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English
1. the baseball players lost the game because they were out of practice. (What is the opposite of 'out of practice'? Is it 'in practice'?)
October 3, 2012

English
A: I'm very hungry. B: Let's go to the restaurant then. (In this sentence, what is the use of 'the' before 'restaurant'? Does it refer to the specific restaurant or is 'the' used in generic usage?)
September 24, 2012

Social studies
What does "the Pyramids" refer to in Egypt? How many pyramids are called 'the Pyramids'?
September 24, 2012

English
1. Hwajeon is made from rice cake and flowers such as roses and azaleas. 2. Hwajeon is made from rice cake and flowers such as roses or azaleas. (Which one is right? Do we have to use 'and' or 'or'?)
September 23, 2012

English
1. Where do you buy a scarf? -I buy it at the department store. 2. Where do you buy the scarf? -I buy it at the department store. 3. Where do you buy scarves? -I buy them at the department store. (Which question is correct grammatically?)
September 22, 2012

English
1. These are rice cake. 2. These are rice cakes. 3. This is rice cake. 4. This is a rice cake. (Which ones are right?)
September 19, 2012

English
Thank you. Havd a good time.
September 19, 2012

English
Is 's' in Nasrredin /s/ or /z/?
September 19, 2012

English
e.g. Nasrredin and the Fish How do you pronounce "Nasrredin"?
September 19, 2012

English
1. Copy the famous pictures in museums. 2. Copy the famous pictures of museums. 3. In museums, copy the famous pictures. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Is "in museums" an adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase? Thank you.)
September 19, 2012

English
1. I want to tell him to draw as many cartoons as possible. 2. I want to tell him to draw many cartoons. 3. I want to tell him to draw many comic books. 4. I want to tell him to spend a lot of time drawing pictures. 5. I want to tell him to read as many comic books as possible...
September 19, 2012

English
Volunteering at a day-care center. I have worked at a day-care center. I went there once a month. There were a lot of things to do. I took care of young children. I played with them. I changed their diapers and clothes. I washed the kids, too. I like the work very much because...
September 19, 2012

English
1. They will come together to the office. 2. They will come to the office together. (Which one is right? Are both right? Which one is commonly used?)
September 19, 2012

English
A: Go straight one block and turn left at the corner. B: I'm sorry? A:Go straight one block and turn left at the corner. It's on your right. (Can we use 'I'm sorry?' instead of 'Pardon?')
September 17, 2012

English
1. I will take subway to save time. 2. I will take the subway to save time. (Which one is correct? Do we have to add 'the' before 'subway' all the time?)
September 17, 2012

English
1. They are talking about traditional Korean food. 2. They are talking about Korean traditional food. (Which one is correct?)
September 15, 2012

English
1. I have helped an old man to cross the street on a crosswalk. 2. I have helped a foreigner to find a post office. 3. I have helped a missing child to go back to his home. 4. I have helped an old lady to carry things. 5. I have helped a man to take a highway. 6. I have helped...
September 15, 2012

English
1. This tea is to go. 2. This tea is for here. (What is the part of speech of 'to go' and 'for here'? And what is the meaning of both?)
September 13, 2012

English
Thank you. "The brain' is in the generic use, isn't it?
September 12, 2012

English
What are fish heads good for? 1. They are good for the brain. 2. They are good for brains. 3. They are good for a brain. 4. They are good for our brain. 5. They are good for our brains. (Which answers are correct?)
September 12, 2012

English
1. I will take the fish body. 2. I will eat the fish body. (Are both the same? Does 'take' mean 'eat' in this sentence?)
September 12, 2012

English
1. People in my town eat fish a lot, but we eat only fish heads. 2. People in my town eat fish a lot, but they eat only fish heads. (Which one do we have to use, 'we' or 'they'? Are they the same? Is there any difference in meaing?)
September 12, 2012

English
1. There are many needle-leaved trees in the mountain. 2. There are many needle-leafed trees in the mountain. 3. There are many needle leaf trees in the mountain. 4. There are many broad-leafed trees in the mountain. 5. There are many broad-leaved trees in the mountain. 6. ...
September 12, 2012

