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English
1. He keeps many goats. 2. He has many goats. 3. He raises many goats. 4. He grows many goats. ============= Do they have the same meaning? Which verbs are suitable?
November 20, 2015

English
1. He keeps many goats. 2. He has many goats. 3. He raises many goats. 4. He grows many goats. ============= Doe they have the same meaning? Which verbs are suitable?
November 20, 2015

English
1. I saw Tom three days ago. 2. I saw Tom three days before. (Are both OK?) 3. I arrived there after three days. 4. I arrived there three days after. 5. I arrived there three days later. (Which ones are grammatical?) 6. I will meet Tom after three days. 7. I will meet Tom in ...
November 20, 2015

English
1. I saw tom three days ago. 2. I saw tom three days before. (Are both OK?) 3. I arrived there after three days. 4. I arrived there three days after. 5. I arrived there three days later. (Which ones are grammatical?) 6. I will meet Tom after three days. 7. I will meet Tom in ...
November 20, 2015

Eglish
1. When he was ten, he went abroad. 2. When he was ten years ago, he went abroad. 3. When he was ten years, he went abroad. 4. At the age of ten, he went abroad. 5. At age ten, he went abroad. 5-1. At aged ten, he went abroad. 6. At ten, he went abroad. =============== Are ...
November 17, 2015

English
1. He called me later. 2. He rang me back. 3. He gave me a ring back. 4. He telephoned me back. 5. He made a phone call to me back. 6. He gave a phone call to me back. 7. He made a call to me back. 8. He made a call for me back. ================ (I have wrtten several ...
November 17, 2015

English
1. He is strong and an office worker. 2. He is diligent and strong. 3. He is diligent and wants to get a job. 4. He is strong and runs fast. 5. He hated to do the work and reading comic books. ---------------- Which ones are ungrammatical? Are #1 and #5 ungrammatical?
November 17, 2015

English
1. He likes reading novels and listening to music. 2. He likes reading novels and to listen to music. (Is #2 un grammatical?) 3. He proposed to go to the movies. 4. He proposed going to the movies. 5. He suggested to go to the movies. 6. He suggested going to the movies. (...
November 17, 2015

English
1. Tom, answer the phone. 2. Tom, get the phone. 3. Tom, receive the phone. 4. Tom, have the phone. 5. Tom, take the phone. ============== Are they all the same in meaning? Which ones are commonly used?
November 17, 2015

English
1. I am too tired to do my homework. 2. I am too tired to read the books. 3. I am too tired to do the project. 4. I am too tired to do the paperwork. 5. I am too tired to finish my homework. 6. I am too tired to finish reading the book. ============ Are they grammatical? If ...
November 16, 2015

English
1. I am too full to eat more. 2. I am too full to eat leftover food. 3. I am too ful to eat all the food. 4. I am too full to eat all the cooked rice. 5. I am too full to eat the leftover food. ================== Are they all grammatical? Do we have to use 'rice' or &#...
November 16, 2015

English
Yosemite offers so much to see. Plan to stay awhile! There are more than 3,500 accommodations in Yosemite and its surrounding communities and gateways, each with something unique to offer. ==================== There are two Yosemites in this passage. What does each Yosemite ...
November 16, 2015

English
1. People were deeply moved by his story. 2. His story deeply moved pople. 3. His story moved people deeply. ============== What is the active sentence of #1, #2 or #3?
November 15, 2015

English
1. Mattie's first wish came true in 2001. 2. Mattie's first wish was realized in 2001. (Are both the same?) in 2001 3. in two thousand one 4. in twenty one. 5. in twenty o one. (Which reading is OK? Do you have other kinds of reading?)
November 15, 2015

English
Get a sneak peek of all the things to see and do in Yosemite and throughout the charming small towns outside Yosemite. ====================== There are two Yosemites in the sentence above? What does each Yosemite mean? Does Yosemite mean #1 or #2? 1. Yosemite National Park 2. ...
November 15, 2015

English
Please bring your spouse. ===================== Is 'spouse' pronounced [spaus] or [spauz]? In a dictionary, there are two ways of pronouncing it. In the USA, how is it pronounced? What is the common pronunciation? Is it pronounced differently in the UK?
November 13, 2015

English
1. John's father caught a big fish, and put it back. 2. John's father caught a big fish, and turned it back. 3. John's father caught a big fish, and returned it. ================= Are they the same in meaning? Which one is commonly used?
November 13, 2015

