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fun   /fʌn/ Show Spelled [fuhn] Show IPA noun, verb, funned, fun·ning, adjective –noun 1. something that provides mirth or amusement: A picnic would be fun. 2. enjoyment or playfulness: She's full of fun. –verb (used without object), verb ...

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1. Dancing is fun. (Is 'fun' and adverb or a noun?

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Homework Help Forum: English Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 11:13pm. e.g. Can you repeat what he said? 1. Can you repeat the thing which he said? (what =relative pronoun) 2. Can you repeat___? + What did he say? (what=interrogative pronoun) (What does the example...

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e.g. Can you repeat what he said? 1. Can you repeat the thing which he said? (what =relative pronoun) 2. Can you repeat___? + What did he say? (what=interrogative pronoun) (What does the example sentence mean? Does it mean #1 or #2? Is 'what' a relative pronoun or an i...

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1. Please water the plants while I am away. 2. Please water the plants while I am absent. 3. Please water the plants in my absence. 4.Please water the plants while I am not here. 5. Please water the plants while I am out. 6. Please water the plants while I am on a business tri...

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1. He may have gotten up late. 2. He may have a fever. 3. He may be running towards school. 4. he may have forgot to come to school. 5. He may have overslept. 6. He may be spending time playing computer games in a PC room. 7. He may be upset and doesn't want to come to sch...

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Is it okay if I use your cellphone? 1. I'm sorry, but it's broken. 2. I'm sorry, but it is out of battery. i need to charge it. 3. i'm sorry, but I can't use it at the moment. Where can I charge my cellphone. 4. i'm sorry, but it's not mine. I have ...

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1. What do you not like doing? 2. What don't you like doing? 3. What do you hate doing? 4. What do you dislike doing? -I don't like doing computer games. (Which questions are commonly used? Are all grammatical?)

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1. This is Shrek, who is the main character in the movie, Shrek 3. 2. This is Shrek, who is fun, strong and tall so that many children likes him. 3. This old lady in Mother Teresa, who devoted herself to helping poor people in India. 4. This old lady is Mother Teresa, who help...

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What do you do after school? 1. I go back home directly and do my homework in my room, and then I watch TV for two hours. 2. I go to an academy to learn math, Korean and English. After that I go back home as soon as possible to do my homework. 3. I often play soccer on the pla...

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1. My school has an artificial playground, so students can play soccer in it. 2. My school has an artificial soccer field, so students can enjoy playing soccer after school. 3. My school has beautiful flowers, so it is great to look at them in spring. 4. My school has tall eve...

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1. He is a black and white dog. 2. It is a black and white dog. 3. She is a black and white dog. (Are they all grammatical?)

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1. They are a poet and a statesman. 2. He is a poet and statesman. 3. They are a poet and statesman. 4. Both are a poet and a statesman. (Are they all grammatical? In #1 does 'they' refer to 'Both'?)

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1. I have not made up my mind yet. 2. I have not decided yet. 3. I have not determined yet. 4. I have not made a decision yet. 5. I have not made a determination yet. (Are they all the same?)

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Blast 3 points from a team. (At a game, what does that sentence mean? Would you paraphrase the sentence? What does 'blast' mean here?)

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Cueca is a folk dance of Chile. (How do you pronounce "Cueca" in English?)

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1. What injection does a person at 16 years need to receive? 2. What injection does a person at 16 need to receive? 3. What injection does a person at 16 years old need to receive? 4. What injection does a person aged 16 need to receive? 5. What injection does a person at age ...

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1. Wilma was able to walk again at age twelve. 2. Wilma was able to walk again at the age of twelve. 3. Wilma was able to walk again at twelve. 4. Wilma was able to walk again aged twelve. (Which ones are correct? Could we use other expressions?)

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What does she look like? 1. She looks like a movie star. 2. She is tall. 3. She looks like a bear. 4. She is beautiful. 5. She is reserved. (Are the answers all correct? What are suitable responses to the question? Would you add some more suitable answers? Thank you. Have a gr...

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1. He got into college last year. 2. He went into college last year. 3. He got to college last year. 4. He went to college last year. (Are the four all the same in meaning? Which ones are commonly used?)

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1. I'm in the third year of middle school. 2. I'm in the third year in middle school. (Which preposition do we have to use?) 3. My school is a boys-only school. 4. My school is a boys' school. 5. My school is girls-only school. 6. My school is a girls' school. ...

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1. I am a freshman in high school. 2. I am a freshman of high school. (Which preposition should we use? Are both OK?) 3. There'll be a parade on the anniversary day. (How do you pronounce "There'll"?) 4. We'll choose between upper secondary school and voc...

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What is school life like for other 15-year-old students around the world? (What is the part of speech of 'around the world'? Is it an adjective phrase or and adverbial phrase?)

