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Patrick Scrivenor

I Used to Know That

Patrick Scrivenor was brought up in Africa and England and, after studying at Oxford University, served in the army. He has since worked as a journalist and writer. He lives in Kent.
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Michael O'Mara Books
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    Юлия Даниловаshared an impression5 years ago
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    💡Learnt A Lot

    Helped me feel more confident in my usage of languages. Made me laugh at in which silly ways people often use words. Eg I did not know what “biennale” means before reading this one. Helped me find new facets of humour.

    Jørgen Solheimshared an impression8 years ago
    👍Worth reading
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    Neatly recovers your knowledge depths to the perfectly necessary level.


    fedorfaustovhas quoted2 years ago
    rule with so many variations and exceptions can barely be called a rule. If you are in doubt go to a dictionary.
    fedorfaustovhas quoted3 years ago
    to be read to out of up for
    fedorfaustovhas quoted3 years ago
    Never use a preposition to end a sentence with

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