English
1. He preferred jazz to rock music. 2. He preferred jazz music to rock music. ========== Does #1 mean #2? Is 'music' missing after 'jazz' in #1?
November 13, 2015

English
1. He became the captain of the class. 2. He became the president of the class. 3. He became the head of the class. 4. He became the leader of the class. ============== Which ones are commonly used? What is the suitable name for the student who represents a class?
November 12, 2015

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 5:23pm. 1. Yosemite is famous for its natural wonders. 2. We arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon. ===================== In the sentences above, what does "Yosemite" mean? Is it Yosemite Valley or Yosemite National Park...
November 12, 2015

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 5:23pm. 1. Yosemite is famous for its natural wonders. 2. We arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon. ===================== In the sentences above, what does "Yosemite" mean? Is it Yosemite Valley or Yosemite National Park?
November 11, 2015

English
There can be a champion in each of us. =========================== What does the sentence mean? #1 or #2? Would you exxplain the meaning in detail? Thank you. 1. There can be a champion among each of us. A person can be a champion and another person cannot be a champion...etc...
November 11, 2015

English
1. Yosemite is famous for its natural wonders. 2. We arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon. ===================== In the sentences above, what does "Yosemite" mean? Is it Yosemite Valley or Yosemite National Park?
November 10, 2015

English
1. Make a wish before you blow out the candle light. 2. Make wish before you blow out the candle light. ================ Are both OK? Which one is right? Do we have to put 'a' before 'wish'?
November 10, 2015

English
Oprah Winfrey ======== How do you pronounce "Oprah"? 1. 'oupr... 2. 'opr.. 3. 'apr...
November 9, 2015

English
We thought that it was a bear. We were scared. Then, it turned around. It wasn't bear! --------------------- In the last sentence, an exclamation mark was used instead of a full stop. What is the difference between the sentence ending with an exclamation mark and the ...
November 7, 2015

English
1. At the age of nine years old, he became too sick. 2. At the age of nine years, he became too sick. 3. At the age of nine, he became too sick. 4. At nine, he became too sick. 5. At nine years old, he became too sick. 6. At nine years old, he became too sick. 7. When he was ...
November 7, 2015

English
1. The storm drove the ship off of its course. ============ Is this sentence grammatical?
November 7, 2015

English
1. The dog scared the boy. 2. The boy was scared of the dog. 2-1. The boy was scared by the dog. 3. The dog was scary to the boy. 4. The dog was scary for the dog. 5. The dog was scaring for the boy. 6. The dog was scaring to the dog. (Which ones are grammatical?) 7. The news ...
November 6, 2015

English
Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver, and the other gold. =========================== This is a camp song. About the song, would you answer the following questions? Q1: What does 'the old' mean? 1. the old friends 2. old friends Q2: In 'the old gold,&#...
November 6, 2015

English
1. John's mother made us s'mores at the camp site. 2. She made me a s'more at home. 3. John's mother made us many s'mores at the camping site. ============ Are they all grammatical?
November 6, 2015

English
1. John's father caught a big fish at the lake. 2. John's father caught a big fish in the lake. 3. John's father caught a big fish on the lake. 4. John's father caught a big fish near the lake. 5. John's father caught a big fish by the lake...
November 6, 2015

English
1. They skipped stones at Mirror Lake. 2. They skipped stones in Mirror Lake. 3. They skipped stones near Mirror Lake. 4. They skipped stones by Mirror Lake. =================== Which prepositions should we use?
November 6, 2015

English
How do you pronounce "Stepanek" in Mattie Stepanek?
November 3, 2015

English
1. Hope your wishes all come true. ====================== Is "I" omitted before "Hope" in this sentence? Why is this sentence used without the subject "I"? In which situation is this sentence used?
November 3, 2015

English
1. While I was washing the dishes, he watched TV. 2. While I washed the dishes, he watched TV. --------------- (Which one is right? Are both OK? What is the difference in meaning between the two sentences?) 3. He was playing games when I called him this morning. 4. He played ...
October 31, 2015

English
Homework Help: English Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 9:18am. 1. Tomorrow, we're going to go to hike. 2. Tomorrow, we're going to go hiking. =================== Which one is grammatical? Are both grammatical? Then, what is the differencein meaning?•...
October 28, 2015

