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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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

English
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

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

English
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

English
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

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 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

English
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

English
(Question) Chickens include chicks, hens, and roosters. Then, what includs, cows, bulls, and calves?
November 16, 2010

English
1. They shape clay like an apple. 2. Clay is shaped like an apple. (Is #2 the passive form of #1?)
November 15, 2010

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, November 15, 2010 at 8:41pm. 1. What are they like? -They are brave. 2. What is their presonality like? - They are brave. (Are the questions and answers right and the same?) 3. It is shaped like a fish. 4. They are shaped like fish. (Are both ...
November 15, 2010

English
1. What are they like? -They are brave. 2. What is their presonality like? - They are brave. (Are the questions and answers right and the same?) 3. It is shaped like a fish. 4. They are shaped like fish. (Are both grammatical? What is the part of speech of 'shaped' in ...
November 15, 2010

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, November 15, 2010 at 6:19am. The man said,"I want you to weed this garden." (This garden seems to belong to the man.) Q: What did the man want Francisco and his grandpa to do? 1. He wanted them to weed a garden. 2. He wanted them to weed the...
November 15, 2010

English
Franscisco thanked to the driver to get work. (Is this a correct sentence?)
November 15, 2010

English
1. I lied that you were a fine gardener. 2. I told him that you were a fine gardener. 3. I lied and told him that you were a fine gardener. ( #1 plus #2 is #3? Right?) 4. I lied. 5. I told him that you were a fine gardener. 6. I lied and told him that you were a fine gardener...
November 15, 2010

English
The man said,"I want you to weed this garden." (This garden seems to belong to the man.) Q: What did the man want Francisco and his grandpa to do? 1. He wanted them to weed a garden. 2. He wanted them to weed the garden. 3. He wanted them to weed this garden. 4. He ...
November 15, 2010

English
1. He had to help his grandpa get work. 2. He had to help his grandpa get a job. 3. He had to help his grandpa get a work. (Does #1 have the same meaning as #2? What about #3? If we add 'a' before work, is it correct?)
November 15, 2010

English
1. How do you pronounce 'mouths'? (plural form) Can we omit the 'th' sound in normal speech? 2. clothes (We can omit the 'th' sound in this word, right?)
November 13, 2010

English
1. We can make empty milk packs into new paper. 2. We can make empty milk cartons into new paper. (Which expression is correct?) 3. We can make pieces of a soap bar into a big soap bar. 4. We can make pieces of bars of soap into big bars of soap. (Which one is correct?) 5. Old...
November 13, 2010

English
Scientists found a great way to use flowers for cars. The oil from some flowers can make cars run. 1) It needs a special engine. 2) It uses flower oil to run cars. 3) This is a great way to save money. 4) It also makes the air clean. Now flowers can be useful in many ways. (...
November 13, 2010

English
1. I lied and told him that you were a fine gardener. 2. I lied and I told him that you were a fine gardener. 3. I lied him that you were a fine gardener and I told him that you were a fine gardener. 4. I lied him and I told him that you were a fine gardener. (What does #1 ...
November 12, 2010

English
1. It is easy for us to weed the garden. 2. It is easy for us to work in the garden. 3. For us to weed the garden is easy. 4. For us to work in the garden is easy. (Are they all grammatical and the same?)
November 12, 2010

English
1. The flower shop is on the restaurant. 2. The flowe shop is above the restaurant. 3. The flower shop is over the restaurant. (Thank you. Do we have to use only 'above' when on the first floor, there is a restaurant, and there is a flower shop on the second floor? ...
November 10, 2010

English
The Chinese restaurant is on the fire station. (When the fire station is on the second floor, and the restaurant is on the first floor, can we use this expression?)
November 10, 2010

Social Studies
Is Mid-Autumn Festival in China is similar to Thanksgiving Day in America? And when is Mid-Autumn Festival?
November 8, 2010

English
1. I am a farmer, ain't I? 2. I am a farmer, aren't I? (Which one is correct? What is the correct tag question?) 3. Open the door, will you? 4. Open the door, won't you? 5. Don't open the door, will you? 6. Don't open the door, won't you? (Which ones ...
November 8, 2010

