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July 7, 2015

Posts by rfvv


Total # Posts: 2,546

English
1. He is doing volunteer for poor kids. 2. He is doing volunteer work for poor kids. ============== Is #1 OK?
July 6, 2015

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1. I consider him as a hero. 2. I consider him a hero. 3. I consider him to be a hero. 4. I consider that he is a hero. ======================= Which one is grammatical?
July 5, 2015

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1. We take turns paying for the snack. 2. We take turns in paying for the snack. 3. We take turns to pay for the snack. ============== Are they all grammatical? Which one is commonly used?
July 5, 2015

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1. He got the product for free. 2. He gor the product free. 3. He got the produce free of charge. 4. He gort the product without a charge. ----------------- Which ones are grammatical?
July 5, 2015

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1. The south exit is close to the bus stop. 2. The south exit is close by the bus stop. 3. The south exit is near by the bus stop. 4. The south exit is nearby the bus stop. 5. The south exit is next to the bus stop. ========================= Which ones are grammatical? What ...
June 29, 2015

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She ate a piece of bread at the table. ===================== What does 'a piece of bread' mean? 1. a small piece of bread 2. a big piece of bread 3. whole bread such as a sandwich
June 25, 2015

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Everything will be 20 % off. So, don't miss your great chances for great prices. ============================ What does 'for great prices' modify? Does it modify 'chances' or 'miss'?
June 24, 2015

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1. Is there a big market around here? 1. Yes, there's one near here. 2. Yes, there's a big one near here. ============= Q1: Are both answere grammatical? Which one is commonly used? Q2: Does 'one' in #1 mean 'a market' or 'a big market'?
June 24, 2015

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1. A pair of gloves is a nice present. 2. A pair of gloves are a nice present. --------------------------- Which one is grammatical?
June 23, 2015

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1. He kept in contact with his parents every day during the journey. 2. He got in contact with his parents every day during the journey. 3. He kept in touch with his parents every day during the journey. 4. He got in touch with his parents every day during the journey...
June 23, 2015

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1. On the one hand they want to go abroad, but on the other hand they want to save more money. 2. On the one hand they like playing ping-pong, but on the other hand they want to go back home early. 3. On the one hand they want to play soccer, but on the other hand they want to...
June 23, 2015

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I'm looking for a pair of gloves. 1. Are they for you? 2. Is it for you? ======================== Which response is right?•English - Reed, Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 7:38am "Pair" is a singular noun. The plural is "pairs," as in two pairs of gloves...
June 23, 2015

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1. My favorite book is the Tempest. It was written by William Shakespeare. I like it because it was about the happenings on a magic island. 2. My favorite book is the Tempest. It was written by William Shakespeare. I like it because it was about betrayal, magic and forgiveness...
June 22, 2015

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1. My favorite book is Tempest. It was written by William Shakespeare. I like it because it was about the happenings on a magic island. 2. My favorite book is Tempest. It was written by William Shakespeare. I like it because it was about betrayal, magic and forgiveness. 3. My ...
June 22, 2015

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1. New York City is in USA. 2. New York City is in the USA. 3. He lives in New York City, USA. 4. He lives in New York City, the USA. ============= Q1: Do we have to use 'the' or not? Q2: Can we use "New York" instead of "New York City"?
June 21, 2015

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1. He is anxious about his mother's health. 2. He is anxious for his mother's health. ======================== Which one is OK? Are both right? Then, which one is commonly used?
June 19, 2015

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What food do we eat from carts? -We eat drinks, hotdogs,a nd pretzels from carts on every street corner in New York City. ==================== Are they correct? can we use "eat drinks"?
June 19, 2015

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1. special:not ordinary or usual 2. ________: to have pleasure in something 3. In a ________ place, there aren't many people. ===================== What is the suitable word for each blank?
June 19, 2015

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1. special:not ordinary or usual 2. ________: to have pleasure in something ===================== What is the suitable word for the blank?
June 19, 2015

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1. This is a long-sleeved shirt. 2. This is a longsleeved shirt. 3. This is a long-sleeve shirt. 4. This is a longsleeve shirt. =================== Which ones are grammatical?
June 18, 2015

