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English
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

English
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

English
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

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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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?)
December 8, 2010

English
a living thing which grows in earth: plant (What does "in earth" mean? Does it mean under the ground or on the ground?)
December 7, 2010

English
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?)
December 7, 2010

Computers
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...
December 7, 2010

English
Sunlight hits the solar cells on the backpack. (Can we use reaches instead of 'hits' in this sentence?)
December 7, 2010

English
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'?)
December 6, 2010

English
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, ...
December 5, 2010

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1. Andy has lived for 40 years. 2. The animal has existed for 7 years. (Are the sentences grammatical?)
December 5, 2010

English
1. Is Sandy a male name or a female name? 2. Is Jeremy a male name or a female name?
December 5, 2010

English
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'?)
December 5, 2010

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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?)
December 2, 2010

English
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 ...
December 2, 2010

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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?)
December 2, 2010

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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?)
December 2, 2010

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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?)
December 2, 2010

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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?)
December 2, 2010

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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 ...
December 2, 2010

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1. Her first book came out in 1902. 2. Her first book was published in 1902. (Are both the same?)
December 2, 2010

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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?)
December 2, 2010

English
How do you pronounce "Beatrix"? Is it a male name or a female name?
November 30, 2010

English
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?)
November 30, 2010

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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 ...
November 30, 2010

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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?)
November 30, 2010

English
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 ...
November 26, 2010

English
1. Can you do me a favor? 2. Can you help me? (Are both the same? Or do they have any diference in meaning?)
November 26, 2010

English
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'?)
November 25, 2010

English
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?)
November 25, 2010

English
1. You know that restaurant round/around the corner? It's closed down. 2. You know that restaurant round/around the corner? It's closed now. (Are both sentences grammatical? Are both the same? Do we have to use 'round' or'around'? Are both OK?)
November 24, 2010

English
1. I am going to try an English club. 2. I am going to join an English club. (Does 'try' mean 'join'?)
November 24, 2010

English
1. They are going to seek new members. 2. They are going to seek for new members. (Are both OK?)
November 24, 2010

English
1. I will go there. 2. I shall go there. 3. I intend to go there. (What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)
November 24, 2010

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1. I will be 14 years old next year. 2. I shall be 14 years old next year. 3. I am going to be 14 years old next year. 4. I intend to be 14 years old next year. (Are they the same? What is the difference between 'will' and 'be going to'?)
November 24, 2010

English
1. I am going to try an English club. (What is the meaning of 'try' here? What other expressions can we use? Would you rephrase this sentence?)
November 22, 2010

English
1. A cow can make about 12kg of waste in a day. ( Is a cow a female? Can a cow mean both male and female ones? What about in this sentence?)
November 20, 2010

English
(1) Are you doing any volunteer work? How about your friends? 1. Yes, I am. They are doing (some) volunteer work, too. 2. No, I'm not. They are not doing (any) volunteer work, either. (2) Do you do any volunteer work? How about your friends? 1. Yes, I do. They do (some) ...
November 18, 2010

English
1. The energy comes from sunlight. 2. The energy comes from the sunlight. (Which one is right? Do we have to use 'the' or not?)
November 18, 2010

English
A: What do you think of planting trees? 1. I think it is good for health. 2. I think we can live in better places because of the trees. 3. I think we need to plant more trees to live a healthy life. 4. I think we should try our best to preserve the earth as they do. 5. I think...
November 18, 2010

English
A: What do you think of a solar house. 1. I think the solar house makes money for us. 2. I think we can save energy thanks to the solar house. 3. I think we don't need to spend money on electricity. 4. I think we don't need to pay the electricity fee. 5. I think it is ...
November 18, 2010

English
1. There are a lot of empty milk packs which we can recycle. 2. There are a lot of empty milk cartons which we can recycle. (Are both the same? Is 'milk carton' milk pack?
November 17, 2010

English
1. He is my boss. (What is the meaning of 'boss'? My senior in a department or the president of a company?)
November 16, 2010

English
1. What is your name? (Is 'what' a subject or a subjective complement?)
November 16, 2010

English
1. Ask a question at a time. (What are other expressions which are similar to 'at a time'?) 2. John is in his room at the moment. (What other expressions are similar to 'at the moment'?)
November 16, 2010

English
"A friend in need is a friend indeed!" is the life lesson that my father taught me. I learned from him that we should try hard to help others. He always wanted me to be a good friend who can help friends in need. (Is this passage grammatical? Would you correct some ...
November 16, 2010

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