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August 2, 2015

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Doesn't 'they'refer to 'three people'? If #1 is right, what does 'it' refer to in the second sentence in Sentence 1?
May 12, 2015

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1. Three people climb quickly into one of the boats. It is the Farriner family from Pudding Lane. 2. Three people climb quickly into one of the boats. They are the Farriner family from Pudding Lane. ==================== Which one is right? Do we have to use 'it' or &#...
May 12, 2015

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1. Do-it-yourself fashion can be your solution. 2. Do-It-Yourself fashion can be your solution. 3. Diy fashion can be your solution. 4. DIY fashion can be your solution. ================================== Which one is correctly spelled?
May 12, 2015

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1. Can I have something to drink? 2. Can I drink something to drink? =========================== What is the meaning of 'have' in Sentence 1? Does 'have' mean 'drink'? Can we use Sentence 2?
May 12, 2015

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Then Mr. Farrener's wife, Anne, calls down to them. ================== How do you pronounce "Farrener"?
May 8, 2015

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1. They climb up the hill to the tower of London. 2. He is climbing up the ladder. ------------- Is 'up' an adverb or a preposition?
May 8, 2015

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1. Mary is Thomas' maid. 2. Mary is thomas's maid. ============ Which one is right?
May 8, 2015

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Did you read the four-frame comic strip in the newspaper? Especially the third frame was very funny. Don't you think so? ===================== Is this short passage grammatical? Which parts should be corrected? Thank you.
May 7, 2015

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A doctor is a person who is helping little children. (picture: A female doctor is examining a little girl.) ================ If a kid describes the picture like that, is it grammatical based on the definition of 'doctor'?
May 7, 2015

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Thank your for your help.
May 7, 2015

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How long does it take to get there? 1. It takes 40 minutes. 2. It does take 40 minutes. ========================= #1 is right. What about #2? If a kid writes '#2' as an answer to the question, do we have to make it right or not?
May 7, 2015

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1. If you run every day, you will get health. 2. If you run every day, you will get healthy? ========================== Are both grammatical? Which one is commonly used? Do we have to use 'health' or 'healthy'?
May 7, 2015

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1. If yoiu run every day, you will get health. 2. If you run every day, you will get healthy? ========================== Are both grammatical? Which one is commonly used? Do we have to use 'health' or 'healthy'?
May 7, 2015

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1. A doctor is a person who cares for sick people. 2. A doctor is a person who cares sick people. =============== Can we use both expressions? Is #2 grammatical? "Care" is used here without 'for'?
May 7, 2015

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1. Cut off the upper part of your old T-shirt. 2. Cut out the upper part of your old T-shirt. 3. Make a cut of the upper part of your old T-shirt. 4. Make cuts of the upper part of your old T-shirt. ====================== Are they all grammatical? Which expression should we use?
May 7, 2015

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1. Take off the poster from the wall. 2. Take the poster off the wall. 3. Put on the poster on the wall. 4. Put the poster on the wall. ========================= Which ones are grammatical?
May 5, 2015

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1. Don't you get lonely being on your own all day? 2. Don't you get lonely if you are on your own all day? 3. Don't you get lonely when you are on your own all day? =================== Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Can we substitute 'alone' for 'on your own'?
May 5, 2015

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1. I lost my watch. I must buy a new one. 2.I lost my watch. I must buy a new it. 3. I saw a big one. 4. He has a small one. Is #1 grammatical? What about #2? Is #2 ungrmmatical? Can we use the pattern, 'a adjective one' only?
May 5, 2015

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1. It's no use worrying about it. 2. It's no use to worry about it. 3. There is no use worrying about it. 4. There is no use to worry about it. Which ones are grammatical? In #1 and #2, does 'it' on the left refer to 'worrying about it'?
May 5, 2015

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What is the difference between 'scarf' and 'muffler'?
May 5, 2015

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1. We can turn off the switch when we go out home. 2. We can turn off the switch when we go out of home. 3. We can turn off the switch when we go out of my home. 4. We can turn off the switch when we go out of our home. --------------- Are these sentences grammatical? Which ...
April 30, 2015

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1. We can save water when I brush my teeth. 2. We can save water when we brush our teeth. 3. We can save water when we were brushing our teeth. ================ Is #1 correct? Is it logical? Is #2 better and correct? Is #3 the best? Thank you for your help.
April 29, 2015

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1. A doctor is a person who is trying for sick people. 2. If it snows tomorrow, I will play a snowball fight with my friends. ========================== Q1: Are both grammatical? Q2: Can we use 'play' instead of 'have' as in #2?
April 29, 2015