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1. short winter coat 2. long winter coat 3. medium winter coat 4. long-sleeved shirt 5. short-sleeved shirt 6. medium-sleeved shirt ============== Are the expressions all used? Do we have some other expressions?
June 18, 2015

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I'm looking for a pair of gloves. 1. Are they for you? 2. Is it for you? ======================== Which response is right?
June 18, 2015

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I'm looking for a shirt for my dad. =============================== Does 'for my dad' modify 'shirt' or 'looking'? Is 'for my dad' an adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase?
June 18, 2015

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1. There are a house , trees and a shining sun in the first picture. 2. There is an English textbook in Picture 2. Do you like English. English is fun, isn't it? 3. There are two boys. What are they doing? They are playing with a ball in the sea. 4. A math textbook is in ...
June 17, 2015

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1. The price was 40,000 won. The price is 50% off. Now the price is 20,000 won. 2. The price of the shirt was 40,000 won. The shirt is 50% off. Now the shirt is 20,000 won. ================ Which one is grammatical?
June 17, 2015

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May I take your order? - Yes, please. I'll have a ham sandwich and an orange juice. - Is that all? - Yes. How much is it all together? =============================== Q1: In the short dialogue, will you look at the last sentence? What about the following sentence? Can we ...
June 16, 2015

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1. I will transfer you to my manager. ================== In which situation, can we use this expression? What other expressions are similar to 'transfer' here?
June 16, 2015

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I'll have one hamburger. 1. Anything else? 2. Will you have anything else? 3. Do you want anything else? 4. Do you want to have anything else? -------------------- Can we use the others instead of #1?
June 16, 2015

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A: May I take your order? B: Yes, please. I'll have a chicken sandwich. A:Sure. Anything else? B: One small orange juice, please. (Conversation at a sandwich shop) ============================== Q1: What is the meaning of 'Sure'? Why is 'Sure' used here? &#...
June 15, 2015

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1. What will you have from the menu above? - I'll have a cheese sandwich and a large Coke. 2. What will you buy from the menu above? - I'll buy a cheese sandwich and a large Coke. 3. What will you eat from the menu above? - I'll eat a cheese sandwich and a large ...
June 15, 2015

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Q1: What is there in the classroom? Q2: What's there in the classroom? Q3: What is in the classroom? Q4: What are in the classroom? 1. There is an LCD TV in the classroom. 2. There are an English textbook and a pencil case on my desk. 3. There are a lot of handouts on the ...
June 14, 2015

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1. He had his nosebone broken. 2.He had his nose bone broken. 3. He had his nasal bone broken. ------------ Which one is right? Nose bone or nasal bone?
June 12, 2015

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1. Deep in the sea, Pokey saw many strange things. 2. When he was deep in the sea, Pokey saw many strange things. ============== Does #1 mean #2?
June 11, 2015

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1. What was used by Chinese? - Shells were used by Chinese. 1-1. Which was used by Chinese? - Shells were used by Chinese. 2. What money was used by Chinese? - Shells were used by Chinese. 3. Which money was used by Chinese? - Shells were used by Chinese. 4. What kinds of ...
June 11, 2015

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1. What was used by Indians? 2. What were used by Indians? 3. Almonds were used by Indians. =============== What is a suitable question for the answer3? Is #2 grammatical?
June 11, 2015

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1. What are pretzels like? - They are big and soft. 2. What do pretzels look like? - They are big and soft. ================= Which question is suitable?
June 9, 2015

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There are many sellers on both sides of Wangfujing Street in Beijing. they sell all kinds of stick food. What is the suitable name for the sellers? 1. street venders 2. shop owners 3. sellers 4. shop keepers English - Writeacher, Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 10:18am Street vendors...
June 8, 2015

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Let's review the previous lesson. What did we learn last time? There is fast food on almost every street corner in New York City. Can you answer my question? What do carts in New York City sell? They sell drinks, hotdogs, and pretzels. Good job. OK, open your books to page...
June 8, 2015

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You are going to have a short quiz. I will hand out exam papers to you. Take one and pass the rest to the back. You have to solve the 10 Engish problems in 5 or 7 minutes. When you are finished with solving the problems, I will write the answers on the blackboard. You have to ...
June 8, 2015

