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August 29, 2016

Posts by rfvv

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1. They decided to call the baby Mark. 2. They decided to name the baby Mark. (Are both the same?) 3. Lee was standing right behind her. 4. Lee was standing just behind her. (Are both the same?) 5. They hired a private detective to find their missing child. 6. They hired a ...
June 5, 2016

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Master! It's me. You're right there. I can feel it. (companion dog) - Chuchu? Is that you? (dog's master) -------------------------------- The master of the dog found the missing dog after a long time. In this dialogue, do we have to use 'that' alone? How ...
June 5, 2016

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1. He puts a collar around his dog before walking it. 2. He puts a collar on his dog before walking it. -------------------- Are both OK? Do we have to use 'around' or 'on'? Can we use other verbs instead of 'puts'?
June 5, 2016

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1. Maybe things didn't go well at work. 2. Maybe situation didn't go well at work. ---------------------- (Does things' mean 'situation' here?) 3. You'll feel better. 4. You'll feel good. 5. You'll feel better. 6. You'll feel well. 7. You&#...
June 5, 2016

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He came back home from work. He said, "I'm home." ---------------------------- Can we use 'I'm at home.' instead of 'I'm home'?
June 5, 2016

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1. What about dinner at my place? 2. What about dinner in my place? 3. What about dinner at my house? 4. What about dinner at my apartment? ---------------------- Are they all correct? Do we have to use 'at' or'in'? Are both OK? What is the difference between...
June 5, 2016

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1. Watching the shining bridge from the beach is wonderful. 2. Watching the shining bridge at the beach is wonderful. 3. Watching the shining bridge on the beach is wonderful. ------------------------ Which preposition is suitable? Can we use all the prepositions?
June 4, 2016

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1. The view of the bridge at night is great because of the light bulbs decorating the bridge. 2. The view of the bridge at night is great because of the light bulbs decorated on the bridge. 3. The view of the bridge at night is great because of the light bulbs shining brightly...
June 3, 2016

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Posted by rfvv on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 6:42am. 1. If you are stressed, you feel tense and anxious because of difficulties in your life. 2. If someone is stressed out, they are very tense and anxious because of difficulties in their lives. ============================== The ...
June 3, 2016

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1. If you are stressed, you feel tense and anxious because of difficulties in your life. 2. If someone is stressed out, they are very tense and anxious because of difficulties in their lives. ============================== The above are form Collins Dictionary. Q1: Does it ...
June 3, 2016

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1. He drove his car carefully. 2. He drove his car in a careful manner/way. 3. He greeted the person politely. 4. He greeted the person in a polite manner/way. 5. He said no angrily. 6. He said no in an angry manner/way. ------------------ Is each pair interchangeable?
June 1, 2016

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1. She danced lovelily. 2. She danced in a lovely manner. 3. She danced in a lovely way. 4. He said hello friendlily. 5. He said hello in a friendly manner. 6. He said hello in a friendly way. ------------------------------------- Which ones are grammatical?
June 1, 2016

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1. On Friday, I cooked for my mom. 2. Friday, I cooked for my mom. 3. I took a piano lesson om Wednesday. 4. I took a piano lesson Wednesday. ------------------------- Are #2 and #4 grammatical without the preposition 'on'?
June 1, 2016

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1. He went for a run. 2. He went for a ride. (for riding a horse or riding a bike?) 3. He went for a skate/a ski. 4. He went for a smoke. 5. He went for a drink. 6. He went for a tour. 7. He went for _________. 8. She went for a shop. 9. She went for a dance. 10. She went for ...
June 1, 2016

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1. He went out for a run. 2. He went out for a ride. (for riding a horse or riding a bike?) 3. He went out for a skate/a ski. 4. He went out for a smoke. 5. He went out for a drink. 6. He went out for a tour. 7. He went out for _________. 8. She went out for a shop. 9. She ...
June 1, 2016

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We have a very beautiful place called Central Park. Many tourists visit this park. We also have a traditional village full of ancient facilities. 1. I recommend them to visit the village. 2. I suggest that they should visit the village. 3. I suggest to them that they visit ...
June 1, 2016

