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September 22, 2014

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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

English
Thank you for your help. Is 'Sandy' a male name or a female name?
December 3, 2013

English
It is denoted by 0 K on the Kelvin scale, -273.15 ¡ÆC on the Celsius scale, and -459.67 ¡ÆF on the Fahrenheit scale. ----------------------------- Q: How do we read "-273.15 ¡ÆC"?
December 3, 2013

English
1. I returned it for you. 2. I blessed it for you. 3. I dog-eared it for you. 4. I cancelled it for you. 5. I lost it for you. (Are they all grammatical? Would you correct wrong sentences? thank you.)
December 2, 2013

English
1. Fogg must be back in London by 21st December. 2. Fogg must be back in London by December 21st. (Are both correct? Is #1 a british expression?) 3. Do it, and I pay you 20,000 pounds. 4. Do it, and I will pay you 20,000 pounds. (Which one is correct? Are both grammatical? Do ...
December 1, 2013

English
Q: Who are Antonio's friends in the Tempest? Are they Sebastian and Alonso?
December 1, 2013

English
Many events take place on the island but everyone feels guilty and sorry for their actions in the end. And then they head back to Italy, Milan safely all thanks to Prospero's spirit, Ariel. Ariel is a spirit who used to be a slave of Sycorax, an evil witch. (Thank you for ...
November 29, 2013

English
Many events take place on the island but everyone feels guilty and sorry for their actions in the end and they head back to Italy, Milan safely all thanks to Prospero's spirit, Ariel. Ariel is a spirit who used to be a slave of Sycorax, an evil witch. (Would you check the ...
November 29, 2013

English
Thank you. That is answered already. What about the following ones? 1. Anyone does not sleep well during the night. 2. Any one do not sleep well during the night. 3. Any people do not sleep well during the night. 4. Anything is not useful in this room. 5. Any boy has not ...
November 28, 2013

English
Anybody does not sleep well during the night. (Is this sentence grammatical?)
November 28, 2013

English
1. Anybody does not sleep well during the night. 2. Not anybody sleeps well during the night. 3, Nobody sleeps well during the night. (Which ones are correct? Are they the same?) 4. Not all sleep well during the night. 5, All do not sleep well during the night. 6. None sleep ...
November 28, 2013

English
1. He behaved most carefully. 2. He behaved the most carefully. 3. He behaved very carefully. (Are they all grammatical? Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Thank you.)
November 27, 2013

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 6:56am. a statement about what will happen in the future (What is the part of speech of 'what'? Is 'what' an interrogative pronoun or a relative pronoun?) English - Writeacher, Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 7:58am...
November 27, 2013

English
1. Ann commanded/ordered that he (should) go there. 2. Ann suggested/proposed that he should join the club. 3. Ann insisted that he (should) wash the car. 4. Ann requested that he (should) go see a doctor. 5. Ann decided/determined that he (should) go to Chicago with her. 6. ...
November 27, 2013

English
1.She was happiest when she was with her friends. 2. She was the happiest when she was with her friends. (Are both the same?) 3. This river is deepest at this point. 4. This river is the deepest at this point. (Are both the same? Do we have to use 'the' or not? Thank ...
November 26, 2013

English
1. He works hardest. 2. He works the hardest. (Are both correct?) 3. She is most beautiful. 4. She is very beautiful. 5. She is the most beautiful. (Does #3 mean #4 or #5?) 6. She is the most beautiful woman. 7. She is most beautiful woman. 8. She is a most beautiful woman. 9...
November 26, 2013

English
Thank you. 1. a statement about what will happen in the future 2. a statement about the things which will happen in the future (What about this one? Is #1 the same as #2?)
November 26, 2013

English
a statement about what will happen in the future (What is the part of speech of 'what'? Is 'what' an interrogative pronoun or a relative pronoun?)
November 26, 2013

English
1. On the farm many works these days. 2. On the farm works many these days. (Which one is grammatical?)
November 26, 2013

English
1. In the playground lay the dying soldiers. 2. In the playground he lay. 3. In the playground lay this. 4. In the playground this lay. (#1 and #2 are right? What about #3 and #4? Which one is grammatical, #3 or #4?)
November 26, 2013

English
-Inversion- 1. Down came the rain. 2. Down it came. 3. Down came that. 4. Down that came. (I think #1 and #2 are in right order. What about #3 and #4? Which one is correct, #3 or #4?)
November 25, 2013

English
The skaters must finish the race in two days. (What does 'in' mean in this sentence? Does 'in' mean 'after' or 'within'?)
November 25, 2013

English
1. On the hill stood an old tree. 2. On the hill it stood. 3. On the hill stood this. 4. On the hill this stood. 5. On the hill stood these. 6. On the hill these stood. (Are #1 and #2 correct? What about #3 and #4? Which one is correct? What about #5 and #6?))
November 25, 2013

Englishj
MOONACHIE, NEW JERSEY (How do we pronounce 'Moonachie'? Do we stress the first syllable or the second syllable?)
November 25, 2013

English
1. Don't worry. We still have a little money left. 2. Don't worry. We still have a little money which is left. (Does #1 mean #2? Does 'left' modify 'money'?)
November 25, 2013