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, November 8, 2010 at 7:14am. 1. He is an early bird. 2. He is a morning person. 3. He is a late bird. 4. He is an evening person. (Does #1 mean #2? The opposite of #2 is #4, right? What about #3? What is the opposite of #1?) English - GuruBlue, Monday...
November 8, 2010

Englsih
1. She didn't go to a dentist. 2. She didn't go to see a dentist. 3. She didn't go to the dentist. 4. She didn't go to the dentist's. 5. She didn't go to the dentist's office. (#4 is from #5, right? Does #3 mean "she went to the specific ...
November 8, 2010

English
1. They don't like hot curry. (Does hot curry mean the curry which is hot? Do you have other types of curry dish?)
November 8, 2010

English
1. He is an early bird. 2. He is a morning person. 3. He is a late bird. 4. He is an evening person. (Does #1 mean #2? The opposite of #2 is #4, right? What about #3? What is the opposite of #1?)
November 8, 2010

English
1. Chris can do the job, isn't he? 2. Chris can do the job, isn't she? (Which tag question is right? Are both OK? Is Chris used as a male name or female name?)
November 8, 2010

English
That's the price of life. (When do we use this expression? What does 'price' mean in this sentence?)
November 8, 2010

English
"But I'm not a gardener. I'm a carpenter," Grandpa said. "It's easy, Grandpa. These green things are weeds. Do not touch the white flowers, " Franscisco said. (What does 'it' refer to in the passage?)
November 8, 2010

English
"I want you to weed the garden. I'll be back at three," the man said and drove away. It's gardening, Grandpa," Francisco said. (In this passage, what does 'it' refer to?)
November 8, 2010

English
1. A boy should be in school. 2. A boy should be at school. (Are both the same? Which preposition do we hae to use?) 3. Get in the truck! 4. Get on the truck! 5. Go in the truck! 6. Go on the tuck! (Can we use 'on' instead of 'in'? What about 'go' ...
November 8, 2010

English
1. I lied him that you were a fine gardener. 2. I lied that you were a fine gardener. (Are both grammatical?)
November 8, 2010

English
1. What do your parents want you to become? 2. What do your parents want you to be? 3. What do your parents want you to do? 4. What do your parents want you to do in the future? - They want me to become a public prosecutor. (What is the suitable question for the answer?)
November 8, 2010

English
1. The movie Minsu wants to see is Shrek. 2. The movie Minsu wants to watch is Shrek. (Which verb do we have to use? Are both OK? which one is commonly used?)
November 7, 2010

English
1. He got in the car. (What is the part of speech of 'in'?) 2. Get in! (What is the part of speech of 'in' here?)
November 7, 2010

English
1. Look at the Canadian national flag. 2. Look at the national flag of Canada. 3. This is the Chinese national flag. 4. This is the national flag of China. 5. This is American national flag. 6. This is the national flag of America. (Are they all grammatical? Do we have other ...
November 7, 2010

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 8:52am. 1. Do you do any volunteer work? How about your friends? 2. Yes, I do. They do volunteer work, too. 3. No, I don't. They don't do volunteer work, either. (Are the answers grammatical?) 4. Do you do any volunteer ...
November 6, 2010

English
Songpyeon is a traditional Korean food. Koreans usually eat it on Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving Day. Songpyeon is made with rice, chestnut paste, and sesame seeds or beans. It is tasty.Therefore, we Koreans like this food very much. (Would you check the passage? Please ...
November 6, 2010

English
1. I have been to Japan before. 2. I went to Japan before. 3. I had been to Japan before. (Are they all grammatical? Is #1 the same as #2? Thank you.)
November 5, 2010

English
1. I have just finished the work. 2. I just finished the work. 3. I finished the work just now. (What about the use of 'just'? Are the sentences all grammatical and the same?)
November 5, 2010

English
1. Cows provide us with milk. 2. Cows provide milk to us. (Ae both the same?) 3. A cow can make about 12 kilograms of waste in a day. 4. A cow can make about 12 kilograms of waste within a day. (What is the difference between #3 and #4? The use of 'in' and 'within...
November 4, 2010