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1. On the 2nd basement, there is a book store. 2. In the 2nd basement, there is a book store. 3. A book store is on the 2nd basement. 4. A book store is in the 2nd basement. 5. A book store is on basement 2. 6. A book store is in basement 2...
June 1, 2016

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Homework Help: English Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 7:17am. Posted by rfvv on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 10:27pm. 1. Don't feel stressful. 2. Don't get stressful. 3. Don't feel stressed. 4. Don't get stressed. 5. Don't be stressed out. 6. Don&#...
May 31, 2016

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Posted by rfvv on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 10:27pm. 1. Don't feel stressful. 2. Don't get stressful. 3. Don't feel stressed. 4. Don't get stressed. 5. Don't be stressed out. 6. Don't be stressed. 7. Don't be stressful. --------------------- Can we ...
May 31, 2016

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1. He was taking down what she said. 2. He was noting down what she said. 3. He was writing down what she said. ------------------------ Are they all grammatical? Can we use some other expressions?
May 31, 2016

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1. He fanned himself with a newspaper to cool down. 2. He fanned himself with a newspaper to cool. ----------------- Do we have to use 'down' after 'cool'? What is the difference?
May 31, 2016

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He needs to concentrate more on his career. --------------------------- What does 'career' mean in this sentence? Does 'career' mean 'job'? Or is it 'work life'?
May 31, 2016

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1. a person who writes an online journal accessible to users of the Internet. 2. a person who writes an online journal which/that is accessible to users of the Internet. ------------- Q1: Does #1 mean #2? Q2: What is an online journal? is it a diary on the Internet? Or an essay?
May 31, 2016

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1. You should not miss breakfast. 2. You should not skip breakfast. --------------------------------- Are both the same? What is the diffference? 3. Stand in a row. 4. Stand in row. 5. stand in rows. 6. stand in two rows. (Can we use the expressions above?)
May 30, 2016

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1. He moved to New York last year. 2. He moved into New York last year. 3. He moved in New York last year. -------------------- Is #3 not correct?
May 30, 2016

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1. I was upset with what he said. 2. I was upset about what he said. 3. I was angry with what he said. 4. I was angry about what he said. 5. I was angry at what he said. ------------- Are they all grammatical? Which prepositions do we have to use? Is 'with' is commonly...
May 30, 2016

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1. She sat taking notes "on" everything that was said. 2. She sat taking notes "of" everything that was said. ------------- Which one is right? Can we use both 'on' and 'of'? which one is commonly used?
May 30, 2016

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1. He is absorbed in biology. 2. He is very interested in biology. 3. He is into biology. ----------------- Are they all the same in meaning?
May 30, 2016

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1. For the one-syllable words ending in single vowel + single consonant, double the consonant before a suffix beginning with vowel. Examples: • beg + ed = begged • run + ed =running • rob + er = robber • sad + est =saddest 2. For the one-syllable words ...
May 29, 2016

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There are few Spelling Rules which should be followed in the formation of words. Final a consonant: 1. For the one-syllable words ending in single vowel + single consonant, double the consonant before a suffix beginning with vowel. Examples: • beg + ed = begged • run...
May 28, 2016

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1. Raise your hands to shoulder height. 2. Lower your hands to foot height. 3. Lift your right hand to nose height. 4. Lift your left hand to eye height. 5. Bend your body left, and then bend your body right. 6. Bend your body to the left, and then bend your body to the right...
May 28, 2016

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1. Don't play games on the phone too often. 2. Don't play games on a phone too often. 3. Don't play games on your phone too often. ---------------- Which one is commonly used? 4. Don't feel stressed out. 5. Don't be stressed out. 6. Don't stay stressed ...
May 27, 2016

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1. Lift your hips with your head still on the floor. 2. Raise your hips with your head still on the floor. (Can we use 'Raise' instead of "Lift"? Are both the same?)
May 26, 2016

