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September 16, 2014

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English
1. They get out of the city and spend time in nature. 2. They go out of the city and spend time in nature. (Are both the same in meaning? Which one do you use more, go or get?) 3. Everyone will have fun there. 4. Every will have a good time there. 5. Everyone will enjoy ...
March 31, 2014

English
1. In the evening, Sonya will meet one of her friends. 2. In the evenings, Sonya will meet one of her friends. ------------------------- Thank you for your help. What is the difference between them. Does #1 mean "She will meet her friend this evening (once)." Does #2...
March 27, 2014

English
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 difference of the four sentences in meaning?)
March 27, 2014

English
After watching a documentary about the environment on TV, I decided to start my own project,"Project Green Kid." Today was my first day as a Green Kid...... ---------------------------------- Do we have to use "a Green Kid"? What about "a green kid&...
March 27, 2014

English
I can stand that much to help the environment. --------------------------- What is the part of speech of 'that much' in the sentence? English - Writeacher, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 7:53am The sentence doesn't make sense. What does "can stand" mean here...
March 27, 2014

English
is the pronunciation of 'Dacha' different in Russian?
March 25, 2014

English
How do you pronounce "Dacha" in Russian? A dacha is a Russian country house.
March 25, 2014

English
1. For here or to go? - For here. 2. Here or to go? - Here 3. Is this for here or to go? - For here. 4. Is this here or to go? - Here. (Which ones are grammatical?)
March 25, 2014

English
I can stand that much to help the environment. --------------------------- What is the part of speech of 'that much' in the sentence?
March 25, 2014

English
What is the difference between lunch plate and lunch tray in shape? Do both mean the same?
March 24, 2014

English
1. I haven't read Harry Potter yet. 2. I don't read Harry Potter yet. 3. I didn't read Harry Potter yet. ------------------------------ Which expressions are not grammatical? Is #2 or #3 grammatical?
March 24, 2014

English
1. All of them are useful. 2. All of them is useful. 3. All is expensive. 4. All are expensive. 5. All is silent in the room. 6. All are silent in the room. --------------------------- Which ones are grammatical?
March 24, 2014

English
What can you do to save electricity? 1. I can unplug my computer when I go to bed. 2. I can turn off the lights when I leave my room. 3. I can unplug all the things such as the computer, the printer, the speaker, etc. 4. I can unplug the electric mat when I don't use it. 5...
March 24, 2014

English
1. I will visit my uncle tomorrow. 2. I visit my uncle tomorrow. 3. I am visiting my uncle tomorrow. ---------------- Are they all grammatical? Does #2 mean #1 in meaning? Are #2 and #3 grammatical? Are they all the same in meaning?
March 23, 2014

English
1. We are now arriving at Incheon International Airport. 2. We are now arriving in Incheon International Airport. 3. I met one of my friends at the airport. 4. I met one of my friends in the airport. -------------------------- Which preposition do we have to use, 'at' ...
March 20, 2014

English
1. It is noisy outside. 2. It is too noisy and we can hardly hear each other. 3. It is too noisy for the man to sleep. 4. There must be a fight going on outside. It is way too noisy. 5. Anything doing? Why is it so noisy? 6. It is too ugly and too noisy. 7. It was noisy with ...
March 20, 2014

English
1. Finally I could decide on my future job. 2. Finally I could decide my future job. ------------------------------------------ Do we have to put 'on' after 'decide' or not?
March 20, 2014

English
I almost cried with joy. ------------------------- Does 'cry' mean 'weep' or 'shout' in the sentence?
March 20, 2014

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 2:24am. 1. It's very noisy here. I can't stand it any more. (What does "it" refer to in the first sentence? What does "it" refer to in the second sentence? Are both the same? Is 'it' an ...
March 19, 2014

English
1. Today is April 15th. 2. Today will be sunny and warm this afternoon. (Are both grammatical?)
March 19, 2014

