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1. His face turned red. 2. His face turned like red. 3. He looks pale. 4. He looks like a poet. (I thinks #3 and #4 are correct. What about #2? Is it correct or wrong?)
April 11, 2011

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Thank you for your help. I can learn a lot of useful and corect English expressions here. By the way, when I search what I have uploaded, I can not find the recent questions first, which is different from before.
April 10, 2011

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Teacher shakes me by the shoulder when I am sleeping in class. (Thank you for your help. The teacher ot Teacher? I think 'The teacher' is correct? Am I right? Can we use 'Teacher' in this sentence?)
April 10, 2011

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1. Teacher shake me by the shoulder when I am sleeping in class. 2. The teacher shakes me by the shoulder when I am sleeping in the class. (Is #1 right? What about #2? Do we have to use 'in class' or 'in the class'?)
April 10, 2011

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1. The nurse mixed him a bottle of medicine. 2. The nurse made him a bottle of medicine. 3. The nurse made him a mix/mixture of medicine. (Which ones are grammatical? Is #1 a correct sentence?)
April 10, 2011

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1. He is the top of the class. 2. He is at the top of the class. 3. He is the bottom of the class. 4. He is at the bottom of the class. (Is each pair interchangable and grammatical? Is #1 or #2 opposite of #3 or #4?)
April 10, 2011

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His invention is superior to previous _______. (Can we put 'gift' in the blank? Which expressions are suitable for the blank? Would you name some of them? Can we use 'one'?)
April 10, 2011

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1. He has finally paid his debt to society. (What does 'society' mean here? Did he pay the debt to a bank or just the society he lives in?)
April 10, 2011

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3. He begged me a question. 4. He begged a question of me. 5. He inquired me a question. 6. He inquired a question of me. (Thank you for your help. #6 should be changed. Among the four sentences, which ones are not grammatical? Is #6 correct?)
April 10, 2011

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He asked me a question. He asked a question of me. He begged me a question. He begged a question of me. He inquired me a question. He inquired me of a question. (Are the pairs all correct and interchangable? Doe they have the same meaning?)
April 10, 2011

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1. I like my kimchi which is mild. 2. I like mild kimchi. (Thank you. What about the sentences? Are both the same?)
April 10, 2011

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I like my kimchi mild. (Does 'mild' modify kimchi? What is the opposite of 'mild'?)
April 10, 2011

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1. I like kimchi mild. (What is the part of speech of 'mild'? Is 'mild' an objective complement?) 2. It touches rough. 3. It feels rough. (Are both the same in meaning?)
April 8, 2011

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OK. Thank you for your help.
April 7, 2011

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OK... Thank you. I wanted to find the question by using SEARCH, but I couldn't find resent questions today. So I had to post the question again. Thank you. Have a great weekend.
April 7, 2011

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1. A Swiss family were pulling spaghetti off trees. 2. A Swiss family were pulling spaghetti from trees. (Which preposition do we have to use, off or from? Are both OK and the same?
April 7, 2011

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1. The penguins from King George Island flew (for) thousands of miles to South America to spend the winter. (Is 'for' missing before thousands of miles?)
April 7, 2011

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1. A Swiss family in the country were pulling spaghetti off trees. 2. A Swiss family in the country were pulling spaghetti from trees. (Can we use 'from' instead of 'off'? Are both sentences the same? What is the part of speech of 'Swiss' in the ...
April 7, 2011

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1. Tell me when to meet. 2. Tell me when I should meet. 3. Tell me when you should meet. (What does #1 mean, #2 or #3?) 4.She hurried up only to be late for school. 5. She hurried up, but she was late for school. 6. She hurried up, but was late for school. (Does #4 mean #5 or...
April 2, 2011

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1. What do you have to do in an emergency? 2. What do you have to do in emergency? (Which one is correct? Are both OK? Do we have to use 'a'?)
April 2, 2011

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1. The President is to visit China next month. 2. The President is going to visit China next month. 3. The President is due to visit China next month. 4. The President is scheduled to visit China next month. (Does #1 mean #2, #3,and #4? Is #1 commonly used when we speak English?)
April 2, 2011

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After Watching Titanic I like watching movies. I saw the movie Titanic with some of my friends. It was great fun. I especially liked the scenery. The actions of the actors in the movie was realistic. The role of the main actors was romantic. The big iceberg in the sea was also...
April 1, 2011