English
1. Get off the ship. 2. Get out the ship 3. Get down the ship. 4. Get out of the ship. 5. Get down from the ship. =============== Which ones are the same as Sentence 1? What about the others?
October 28, 2015

English
1. Tomorrow, we're going to go to hike. ============ Does this sentence mean the following sentence? 3. Tomorrow, we're going to go so that we may hike.
October 27, 2015

English
1. Tomorrow, we're going to go to hike. 2. Tomorrow, we're going to go hiking. =================== Which one is grammatical? Are both grammatical? Then, what is the differencein meaning?
October 27, 2015

English
Posted by rfvv on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 4:37pm. Q1: Is Yosemite short for "Yosemite Valley"? Q2: Does Yosemite stand for "Yosemite National Park"?•English - Ms. Sue, Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 4:44pm Usually, Yosemite refers to the national park...
October 27, 2015

English
1. The monster is scary. 2. The monster is scaring. 3. He is scared to meet the guy. ================== Are they all grammatical? Is #1 the same as #2? Which one is popular between 1 and 2?
October 27, 2015

English
1. He said to us, " There are many bears." 2. He told us, " There are many bears." 3. He told us that there are many bears. 4. He told us that there were many bears. ======================== Are they all the same? Which ones are commonly used? Which ones ...
October 25, 2015

English
Q1: Is Yosemite short for "Yosemite Valley"? Q2: Does Yosemite stand for "Yosemite National Park"?
October 25, 2015

English
It's hard to pronounce 'campfire.' How do we have to pronounce 'campfire'? Do we omit the p sound?
October 25, 2015

English
We looked outside and saw a big shadow. We thought that it was bear. We were scared. Then, it turned around. It wasn't a bear..... ===================== What is the meaning of "Then" in the passage? 1. At that time 2. In that case 3. After that 4......
October 23, 2015

English
I now have papers from London to arrest Mr Fogg. ==================== Q1: What is the part of speech of "to arrest Mr Fogg'? Is it an adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase? Q2: Does the sentence above mean #1 or #2 in meaning? 1. I now have papers from London so ...
October 23, 2015

English
Passepartout wants to buy three tickets on the Carnatic(the name of the ship). ================= Does this sentence mean that he wants to buy the tickets on/in the ship? Is the ticket office on the ship? Or does he want to buy three tickets about the Carnatic?
October 21, 2015

English
According to the book "Around the World in Eighty Days," Fogg and Passepartout caught a train for France (in London). Isn't it strange.
October 21, 2015

English
Is "Around the World in Eighty Days" a historical novel? It was written by Jules Verne.
October 21, 2015

English
1. Fogg and Passepartout go to Allahabad by elephant. 2. Fogg and Passepartout go to Allahabad by the elephant. 3. Fogg and Passepartout go to Allahabad on an elephant. 4. Fogg and Passepartout go to Allahabad on the elephant. ============================ Which one is ...
October 21, 2015

English
1. On the train going to Calcutta, she speaks for the first time. 2. On the train which goes to Calcutta, she speaks for the first time. 3. On the train which is going to Calcutta, she speaks for the first time. =================== Does #1 mean #2 or #3?
October 21, 2015

English
1. But at the ticket office he learns that it's leaving early - that evening. 2. It leaves tonight - but without Fogg! (It refers to the ship, 'the Carnatic.') ----------------- In each sentence "-" is used. What is the role of the "-" in the ...
October 21, 2015

English
1. It is 20th October. 2. It is October 20th. 3. It is the 20th of October. 4. It is 20th of October. ================ Which one is correct? Do they use only #1 in Britain?
October 20, 2015

English
1. With trains and ships, today's detectives move fast. 2. By trains and ships, today's detectives move fast. 3. By train and ship, today's detectives move fast. ================ I can find Sentence 1 in the book "Around the World in Eighty Days." What ...
October 20, 2015

English
1. Everyone in the boat has to work as a team. 2. Everyone in the boat has to move as a team. =========== Are both the same? Can we use 'move' instead of 'work'?
October 18, 2015

English
The bow and "two" keep the balance of the boat. =================== Wha tis the function or the role of the quotation marks for "two"?
October 18, 2015

English
All the eight rowers face backward, but the cox faces forward. ======================= What is the part of speech of 'backward' and 'forward'? Are they nouns or adverbs?
October 18, 2015

English
1. Valmy is in bed, while he is asleep. 2. Valmy is in bed, and he is asleep. Does the original sentence mean #1 or #2? Or other sentences?
October 11, 2015