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1. I have a mother, father and brother. 2. I have Mother, Father, and a brother. 3. I have mother, father, and a brother. 4. I have Mother, Father, and Brother. 5. I have my mother, my father, and my brother. 6. I have my mother, father, and brother. 7. There are four in my fa...

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1. Songpyeon is the food I like best. 2. Songpyeon is a rice cake which I like most. 3. Songpyeon is what I love to eat. 4. This is songpyeon, which I like best. 5. This is the Opera House, which operas are played in. 6. This is the Opera House, which is in Sydney. 7. This is ...

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1. He is Arab. 2. He is Arabian. 3. He ia an Arab. 4. He is an Arabian. (Which one is correct?)

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Posted by English on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 7:26pm. 1. You can read whatever magazine you like. 2. You can read which magazine you like. 3. You can read that magazine you like. (Which one is right? Are they all grammatical? What is the difference in meaning?) rfvv - Writ...

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1. He has great taste in fashon. (Would you like to paraphrase the sentence? What other words can we use instead of 'taste'? What is the meaning of 'taste' in the sentence?)

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* Diego (How do you pronounce the name above? Is it a male given name?)

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1. However brilliant she is, she won't be able to solve this math problem. 2. However brilliant she may be, she won't be able to solve this math problem. 3. No mater how brilliant she is, she won't be able to solve this math problem. 4. No matter how brilliant she ...

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1. Call 911. 2. Call at 911. 3. Dial 911. 4. Dial at 911. 5. Call me at 123-4567. 6. Dial me at 123-4567. (Which expressions are right?)

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1. She studied hard, only to fail. 2. She studied hard, but failed. 3. She studied hard, but she failed. (Does #1 mean #2 and #3? Are they all grammatical? Do we have to put a comma before only?)

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My father lived to be ninety. My father lived to be ninety years old. My father lived until/till ninety. My father lived until/till ninety years old. My father lived until/till he was ninety (years old). (Are all the expressions grammatical and the same? Which expressions are ...

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When is Diego's school's anniversary? 1. It will be next month. 2. It is next month. (Which answer is correct? Are both correct? Which one is commonly used?)

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I had duplicate bookings on Cebu Pacific air. com because of a problem on the Internet. I'd like to cancel one booking. How can I cancel one booking. Only one adult and a baby are going to get on the air plane. And please let me know how to pay the plane fare. What is the ...

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1. Let us filled with grace. 2. Let us be filled with grace. (Which one is correct? Do we have to add 'the' before 'grace?)

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1. He is sick. 2. He has sickness. 3. He has sick. 4. He has a sickness. 5. He has a sick. (Hello. I have a question. #1 is correct, but what about the others? Which ones are correct?)

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Posted by rfvv on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 2:39am. 1. We need to prepare food in order to take a party. 2. We need to prepare food in order to have a party. 3. We need to prepare food in order to throw a party. (Are they all grammatical? Would you take a look at the verb...

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Posted by rfvv on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 7:22am. A: Lunch is on me. B: _______________. (What are suitable expressions in the blanks?) English - Writeacher, Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 7:35am I'm not sure what you need here. Other idioms regarding food? ========...

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1. The fun play will be put on in Room 1-3. 2. The fun play will be put on in Classroom 1-3. The fun play will be put on in Class 1-3. (Are they the same? Which expression do we have to use?)

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1. He is upset. 2. He is angry. (Is 'upset' the same as 'angry'?)

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1. He will be/become a soccer player. 2. He will be / become rich. (Can we use both 'be' and 'become' in the sentences? Do they have the same meaning?)

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A: Lunch is on me. B: _______________. (What are suitable expressions in the blanks?)

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Posted by rfvv on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 3:40pm. Posted by rfvv on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 3:21am. {At a restaursant} For hear or to go? Is this for here or to go? It's for here, please. It is to go, please. (Are the expressions above all grammatical? What i...

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1. It is a small world. (What does 'it' refer to? Is 'it' an impersonal pronoun?)

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Posted by rfvv on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 3:21am. {At a restaursant} For hear or to go? Is this for here or to go? It's for here, please. It is to go, please. (Are the expressions above all grammatical? What is the meaning of 'is to' in 'It is to go, ple...

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{At a restaursant} For hear or to go? Is this for here or to go? It's for here, please. It is to go, please. (Are the expressions above all grammatical? What is the meaning of 'is to' in 'It is to go, please.'? Does it mean 'must'? That is, "It...

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1. Our school play club will put on a play Nasrredin and the Fish. 2. Our school play club will perform a play Nasrredin and the Fish. 3. Our school play club will resent a play Nasrredin and the Fish. (Are they the same? Does 'put on' mean 'perform? Why did 'p...