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1. I couldn't go to school for some weeks. 2.I couldn't go to school some weeks. ============ Can we delete 'for' as in #2?
April 29, 2015

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1. I want to help Mohamed look for my school's gym. 2. I want to help Mohamed look for my school gym. 3. I want to help Mohamed look for the gym of our school. 4. I want to help Mohamed look for the gym of my school. ================ Which ones are grammatical? Can we use #1?
April 29, 2015

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1. We can save environment when we don't make junk any more. 2. If you run every day, you will get health. 3. We can save the electricity when we turn off the computer. ==================== Q1: Are they all grammatical? Q2: Do we have to use 'the' before ...
April 29, 2015

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1. If it snows tomorrow, I will rest. 2. If you run every day, you are very strong. (Are both grammatical?)
April 29, 2015

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Criticism-related expressions 1. Shame on you. 2. You have no shame. 3. You're insane/crazy. 4. Have you lost your mind? 5. Are you out of your mind? 6. He must have stolen the money. 7. Your writing is terrible. 8. Your explanation is totally wrong. 9. 10. (Are they right...
April 23, 2015

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Complaint-related expressions 1. I've got a complaint against him. 2. As for me, I'm not satisfied. 3. I'm really sick and tired of my job. 4. It's boring, isn't it. 5. Why are you acting this way. 6. Behave. 7. I'm not satisfied with my grades. 8. 9. (...
April 23, 2015

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Permission related expressions 1. You may/can go back home now. 2. You were permitted to join the club. 3. You were allowed to go hunting with us. 4. 5. (Are they grammatical? Would you name some other expressions related to 'permission'?)
April 23, 2015

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What do you take to school? 1. I take the number 2 bus. 2. I take number 2 bus. 3. I take the bus number 2. 4. I take bus number 2. =========== Which one is grammatical and commonly sed?
April 22, 2015

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What do you take to school? 1. I take notebooks, textbooks and pencils. 2. I take a bus to school. ======================== What is the answer to the question?
April 22, 2015

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1. How do you go to school? By bus? No, I go there by subway. 2. What do you take to school? The bus? No, I go there by subway. 3. What do you take to school? A bus? No, I go there by subway. 4. What do you take to school? Buses? No, I go there by subway. ============ Thank ...
April 22, 2015

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1. How do you go to school? By bus? Nio, I go there by subway. 2. What do you take to school? By bus? Nio, I go there by subway. ========================= Is #1 the same as #2? Can we use 'What do you take to school?' instead of 'How do you go to school?'
April 22, 2015

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1. It is 3 dollars to take the subway. ============== Is this sentence grammatical? What does 'It' refer to in the sentence? Does 'It' refer to 'the subway' or ' to take the subway'?
April 22, 2015

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1. Many American people have two houses. 2. Each American has two houses. ================= Does #1 mean #2?
April 21, 2015

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Thank you very much for your help. One more questions goes.... 1. We have 25 boys in our class. All of them have a TV at home. 2. We have 25 boys in our class. They have a TV at home. ====================== #1 mean each boy has a TV at home. Am I right? #2 means the same thing...
April 21, 2015

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1. I have a pen. 2. I don't have a pen. 3. I have not a pen. 4. Do you have a pen? 5. Have you a pen? ============= Are they all grammatical? Do they use #3 and #5 in The UK?
April 21, 2015

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1. Many people have a car these days in the country. 2. Many people have cars these days in the country. =============== Are both OK? Does #1 mean each person has a car?
April 21, 2015

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1. A lot of Russian families have a dacha. 2. A lot of Russian families have dachas. ================ Are both correct? Does #1 mean that each family has a dacha?
April 21, 2015

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What are you like? What's your personality like? What's your personality? What's your character like? What's your character? Describe your personality. ================== Are the questions all grammatical? Which ones are commonly used?
April 21, 2015

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1. Many Russian families spend weekends at their dacha. 2. Many Russian families spend weekends at their dachas. =============== Which one is grammatical? Are both OK? Then which one is commonly used?
April 21, 2015

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1. She is a medium height woman. 2. She is medium height. 3. She is of medium height. 4. She is a woman of medium height. =================== Are they all grammatical? Which ones are right?
April 21, 2015

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Mom came to Emily's room and found the window was open. It was raining hard outside. Because the window was opened, the books on the desk were wet. A: Emily, look at the books. They are all wet. B1:Oh, no. I'm sorry. I forgot to close the window. B2:Oh,dear. I'm ...
April 21, 2015