English
1. If he goes there, he will be arrested. 2. Does he go there, he will be arrested. (is #2 grammatical?) 3. If he were to go there, he would be arrested. 4. Were he to go there, he would be arrested. (is #4 grammatical?)
November 24, 2013

English
Thank you. What about in #2? Do you mean the two sentences are the same in meaning?
November 24, 2013

English
Thank you. What about in #2? Do you mean the two sentence is the same in meaning?
November 24, 2013

English
1. Eggs are most helpful for people who have nerve damage. (In this sentence, does 'most' mean 'very'?) 2. Eggs are the most helpful for people who have nerve damage. (What about this one? Are both different in meaning?)
November 24, 2013

English
1. She cut it open. (Is 'open' an objective complement? What is the part of speech of 'open'? Is 'open' an adjective or a 'verb'?) 2. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans. 3. Chocolate is made from cacao beans. (Which one is correct?) 4. He is ...
November 23, 2013

English
1. This is Mike in the picture. (What does 'in the picture' modify in this sentence?)
November 22, 2013

English
How does the boy feel? 1. He feels bored. 2. He feels boring. (Are both answers correct?)
November 22, 2013

English
1. I like chestnuts. - So do I. - Me too. - I like chestnuts, too. - Me, too. (Are the answers all the same? Do we have to put 'comma' before 'too'?)
November 22, 2013

English
1. It is neither hot nor warm. (In this sentence, what does 'nor' mean? Does 'nor' mean 'and - not'?) 2. I don't like pears. - Me neither. - The same to me. - I don't like pears, either. - I don't like them, either. (Are the answers all ...
November 22, 2013

English
1. He is most strong. 2. He is a most strong boy. 3. He is the strongest boy. 4. He is strongest. 5. He is the strongest. (Are they all grammatical? Does 'mose in #1 or #2 mean 'very'? Which one is correct, #4 or #5? Are both the same in meaning?)
November 21, 2013

English
1. She is most suitable for the position. 1-2. She is the most suitable for the position. (Are both the same in meaning? Are both grammatical?) 2. She is fittest for the position. 2-2. She is the fittest for the position. (What about this one? Are both the same in meaning? ...
November 21, 2013

English
1. This book was most helpful for my homework. 2. This book was the most helpful for my homework. (Which one is grammatical? Do we have to use 'the' or not in this case?) Q: How do we pronounce 'helpful'? (It's a little difficult to pronounce...Thank you ...
November 21, 2013

English
1. Next to the convenience store, the bakery was. 2. Next to the convenience store was the bakery. 3. The bakery was next to the convenience store. (Which one is correct?) 4. She is working on the farm. 5. On the farm, she is working. 6. On the farm she is working. 7. On the ...
November 21, 2013

English
1. Only after he had lost his health did he realize the importance of it. 2. Only after he had lost his health, did he realize the importance of it. 3. Only after he had lost his health, he realized the importance of it. 4. Only after he had lost his health he realized the ...
November 21, 2013

English
1. Outside the village of Niveneso in Ghana, Naki is sitting on the ground, working with cocoa pods. 2. Outside the village of Niveneso in Ghana, Naki is sitting on the ground, while/as she was working with cocoa pods. (Does #1 mean #2? Are both the same in emaning?)
November 21, 2013

English
1. He was happy. 2. Happy he was. 3. The man was happy. 4. Happy was the man. (Inversion: Is #2 or #4 grammatical?)
November 21, 2013

science
Does 'cocoa bean' mean 'cacao bean'? What is the difference between 'cacao' and 'cocoa'?
November 20, 2013

English
1. This book was most helpful for my homework. 2. This book was the most helpful for my homework. (Which one is grammatical? Do we have to use 'the' or not in this case?) Q: How do we pronounce 'helpful'? (It's a little difficult to pronounce...Thank you ...
November 19, 2013

English
1. This book was the most helpful for my homework. 2. This book was most helpful for my homework. 3. Tom is the youngest of his brothers. 4. Tom is youngest of his brothers. 5. He is the tallest in his class. 6. He is tallest in his class. (Which one is grammatical in each ...
November 19, 2013

Engish
The weather is the condition of the atmosphere in one area at a particular time, for example if it is raining, hot of windy. (In this sentence can we use ' whether' instead of 'if' after 'for example' to have the same meaning?) English - Writeacher, ...
November 19, 2013

English
1. You need to take a warm jacket. 2. - I know. 3. - I see. (What is the difference between #2 and #3 in answer?)
November 19, 2013

English
1. This book was most helpful for my homework. 2. This book was the most helpful for my homework. (Which one is grammatical? Do we have to use 'the' or not in this case?) Q: How do we pronounce 'helpful'? (It's a little difficult to pronounce...Thank you ...
November 19, 2013

English
1. He was excited to hear the news. 2. He was excited that he heard the news. (Are both the same? Or does #1 mean #2-2 as follows?) 2-2. He was excited that he would hear the news. 3. He was excited to watch the game. 4. He was excited that he watch the game. 5. He was excited...
November 19, 2013