English
1. I am a dentist, am I not? 2. I am a dentist, aren't I? 3. I am a dentist, ain't I? (Which one is grammatically correct?)
September 12, 2012

English
1. I will visit my grandparents next month. 2. I intend to visit my grandparents next month. 3. I am going to visit my grandparents next month. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3 in meaning?)
September 12, 2012

English
1. He is delivering lunches to elderly people. 2. He is delivering lunch boxes to elderly people. 3. He is delivering lunch boxes for elderly people. (Does "lunches" mean "lunch boxes"? Can we use 'for' instead of 'to'? Do they have the same...
September 10, 2012

English
1. I have helped an elementary school student to cross a street. 2. I have helped an old man to find a drug store. 3. I have helped an old lady to find her daughter's apartment. 4. I have helped a blind man to buy things at a supermarket. 5. I have helped a drowning boy to...
September 10, 2012

English
1. You must have walked long, musn't you? 2. Tom must gets up early, mustn't he? 3. Ann seldom goes to the movies, does she? (Are they all grammatical?)
September 9, 2012

English
A: Seho, what are you doing? B: Hi, Inho. I'm doing my math homework. A: Hurry up! We have to play soccer in the playground. B: We have a soccer match on Thursday. Today is Wednesday. A: No, it's Thursday today. Come here quickly. B: Sorry. I'll be there. Wait for ...
September 3, 2012

English
1. How about painting the wall a new color? 2. How about we paint the wall a new color? (Are both grammatical?)
August 31, 2012

English
1. They are skating in an ice rink. 2. They are skating at an ice rink. 3. They are skating on an ice rink. (Which one is correct?) 4. We are going to ski at a ski resort. 5. we are going to ski at Yongpyeong Ski Resort. 6. We are going to ski on a mountain. 7. We are going to...
August 30, 2012

English
Thank you for your help. Would you check the writing above? Correct errors, please. Thank you.
August 29, 2012

English
We can see many items in the picture. There is an MP3 player and earphones are attached to the MP3 player. There is a sketchbook and two 4B pencils are near the sketchbook. Looking at the picture, answer the questions. What are you going to do this Saturday? (I'm going to ...
August 29, 2012

English
1. When does the market open? It opens every five days. 2. How often does the market open? It opens every five days. 3. How many times does the market open? It opens every five days. (Which question is correct? Are all acceptable?)
August 27, 2012

English
What is the difference between 'be made of' and 'be made from'?
August 27, 2012

English
1. Tadpole noodles are made from corn. 2. Tadpole noodles are made of corn. (Which one is right?) 3. She is going to go for a hike. 4. She is going to go hiking. 5. She is going to go on a hike. 6. She is going to go out for a hike. (Are the four sentences all grammatical? ...
August 27, 2012

English
Look at the things in the picture. What can you see there? Answer the questions looking at the picture. What are you going to do? I'm going to go for a hike. I am going to write three postcards and send them to my friends. I am going to listen to music with the MP3 player...
August 27, 2012

English
1. Tadpole noodles are made from corn. 2. Tadpole noodles are made of corn. (Which one is right?) 3. She is going to go for a hike. 4. She is going to go hiking. 5. She is going to go on a hike. 6. She is going to go out for a hike. (Are the four sentences all grammatical? ...
August 26, 2012

English
1. I cleaned and ironed my little brother's clothes and sold them all. (Does the sentence mean "I" washed the clothes? Or without washing clothes, did I clean the state of the clothes?) 2. Last Saturday, I sold some of my mom's old dresses. For the whold day...
August 25, 2012

English
1. They are at the market. 2. They are in the market. (Which preposition is correct?) 3. Who is selling traditional food? - Some women are selling traditional food. 4. Who are selling traditional food? - Some women are selling traditional food. (Which verb do we have to use...
August 24, 2012

English
1. What is the title of the writing? It is "What a Great Market." 2. Where does Hojin live? He lives in Jeongseon, Gwangwondo. 3. Who is Ms. Johnson? She is Hojin's new English teacher. 4. Where are Hojin and Ms. Jhnson today? They are at the Jeongson traditional...
August 21, 2012

english
1. We can join the meeting. 2. We can take part in the meeting. (Are both the same in meaning?)
August 20, 2012

english
1. He is used to working on the farm. 2. He got used to working on the farm. 3. He used to walk in the park alone. 4. The toy can be used as a pillow. (Are they all grammatical? What is the difference between 1 and 2?)
August 20, 2012

