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August 22, 2014

Posts by rfvv


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English
1. They realize that a different religion is something to talk about, not to fight about. ------------------ What is the full form of #1? 2. They realize that a different religion is something to talk about, and it is not something to fight about. 3. They realize that a ...
July 19, 2014

English
They have learned to live in peace in the same state. -------------------------- What does 'state' mean in the sentence? Does 'state' mean 'country' or 'one of the States' in the USA?
July 19, 2014

English
1. Today, millions of people have one form of religion, and their neighbors a different one. 2. Today, millions of people have one form of religion, and their neighbors a different religion. 3. Today, millions of people have one form of religion, and their neighbors a ...
July 19, 2014

English
1. Have you seen Jane lately? 2. Have you seen Jane recently? 3. Did you see Jane lately? 4. Did you see Jane recently? --------------- Are they all grammatical? Which one is not?
July 18, 2014

English
How do you pronounce 'firemen'? Do 'fireman' and 'firemen' have the same pronunciation?
July 15, 2014

English
1. I am learning another language. 2. I am learning one more language. 3. I am learning a different language. ---------------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3?
July 15, 2014

English
1. Some people said yes and others said no, and the others said nothing. 2. Some people said yes and others said no, and the others remained silent. 3. Some people said yes and others said no, and the rest said nothing. 4. Some people said yes and others said no, and others ...
July 15, 2014

English
1. Look at the scared boy. 2. Look at the scary monster. 3. Look at the scaring boy. 4. Look at the scaring monster. 5. Look at the scary boy. 6. Look at the scared monster. ----------- Are they all grammatical? What is the difference?
July 15, 2014

English
1. I will finish it by tomorrow evening. 2. I will have finished it by tomorrow evening. ---------------- Which one is grammatical?
July 15, 2014

English
1. I have ten balls. Some are red, others are blue, and the other is green. 2. I have ten balls. One is green, some are red, and the others are blue. 3. I have ten balls. One is green, others are red, and the others are blue. ------------------------- Which ones are ...
July 15, 2014

English
1. I saw two movies: one was a scary movie and the other was a comedy. 2. I saw two movies: one was a scary movie and the other was a comedy movie. ------------------ Q1: Does #1 mean #2? Q2: Can we use 'horror movie' instead of 'scary movie'? What is the ...
July 15, 2014

English
1. Cats are various colors. 2. Cats are of various colors. (Which one is correct?) 3. This paper is not clean. Give me another piece. 4. This paper is not clean. Give me another piece of paper. 5. This piece of paper is not clean. Give me another piece of paper. (Does #3 mean...
July 15, 2014

English
1. The two men were handcuffed together. 2. The two men were handcuffed by the police officer. --------------------- Does #1 mean #2? The situation is as follows: There were two men in the train. One was a police officer, and the other was a young man. They were handcuffed ...
July 15, 2014

English
The young woman looked at the two men. Then with a lovely smile, she held out her hand and said,"Hello, Mr. Easton...... In the second line, what is the meaning of 'then'? #1 or #2? 1. At that time 2. After that
July 15, 2014

English
1. She was very beautiful. 2. She was beauty itself. 3. She was all beauty. 4. She was a beauty. -------- Are they grammatical and do they have the same meaning? Do you have other expressions describing that a woman is very beautiful?
July 15, 2014

English
1. The train leaves at 7 this evening. 2. The train will leave at 7 this evening. 3. He meets the girl at 7 this evening. 4. He will meet the girl at 7 this evening. ----------------- #1 means #2, right? What about #3 and #4? Does #3 mean #4? Is #3 grammatical?
July 14, 2014

English
1. She has already bought the tickets. 2. She has bought the tickets already. 3. Already she has bought the tickets. 4. I am already ready to go out. 5. He already finished his homework. ---------------- Which ones are correct?
July 14, 2014

English
1. He has lived in the town three years ago/last month/in 2003. 2. He has lived in the town before. 3. He has lived in the town in the past. 4. He has lived in the town recently. 5. He has lived in the town lately. ---------------- #1 is not correct, is it? What about #2 to #5...
July 14, 2014

General question
How can I search the questions which I uploaded chronological order?
July 14, 2014

English
1. I searched for my glasses, but I couldn't find them. 2. I searched for my glasses, but I couldn't find it. (Which one is grammatical?) 3. The electric fan was moving from left to right. 4. The electric fan was moving from the left to the right. (Which one is ...
July 14, 2014