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What can you do to save the environment? 1. I'd better take the stairs instead of the elevator. 2. I'd better turn off the light when I don't use it. 3. I'd better turn off the tap water when I am not using it. 4. I'd better not use paper cups or plates. 5...
April 21, 2015

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1. I am on my own today. 2. I am loney today. 3. I am alone today. 4. I am lone today. =================== Are they the same in meaning and grammatical?
April 20, 2015

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1. Emily likes winter because she can see snow in the mountains. 2. Emily likes winter because she can watch snow in the mountains. 3. Emily likes winter because she can look at snow in the mountains. =================== Which verb should we use?
April 20, 2015

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1. He is outgoing. 2. He is extrovert. 3. He is extroverted. (Are they all grammatical and the same in meaning?) 4. He is shy. 5. He is reserved. 6. He is introvert. 7. He is introverted. (Are they all grammatical and the same in meaning?)
April 19, 2015

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Thank you for your help. What about the following? Are they grammatical? 5. Make sure you don't plug the TV when I am out. 6. Make sure you don't eat sweets. 7. make sure you don't play cards. 8. Make sure yoiu don't drink. 9. Make sure you don't eat fast ...
April 16, 2015

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1. Make sure you unplug the TV when you go out. 2. Make sure that you unplug the TV when you go out. 3. Make sure you should unplug the TV when you go out. 4. Make sure you unplug the TV before you go out. ========================== Are they all grammatical? Can we use '...
April 16, 2015

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What can you do to save electricity? (2) 1. I can unplug the computer and the printer. 2. I can unplug appliances in my room. 3. I can unplug all electronic devices in my room. 4. I can unplug the TVs in the rooms. 5. I can unplug all the electronic devices including the fax ...
April 16, 2015

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1. Make sure you go to bed early. 2. Make sure you play ping-pong with him. 3. Make sure you talk with the person. 4. Make sure you go back home early. 5. Make sure you call your mother. 6. Make sure you send the money to him. 7. Make sure you take a taxi. 8. Make sure you go ...
April 16, 2015

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Look at this electricity bill, Andy. - Wow! That's a lot. ==================== In this short dialogue, what is the part of speech of 'a lot'? 1. The electricity bill is a lot. (Is this sentence grammatical? What other expressions can we use instead of 'a lot&#...
April 16, 2015

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What can you do to save electricity? 1. I can turn off the lights when I leave my room. 2 I can turn off the lights when I don't use the room. 3.I can turn off the lights when I don't stay in the room. 4. I can turn off the lights of my classroom when we leave for the ...
April 16, 2015

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1. A hippo is an animal which has a big mouth. 2. A hippo is an animal which is very heavy. 3. A hippo is an animal which is very big. 4. A crocodile is an animal which has lots of teeth. 5. A crocodile is an animal which has a strog and long tail. 6. A crocodile is an animal ...
April 15, 2015

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1. We can live to be 200. 2. We can live to be 200 years old. 3. We can live up to 200. 4. We can live up to 200 years. 5. We can live to 200. 6. We can live to 200 years. 7. We can live up to 200 years old. 8. We can live to 200 years old. ===================== I have listed ...
April 14, 2015

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1. We can reuse the water after we rinse the rice. 2. We can reuse the water after we rinse rice. (Do we have to sue 'the' before 'rice'?) 3. We can do the laundry after we gathering many clothes. 4. We can put many clothes in the washing machine. 5. We can use...
April 14, 2015

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1. We can turn off the tap of water, when we are washing our faces. 2. We can turn off the tap water, when we are washing our faces. 3. We can turn off the city water, when we are washing our faces. =================== Q1: Can we use all the expressions? Q2: Can we use '...
April 14, 2015

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What can we do to save water? 1.We can use our cups when we brush our teeth. 2. We can put a brick into the toilet. 3. We can use a waterbowl when we wash the dishes. 4. We can get rid of the old before we wash the dishes. 5. We can reuse the water after linsing the rice. 6. ...
April 14, 2015

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1. We can take showers. 2. We can take a shower. 3. We can take cold showers. 4. We can take a cold shower. 5. We can take longer showers. 6. We can take a long shower. ================= What is the difference between each pair? Which one is commonly used? Does each pair have ...
April 14, 2015

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1. We can use less water when we do the dishes. 2. We can use less water when we are doing the dishes. 3. We can use only a little water when we wash a car. 4. We can use only a little water when we are washing a car. ===================== Are they all grammatical? What is the...
April 14, 2015

