct or sound too confident. You can use words like
"Pardon" or "Excuse me?" Instead of "What did you say" or "What?" If you want to ask for permission you can use "May I..."
"May I look at those documents?" Even though these are polite ways of saying things, it still sounds stiff. I wouldn't worry about it that much, but it also depends on what workplace you are gonna work at. If the work is like construction (for example), you don't really need to be that formal but if it's business you probably do.
Q: Please show me example sentences with (grammar) "complement".
A: complement is used when two things work well together, unlike compliment = 칭찬

"her shoes complement her outfit"
(her shoes make her outfit better)

"this wine complements the food"
(this wine makes the food better)
Q: Please show me example sentences with had had (grammar).
A: He had had enough to eat, so he stopped.

She had had her report earlier, but now she couldn't find it.

He had had the car looked at, but it still wouldn't run properly.

Synonyms of "Grammar" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between grammar school and comprehensive school ?
A: A Grammar School is a school that takes children based on ability, usually by a set of examinations sat at the age of around eleven. There are very few of these left in the UK. A comprehensive school is a school which takes children of all abilities.
Q: What is the difference between Has it got grammar difference? and Does have it grammar difference? ?
A: Better would be: "Is there a grammar difference?" or "Is there a difference in the grammar?"

But "does it have _a_ grammar difference?" and "has it got _a_ grammar difference?" mean the same. "Does it have" is more accepted. Some people don't like sentences with "has it got."
Q: What is the difference between grammar mistakes and grammatical mistakes ?
A: They mean the refer to the same thing, but "grammatical mistakes" is correct because "grammatical" is the adjective form of the noun grammar, and to describe a "mistake", you need an adjective.

"Grammar mistakes" just combines two nouns in an incorrect way.
Q: What is the difference between Descriptive grammar and Prescriptive grammar ?
A: A prescriptive grammar is a set of rules about language based on how people think language should be used. In a prescriptive grammar there is right and wrong language. It can be compared with a descriptive grammar, which is a set of rules based on how language is actually used.

prescriptive grammar is when a person thinks they are using grammar correctly but they are not

descriptive grammar is correct grammar
Q: What is the difference between in grammar and grammatically ?
A: grammar is the rule for how something is said.. grammatically is the description of how something is said

ex : "this sentence is GRAMMATICALLY correct."
ex 2 : "when writing, you need to follow the rules of GRAMMAR."

Translations of "Grammar"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? its just my grammar, is this correct?

"we tasted death, several times in a row."
thanks a lot
A: If you wanted a dramatic pause, It's correct.
If you wanted a normal sentence, block out the comma.
correct sentence: We tasted death serveral times in a row
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ‎Is this grammar correct?

To ask a question in Hinative is more fun to search at google.
A: Interacting via HiNative is much more fun than using google for the same.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Some Korean grammar teacher says that “I am” means “I exist.” Is this true?
A: It can mean that.

It can be be a way of agreeing.

For example:

Question: Are you going to the picnic?
Answer: I am.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? --> is my grammar correct? I have too much time in my hands
A: I have too much time on my hands.

It should be “on” instead of “in”.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? grammar
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Grammar"

Q: How to best learn English grammar? And what is the most important to know? :)
A: there is a collection of grammar books made by the University of Cambridge. It's called "English Grammar in Use". They have beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. They're excellent, I use them to teach.
Q: If I want to say like this, doesn't it have grammar mistake?

It took 4hours.
Or do I have to say this

It took for 4hours.

Which one is correct??
A: it took four hours
Q: About grammar 'had better'
Had better
First, I wonder is it a present tense?how about its past tense?

Second I want to ask a question about this sentence.

'It might be rain. We'd better take an umbrella.'

Why we use 'might' instead of 'may'
Because it is a conditional sentence ?
A: We use "had better" to refer to the present or the future, to talk about actions we think people should do or which are desirable in a specific situation. The verb form is always "had", not "have". We normally shorten it to 'd better in informal situations.

As for the second part, the sentence is a bit wrong.

"It might rain. We'd better take an umbrella." You don't need "be" in this sentence.

As to your question, "might" and "may" in this sentence are interchangeable. I use both.

"It might rain."
"It may rain."
Q: What matters most in spoken English, grammar or pronunciation ?
A: Grammar matters more in my opinion. There are plenty of people with thick accents that i can understand.
Q: Hello, I hope you can correct my grammar mistakes. Thank you very much.
Yesterday,I watched the anime,at the beginning,I'm know it will make me sad.I don't like sad ending.Maybe I think lots of sad things in my life.And it's the first time to watch anime.I watched 2 parts.My mood a little heavy when I watched.I will stick to watch the ending.
A: Yesterday I watched an anime. In the beginning I knew it would make me sad. I don't like sad endings. Maybe it's because I think about the many sad things in my life and it was my first time watching anime. I watched 2 parts/episides. My mood was a little heavy when I watched it. I will stick to watch the ending.

I hope this is what you meant...

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