English
Thank you,and they are he same in meaning, aren't they?
July 14, 2014

English
Posted by rfvv on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 3:01am. 1. Exchange points with another team. 2. Swap points with another team. (Are both the same?) 3. Take away 300 points from one team. 4. Bring 300 points from another team. 5. Take away 30 points from each team. (Are they the ...
July 14, 2014

English
1. That coat appears to fit you well. 2. That coat seems to fit you well. 3. That coat becomes you well. 4. That coat looks like becoming you well. (Are they all grammatical and the same in meaning?) 5. Christmas is an important feast for Christians. 6. Christmas is an ...
July 14, 2014

English
1. He was born in 63 BC. 2. He was born in the 63 BC. (Which one is grammatical?) 3. He had lived by 63 BC. 4. He has gone to Brazil in 2000 AD. 5. He died in the 21st century. (Are they all grammatical?)
July 13, 2014

sports
Is the Chicago Bulls a football team, basketball team or a baseball team?
July 13, 2014

English
1. I am sure that he will succeed. 2. I'm not sure that he will succeed. 3. I'm not sure if he will succeed. -------------- Are all grammatical? is 'that he...' a noun phrase or an adverbial phrase? Is 'if he will...' a noun phrase or an adverbial ...
July 12, 2014

English
1. The earth moves around the sun. 2. The earth moves round the sun. (Which one is grammatical? Are both OK? Which one is commonly used?) 3. When does the movie come out in DVD? 4. When will the movie come out in DVD? (Which one is correct?) 5. I'm not sure if she calls me...
July 12, 2014

English
1. Don't you get lonely being on your own all day? 2. Don't you get lonely because you are on your own all day? (Does #1 mean #2?)
July 12, 2014

English
1. Some like summer and others like winter. 2. Some like summer and the others like winter. 3. Some like summer and another likes winter. 4. Some like summer and the other likes winter ----------------- #1 and #2 are right? Right? What about Sentence 3 and Sentence 4? Are they...
July 12, 2014

English
1. I studied math for 10 years, but I'm still not good at it. 2. I have studied for 10 years, but I'm still not good at it. (Which one is grammatical? Do we have to sue the present tense or the present perfect tense here?)
July 12, 2014

English
What bird is the symbol of peace? 1. A dove. 2. A pigeon. (Are both OK? Is the answer only #1? What is the difference between 'dove' and 'pigeon'?)
July 12, 2014

English
1. Who created the animation Snow White and Pinocchio? 2. Who created the animations Snow White and Pinocchio? 3. Who created the animation, Snow White and Pinocchio? 4. Who created the animations, Snow White and Pinocchio? (Which ones are grammatical?)
July 11, 2014

English
1. Bring 300 points from another team. 2. Take away 300 points from another team and add the points to your team's points. 3. Delete 300 points from one team and add the point to your team. ---------------------- Are the three mean the same?
July 11, 2014

English
Posted by rfvv on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 3:01am. 1. Exchange points with another team. 2. Swap points with another team. (Are both the same?) 3. Take away 300 points from one team. 4. Bring 300 points from another team. 5. Take away 30 points from each team. (Are they the ...
July 11, 2014

English
1. That coat appears to fit you well. 2. That coat seems to fit you well. 3. That coat appears to be suitable for you well. 4. That coat seems to be suitable for you well. (Are they all grammatical and the same? Which expressions do people use frequently?)
July 11, 2014

English
1. I have hunger to go home now. 2. I have a hunger to go home now. 3. I am dying to go home now. 4. I am looking forward to go home now. 5. I anticipate going home now. 6. I expect to go home now. (Are they grammatical? Which one is correct, #1 or #2? Do all the sentences ...
July 11, 2014

English
* The dog and the cat don't like each other. ------------------------ Does 'the dog' mean the specific dog or any dog in general? Does 'the cat' mean the specific dog or any dog in general? Does the sentence mean all dogs and cats don't like each other?
July 11, 2014

English
1. Exchange points with another team. 2. Swap points with another team. (Are both the same?) 3. Take away 300 points from one team. 4. Bring 300 points from another team. 5. Take away 30 points from each team. (Are they the same in meaning?) (Do we have to use 'one' or...
July 11, 2014

English
1. The committee consists of 7 members. 2. The committee is consisting of 7 members. 3. He loves Ann. 4. He is loving Ann. 5. He has a book. 6. He is having a book. 7. The bread smells bad. 8. The bread is smelling bad. 9. He smells the bread. 10. He is smelling the bread. 11...
July 11, 2014