English
Valmy is in bed, asleep. ================= Can you paraphrase the sentence? What is the function 'asleep' in the sentence?
October 11, 2015

English
1. We have to motivate our customers to buy our products. 2. We have to ask our customers to buy our products. ========================== Do the two sentences have the same sentence pattern? In sentence 1, is 'to buy our products' an object complement as in Sentence 2?
October 10, 2015

English
Valmy gets a paper from the safe - a paper with a drawing on it. ========================= Is 'a paper' right? Don't we have to use 'a piece of paper'? A piece of paper with a drawing on it?
October 10, 2015

English
I went swimming. It was fun. - Wow, sounds like you had a good time. ==================== Q1: that sounds like...., it sounds like.... Is 'that' or 'it' missing before sounds? Q2: Is "like" a conjunction here?
September 30, 2015

English
1. There are two books; one is mine, the other is my friend's. 2. There are two books; one is mine, and the other is my friend's. ======================= Is #1 correct? In Sentence 'and' is missing.
September 30, 2015

English
Sorry, I can't see you. ================== What does this sentence above mean? #1 or #2? Is the person blind? 1. Sorry, I can't meet you. 2. Sorry, I am not able to see you.
September 30, 2015

English
1. What's up, Ben? You look upset. - I lost first place. (Is this answer suitable? Do we have some other natural expressions?)
September 29, 2015

English
1. Cellphones also have many functions like going on the Internet. 2. Cellphones also have many functions like logging on the Internet. 3. Cellphones also have many functions like logging in on the Internet. ================================ Are they all the same in meaning? ...
September 28, 2015

English
1. They have information desks at the Namdaemun Market. 2. They have information desks at Namdaemun Market. 3. They have information desks in the Namdaemun Market. 4. They have information desks in Namdaemun Market. ============== Which expressions are grammatical?
September 28, 2015

English
1. I am good at mimicking others. I want to mimick President No Muhyeon for the elderly people. 2. I am good at walking on my hands. I want to walk on my hands to surprise the elderly people. 3. I am good at doing hard work. I want to carry heavy things for the club members ...
September 28, 2015

English
Posted by rfvv on Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 9:51pm. He asked me a question. He asked a question of me. He begged me a question. He begged a question of me. He inquired me a question. He inquired me of a question. (Are the pairs all correct and interchangable? Doe they have the...
September 24, 2015

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 4:21pm. 1. Peter is the boy whom I met in U.K. 2. Peter is the boy whom I met in the U.K. ==================== Which one is right? Is # 1 OK without 'the'? English - Reed, Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 4:31pm "...
September 23, 2015

English
1. The market is always crowded there. ============================== Is this sentence correct? Why is 'there' used here?
September 23, 2015

English
1. Peter is the boy whom I met in U.K. 2. Peter is the boy whom I met in the U.K. ==================== Which one is right? Is # 1 OK without 'the'?
September 23, 2015

English
1. How do you know about the painting? - I think it's beautiful. ---------------- Is this answer correct? If not, what would be the answer to the question?
September 23, 2015

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 8:31am. 1. It was great fun last weekend for you to visit our nursing home. 2. Your visiting our nursing home was great fun last weekend. 3. The visit was great fun last weekend. 4. Visiting our nursing home was great fun last ...
September 21, 2015

English
1. I want to listen to music on my smart phone. 2. I want to listen to music with smart phone. 3. The baby is playing with a smartphone. 4. The baby is playing on a smartphone. ==================================== Can we use all the expressions? What is the difference between...
September 21, 2015

English
1. They built us a new house. 2. They built a new house for us. 3. She cooked us noodles. 4. She cooked noodles for us. 5. He bought me a fountain pen. 6. She bought a fountain pen for me. ============= Is each pair grammatical and the same in meaning?
September 21, 2015

English
What do you want to do this weekend? 1. I want to chat with foreigners in chat rooms. I also want to take a bath. 2. I want to visit my uncle's in New York. I also want to play with my uncle's sons. 3. I want to exchange messages on Kakao Talk. I also want to talk with...
September 21, 2015

English
What do you want to do this weekend? 1. I want to chat with foreigners in chat rooms. I also want to take a bath. 2. I want to visit my uncle's in New York. I also want to play with my uncle's sons. 3. I want to exchange message on Kakao Talk. I also want to talk with ...
September 21, 2015