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I will distribute exam papers to you. Take one and pass the rest to the person behind you. You have to solve the 10 Engish problems in 5 or 7 minutes. When you are finished with solving the problems, I will write the answers on the blackboard. You have to mark your exam papers...
June 8, 2015

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1. What kinds of things were used as money before coins or paper money? -All kinds of things were used as money such as shells, almonds and tea. 2. What kinds of things were used as money before the appearance of coins or paper money? -Shells, almonds and tea were used as ...
June 6, 2015

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1. There are four kinds of stick food in the passage on this page. Can you name the kinds of stick food? - They are meat sticks, fruit sticks, insect sticks, and even starfish sticks. 2. What kinds of stick food can you find on Wangfujing Street? - We can find all kinds of ...
June 3, 2015

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1. Coins were made from gold and silver. 2. Coins were made with gold and silver. 3. Coins were made of gold and silver. =============== Which expressions are correct? Are they all correct? Which ones are commonly used?
June 3, 2015

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1. Make cuts along the bottom of the T-shirt to make strips. 2. Make cuts along the bottom of the T-shirt to make slips. ================= Are they all the same? Can we substitute 'slips' for 'strips'? What is the difference between 'slip' and '...
June 3, 2015

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Which country do you want to travel to among the three countries on the two pages? How come you want to travel to the country? 1. I want to travel to Canada because I want to try/eat beaver tails in Ottawa. They are sweet. 2. I want to travel to Belgium because I want to try/...
June 2, 2015

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1. Which street food can you find on Wangfujing Street? - We can find all kinds of stick food there. 2. What kinds of stick food do you like most? - I like fruit sticks most. - I like fruit stick food most. - I like the fruit stick food the most. 3. Which food sticks do you ...
June 2, 2015

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There are many sellers on both sides of Wangfujing Street in Beijing. they sell all kinds of stick food. What is the suitable name for the sellers? 1. street venders 2. shop owners 3. sellers 4. shop keepers
June 2, 2015

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1. You look like your mother. 2. You take after your mother. 3. You resemble your mother. 4. You are similar to your mother. 5. You are like your mother. ============ Are they all the same in meaning? Which ones are commonly used?
June 1, 2015

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Thank you for your help in many ways. Would you like to check the questions and answers? I need your correction. Thank you. 7. What is the capital of Canada? - It¡¯s Ottawa. 8. What animal live in Canada? - Many beavers live in Canada. 9. What do people in Ottawa ...
June 1, 2015

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There are three countries; one is Canada, another is Belgium, and the other is China. Which country do you want to travel to? Why do you want to travel to the country? I want to travel to Canada. I want to visit Ottawa, the capital of Canada. People in Ottawa enjoys eating ...
June 1, 2015

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There are three kinds of street food. One is beaver tails, another is Brussels waffles, and the other is stick food. Which food do you like the most and why do you like the street food? I like beaver tails the most because they taste sweet. I like Brussels waffles because ...
June 1, 2015

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1. An insect is a small creature, that has six legs. 2. An insect is a small creature that has six legs. ================= Which one is grammatical? Is #1 wrong in terms of grammar? Can we put 'comma' before 'that' as in Sentence 1?
June 1, 2015

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I¡¯ll transfer you to someone in the billing department. ======================= In this sentence how do you pronounce 'transfer'? Do we put the stress on the first syllable or the last syllable? According to the dictionary, the primary stress is on the last...
May 28, 2015

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1. He looked at the boy. 2. The boy was looked at by him. 3. He looked after the baby. 4. He baby was looked after by him. =============================== active voice: passive voice. Are they all grammatical?
May 27, 2015

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1. Exercise regularly, and you will get taller. 2. Exercise regularly, and you will become taller. 3. Exercise regularly, and you will grow taller. ============= Which ones are popular? Which ones are less common? Are they all grammatical?
May 27, 2015

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Talk with your partner about what you don't have to do during the vacation. What don't you have to do on vacation? 1. I don't have to go to school. 2. I don't have to take the bus. 3. I don't have to take bus number 5 to go to school. 4. I don't have to...
May 27, 2015