English
1. Have you ever had pets? 2. Have you ever kept pets? 3. Have you ever raised pets? ------------- Are they all grammatical? Do they have the same meaning? Does #1 mean #2? Which one is commonly used?
July 11, 2014

English
1. Some like rock, and others like jazz. 2. Some like rock music, and others like jazz music. ----------- Does #1 mean #2?
July 11, 2014

English
1. Emma has waited for him for an hour. 2. Emma has been waiting for him for an hour. --------------------- Are both grammatical? What is the difference between them in meaning?
July 10, 2014

English
1. It has taken many centuries of wars and fightings for mankind to learn this. 2. It took many centuries of wars and fightings for mankind to learn this. ----------------------------- Why do we have to use 'has taken' as in Sentence 1? What about Sentence 2, where the...
July 9, 2014

English
They realize that a different religion is something to talk about, not to fight about. ---------------------- In this sentence what does 'something' mean? #1 or #2? 1. a thing that is not known or mentioned by name 2. a thing that is thought to be important or worth ...
July 9, 2014

English
It has taken many centuries of wars and fightings for mankind to learn this. --------------- What does the first word 'It' refer to in this sentence?
July 9, 2014

English
1. He has lived in the city since 2007. 2. He has lived in the city since he was 2 years old. 3. He has lived in the city since two years ago. 4. He has lived in the city for two years. 5. He has lived in the city since he moved to the city. 6. He has lived in the city since ...
July 9, 2014

English
1. He has lived in the city for 10 years. 2. He lived in the city for 10 years. 3. He has gone to LA. 3-1. He went to LA and he lives there now. (Are they all grammatical? Does #3 mean 3-1?) 4. He went to LA, but soon came back. 5. He went to LA, but soon he came back. 6. He ...
July 9, 2014

English
1. I have had many different jobs. 2. I have had two jobs. --------------------- Does #2 mean that he has two jobs now? Does #1 mean that he has many different jobs now? Or does #1 mean that he has ever experienced having many different jobs? English - Writeacher, Tuesday, ...
July 9, 2014

English
There are many balls. 1. Some are blue, and others are yellow. 2. Some are blue, and some are yellow. 3. some are blue, and the others are yellow. 4. some are blue, some are yellow, and some are white. 5. some are blue, others are yellow, and some are white. 6. some are blue, ...
July 8, 2014

English
1. I have had many different jobs. 2. I have had two jobs. --------------------- Does #2 mean that he has two jobs now? Does #1 mean that he has many different jobs now? Or does #1 mean that he has ever experienced having many different jobs?
July 8, 2014

English
1. It has been such a long time. -------------------- What does 'It' refer to in Sentence 1? Does 'It' an impersonal pronoun referring to 'the time'?
July 8, 2014

English
1. I have lived in New York for 12 years. 2. I have been living in New York for 12 years. ---------------- #1 is grammatical? What about #2?
July 8, 2014

English
1. He has studied math for three hours. 2. He has been studying for three hours. ---------------- Are both grammatical? Which one is commonly used?
July 8, 2014

English
1. They have eaten Korean food before. 2. They ate Korean food before. 3. They had eaten Korean food before. ----------- Are they all grammatical? Then what is the difference among them?
July 8, 2014

English
1. I haven't seen you for a while. 2. I haven't seen you in a while. 3. I haven't seen you for ages. 4. I haven't seen you in ages. 5. I haven't seen you for a long time. ------------ Are they all grammatical and the same?
July 8, 2014

English
1. What a pity! 2. What a shame! 3. What a suck! 4. That sucks! ------------- Are they all grammatical? Are they the same? Which ones are commonly used? What is the meaning of 'suck' in the sentences?
July 5, 2014

English
1. He entered the building. 2. He went in the building. 3. He went into the building. ------- Are they all the same in meaning? Which one is frequently used? ============================= 4. Put the milk bottle in the fridge. 5. Put the milk bottle into the fridge...
July 5, 2014

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 6:36am. 1. I haven't read Harry Potter yet. 2. I don't read Harry Potter yet. 3. I didn't read Harry Potter yet. ------------------------------ Which expressions are not grammatical? Is #2 or #3 grammatical? •English...
July 5, 2014

English
1. I have seen her once. 2. I once have seen her. 3. I have once seen her. ------------------ Which one is grammatical and commonly used?
July 5, 2014