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1. I drink 10-liter water every day. 2. I drink 10-liter of water every day. 3. I drink a 10-liter bottle of water every day. 4. I drink 10-liter bottles of water every day. 5. I drink two 10-liter bottles of water every day. (Are they all grammatical? Which one is incorrect?)
May 26, 2016

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1. He slept for 7 hours last night. 2. He slept 7 hours last night. (Are both OK? Can we omit 'for' here?) 3. Go straight for two blocks. It's on your left. 4. Go straight two blocks. It's on your left. (Are both OK? Can we delete 'for' here?) 5. The ...
May 26, 2016

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There are many famous places in Busan. I'd like to introduce two of them. One is Busan Children's Grand Park in Busanjin-gu. Many kids and their parents visit the park to have a good time. Children can ride a rollercoaster. It is thrilling to be in a rollercoaster. ...
May 25, 2016

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1. Live a harmonious life with others. 2. Live harmoniously with others. 3. Get along with others. 4. Don't stay with negative people for a long time. 5. Don't spend time with negative people too often. 6. Don't argue with your friends frequently. (There are som do...
May 25, 2016

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Let's do gymnastics. This is a side exercise. Stand up, and put your legs apart at the shoulder width. Bend your body westward as you raise your right hand toward your armpit. Bend your body westward one more time as you raise your right hand above your head. Then bend ...
May 25, 2016

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1. I am so stressed out. 2. I am so stressed. (What is the differrence between them? Does 'out' mean 'completely'?) 3. But Nikki has a childlike innocence. 4. But Nikki has a childish innocence. (#3 is right, but how about #4?) 5. I didn't think you were so...
May 24, 2016

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Yours looks much better. Thank you.
May 24, 2016

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We have several beautiful places here in Busan. I would like to intorduce two of them. One is Shinsege Department Store. Many people visit the department store to buy things. The sidewalks near the department store is crowded with people. There is a Starbucks coffee shop ...
May 24, 2016

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Busan is the largest port city and second-largest city in South Korea. It lies on the southeast tip of the Korean Peninsula. It is important for transport and shipping. It is best known for Busan Port and Haeundae Beach. The port takes many ships and accommodate trades among ...
May 24, 2016

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Here are some helpful tips for you. ------------------------- In the word 'helpful,' "p" is not pronounced. Am I right?
May 23, 2016

English
1. I try not to stress out when things go wrong. 2. He went bald. 3. She went mad. ------------------- In Sentence 2 and 3, 'bald' and 'mad' are adjectives, so 'went' means 'became.' What about in Sentence 1? Does 'go' mean 'become&#...
May 23, 2016

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1. Don't feel stressful. 2. Don't get stressful. 3. Don't feel stressed. 4. Don't get stressed. 5. Don't be stressed out. 6. Don't be stressed. 7. Don't be stressful. --------------------- Can we use all the expressions? Which ones are commonly used?
May 19, 2016

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1. Let him do what he will. 2. Let him do what he can. (Are the sentences grammatical?) 3. She won't open the door. (In this sentence, what does 'won't' mean? 4. She is not going to open the door. 5. She doesn't intend to open the door. Does #3 mean #4 or #...
May 19, 2016

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How much water do you drink every day? 1. I drink two liters of water per day. 2. I drink 1.5 liters of water a day. 3. I drink ten liters of water every day. 4. I drink a ten-liter carton of water every day. 5. I drink a 5-liter pack of water every day. (Are the answers all ...
May 18, 2016

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Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 8:40pm. 1. Don't drink. 2. Don't drink liquor. 3. Don't drink alcohol. ----------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3? When we mention one of the don'ts for a healthy life, which one is suitable? •English - english genie , ...
May 18, 2016

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Thank you for your help. 1. I have more than five books. 1-2. I have over five books. (Does it include five books?) Yes, these are fine and your interpretation is right. -------------------- Doesn't it mean that I have six or more books? "More than five books" ...
May 18, 2016

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1. I have more than five books. 1-2. I have over five books. (Does it include five books?) 2. I have five or more books. (It includes five. At least I have five books. Am I right?) 3. I have less than five books. 4. I have under five books. ( I don't have five books. I ...
May 18, 2016