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1. We need to cut 20 trees to make every 1 ton of paper cups. 1-2. We need to cut 20 trees to make every 1 t of paper cups. 2. We need 10 l of water to make a piece of A4 paper. 3. We need 10 liter of water to make a piece of A4 paper. 4. We need 10 liters of water to make a ...
April 14, 2015

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Imagine what will happen in the future world and write down sentences related to the future world. 1. We will go to Mars. 2. We will make robots clean the house. 3. We will not get sick. 4. We will fly in the air. 5. We will go to the USA in 10 minutes from here. 6. We won'...
April 14, 2015

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1. What do we have to do in case of a fire? 2. What do we have to do when a fire breaks out? 3. What do we have to do when your apartment is on fire? 4. Call 119. 5. Tell grown-ups. 6. Tell adults. 7. Use the fire extinguisher. 8. Go outside and use the stairs. 9. Go down the ...
April 14, 2015

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1. We can turn off the water when we are not using it. 1-1. We can turn off the water when we do not use it. 2. We can turn off the water when we are brushing teeth. 2-1. We can turn off the water when we do not brush teeth. ==================== Which ones are grammatical? Do ...
April 13, 2015

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1. I can make a vegetable soup. 2. I can make vegetable soup. (Do we have to use 'a' ornot?) 3. I can make ramen. 4. I can make pasta. 5. I can make seafood. 6. I can make raw fish. 7. I can make noodles. 8. I can make sandwich. 9. I can make bread. 10. I can make ...
April 13, 2015

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1. I plant potatoes shopping tomorrow. 2. I will plant potatoes shopping tomorrow. 3. I will plant potatoes and shop tomorrow. 4. I will plant potatoes and go shopping tomorrow. =========== #1 is wrong. Am I right? How can we correct #1? What about the others from #2 and #4? ...
April 13, 2015

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1. What kind of food can you make? 2. What kinds of food can you make? ------------------- Do we have to use 'kind' or 'kinds'? Which one do we have to use? Are both OK? Then, is there any difference between them?
April 13, 2015

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1. A: Where can we hear this announcement? B: We can here it in an airplane. 2. A: Where can we hear this announcement? B: We can here it on an airplane. -------------------- Q1: Do we have to use 'in' or 'on'? Q2: Is the expression 'announce' (from ...
April 13, 2015

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1. I read Chapter 2 of my history book. 2. I read chapter 2 of my history book. ======================= Which one is grammatical? Do we have to use the capital letter or not?
April 12, 2015

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What can we do to save water? 1. We can turn off the water when we are not using it. 2. We can turn off the water when we are brushing teeth. 3. We can use only a little water when we wash face. 4. We can use a little water when we wash hair. 5. We can take a shower every two ...
April 10, 2015

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1. I didn't use paper cups or plates at the picnic. ================== What does 'the picnic' mean? Does 'the picnic' mean 'the picnic site'?
April 10, 2015

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What kinds of food can you make? 1. I can make pasta. 2. I can make ramen. 3. I can make noodles. 4. I can make fruit soup/juice. 5. I can make cooked rice. 6. I can make cookies. 7. I can make bread. 8. I can make Japanese food, sushi. 9. I can make pasta, Italian food. 10. I...
April 9, 2015

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1. Evenings, we sit at home and watch TV. 2. Every evening, we sit at home and watch TV. 3. In the evenings, we sit at home and watch TV. 4. In the evening, we sit at home and watch TV. ================================ Thank you for your help......In the sentences above, does...
April 9, 2015

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1. Bring me the chair. 2. Bring the chair to me. 3. Take me my house. 4. Take me to my house. ================== Does #1 mean #2? What about the verb 'take'? Is #3 incorrect? The structure of the verb 'bring' seems to be different from the verb 'take.' ...
April 9, 2015

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1. I'll bring it to you tonight. 2. I'll take it to you tonight. ================ Which one is grammatical? Are both OK?
April 9, 2015

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1. He stopped reading a book to watch TV. 2. He stopped walking to watch the accident. 3. He stopped working to take a rest. 4. He stopped watching TV to take a nap. 5. He stopped driving his car to sleep in the car for some time. --------------------------- Are the sentences ...
April 9, 2015

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1. I'll remember to see the movie with my friend. 2. I'll remember that I have to see the movie with my friend. 3. I'll remember that I will see the movie with my friend. 4. I'll remember that I can see the movie with my friend. 5. I'll remember that I must...
April 9, 2015