English
1. He likes to chat while playing games. 2. He likes to chat while he plays games. 3. He likes to chat while he is playing games. ============= Does #1 mean #2 or #3?
September 21, 2015

English
1. What puzzled me is why he left the country. 2. What puzzled me is the way why he left the country. 3. What puzzled me is the way he left the country. ================= Are they all the same? What is the part of speech of 'why' in #1?
September 21, 2015

English
1. He will be back in a while. 2. He will be back soon. 3. He will be back after a long time. ================= What is the definition of 'in a while'? Does #1 mean #2 or #3?
September 20, 2015

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 1:27am. 1. I'll be there(=in prison) for seven years for making fake money. 2. I'll be there (=in prison) for seven years for having made fake money. (Which expression is grammatical?) English - Steve, Tuesday, August 26, ...
September 20, 2015

English
Thank you for your help. Isn't #2 grammatical? What about the following? Which one is correct? 3. I heard that you had not told her the truth. 4. I heard that you didn't tell her the truth.
September 20, 2015

English
1. Thank you so much for not telling her the truth. 2. Thank you so much for not having told her the truth. ============ Which one is grammatical? Are both OK? Which one is commonly used?
September 20, 2015

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 4:45am. 1. It's been a long time. 2. It's been a while. 3. I haven't seen you for a while. 4. Long time no see. --------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Does 'a while' mean ' a long time' or '...
September 19, 2015

English
I put a cockroach killer under the table. Watch out for the baby not to touch it, Some cockroach medicine is in the cabinet beneath bottles. The cockroach killers are in a small plastic containers. =========================== Are the sentences grammatical? Which expressions do...
September 18, 2015

English
1. It's not actually raining now. 2. It's not raining now actually. 3. Actually it's not raining now. ================= Which one is grammatical? Where should we put 'actually' in the sentence?
September 16, 2015

English
1. He raised his right hand a little. 2. He raised his right hand a bit. 3. He raised his right hand slightly. 4. He raised his right hand a lot. 5. He raised his right hand much. 6. He raised his right hand a little. 7. He raised his right hand just a little bit. 8. He raised...
September 15, 2015

English
1. It's been such a long time. 2. It's been a very long time. 3. It's been a while. 4. It's been so long a time. =================== Are they all the same and grammatical? Do you have other similar expressions?
September 15, 2015

English
What is the active voice sentence of the following sentence? The two men were handcuffed together. (situation: The police officer handcuffed his left hand with the right hand of the criminal.)
September 15, 2015

English
1. The lady looked up at the handcuffed man. 2. The lady looked up to the handcuffed man. ================================ Do they have the same meaning? Ot Are both different in meaning?
September 14, 2015

English
1. She like to be idle and watch TV all day long. 2. She like to be lazy and watch TV all day long. 3. I need to examine your teeth, so open your mouth wide, please. 4. I need to check your teeth, so open your mouth widely, please. ================= Which expressions are ...
September 14, 2015

English
1. You have to structure your time effectively. 2. You have to construct your time effectively. 3. Yoiu have to organize yoiur time effectively. ================ Are they the same in meaning? Are they all grammatical? Which verb do we have to use?
September 14, 2015

English
1. dumping ground 2. garbage dump 3. waste disposal site .............etc. Which one is a common expression?
September 14, 2015

English
What is this place called in English? Each student carry a waste basket from his classroom to this place. In this place, there are big plastic bags for the recyclable items and unrecyclable items. Students brings used textbooks and notebooks. Then put them in boxes. Sometimes ...
September 14, 2015

English
Thank you all for _____ _____ in our volunteer work. 1. Fill in the blanks with suitable expressions. 2. Put two English words in the blanks. 3. What are the appropriate words for the blanks? Complete the sentence by putting right words in the blanks. ===================== Are...
September 14, 2015

English
1. She held out her hand to catch the balloon. 2. She stretched her hand to catch the balloon. 3. She extended her hand to catch the balloon. ======= Are they all the same in meaning?
September 14, 2015

English
Posted by rfvv on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 7:55am. She was sitting in the train. ================== Is she moving to sit down in the train? Or she sat before and now she remains seated in the train? English - Writeacher, Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 8:05am She was ...
September 14, 2015

English
She was sitting in the train. ================== Is she moving to sit down in the train? Or she sat before and now she remains seated in the train?
September 12, 2015

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