English
1. It's very noisy here. I can't stand it any more. (What does "it" refer to in the first sentence? What does "it" refer to in the second sentence? Are both the same? Is 'it' an impersonal pronoun or just a pronoun which refers to something ...
March 19, 2014

English
1. Recite the reading text out loud. 2. Remember the reading text and tell the reading text to your friends out loud, 3. Say what you have memorized loudly. 4. Tell the reading text in front of the class. (Which ones are grammatical? They have to recall the reading text and ...
March 17, 2014

English
1. I live in Texas, U.S.A. 2. I live in Texas, the U.S.A. -------------------------------- Which one is correct?
March 17, 2014

French school
How many days do students go to school in France? On which days do they not go to school?
March 17, 2014

English
All the best, Bill ------------------------------ We can see 'All the vest' at the end of a letter. What is the meaning of it? Which one is similar to 'All the best'?
March 17, 2014

English
1. May I have a glass of water? 2. May I drink a glass of water? 3. May I take a glass of water? (Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)
March 17, 2014

English
Thank you for your help. Posted by rfvv on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 3:35pm. 1. What's she like? - She's really tall. 2. What's the boy like? - He is cute. 3. What's she like? - She is handsome. (Are they grammatical?) English - Writeacher, Sunday, March 16, ...
March 16, 2014

English
1.Read the paragraph and translate them into Korean one by one. 2. Read each sentence and translate the sentence into Korean one by one. 3. Read each sentence and translate it into Korean directly. 4. Read and translate each sentence at the same time into Korean. 5. After you ...
March 16, 2014

English
1. What's she like? - She's really tall. 2. What's the boy like? - He is cute. 3. What's she like? - She is handsome. (Are they grammatical?)
March 16, 2014

English
1. I am good at making things. 2. I am good with making things. (Are both the same in meaning? Which preposition is commonly used?)
March 15, 2014

English
There were 40 seats for older children in the front(at the front) and benches for little children at the back(in the back). ------------------ Q1: Which do we have to use 'in' or 'at'? Are both OK? Q2: Which one is right, 'older children' or 'elder ...
March 13, 2014

English
1. On the school boat, there were 40 seats for older children in the front and benches for little children at the back. 2. On the school boat, there were 40 seats for older children at the front and benches for little children in the back. 3. In the school boat, there were 40 ...
March 11, 2014

business
What is "virtual sharp" on a blue print?
March 10, 2014

English
1. He is pretending to try to hit a ball. 2. She is pretending to play the guitar. 3. She seems to pretend to play the guitar. 4. He has put his right fingers around his chin. 5. It seems that he tries to hit a ball. (Are they grammatical? Check them please. Thank you.)
March 9, 2014

English
1. He is spinning a basketball on his finger. 2. He is turning around a basketball on his finger 3. He is turning a basketball on his index finger. (Which ones are grammatical?)
March 9, 2014

English
1. If school finishes early today, Kevin will ride a bike. 2. If school finishes early today, Kevin will ride his bike. (A bike or his bike? Which one is commonly used?) 3. If I miss so much school, how can I become a scholar? (What is the meaning of 'school' here? Is ...
March 9, 2014

English
What is she like? 1. She is smart. 2. She is friendly. 3. She is generous. 4. She is reserved and pretty. 5. She is tall and has long hair. 6. She is short. 7. She looks heavy and strong. ------------------ Are the answers all correct? What about #5 and 6 and 7?
March 9, 2014

English
1. There are two seats in the corner. 2. There are two chairs in the corner. (Does #1 mean #2?) 3. Listen carefully in hearing. 4. Listen carefully when you hear. (Are both the same?)
March 6, 2014

English
1. He is trying to hit a ball. It seems that he is holding a bat. What does he like to do? He likes to play baseball. 2. She is mimicking paying the guitar. What is she good at? She is good at playing the guitar. 3. He is jumping with his mouth open,shouting. Look at the ...
March 5, 2014