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1. Are you driving after work. 2. Will you drive after work. (Does #1 mean #2?) 3. Are you driving tonight? 4. Will you drive tonight? 5. Shall you drive tonight? (Does #3 mean #4 or #5?)
May 17, 2016

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Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 2:12am. 1. Can you give me a ride if you are driving? 2. Can you give me a ride if you drive? 3. He will be driving, so ask him to give you a ride. 4. He will drive, so ask him to give you a ride. -------------- Are they all the same ...
May 17, 2016

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1. I will go abroad. 2. I would go abroad. 3. I will prefer an aisle seat. 4. I would prefer an aisle seat. 5. I will do it. 6. I would do it. ------------------------- Q1: Are they all grammatical? Q2: What is the difference between 'will' and 'would'? If we ...
May 17, 2016

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Thank you.
May 17, 2016

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1. The products are on the 2nd floor in section D. 2. The products are in section D on the 2nd floor. -------------------- Are both grammatical? Which word order is better?
May 17, 2016

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1. If you are driving your car now, come here immediately and give me a ride home. ( Is this one correct? In this sentence, the driver is in the middle of driving his car. Is that right?) 2. If you are driving your car after work, give me a ride home. ( In this sentence, the ...
May 17, 2016

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1. Later, you will be driving. So give me a ride, will you? 2. Later, you will drive. So give a ride to me, will you? 3. Later, you are going to drive. So give me a ride, will you? ( Does #1 mean # 3 or #2? Is #1 and #3 the same?) 4. Give me a ride if you will be driving. 5. ...
May 17, 2016

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1. Give me a minute. I'll be ready soon. 2. Give me a moment. I'll be ready soon. 3. Give me a second. I'll be ready soon. 4. Wait a minute. I'll be ready soon. 5. Wait a moment. I'll be ready soon. 6. Wait a secone. I'll be ready soon. 7. Just a minute...
May 17, 2016

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1. The sun is rising in the east. 1-1. The sun is coming up in the east. 2. The sun is setting in the west. 2-2. the sun is going down in the west. 3. Don't look at the sun with your eyes for a long time. You will become blind. 4. Don't look at the sun with your naked ...
May 17, 2016

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1. Do you mind moving your foot? 2. Point your right foot downward. 3. I'm sorry (that) I stepped on your foot. 4. I'm sorry to have stepped on your foot. 5. I'm sorry to step on your foot. 6. I'm sorry that I step on your foot. ---------------- Are they all ...
May 17, 2016

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1. Can you give me a ride if you are driving? 2. Can you give me a ride if you drive? 3. He will be driving, so ask him to give you a ride. 4. He will drive, so ask him to give you a ride. -------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Which expressions do we have to use? ...
May 17, 2016

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judge : a person trained to hear and decide cases brought before a court of law 1. judge: a person who is trained to hear and decide cases which were brought before a court of law 2. judge: a person who is trained to hear and decide cases which are brought before a court of ...
May 16, 2016

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* They refers to 'history books.' 1. They are on the 2nd floor in Section D. 2. They are in Section D on the 2nd floor. (Are both the same? According to the word order rule, which one is right?)
May 16, 2016

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G: Are you going out for exercise? M: No, I¡¯m going to the library. G: Oh, really? Can I ask you to pick up a book for me? -------------------------------- What expressions can we use instead of 'pick up'? Can we use 'check out' or 'borrow'?
May 16, 2016

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Thank you. Which one is close to #1?
May 16, 2016

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1. Can I ask you to take down those snacks for me? 2. Can I ask you to bring down those snacks for me? 3. Can I ask you to get down those snacks for me? 4. Can I ask you to put down those snacks for me? ----------------- Can we use all the expressions? Are they all commonly ...
May 16, 2016

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1. I sleep for 7 or more hours a day. 2. I sleep for more than 7 hours. 3. I sleep for over 7 hours. --------------- What is the difference among them?
May 15, 2016

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1. She won't listen to my advice. 2. She will not listen to my advice. 3. The door won't open. 4. The door will not open. --------------------------- Is each pair the same? Does #1 mean volitional future? Does #2 mean volitional future or simple future?
May 15, 2016