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1. I'd better put less food on my lunch plate tomorrow. 2. I'd better put less food on my lunch tray tomorrow. 3. I'd better put less food on my lunch food tray tomorrow. ---------------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Does 'tray' mean '...
April 8, 2015

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4. He recommended the book to me. 5. He recommended me the book. ------------------ (Are both grammatical?)
April 8, 2015

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1. What will you recommend as a resorting place? 2. He recommended a good place to play with friends. 3. What about the restaurant that the man recommended for/to us. ------------------------------ Thank you for your help. What about the sentences? Are they grammatical?
April 8, 2015

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1. I ate little food on my lunch plate. 2. I ate a little food on my lunch plate. 3. I ate less food than Bill. 4. Bill ate more food than me. 5. I ate the least food in my class. 6. I ate the least food of all my classmates. 7. I ate the least food of all of us...
April 7, 2015

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1. He kept a secret. 2. He broke a secret 3. He let out a secret. 4. He gave away a secret. 5. He betrayed a secret. ================= What is the opposite of #1? Can the others be used as the opposite? What is commonly used?
April 7, 2015

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1. Will you bring me the lamp? 2. OK. I'll bring it right back. 3. OK. I'll take it right back. ------------ Which answer is correct? Are both OK? Which one is commonly used?
April 7, 2015

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Yesterday my American friend asked me how long I had been learning English. I said I had been learning English since middle school. He was surprised. And he said, ¡°Why do you learn English?¡± When we travel to foreign countries, have a conversation ...
April 6, 2015

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1. Buy one, get one free. 2. Buy one, and get one free. 3. If you buy one, you will get one free. 4. If you buy one, you get one free. ============================ What does #1 mean?
April 2, 2015

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Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 4:10pm. 1. What a messy room! Can you give me a hand cleaning it, Matt? 2. What a messy room! Can you give me a hand which will clean it, Matt? ======================= Does #1 mean #2? •English - Writeacher, Wednesday, April 1...
April 1, 2015

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1. Take it easy. 2. Make yourself at home. 3. Make yourself comfortable. ============ Are they the same in meaning? Do we have more similar expressions?
April 1, 2015

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1-1. Pets which are welcomed 2-1. American and Indian food which are served ========= Thank you for your help. Do the previous ones mean these ones?
April 1, 2015

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1. Pets welcomed 2. American and Indian food served =============== Can the expression be used as titles?
April 1, 2015

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Let's make it at six in the evening. - That's too late. How about an hour earlier? - Good, see you then. =================== Does 'make it' mean 'meet'?
April 1, 2015

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1. What a messy room! Can you give me a hand cleaning it, Matt? 2. What a messy room! Can you give me a hand which will clean it, Matt? ======================= Does #1 mean #2?
April 1, 2015

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1. Hurry up! You have only twenty minutes left. 2. Hurry up! Only twenty minutes are left. 3. Hurry up! You have only twenty minutes (which are) left. ================= Are #1 and #2 the same in meaning? Is 'which are' omitted in #2?
March 30, 2015

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1. I'm getting dressed to go to school. 2. I'm getting dressed for school. 3. I'm putting on clothes for school. 4. I'm wearing clothes for school. 5. I'm putting on clothes to go school. 6. I'm wearing clothes to go school. ================= Which ones...
March 30, 2015

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Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 2:29am. Posted by rfvv on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 3:16am. 1. In the evening, Sonya's father cooks dinner. 2. In the evenings, Sonya's father cooks dinner. 3. Evenings, Sonya's father cooks dinner. 4. Every evening, ...
March 30, 2015

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1. Did anyone call for me while I was gone? 2. Did anyone call me while I was gone? ---------------- Which one is grammatical?
March 30, 2015

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Posted by rfvv on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 3:16am. 1. In the evening, Sonya's father cooks dinner. 2. In the evenings, Sonya's father cooks dinner. 3. Evenings, Sonya's father cooks dinner. 4. Every evening, Sonya's father cooks dinner. (What is the ...
March 30, 2015

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1. Did you lock the keys in the car? 2. Did you lock the doors in the car? ------------------ Are they grammatical?
March 29, 2015

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Don't use plastic bags to save the environment. ============ What is the meaning of 'save' here? what other words can we use instead of 'save'?
March 25, 2015

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How do you pronounce the Russian names? 1. Sonya 2. Olga 3. Anton What about Russian pronunciation? Is Russian pronunciation the same as English pronuncination?
March 24, 2015

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