English
1. How is Ted special? He dresses well. 2. Why is Ted special? He is wearing a colorful shirt. 3. What is Ted's specialty? He is wearing pink trousers. 4. What is special for Ted? He is fashionable. -------------- Which ones are grammatical and commonly used? Which ones ...
March 5, 2014

English
listen= to pay attention in hearing ----------------------- What is the meaning 'in hearing'?
March 3, 2014

English
1. The cost of the car is high. 2. The cost of the car is expensive. 3. The fee is low. 4. The fee is cheap. 5. The bus fare is high. 6. The bus fare is expensive. -------------- Which ones are grammatical?
February 6, 2014

English
1. The price itself is expensive. 2. The price itself is high. 3. The price itself is cheap/inexpensive. 4. The price itself is low. (Are they all grammatical? Which one is incorrect?)
February 5, 2014

english
I am not myself now. I am not me now. I am not I now. ------------------------------- Which one is grammatical?
February 4, 2014

english
Thank you for your help. What about the following sentence? 4. He is not himself now.
February 4, 2014

english
1. He is he. 2. He is him. 3. He is himself. --------------- Which one is grammatical?
February 4, 2014

English
1. Shut the door behind you. 2. Shut the door behind yourself. 3. I looked about me. 4. I looked about myself. 5. We have the whole week before us. 6. We have the whole week before ourselves. (Are both pairs grammatical? Which one do we have to use?)
February 3, 2014

English
1. She killed her. 2. She killed herself. 3. She looked at herself in the mirror. 4. She looked at her in the mirror. 5. You should take care of you. 6. You should take care of yourself. 7. He is very proud of himself. 8. He is very proud of him. (Are they all grammatical? ...
February 2, 2014

English
1. Ten news was broadcasted on CNN. 2. Ten pieces of news was broadcasted on CNN. ------------------- Which one is correct? Do we use other expressions?
January 12, 2014

English
However, the game is called soccer in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. --------------------------------- In the sentence, how do you read 'U.S.' generally? 1. you. es. 2. United States
January 8, 2014

English
The paper has a drawing of Picasso's. In this case, isn't it a piece of paper with his drawing on it? When the piece of paper has a drawing on it, can we use 'a paper'?
December 18, 2013

English
Thank you for your help. Can a paper mean a piece of paper?
December 18, 2013

English
Valmy gets a paper from the safe - a paper with a drawing on it. ------------------- What is the meaning of 'paper' in the sentence? Do we have to use 'a' before 'paper' or not?
December 18, 2013

English
1. Valmy is in bed, asleep. 2. Valmy is asleep in bed. 3. Valmy is in bed, and he was asleep. 4. Valmy is in bed, being asleep. ------------ Does #1 mean #2 or #3 or #4?
December 18, 2013

English
1. He worked in Mr. Batular's circus. 2. He worked in circus. 3. He worked in the circus. 4. He worked in a circus. (Which expressions are grammatical?)
December 18, 2013

English
Q7. Write down the name of the person who says to Prospero, "Stop the storm." A: Miranda. Q8. What does Prospero call to attack Stephano, Trinculo, and Caliban? A: He calls some spirit dogs. * Listen carefully and mark an O if the statement is true. If not, mark an X...
December 17, 2013

English
Q4 What does Ferdinand do when they were in danger because of the storm? A: He jumps into the water and swim away. Q5: He was king of the magic island. Now he must work for Prospero. He is angry with Prospero. He wants his island back again. Who is he? A: He is Caliban. Q6. ...
December 17, 2013

English
Q1. Who is Miranda's father? A: He is Prospero. Q2. What is the name of the person who opens the gate of Milan to King Alonso? A: His name is Antonio. Q3. He is one of the spirits on the magic island. He helps Prospero and Miranda. He makes a magic storm and attack the ...
December 17, 2013