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1. We need to prepare food inorder to take a party. 2. We need to prepare food inorder to have a party. 3. We need to prepare food inorder to throw a party. (Are they all grammatical? Would you take a look at the verbs?)

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1. The music ________ me sad. had, let, saw, helped, made (Which words can be put in the blank? Is it only 'made'? We can not use the other past tense verbs in the blank in the sentence?)

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1. Keep your fingers crossed. (Why do you use this expression? When we wish somebody good luck, we keep our fingers crossed. Why do we do that? Do you have some reason for that?)

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It rains cats and dogs. It rains very hard. It rains very heavily. (Are they all the same? Why do we use 'cats and dogs'? Would you let me know the origin of the expression?)

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1. You have to wait longer to meet him. 2. You have to stay longer to meet. 3. We can not meet yet. 4. We have to wait longer to meet. 5. It will take longer to meet. (Are they all grammatical? Are they similar in meanings?)

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1. The food is thought to be made from eggs. (Is this sentence grammatical?)

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1. Mother told me, "Not to take a long nap." 2. Mother told me,"Don't take a long nap." (I think #2 is right? What about #1?) 3. Every time I have to read out loud, I get so nervous. 4. Each time I have to read out loud, I get so nervous. 5. Whenever I ...

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1. We watched TV for two hours. 2. We watched TV at night/ at the shop. 3. We watched (or have watched) TV by the time he arrived. 4. We watched (or have watched) TV by 7 p.m. 5. We watched TV by day. 6. We watched TV by the table. 7. We have watched TV since 5 p.m. 8. We have...

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A: Would you like me to join you? B: Good. I'd like to join you. (What do you think about the answer B? Is it suitable? What other expressions/answers would you recommend?)

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Posted by rfvv on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 11:58pm. Posted by rfvv on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 10:03pm. 1. We had to cook the turkey for six hours. 2. We had to cook the turkey in six hours. 3. We had to cook the turkey until six hours. 4. We had to cook the turkey f...

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We cooked a big turkey. Dad cooked the turkey this year. After 6 hours, the turkey was finally ready. (Is each turkey a large bird or meat from a turkey in the sentence?)

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1. We talked until late. (What is the part of speech of 'late'? Is it an adverb or a noun?)

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We didn't have to go to school yesterday. (What is the meaning of the sentence? Is it #1 or #2? 1. We didn't go to school yesterday because it was useless. . 2. We went to school yesterday, but it was useless. )

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A: Hello. B: Hello. May I speak to Mina? A: This is she. B: Hi, Mina. I am Jake. A: Hi, Jake. What's up? (Is the expressions 'I am Jake' correct in a telephone conversation? Do we have to use 'This is jake'?)

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A sleepover is a type of party when several young people stay for the night at a friend's home. (What is the part of speech of 'when'? Is 'when' a conjunction or a relative adverb? Can we use 'where' instead of 'when'?)

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1. I saw something very funny. 2. I saw something very fun. (Are both expressions correct? What is the difference between 'funny' and 'fun'? Thanks a lot.)

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Posted by rfvv on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 10:03pm. 1. We had to cook the turkey for six hours. 2. We had to cook the turkey in six hours. 3. We had to cook the turkey until six hours. 4. We had to cook the turkey from six hours. 5. We had to cook the turkey after six hou...

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1. He can play the guitar. 2. He can play guitar. (Which one is correct? Are both OK?)

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1. Mom had to check the timer every 10 minutes. 2. Mom had to check the timer every 10th minute. (Can we use both expressions?) 3. How about going at 6:00 at the art center. 4. How about coming at 6:00 at the art center. 5. How about arriving at 6:00 at the art center. 6. How ...

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1. We had to cook the turkey for six hours. 2. We had to cook the turkey in six hours. 3. We had to cook the turkey until six hours. 4. We had to cook the turkey from six hours. 5. We had to cook the turkey after six hours. (#1 is right? What about the others? If we use other ...

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A: Hello, may I speak to Andy? B: Sorry, he's out. ______, please? A: This is Harry Simpson. 1. Who calls 2. Who's calling 3. Who is this (Which expressions can be put in the blank? Is #1 correct? Can we use some other expressions? I think #2 and #3 are OK.)

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1. They had a sleepover at Susan's house yesterday. (Is 'sleepover' popular among teenagers in the United states?)

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1. Our team practiced soccer every day. 2. Our team practiced the soccer every day. (Which one is OK? Are both grammatical? Do we have to eliminate 'the'?)

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1. If it's not too big, I will take it. (What is the meaning of 'take' in this sentence? Does 'take' mean 'buy'?)

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1. If I didn't wear a school uniform, then I would be happy every day. 2. If I didn't wear a school uniform, I would be happy every day. (Which one is correct? Are both OK? Which one is popular? What is the difference between the two sentences because of 'then'...