English
1. I bought a popsicle from a cart around the corner. 2. I bought two popsicles from a cart around the corner. (Are they grammatical? What other expressions can we use instead of 'popsicle'?)
June 29, 2014

Englaish
Posted by rfvv on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 4:13pm. People use pockets when they eat Brussels waffles. ---------- Is this sentence grammatical? Is the use of 'pockets' here grammatical? English - Writeacher, Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 10:38am Do you mean they put the ...
June 29, 2014

English
1. Modern soccer is the same as the one of Medieval England. 2. Modern soccer is the same as that of Medieval England. (Which one is grammatical? Do you have other expressions which have the same meaning?)
June 29, 2014

English
1. He is drinking some drinks. 2. He is eating drinks, hotdogs and pretzels. 3. He is having drinks, hotdogs and pretzels. ------------------------ Which ones are grammatical? When we eat "three kinds of items," which verb do we have to use?
June 29, 2014

English
People use pockets when they eat Brussels waffles. ---------- Is this sentence grammatical? Is the use of 'pockets' here grammatical? English - Writeacher, Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 10:38am Do you mean they put the food (in this case, waffles) in the pockets of their ...
June 29, 2014

English
1. In a crowded place, there are many people. 2. In a _______ place, there aren't many people. (What is the suitable words for the blank in Sentence 2? )
June 28, 2014

English
Guess what? 1. Do you guess what I am going to say? 2. Can you guess what I am going to say? 3. Do/ Can you guess what I will say? 4. Can you guess what I want to say now? (Which one does 'Guess what?' mean?) Guess what! 1. Guess what I am going to say! 2. Guess what I...
June 28, 2014

English
1. Guess what! I'm finally a homeowner! 2. Guess what? I'm finally a homeowner! (Do we have to use an exclamation mark or a question mark? Are both OK?)
June 28, 2014

English
1. People all around the world love eating street food. 2. People all over the world love eating street food. 3. People all through the world love eating street food. 4. People all throughout the world love eating street food. (Are they all grammatical? What other expressions ...
June 28, 2014

English
People use pockets when they eat Brussels waffles. ---------- Is this sentence grammatical? Is the use of 'pockets' here grammatical?
June 28, 2014

English
1. Where can we buy fast food like hotdogs? - We can buy fast food like hotdogs on almost every street corner in the USA. 2. What kind of food can we find on the street? - We can find drinks, hotdogs and pretzels. 3. How much is fast food like hotdogs and pretzels? - A hot dog...
June 28, 2014

English
1. Where is New York city? 2. It's in the USA. 3. It's in USA. (Which answer is right? Are both OK?) 4. What food can we eat from carts? 5. We can eat drinks, hotdogs and pretzels. (Can we use 'eat' before 'drinks'?)
June 28, 2014

English
Well, can you walk my dog? You can take her to the park. Answer 1. No problem, but I'm very busy today. Answer 2. Sure, I will, but I'm very busy today. Answer 3. Don't worry, but I'm very busy today. Answer 4. I think I can, but I'm very busy today. Answer...
June 23, 2014

English
1. You can take the bus. If somebody say the sentence, what does that mean? 2. You may take the bus. 3. You are able to take the bus. 4. You are allowed to take the bus. What does usually #1 mean? #2, 3, or 4?
June 23, 2014

English
Well, can you walk my dog? 1) You can take her to the park. -I'd like to, but I'm very busy today. ------------------------------------ What does 1) mean among the following? 2) You are allowed to take her to the park. 3) You are able to take her to the park. English...
June 23, 2014

English
1. He is busy during the weekend. 2. He is busy during the weekends. ------------ What is the difference between them?
June 22, 2014

English
Well, can you walk my dog? 1) You can take her to the park. -I'd like to, but I'm very busy today. ------------------------------------ What does 1) mean among the following? 2) You are allowed to take her to the park. 3) You are able to take her to the park.
June 21, 2014

English
1. I got a C- on the math test. Reading: C - : C minus (right?) 2. The math problems are difficult to solve. 3. The math questions are difficult to solve. ------ Are both OK?
June 21, 2014

English
1. What's the price of this? 2. What's price for this? 3. What's the price of the hat? 4. What's the price for the hat? --------------------------- Which questions are grammatical? Do we have to sue 'of' or 'for?
June 21, 2014

English
Question: Do you have the star Show (TV) program in the USA? What kinds of people show up in the star Show?
June 21, 2014