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1. It's 9:00 a.m. ============== How do you read #1? Is #3 right? 2. It's nine a.m. 3. It's nine o'clock a.m.
May 27, 2015

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1. What's the price of the hat? 2. What's the price for the hat? 3. How much is the hat? 4. How much do I owe you for the hat? 5. How much doe sthe hat cost? ================== Are they all grammatical?
May 26, 2015

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1. What do people all around the world love doing? - They love eating street food. 2. How is street food? - It looks good and tastes delicious. 3. What is New York City like? - It is a busy city. 4. What's there on almost street corner? - There is fast food on almost every...
May 26, 2015

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Are "drinks' food according to the definition of a dictionary?
May 26, 2015

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1. I could not go to school for weeks. 2. I could not for weeks go to school. ========================== #1 is right? What about #2? In a writing test, if a boy makes a sentence as in #2, is it correct?
May 22, 2015

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1. You and my daughter want to marry, I know. 2. I know you and my daughter want to marry. =============== Does #1 mean #2? When do you use the #1 expression.
May 21, 2015

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1. The monster is coming for you. 2. The monster is coming toward you. ========== Does #1 mean #2?
May 21, 2015

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1. Lovers can't have everything easy all the time. 2. Lovers can't have everything easily all the time. ============== Which one is grammatical? Are both ok? Do we have to use 'easy' or 'easily'?
May 20, 2015

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Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 9:00am. He is going to sleep. ================ Does this sentence mean #1 or #2? 1.He is sleeping. 2. He is going (to his room) so that he may sleep. English - PsyDAG, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 10:44am 2 English - Reed, Wednesday, ...
May 20, 2015

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He is going to sleep. ================ Does this sentence mean #1 or #2? 1.He is sleeping. 2. Hee is going (to his room) so that he may sleep.
May 20, 2015

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Sebastian =========== How do you pronounce this name above? 1. Sibes...n 2. Suhbest...n
May 20, 2015

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1. The shop is two blocks away form this post office. 2. The bakery is at the corner one block away form the flower shop. 3. The ware house is between the two buildings one block away form the book shop. ------------------ Are they all grammatical? Would you check them? Thank ...
May 18, 2015

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1. The men blow up some houses very near to the fire. 2. The men blow up some houses very near to the fire. --------------------------------- What is the part of speech of 'very near to the fire'? Is it an adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase? What does 'very ...
May 18, 2015

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Pepsy left a document related to "The Great Fire of London." Did Pepsy make his own stenography? Or did he use one of the stenographys at that time when he keeps a diary?
May 18, 2015

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We can walk and ride a bike when I go to school. ========== Is this sentence grammatical? When we grade this short sentence in terms of grammar, can this sentence get A? Or is it totally wrong?
May 18, 2015

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1. Draw a star shape on the A4 paper. 2. Draw a star on a piece of A4 paper. 3. Draw a star shape on A4 paper. ===================== Which expression is grammatical?
May 18, 2015

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1. But the most important thing is there are no more rats. 2. But the most important thing is that there are no more rats. 3. But the most important thing is, there are no more rats. ============== Which expressions are correct? Are they all grammatical?
May 16, 2015

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They went up the tower of the church and looked over the city. ==================== What does 'looked over' mean here? Does it mean 'overlooked'?
May 16, 2015

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Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10:23pm. 1. Three people climb quickly into one of the boats. It is the Farriner family from Pudding Lane. 2. Three people climb quickly into one of the boats. They are the Farriner family from Pudding Lane. ==================== Which...
May 16, 2015

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The men blow up some houses but they are very near to the fire. 'It is no good,' says Pepys to the soldiers. ============== In the second sentence, what does 'it' refer to?
May 16, 2015

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'Faster, faster!' calls Pepsy to the coach driver. ======================== Does 'call' mean 'shout' or 'say' in this sentence?
May 16, 2015

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bank : where you can walk next to a river =================== This is the definistion of the word 'bank.' What is the meaning and the part of speech of 'where'?
May 14, 2015

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"Let's look for Ferdinand. I must find him -- dead or alive." =============== In this sentences, what is the role of "--" in the second sentence? would you paraphrase the second sentence?
May 14, 2015