English
A committee of architects and firms was formed to plan the Word's Exposition buildings. The collective result was the construction of a group of 150 buildings known by the White City. Their design established white, columnar architecture as the only acceptable public style...
August 1, 2012

English
1. When the cheese is being aging, the bacteria make their way into it. (Is this sentence correct? Would you correct the errors in it?) 2. If you go tonight, my membership discount will save you fifteen dollars. - Really? Alright, I'm _______ on the idea. 1) brought 2) ...
August 1, 2012

English
Social anthropologists attempt to explain the social emergence, evolution and development of the human race. They also try to determine differences between human social organization and other primate beings. One of their attempts is note dissimilarity betyween various human ...
August 1, 2012

English
1. I think we are here to talk truly. 2. I think we are here to talk truthfully. 3. I think we are here to talk t______ (Are they all grammatical and the same? What other adverbs can we use starting the letter t?
July 21, 2012

English
The disaster was (in advance, in a measure, in force) due to a confusion as to authority which arose among the heads of various departments. (Which expression in the parentheses is right?)
July 21, 2012

English
Do you know her? -Is she the actress who always plays bizarre characters? -Yes, that's her. Shall I introduce you? -That would be fabulous. I'm going to ask for her autograph. (Would you check the dialogue? Are the sentences all grammatical? Would you correct errors?)
July 19, 2012

English
Ok. Thank you.
July 19, 2012

English
3. Robert announced that he was dropped out of college. (Thank you for your help. Is this sentence right in grammar? What other expressions can we use instead of 'dropped'?)
July 19, 2012

English
1. Thomas ____ there but a minute when his girl friend arrived. (be) 2. Some kids ____ to tears with the ordinary textbooks when they entered high school. (bore) (What is the suitable forms of the verbs of the parentheses in the blanks/) 3. Robert announced that he was ____ ...
July 19, 2012

English
1. He stood silent. 2. He remained quiet. 3. He lay speechless. 4. He stood silently. 5. He stood quietly. 6. He was standing arrogantly. 7. He was standing silent. (Are they all grammatical? From #1 to #3, adjectives are used. In the other sentences, adverbs are used.)
July 17, 2012

English
1. I failed the bar exam for which I studied day and night. 2. I failed the bar exam for what I studied day and night. (Which one is correct?)
July 16, 2012

English
I studied science last night. I had a good time with my family. I called Eunhui and talked for a long time. I took a shower in the bathroom. I made cheese cakes with my mother. I sent some e-mails to my friends. I bought a wallet at Home Plus. I read a newspaper. I listened to...
July 16, 2012

English
I helped my mother wash the dishes. I helped my mother clean the house. I helped my mother ironing some clothes. I vacuumed the floor. I cleaned the floor with a mop. I cleaned the study which was messy. I cleaned the veranda where there were a lot of items such as books, ...
July 16, 2012

English
e.g. People were just standing still. (What is the part of speech of 'still' in the sentence? Adverb or adjective?))
July 13, 2012

English
e.g. Do you want to know more about him? (What is the part of speech of 'more'? Is 'more' a noun or an adverb? 1. Do you want to know know much about him? 2. Do you want to know a lot about him? 3. Do you want to know a lot of things about him? 4. Do you want ...
July 11, 2012

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 12:16am. 1. Many artists in Degas' time thought that they could be better writers by copying famous paintings. 2. Many artists in Degas' days thought that they could be better writers by copying famous paintings. 3. Many ...
July 11, 2012

English
1. Many artists in Degas' time thought that they could be better writers by copying famous paintings. 2. Many artists in Degas' days thought that they could be better writers by copying famous paintings. 3. Many artists in Degas' times thought that they could be ...
July 11, 2012

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 7:58am. 1. We booked a book on the Internet. 2. We reserved a book on the Internet. (Are both the same in meaning?) English - Writeacher, Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 8:19am I've never heard the first one. The second one is correct...
July 10, 2012