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1. He works at the Supreme Court. 2. He works at the supreme court. 3. He is a judge of the High Court. 4. He is a judge of the high court. 5. He is a judge of the District Court. 6. He is a judge of the district court. 7. There are several District Courts here. 8. There are ...
May 14, 2016

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Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 7:11pm. 1. Don't eat food if the expiration date has passed. 2. Don't eat food whose expiration date has passed. 3. Don't eat the food whose expiration date has passed. 4. Don't eat spoiled food whose expiration date...
May 14, 2016

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Posted by rfvv on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 9:39am. One of the don'ts is as follows. 1. Don't say bad words. 1-1. Don't use bad words. 2. Don't use bad language. 2-2. Don't say bad language. 3. Don't swear. 4. ___________ ------------------- Are they ...
May 13, 2016

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Thank you.... 4. Don't use filthy language. 5. Don't say filthy language. 6. Don't use a filthy language. (Is #5 or #6 wrong?)
May 12, 2016

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One of the don'ts is as follows. 1. Don't say bad words. 1-1. Don't use bad words. 2. Don't use bad language. 2-2. Don't say bad language. 3. Don't swear. 4. ___________ ------------------- Are they all grammatical? Do you have other similar expressions?
May 12, 2016

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Thank you for your help. I need your help in using 'will' or 'shall' in interrogative sentences. 1. Shall I open the doll? 2. Do you want me to open the door? 3. Do you want to let me open the door? (Does #1 mean #2 or #3?) 4. Will you go there? 5. Do you want ...
May 12, 2016

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1. I will die. 2. I intend to die. (Are both the same in meaning?) 3. You shall die. 4. I will kill you. (Are both the same in meaning?) 5. He shall go there. 6. I will make him go there. 7. I will let him go there. (Are they the same in meaning? Does #5 mean #6 or #7?)
May 12, 2016

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1. I will do my best. 2. I shall do my best. (#1 is right, #2 is wrong? Am I right?) 3. I will/shall be 15 years old next year. (We can use both 'will' and 'shall', right?) 4. I will die. 5. I shall die. (Are both the same? Does #4 mean I intend to die? Does #5...
May 12, 2016

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1. Sleep at least for 7-8 hours a day. 2. Sleep at least 7-8 hours a day. (Are they correct? Can we delet 'for'?) 3. Don't write on the book. 4. Don't write in the book. (Are both OK? What is the difference?)
May 12, 2016

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1. Have a swim once a week. 2. Take a swim once a week. 3. Swim once a week. ------------------ (Which expressions are correct?)
May 11, 2016

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1. Don't drink. 2. Don't drink liquor. 3. Don't drink alcohol. ----------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3? When we mention one of the don'ts for a healthy life, which one is suitable?
May 11, 2016

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1. Don't overeat at meal time. 2. Don't overeat at meal times. 3. Don't overeat at mealtime. 4. Don't overeat at mealtimes. ---------------- Which one is commonly used? Can we use all the expressions?
May 11, 2016

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1. Don't eat food if the expiration date has passed. 2. Don't eat food whose expiration date has passed. 3. Don't eat the food whose expiration date has passed. 4. Don't eat spoiled food whose expiration date has passed. ---------------------- Which ones are ...
May 11, 2016

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5. Extend your arms out to either side. 6. Lean forward, lifting one leg straight behind you. 7. Hold this pose, then return your leg to the ground and your arms to the sides. 8. Repeat with opposite leg. ========================= Are they grammatical? Don't we have to put...
May 11, 2016

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1. Hold this pose, then return your leg to the ground and your arms to the sides. 2. Hold this pose, and then return your leg to the ground and your arms to the sides. 3. Hold this pose. Then return your leg to the ground and your arms to the sides. 4. Hold this pose. Then, ...
May 11, 2016

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1. Raise your left arm over your head. 2. Bend the left elbow and touch the middle of the upper back with your fingers. 3. Hold the left elbow with the right hand and pull back. 4. Hold for 10 to 30 seconds. ------------------ Are the directions all grammatical? Check them, ...
May 11, 2016