English
1. The car runs on gas. 2. The car runs on gas and electricity. (Are both grammatical? Do we have to use 'on'? Can't we use other prepositions instead of 'on'?)
November 4, 2010

English
He keeps himself in good health. (What is the part of speech of 'in good health'? An adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase? I think we can substitude 'healthy' for 'in good health'? Then, is 'in good health' an adjective phrase?)
November 4, 2010

English
1. If it snows tomorrow, I'll not go hiking. 2. Because it snows tomorrow, I'll not go hiking. 3. Because it will snow tomorrow, I'll not go hiking. (Which one is correct of the two, #2 and #3?)
November 4, 2010

English
1. I am going to do volunteer work at a cultural center. 2. I am going to do volunteer work at a community center. 3. I am going to do volunteer work at a community cultural center. (Are they all the same? Which one do we have to use?) 4. I am going to do volunteer work at a ...
November 1, 2010

English
1. I want to do volunteer work at the Chicago Orphanage. 2. I want to do volunteer at Chicago Orphanage. (Which one is right? Do we have to use 'the'?)
November 1, 2010

English
1. We can massage old people's backs. 2. We can help them use a computer. 3. We can visit their houses and clean rooms. 4. We can take them to a bathroom in wheelchairs. 5. We can help them wash their faces. 6. We can help them take a bath. 7. We can prepare towels and ...
November 1, 2010

English
People grow one year older every New Year's Day by eating rice cakes. (What is the meaning of 'grow' in this sentence? What other words can we use instead of 'grow'?)
November 1, 2010

English
1. Rice cake soup is made from sliced long rice cakes. 2. Rice cake soup is made of sliced long rice cakes. 3. Rice cake soup is made with sliced long rice cakes. (Which one is grammatical? Please notice the use of prepositions.)
November 1, 2010

English
1. Wine is made from grapes. 2. Grapes are made into wine. (Both are the same, right/) 3. The bridge is made of stone. 4. The bridge is made out of stone. 5. The bridge is made from stone. 6. The bridge is made with stone. (Which ones are grammatical from sentence 3 to ...
November 1, 2010

English
1. In Korean culture, the half-moon is a symbol of growth. 2. In Korean culture, the half moon is a symbol of growth. (Are both OK? What about the use of a hyphen between 'half' and 'moon'? And what is the use of 'the' before 'half moon'?))
November 1, 2010

English
I want to take a walk along the Sein River in France. (What is the part of speech of 'in France'? Is it an adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase? Does it modify 'take' or 'the Sein River'?)
October 31, 2010

English
1. Here is a fresh salad. 2. Here is fresh salad. (Are both grammatical? Which expression is frequently used? Notice the sue of 'article,' please.) 3. Here is a cold strawberry juice. 4. Here is cold strawberry juice. (Are both grammatical? Which expression is ...
October 31, 2010

English
My mom is still sick. I helped her with the dishes. (In the sentences, what is the meaning of the second sentence? Did her mother washed the dishes with her daughter? Or did her mother not wash the dishes together?)
October 31, 2010

English
How do you pronounce 'width'? Do we delete 'the d sound'?
October 30, 2010

English
1. On Christmas, children usually get gifts from their parents. 2. At Christmas, children usually get gifts from their parents. (Which preposition do we have to use before 'Christmas'? Are both OK? Which one is generally used?)
October 30, 2010

English
1. He gets up at six-thirty every morning. 2. He gets up at six thirty every morning. (Which one is right? Do we have to use a hyphen or not?)
October 30, 2010

English
1. Many animals are dying. 2. Many animals are dying out. (What is the difference between the two sentence? What is the meaning of 'out' in Sentence 2?)
October 30, 2010

English
1. Do you do any volunteer work? How about your friends? 2. Yes, I do. They do volunteer work, too. 3. No, I don't. They don't do volunteer work, either. (Are the answers grammatical?) 4. Do you do any volunteer work? 5. Are you doing any volunteer work? (Which ...
October 27, 2010

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