English
1. We went there two days ago. 2. We went there the day before yesterday. (Are both the same?) 3. We will get there the day after tomorrow. 4. We will get there after two days. 5. We will get there in two days. (What about the three? Are they all the same?)
July 10, 2012

English
1. We had a problem with the hotel. 2. We had a problem about the hotel. 3. We had a problem on the hotel. 4. We had a problem related to the hotel. (Which one is similar to #1? Are they all grammatical and the same?))
July 10, 2012

English
1. We booked a book on the Internet. 2. We reserved a book on the Internet. (Are both the same in meaning?)
July 10, 2012

English
1. He tattooed a rose on the arm last night. 2. He obeyed the traffic rules yesterday. 3. His speech annoyed the audience very much. 4. He woos the lady to marry him every day. (Are the sentences grammatical?)
July 9, 2012

English
e.g. You can stay with my mom. What is the meaning of the sentence above, #1 or #2? 1. You are allowed to stay with my mom. 2. You are able to stay with my mom.
July 9, 2012

English
1. Who sent a postcard from Santorini? Judy did. 2. With whom is Judy traveling in Greece? He is traveling in Greece with Mom. 3. When did they arrive in Athens? They arrived in Athens five days ago. 4. What is the capital of Greece? It is Athens. 5. What did Judy and her Mom ...
July 9, 2012

English
Where is the gas station? 1. It's opposite to the flower shop. 2. It's opposite the flower shop. (Which answer is right? Are both OK? Then, which answer is commonly used?)
July 7, 2012

English
e.g. My father reads the newspaper every day. (What is the meaning of the sentence above? #1 or #2?) 1. My father reads the same/specific newspaper every day /repeatedly. 2. My father reads newspapers every day. He reads newly delivered newspapers every day. (different ...
July 7, 2012

English
1. She goes skiing every winter. 2. She goes skiing in winter. (What is the difference between the two? Are both the same?)
July 7, 2012

English
1. He is standing at the back of the shop. 2. He is standing behind the shop. 3. He is standing in back of the shop. 4. He is standing in the back of the shop. 5. He is standing at back of the shop. (Are they all grammatical? Which one is ungrammatical? Do they have the same ...
July 6, 2012

English
e.g. Is the hotel closed? (What does the sentence above mean? #1 or #2?) 1. As it is too late, the hotel doesn't allow people to check in, right? 2. The hotle no longer open and the owner quit the hotel business, right?
July 4, 2012

English
1. I like apples and small. 2. I like apples and smalls. (#1 seems to be wrong. What about #2? Is Sentence two correct?)
June 25, 2012

English
1. Oh, this is him. - Right. 2. Oh, this is he. -Right. (Which one is right or grammatical?) English - Writeacher, Monday, June 25, 2012 at 9:57am #2 is the grammatically correct one. ----------------------------- Thank you. Q1) Can we use "This is him." in a ...
June 25, 2012

English
1. It is green and yellow. 2. It is green but yellow. 3. It is green but not yellow. 4. It is green or yellow. (Which one is not grammatical? Thank you!)
June 25, 2012

Social studies
1. How many legs does a grasshopper have? 2. How many legs does a spider have?
June 25, 2012

English
1. Oh, this is him. - Right. 2. Oh, this is he. -Right. (Which one is right or grammatical?)
June 25, 2012

English
1. Will you play a song for me? 2. Will you play a musical instrument for me? 3. Will you turn a umsic record on for me? (Does #1 mean #2 or #3? What is the meaning of #1?)
June 21, 2012

English
1. You know, I'm a member of the cooking club. (What is the role of 'You know' in this sentence?) 2. You know that I'm a member of the cooking club. (Are #2 the same as #1? What is the difference between them in meaning?)
June 20, 2012

English
1. I like sheep. They can follow the shepherd well. They can't fight with other animals well. 2. I like parrots. They can imitate people's voices well. They can't clean houses. 3. I like giraffes. They can pick fruit on trees. They can't swim. 4. I like ...
June 20, 2012