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1. There are bad men everywhere ready to cheat you. 2. There are bad men everywhere who are ready to cheat you. ------------------- Q1: Are both the same? Q2: Does 'men' mean 'male persons'? Or Does 'men' mean both male and female persons?
May 11, 2016

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For a healthy life, what do you have to do? Do's 1. Eat healthy food. 2. Drink enough water every day. 3. Get a good sleep. 4. Exercise on a regular basis. 5. Eat fresh fruit and vegetables. 6. Take a walk every day. 7. Sleep more than 7 hours a day. 8. Eat brown rice. 9. ...
May 10, 2016

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1. Grip the outsides of your feet with your hands. 2. Grasp the outsides of your feet with your hands. 3. Hold the outsides of your feet with your hands. 4. Take the outsides of your feet with your hands. ---------------- I have used other verbs? Can we use all the verbs?
May 9, 2016

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1. He is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. 2. He is the chief justice of the Supreme Court. -------------------- Which one is right? Do we have to capitalize them?
May 9, 2016

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5. Lie on your face on the floor with your hands by your sides. (What about this one?)
May 9, 2016

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1. Lie on your stomach with your arms by your sides. 2. Lie on your stomach with your hands by your sides. 3. Lie on youir wtomach with your hands on your both sides. 4. Lie on your stomach with your hands on/by your side(s) ---------------- Which one is right? Do we have to ...
May 9, 2016

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I corrected the errors. Thank you. 1. The children lay down on their stomachs. 2. The children lay down on their belleies. 3. The children lay down on their fronts. (Which expressions are right?) 4. Lie on your right side on the floor. 5. Lie on your left side on the floor. 6...
May 9, 2016

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1. The children lay down on their stomachs. 2. The children lay down on their belleies. 3. The children lay down on their fronts. (Which expressions are right?) 4. Lay on your right side on the floor. 5. Lay on your left side on the floor. 6. Lay on your front side on the ...
May 9, 2016

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1. Can you give me a ride if you are driving? 2. Can you give me a ride if you drive? 3. He will be driving, so ask him to give you a ride. 4. He will drive, so ask him to give you a ride. -------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Which expressions do we have to use? ...
May 9, 2016

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1. He is riding a horse now. 2. He is riding on a horse now. (Which one is commonly used? Do we omit 'on' frequently?) 3. He is riding/taking a bike. 4. He is riding/taking a bus. 5. He is riding/taking a car. 6. He is riding/taking a train. 7. He is riding/taking a ...
May 9, 2016

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1. There were many baseball players on the baseball field. 2. There were many baseball players on the baseball stadium. 3. There were many baseball players on the ball park. ----------------- Which expressions can we use for the place where baseball games are played? Which ...
May 9, 2016

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1. He returned the book to the librarian. 2. He gave back the book to the librarian. 3. He handed back the book to the librarian. 4. He turned back the book to the librarian. ------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Can we use all the expressions?
May 9, 2016

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-The Happy Baby Pose- Lie on your back on the floor. Bend your knees into /toward your belly. Grip the outsides of your feet with your hands. Open your knees slightly wider than your body. Bring them toward your armpits. Push your feet upward as you pull your hands downward (...
May 7, 2016

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-The Happy Baby Pose- Lie on your back on the floor. Bend your knees into your belly. Grip the outsiders of your feet with your hands. Open your knees slightly wider than your body. Bring them toward your armpits. Push your feet up as you pull your hands down to create ...
May 7, 2016

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- The Wheel Pose - Lie on your back on the floor. Bend your knees upward at a 45 degree angle. Place your hands next your head with your palms on the floor. Lift your hips with your head still on the floor. Keep your feet and knees straight as you push yourself up. Stand on ...
May 7, 2016

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(Thank you for your help. I corrected an error. Do you mean that they have the similar meaning?) 1. She took the bus to school every day. 2. She rode the bus to school every day. 3. She got on the bus to school every day. (Are they all possible? Which verbs can be used in this...
May 6, 2016

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