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Quick! The house is on fire. Go out now! =================== In the short passage, what is the part of speech of 'quick'? Is it an adjective or an adverb? Does it mean 'Be quick!'?
May 13, 2015

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1. I packed my bag the night before my trip. 2. I packed my bag at the night before my trip. 3. The principal was in the hall looking in at our class. 4. Don't wake the baby. 5. Don't wake up the baby. ========================= Which ones do we have to use? Are they ...
May 13, 2015

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1. They went over to the other side of the river in a boat. 2. They went over to the other side of the river on a boat. 3. They went over to the other side of the river by boat. ============== Are they all grammatical? Which one is commonly used?
May 13, 2015

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bridge, boat 1. People can go across a river on this (Is 'this' a bridge or a boat?) ========================== bridge, boat 2. you can go across water in this (Is 'this' a bridge or a boat?)
May 13, 2015

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1. You must blow up buildings one street away from the fire. 2. You must blow up buildings one blodk away from the fire. ========== Does #1 mean #2? Does 'street' mean 'block' in the sentence?
May 13, 2015

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Posted by rfvv on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:41am. the Great Fire of London by Janet Hardy Gould ---------------------------- Is this book a novel? English - Writeacher, Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:53am I've never read it, but if it's a novel that's based on a...
May 12, 2015

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Doesn't 'they'refer to 'three people'? If #1 is right, what does 'it' refer to in the second sentence in Sentence 1?
May 12, 2015

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1. Three people climb quickly into one of the boats. It is the Farriner family from Pudding Lane. 2. Three people climb quickly into one of the boats. They are the Farriner family from Pudding Lane. ==================== Which one is right? Do we have to use 'it' or &#...
May 12, 2015

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1. Do-it-yourself fashion can be your solution. 2. Do-It-Yourself fashion can be your solution. 3. Diy fashion can be your solution. 4. DIY fashion can be your solution. ================================== Which one is correctly spelled?
May 12, 2015

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1. Can I have something to drink? 2. Can I drink something to drink? =========================== What is the meaning of 'have' in Sentence 1? Does 'have' mean 'drink'? Can we use Sentence 2?
May 12, 2015

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Then Mr. Farrener's wife, Anne, calls down to them. ================== How do you pronounce "Farrener"?
May 8, 2015

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1. They climb up the hill to the tower of London. 2. He is climbing up the ladder. ------------- Is 'up' an adverb or a preposition?
May 8, 2015

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1. Mary is Thomas' maid. 2. Mary is thomas's maid. ============ Which one is right?
May 8, 2015

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Did you read the four-frame comic strip in the newspaper? Especially the third frame was very funny. Don't you think so? ===================== Is this short passage grammatical? Which parts should be corrected? Thank you.
May 7, 2015

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A doctor is a person who is helping little children. (picture: A female doctor is examining a little girl.) ================ If a kid describes the picture like that, is it grammatical based on the definition of 'doctor'?
May 7, 2015

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Thank your for your help.
May 7, 2015

English
How long does it take to get there? 1. It takes 40 minutes. 2. It does take 40 minutes. ========================= #1 is right. What about #2? If a kid writes '#2' as an answer to the question, do we have to make it right or not?
May 7, 2015

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1. If you run every day, you will get health. 2. If you run every day, you will get healthy? ========================== Are both grammatical? Which one is commonly used? Do we have to use 'health' or 'healthy'?
May 7, 2015

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1. If yoiu run every day, you will get health. 2. If you run every day, you will get healthy? ========================== Are both grammatical? Which one is commonly used? Do we have to use 'health' or 'healthy'?
May 7, 2015

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1. A doctor is a person who cares for sick people. 2. A doctor is a person who cares sick people. =============== Can we use both expressions? Is #2 grammatical? "Care" is used here without 'for'?
May 7, 2015

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1. Cut off the upper part of your old T-shirt. 2. Cut out the upper part of your old T-shirt. 3. Make a cut of the upper part of your old T-shirt. 4. Make cuts of the upper part of your old T-shirt. ====================== Are they all grammatical? Which expression should we use?
May 7, 2015

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