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1. What is the person doing in Picture 1? He is cutting out a flower on the light green paper with a pair of scissors. 2. A person is joining the red paper to the purple paper. 2-1. A person is joining the red paper and the purple paper with a paper fastener. 3. A person is ...
April 1, 2011

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The water from a well in Russia can grow your hair back. (What is the meaning of the sentence? grow....back?)
March 31, 2011

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–noun => noun 1. something that provides mirth or amusement: A picnic would be fun. 2. enjoyment or playfulness: She's full of fun. –verb =>verb (used without object), verb (used with object) 3. Informal . joke; kid. –adjective =>adjective (It was ...
March 31, 2011

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Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 9:51pm. 1. Dancing is fun. (Is 'fun' and adverb or a noun? English - Writeacher, Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 9:57pm In this sentence, it's an adjective, modifying "Dancing." English - rfvv, Thursday, March ...
March 31, 2011

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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...
March 30, 2011

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1. Dancing is fun. (Is 'fun' and adverb or a noun?
March 30, 2011

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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...
March 30, 2011

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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 ...
March 29, 2011

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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 ...
March 28, 2011

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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 ...
March 28, 2011

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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 ...
March 28, 2011

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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?)
March 27, 2011

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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 ...
March 21, 2011

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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 ...
March 21, 2011

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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 ...
March 21, 2011

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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?)
March 18, 2011

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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'?)
March 18, 2011

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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?)
March 17, 2011

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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?)
March 15, 2011

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Cueca is a folk dance of Chile. (How do you pronounce "Cueca" in English?)
March 14, 2011

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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 ...
March 13, 2011

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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?)
March 13, 2011

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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 ...
March 10, 2011

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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?)
March 8, 2011

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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...
March 8, 2011

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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 ...
March 8, 2011

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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?)
March 7, 2011

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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 ...
March 7, 2011

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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 ...
March 7, 2011

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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?)
March 3, 2011

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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 - ...
March 2, 2011

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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?)
March 2, 2011

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* Diego (How do you pronounce the name above? Is it a male given name?)
March 2, 2011

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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 ...
March 2, 2011

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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?)
March 2, 2011

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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?)
March 2, 2011

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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 ...
March 2, 2011

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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?)
March 1, 2011

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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 ...
January 26, 2011

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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?)
December 22, 2010

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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?)
December 22, 2010

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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 ...
December 19, 2010

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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...
December 19, 2010

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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?)
December 18, 2010

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1. He is upset. 2. He is angry. (Is 'upset' the same as 'angry'?)
December 18, 2010

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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?)
December 18, 2010

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A: Lunch is on me. B: _______________. (What are suitable expressions in the blanks?)
December 18, 2010

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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 ...
December 17, 2010

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1. It is a small world. (What does 'it' refer to? Is 'it' an impersonal pronoun?)
December 17, 2010

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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, ...
December 16, 2010

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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...
December 16, 2010

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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 '...
December 16, 2010

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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?)
December 16, 2010

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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?)
December 15, 2010

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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?)
December 15, 2010

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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?)
December 15, 2010

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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?)
December 15, 2010

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1. The food is thought to be made from eggs. (Is this sentence grammatical?)
December 13, 2010

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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 ...
December 11, 2010

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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...
December 11, 2010

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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?)
December 11, 2010

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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 ...
December 11, 2010

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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?)
December 11, 2010

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1. We talked until late. (What is the part of speech of 'late'? Is it an adverb or a noun?)
December 11, 2010

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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. )
December 11, 2010

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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'?)
December 11, 2010

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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'?)
December 11, 2010

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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.)
December 10, 2010

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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 ...
December 9, 2010

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1. He can play the guitar. 2. He can play guitar. (Which one is correct? Are both OK?)
December 9, 2010

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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 ...
December 9, 2010

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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 ...
December 9, 2010

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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.)
December 9, 2010

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1. They had a sleepover at Susan's house yesterday. (Is 'sleepover' popular among teenagers in the United states?)
December 9, 2010

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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'?)
December 9, 2010

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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'?)
December 9, 2010

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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'...
December 9, 2010

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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?)
December 8, 2010

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