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1. Seeing the policeman, he ran away. 2. When he saw the policeman, he ran away. 3. As soon as he saw the policeman, he ran away. (Which one is similar to #1, #2 or #3?)

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1. Don't touch the food with your hand. I think it's so _______. (Wound you name some suitable expressions for the blank?) 2. How many hours do you surf the Internet? 3. How many hours do you surf on the Internet? (Which one is correct, #2 or #3?)

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a living thing which grows in earth: plant (What does "in earth" mean? Does it mean under the ground or on the ground?)

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Sunlight hits the solar cells on the backpack. The solar cells change sunlight into electricity. The electricity is stored in the battery. A cell phone or an MP3 player can be plugged into it. (In this passage, what does 'it' refer to in the last sentence?)

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I tried to use Google Video Uploader. However, I was not able to log in. I entered my e-mail address and then I entered the pass word, but it didn't work. Many times I tried to log on, but failed. How can I use the Google video Uploader? Would you let me know that? How can...

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Sunlight hits the solar cells on the backpack. (Can we use reaches instead of 'hits' in this sentence?)

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1. You will have another cake. (Does 'have' mean 'eat'?) 2. It's a lovely day. (What does 'lovely' mean? What other similar expressions can we use instead of 'lovely'?)

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This is the number of years that someone has lived , or that something has existed. (What is the part of speech of 'that'? Is 'that' a relative adverb or a relative pronoun? What is the antecedent of 'that'?) English - Writeacher, Sunday, December 5, 2...

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1. Andy has lived for 40 years. 2. The animal has existed for 7 years. (Are the sentences grammatical?)

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1. Is Sandy a male name or a female name? 2. Is Jeremy a male name or a female name?

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This is the number of years that someone has lived , or that something has existed. (What is the part of speech of 'that'? Is 'that' a relative adverb or a relative pronoun? What is the antecedent of 'that'?)

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1. Look through the book. 2. Read through the book. (Are both the same? What is the opposite of the expressions?) 3. Look the book closely. 4. Read the book closely. (Are these the opposite of the two sentences?)

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Posted by rfvv on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 3:41am. 1. What was her character? 2. What does she look like? 3. What's her personality? 4. What is she like? 5. What is she similar to? -She was quiet and shy. (Can all the sentences from #5 to #1 be the suitable questions ...

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1. You have to study hard. 2. You don't have to study hard. 3. You have not to study hard. (Is #2 the same as #3?)

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1. She thinks reading books. 2. She thinks of reading books. 3. She thinks about reading books. 4. She thinks that she is reading books. 5. She thinks to be reading books. (Are they all grammatical?)

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Look through your paper to find any small mistakes before you submit it. (What is the meanimg of 'paper' in this sentence?)

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1. What was her character? 2. What does she look like? 3. What's her personality? 4. What is she like? 5. What is she similar to? -She was quiet and shy. (Can all the sentences from #5 to #1 be the suitable questions for the answer?)

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Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 6:05am. 1. I cannot be an actor. 2. I am not an actor at all. 3. I cannot become an actor. (What does #1 mean? Is #1 similar to #2 or #3?) English - Writeacher, Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 7:06am 1 and 3 are the same. Those sen...

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1. Her first book came out in 1902. 2. Her first book was published in 1902. (Are both the same?)

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1. I kept myself warm. 2. I kept myself running on the playground. 3. I kept myself hidden in the closet. (Are the sentences all grammatical?)

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How do you pronounce "Beatrix"? Is it a male name or a female name?

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1. I cannot be an actor. 2. I am not an actor at all. 3. I cannot become an actor. (What does #1 mean? Is #1 similar to #2 or #3?)

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1. This is my cousin David. 2. Please meet my cousin David. 3. Let me introduce my cousin David. (Do they have the same meaing? Are they the expressions we can use when we introduce somebody to others? Why do we have to use 'meet' in this situation? Can't we use ot...

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This is the number of years that someone has lived, or that something has existed. (What is the part of speech of 'that'? Is 'that' a relative pronoun or a relative adverb? Can we use 'when' instead of 'that' in the sentence?)

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Posted by rfvv on Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 3:23am. 1. You can't go there alone. 2. You are not able to go there alone. 3. You are not allowed to go there alone. (What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean #2 or #3?) English - Writeacher, Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 7:04am 1 ...

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1. Can you do me a favor? 2. Can you help me? (Are both the same? Or do they have any diference in meaning?)

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1. May I come in? 2. Yes, you may. 3. No, you mayn't. (Can we say #3?) 4. The rumor may not be true. 5. The rumor mayn't be true. (Can we use the contracted form, 'mayn't'?)

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