April 19, 2015

Homework Help: English

Posted by Mike1 on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 8:04pm.

Is there a difference among the following sentences, Writeacher? Thank you.
I included a few other sentences.

He made breakfast himself.
He made breakfast by himself.
He made breakfast on his own.
He made himself breakfast.

1) You shouldn't fuss (not make a fuss) about a common cold.
You oughn't (or ought not) fuss about it.
2) He broke his arm when he was thrown out of his boat/when he fell off his raft (both possible?).
3) He excused himself (to me) for breaking the vase (because he broke the vase is a mistake?).
4) Mary invited me to her house (to her is a mistake?).
5) They are content about their exam result.
6) They are happy with (is a mistake?) exam result
7) If I were you, I would worry (I would be worried is possible?) about a common cold.

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