English
1. They do a lot during the day and need the time to do it all. 2. They do a lot during the day and need the time to do them all. --------------------- Which one is right? Is 'a lot' the object of the verb 'do'? Does 'it' refer to 'a lot' in ...
June 21, 2014

English
1. My favorite book is The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. It was written by Benjamin Franklin. I like it because I can learn a lot of lessons in life. 2. My favorite book is The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. It was written by Benjamin Franklin. I like it because I ...
June 21, 2014

English
1. Guess what? 2. What do you guess? 3. What do you think? 4. What is your opinion? ------------- Which one is similar to #1 among the three in meaning?
June 17, 2014

English
Later, King led a famous march on Washington and worked for equal rights. -------------- (Is this sentence correct? The use of the preposition 'on'?)
June 17, 2014

English
1. I am busy studying for the mid-term exam. 2. I am busy studying for the midterm exam. 3. I am busy studying for the mid-term exams. 4. I am busy studying for the mid-term exams. (Here in our country, During the period of the mid-term exam(s), students have tests for all the...
June 16, 2014

English
1. How about sending her flowers? 2. How about sending flowers to her? 3. How about sending flowers, which is hers? (Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)
June 16, 2014

English
1. She likes various animals. --------- What is the opposite of various?
June 16, 2014

English
1. Mom cooked various kinds of food. 2. Mom cooked various kinds of foods. (Which one is grammatical, 'food' or 'foods'?) 3. I have a lot of interest in music. 4. I have a lot of interests in music. (Which one is grammatical?) Q5: Are spaghetti and macaroni pasta?
June 16, 2014

English
Let's play the game. Make groups of eight. You should choose a leader in the group. I have prepared 4 sets of word cards and 4 sets of picture cards. The leader from each group should come up here and take the cards. The leader should mix the word cards like this and put ...
June 14, 2014

English
1. He is doing volunteer for poor kids, 2. He is doing volunteer work for poor kids. -------------- Which one is right? Is #1 right?
June 14, 2014

English
He hurt his back very badly one day and had to give up football. Then he took up swimming to help his back recover. ------------------- What does 'took up' mean here? Would you give me other expressions similar to 'took up'?
June 14, 2014

English
1. Hanbok is Korean traditional dress. 2. A hanbok is Korean traditional dress. 3. Hanbok is traditional Korean dress. 4. Hanbok is a Korean traditional dress. 5. A hanbok is a traditional Korean dress. (Which one is grammatical?)
June 13, 2014

English
Kate, do you like shopping at Namdaemun Market? -Yeah, I think it's great. The prices are low, and it's always lively. It's fun to shop there. ------------------------- What does 'it' refer to in 'It's always lively'? Does it mean 'Namdaemun...
June 12, 2014

English
Claire: As you all know, almost everything can be delivered in Seoul, and I love that! Even hamburgers can be delivered here. Fangjin: And the speed of delivery is unbelievable. Last night, I ordered fried chicken, and it was delivered in less than 30 minutes. So quick...
June 12, 2014

English
<Shopping at Namdaemun Market> Well, I agree with you about the prices, but I don't know about the fun part. -What do you mean? -It's always crowded there. --------------------- In the last sentence, what does 'it' refer to?
June 12, 2014

English
How does galbijjim? 1. It tastes a little spicy but delicious. 2. It tastes both spicy and very good to eat. 3. It tastes somewhat sweet but yummy. 4. It tastes both sweet and yummy. (Are the answers grammatical and can the be used commonly?)
June 11, 2014

English
1. He just looks like his father. 2. He simply looks like his father. 3. He really/completely looks like his father. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)
June 11, 2014

English
I looked up the word 'just' in the dictionary. It means 'simply.' It means 'really or completely' as well. How do we distinguish the use of 'just'?
June 11, 2014

English
People in Ottawa enjoy eating beaver tails. They just look like beavers' tales. ----------------------- What is the meaning of 'just' here? Does just mean 'exactly' or 'merely'?
June 11, 2014

English
1. May I take your order? 2. Would you like to order now? 3. Will you order? 4. Order, please. 5. Please order your food. 6. Are you ready to order? 7. Do you want to order? 8. Why don't you order? 9. How about ordering? 10. What do you think of ordering? (In a restaurant...
June 11, 2014

English
May I take your order? May I have your order? (Are both OK? Which one is popular?) 1. Yes, I'll have a fish sandwich and a Coke. 2. Yes, I'll have a fish sandwich and a coke. (When answering the question, do we have to capitalize "C" in Coke?)
June 11, 2014

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