English
1. Valmy is in bed, asleep 2. Valmy is asleep in bed. ---------------------- Are both grammatical? Do we pronounce 'l' in the name 'Valmy'?
December 15, 2013

english
1. Fifty thousand euros can get the picture. 2. Fifty thousand Euros can get the picture. (Are they grammatical? Do we have to use 'euros' or 'Euros'?)
December 15, 2013

English
"At Common Good we tried to stick to 85-15, so 85 percent of the food we grow are distributed within the community, then 15 percent we sell to local restaurants and a mobile farmers' market that comes once a week," she said. ------------------------- How do we ...
December 14, 2013

English
1. If I had a DMB phone, I would watch the drama here. 2. As I don't have a DMB phone, I can't watch the drama here. 3. As I don't have a DMB phone, I don't watch the drama here. ------------------------------ Is #1 close to #2 or #3 in meaning?
December 14, 2013

English
1. If I had passed the test, I would have gotten a new computer. 2. If I had passed the test, I would have got a new computer. ------------- Which one is right? Are both OK? 3. If you became a movie star, who would you be? 4. If you became a movie star, who would you become? 5...
December 14, 2013

English
1. Now I can see more of her. 2. Now I can see her more. (Are both grammatical? Are both the same in meaning?)
December 14, 2013

English
1. Ariel calls Prospero, 'master'. 2. Ariel calls Prospero, 'Master'. (Which expression is correct?) 3. Ariel puts Alonso's ship in one of the island's parts. 4. Alonso, Sebastian, and Gonzalo land in a different part of the island. 5. Caliban must get ...
December 14, 2013

English
Their ship is not far from here in a river. ---------------------------- What is the relationship between 'here' and 'in a river'? Are they in apposition?
December 14, 2013

English
Thank you for your help. What about the following expression: 'I want fifty thousand Euros for you to get it.' ( It seems to be a Picasso picture. You means 'Yardley.')
December 13, 2013

English
[ms Yardley is an art dealer. The man is going to hand a picture by Picasso.] 'Fifty thousand Euros, Ms Yardley,' the man says. 'I want fifty thousand Euros to get it.' ------------------------------------- What does the last sentence mean? Would you ...
December 13, 2013

English
1. Pierre Valmy -------------------- How do you pronounce 'Valmy'? Do you pronounce the 'l' sound? 2. England are playing France at football this evening. ------------------- is this sentence grammatical?
December 13, 2013

English
1. If your friend has bad grades, what would you say to help her get better grades. 2. If your friend had bad grades, what would you say to help her get better grades. ------------------ Which one is grammatical? Do we have to use 'has' or 'had'? Are both ...
December 12, 2013

English
1. Shut the door behind you. 2. Shut the door behind yourself. 3. I looked about me. 4. I looked about myself. 5. We have the whole week before us. 6. We have the whole week before ourselves. (Which expressions are grammatical? Is each pair grammatical?)
December 12, 2013

English
1. He doesn't want newspaper men to come to the Valley of the Kings bringing lots of visitors. 2. He doesn't want newspaper men to come to the Valley of the Kings while/as they bring lots of visitors. (Does #1 mean #2? Are both the same in meaning?)
December 11, 2013

English
We all waited in the sand under the sun. ------------------------------ Are 'we' on the sand or under the sand based on the sentence above?
December 11, 2013

English
1. We all laughed and cried. 2. It was very exciting! 3. But after a time, Mr Carter said we must all be quiet. ------------------------ Q: What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean that we all laughed while we cried? Did we laugh and cry at the same time? Q: What does 'it' ...
December 11, 2013

English
Mr Carter says we can't tell people about the steps in the sand. He says they're very important. ---------------------------- Does #1 as in the passage above mean #2, #3, or #4?? 1. We can't tell people about the steps. 2. We are not able to tell people about the ...
December 11, 2013

English
We soon found a step in the sand. ---------------- What is the part of speech of 'in the sand'? Is it an adverbial phrase modifying 'found,' or an adjective phrase modifying 'step'?
December 11, 2013

English
Where can we find the summary of 'the Big Story' by John Escott?
December 10, 2013

