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Susan Parker

What Best Symbolizes the Cold War’s End?

The Cold War, which dominated world history from the end of the Second World War until the early 1990s, refers to the tension existing between the USA and the Soviet Union during that time. While there was no direct armed conflict between them, the rivalry between East and West impacted lives across the globe. The …

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Is It Correct to Say “As You Are Aware”?

As you hear and read more English, you will come across many idioms and phrases that either sound odd or possibly don’t make sense to you. Many of these have developed over time, and native English speakers use them without even thinking. One of these is the phrase “as you are aware.” It is correct …

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Is It Correct to Say “Revenues”?

When learning English, it’s sometimes difficult to master which words we can pluralize and those we cannot. Some nouns only have plurals in certain situations, and that’s why you may wonder whether it’s correct to say “revenues.” It is correct to say “revenues” when referring to types of revenue such as “sales revenues.” However, “revenue” …

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Is It Correct to Say, “Thanks for All You Do”?

You may often hear people say “Thanks for all you do” and wonder if that is the correct way to thank someone for their efforts. You may also question whether the expression is grammatically correct and, if so, in what context we can use it. It is correct to say “Thanks for all you do” …

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Is It Correct to Say “A Big News”?

We talk about news every day. Sometimes there’s good news, sometimes there’s bad news, and when it’s significant, we often call it “big news.” But have you ever wondered whether it is correct to say “a big news”? It’s not correct to say “a big news” because “news” is a mass noun which means we …

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