English
Traveling to Fukuoka About ten years ago, I went to Fukuoka, Japan. I went there by ship. In Fukuoka, I visited a bookstore. It was important to buy English books there at that time. I always feel great twhen I look at this picture. (Would you check this writing? Correct ...
June 20, 2012

English
1. The following are a must-remember. 2. The following are a must-see. (Are both grammatical?)
June 18, 2012

English
work-abstract noun money-material noun homework-abstract noun food - collective noun fruit - collective noun (Are the kinds of nouns explained correctly?)
June 18, 2012

English
1. In my bag, I have two fishes. 1-1. In my bag, I have two fish. 2. In my bag, I have two food. 3. In my bag, I have food. 4. In my bag, I have two kinds of food. 5. In my bag, I have two kinds of foods. (Which one is grammatical? Would you check the sentences above? Thank ...
June 18, 2012

English
1. He is doing a sit-up. 2. He is doing sit-ups. 3. He can do up 100 sit-ups. (Are they all grammatical?) 4. Am I favorite? 5. Am I his favorite? 6. Am I favorite of him? 7. Am I favorable to him? (Which one is grammatical?)
June 18, 2012

English
1. He watches TV in the night. 2. He watches TV at night. (Are both correct? which one is common?)
June 14, 2012

English
Sorry, "accessory" is the correct term...
June 14, 2012

English
Hair pin, hair band, etc. would be accessaries I think. Is turban an accessary?
June 14, 2012

English
Would you let me know some accessary-related words beginning with the letter "T"?
June 14, 2012

English
1. Let's break up the wall. 2. Let's break the wall. (What is the difference between 'break up' and 'break'?)
June 14, 2012

science
1. Do you know what is the origin of the word "HiRobo"? It is a robot. 2. Do you know the origin of the word "PaPeRo'? She is a robot made in Japan.
June 13, 2012

English
1. He left New York for Chicago. 2. He started New York for Chicago. 3. He left for Chicago. 4. He started for Chicago. (Are they all grammatical?)
June 13, 2012

English
1. He has lifted weighs on the stage. 2. He has lifted weight on the stage. 3. He has lifted a weight on the stage. 4. He is lifting weights on the stage. 5. He is lifting weight on the stage. 6. He is lifting a weight on the stage. (Which one is correct?)
June 13, 2012

English
What does HiRobo look like? 1. He is long and strong. 2. His arm is long and strong. 3. He has a long and strong arm. 4. He has a long strong arm. (Are the answers all correct? What about #3 and #4? Which one is correct? are both OK?)
June 12, 2012

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, June 11, 2012 at 7:53am. 1. Would you say hi to your mother? 2. Would you say hello to your mother? (Are both interchangable? Are both the same?) 3. He is also a good cook. 4. He can also cook well. 5. He also cooks well. 6. Also he can cook well. 7. ...
June 11, 2012

English
1. We can help their son and daughter. 2. We can help their daughter and son. (Which one is generally used?) 3. This is a blouse and that is a shirt. 4. This is a blouse but that is a shirt. (Which one is grammatical?) 5. I like English or Korean. 6. She is pretty or kind. 7. ...
June 11, 2012

English
1. Would you say hi to your mother? 2. Would you say hello to your mother? (Are both interchangable? Are both the same?) 3. He is also a good cook. 4. He can also cook well. 5. He also cooks well. 6. Also he can cook well. 7. He can cook well also. (Are they all grammatical? ...
June 11, 2012

English
1. I was full, but I still ate a lot of it. 2. I ate lots of them. 3. I like plenty of these. 4. I hate a lot of those. (Are they all grammatical? Thank you for your help.)
June 11, 2012

English
1. He added a little flour to the pan. 2. He added a spoonful of flour to the mixture. 3. He added two scoops of flour to the frying pan. (Are they all grammatical? As flour is an uncountable noun, we need to use the word 'flour' that way, right?)
June 11, 2012

English
1. Many icebergs were melting because of the global warming. 2. Many icebergs were melting because the globe was warming. ( Is #1 the same aas #2?) 3. He went mountainclimbing. 4. He went driving with his son. 5. he went cooking to the center. 6. He went groceryshopping to the...
June 11, 2012

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