English
It's a good thing (that)I'm far away from my family. ------------------------------ Can we omit 'that'? Is 'It' a false subject and is 'that I'm...' a real subject?
December 9, 2013

English
I said 'Stop! We must get Mr Carter.' Someone found Mr Carter and he ran over to us. ------------------------------ What is the meaning 'get' in the sentence? What other similar expressions can we use?
December 9, 2013

English
How do you pronounce Tariq and Karim? Which syllabel do we have to stress in each proper noun? The first syllabl or the second syllable?
December 9, 2013

English
The Curse of the Mummy by Joyce Hannam ------------------ Is this book a novel or a nonfiction?
December 8, 2013

English
On the far side of the burial room is an open door and a third room. ------------------------- Does the sentence mean that the burial room has a door which is open? Or does the sentence meant that the burial room doesn't have a door?
December 8, 2013

Englsih
1. He gave the gold bracelet to me for my birthday. 2. He gave the gold bracelet to me on my birthday. ---------------- What is the difference between the two sentences. For #2, he gave it on the very birthday. For #1, he may have given it on the very birthday or on another ...
December 6, 2013

English
Thank you for your help. Does the sentence mean there are about twenty workers all together? Or about twenty of how many people?
December 6, 2013

English
There are about twenty of us, men and boys, working here in the valley. ----------------- Q1 What is the relationship between 'us' and men and boys'? Does 'men and boys' mean 'about twenty' or 'us'? Q2 What does the previous sentence mean, #...
December 6, 2013

English
He died when he was eighteen. That's only one year older than me. ----------------------------- What does 'That' refer to in the second sentence?
December 6, 2013

history
-the plan of Tutankhamun's tomb when Howard Carter found it- When did Carter go into the different rooms? What do you think? Put them in order. Number them 1-4. a. burial room ( ) b. treasure room ( ) c. small room ( ) d. long room ( ) -------- Whill you give me the ...
December 5, 2013

English
The Eleveven cities tour is the longest speed skating race. --------------------- What does 'lonngest' mean? Does it mean the longest length or the longest time?
December 4, 2013

English
1. The race takes a long time. ---------------- What is the meaing of 'takes' in the sentence?
December 4, 2013

English
1. People in the Netherlands are surely hoping for another cold winter. 2. People in the Netherlands are surely hoping another cold winter. 3. Surely/Certainly people in the Netherlands are hoping for another cold winter. 4. It is certain (that) people in the Netherlands are ...
December 3, 2013

English
1. The race does not take place every year because the ice must be at least 15 centimeters thick. 2. The race does not take place every year because the ice must be not less than 15 centimeters thick. 3. The race does not take place every year because the ice must not be less ...
December 3, 2013

English
Q: To be a doctor at a hospital, do they all need to get doctors's degree in college?
December 3, 2013

English
There were five children in the family. 1. Ann got best of all the children. ---------------------------------- Is #1 grammatical? Does #1 mean "Ann became (the) best of all the children?"
December 3, 2013

English
Hello, Dr. Green. ------------------ In this expression, is Dr. Green a doctor who works at a hospital? Or is Dr. Green a professor in college?
December 3, 2013

English
1. Is there something wrong with her? 2. Is there anything wrong with her? (Are both grammatical? What is the difference between them?)
December 3, 2013

English
What about the following? "...but she became bad."?
December 3, 2013

English
Thank you. you mean"but she got bad" is staange?
December 3, 2013

English
Do you mean we cannot use 'she got bad' in the example sentence?
December 3, 2013

English
Do you mean we can use 'she got bad' in the example sentence?
December 3, 2013

English
So I put her(my pet turtle) in the water and blocked the sunlight, but she got worse. --------------- 1. She got worse. 2. She got bad. 3. She got best. 4. She got better. 5. She got well. (Can we use all the expressions? Are they all grammatical? Instead of #1 can we use #2 ...
December 3, 2013

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