English
1. I can't wait to go to the USA. 2. I look forward to going to the USA. 3. I anticipate going to the USA. 4. I long to go to the USA. 5. I desire to go to the USA. 6. I expect to go to the USA. (Are they all the same in meaning? Which ones are similar to #1 in meaning? Do...
November 18, 2013

English
1. Make sure you send the letter. 2. Make sure to send the letter. (Are both the same?) 3. Be sure to drink lots of water. 4. Be sure that you drink a lot of water. 5. Be sure that you should drink a lot of water. (Are the three sentences the same?0
November 18, 2013

English
1. Tom is the youngest of his brothers. 2. Tom is youngest of his brothers. (Are both OK? Which one is grammatical?) 3. This book was most helpful for my homework. 4.This book was the most helpful for my homework. (Which one is grammatical? Do we have to use 'the' or ...
November 18, 2013

English
The weather is the condition of the atmosphere in one area at a particular time, for example if it is raining, hot of windy. (In this sentence can we use ' whether' instead of 'if' after 'for example' to have the same meaning?)
November 18, 2013

English
1. The ice must be 15 centimeters thick at least. 2. The ice must be at least 15 centimeters tall. (What is is the proper position of 'at least'? Are both OK? Do both sentences have the same meaning?)
November 18, 2013

English
1. He was excited to watch the game. 2. He was excited watching the game. (Which one is grammatical? Are both OK? What is the difference between them?) English - Writeacher, Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 8:07am Both are OK, but they have slightly different meanings. #1 - ...
November 18, 2013

English
1. My grandfather was in hospital. 2. My grandfather was in the hospital. 3. My grandfather was hospitalized. (What does #1 and #2 mean? Are both #1 and #2 the same? Does #1 or #2 mean #3? He may have visited a patient. Don't you think so?)
November 18, 2013

English
1. He was excited watching the game. 2. He was excited to watch the game. (Which one is correct? Are both grammatical? What is the difference between them?)
November 18, 2013

English
1. If I were to be young again, I would marry her. 2. If I were to be young again, I will marry her. (Is #2 grammatical?) 3. If he should go there, he would be welcomed. 4. If he should go there, he will be welcomed. (Are these two sentences grammatical? What is the difference...
November 17, 2013

English
1. If he should go there, he would be killed. 2. Should he go there, he would be killed. 3. If you would try harder, you would surely succeed. 4. Would you try harder, you would surely succeed. 5. If I were to be young again, I would marry her. 6. Were I to be young again, I ...
November 17, 2013

English
1. If I should win the lottery, I will buy everything. 1-2. Should I win the lottery, I will buy everything. 2. If I were rich, I could buy Glalaxy 4. 2-2. Were I rich, I could buy Galaxy 4. 3. If I had studied harder, I would have got better grades. 3-2. Had I studied harder...
November 17, 2013

English
1. I don't have to hurry, and neither does she. 2. I don't have to hurry, and nor does she. 3. I don't have to hurry, neither does she. 4. I don't have to hurry, nor does she. (Which ones are grammatical?)
November 17, 2013

English
Near the school there was a clothing store. Near the school, there was a clothing store. Near the school was there a clothing store. Near the school, was there a clothing store. (Which one is correct? Do we have to have inversion when the place adverbial comes to the front?)
November 17, 2013

English
Thank you for your help. 1. In front of the building was it. 2. In front of the building it was. (What about these sentences? Which one is grammatical?)
November 17, 2013

English
1. In front of the building was a supermarket. 2. In front of the building, was a supermarket. 3. In front of the building a supermarket was. 4. In front of the building, a supermarket was. (Which ones are grammatical?)
November 17, 2013

English
Over 15,000 skaters entered the race. (Is this sentence correct? What other expressions can we use instead of 'entered' to make the same meaning?)
November 16, 2013

English
1. Anybody does not sleep well during the night. 2. Not anybody sleeps well during the night. 3. Nobody sleeps during the night. (Is #1 grammatical? Are they all the same in meaning?) 4. None were present at the meeting. 5. No one were present at the meeting. 6. None was ...
November 16, 2013

English
1. He went up. 2. Up he went. 3. Up went he. 4. The princess went up. 5. Up the princess went. 6. Up went the princess. (Which ones are grammatically correct?)
November 15, 2013

English
1. On the hill an old tree stood. 2. On the hill stood an old tree. 3. On the hill, an old tree stood 4. On the hill, stood an old tree. 5. On the hill it stood. 6. On the hill stood it. (Which ones are grammatical?)
November 15, 2013

English
Then in 1996, Nokia introduced the a PDA with full mobile phone functionality, the 9000 Communicator, which became the world's best-selling PDA. (Is 'the a PDA' correct?)
November 15, 2013

English
1. Only then did I understand the problem. 2. Only then I understood the problem. (Which one is grammatical?) 3. Only after understanding the situation did he make a comment. 4. Only after understanding the situation he made a comment. 5. Only after understanding the situation...
November 15, 2013

English
1. Outside the village, Naki is sitting on the ground. 2. Outside the village Naki is sitting on the ground. 3. Outside the village is Naki sitting on the ground. 4. Outside the village, she is sitting on the ground. 5. Outside the village she is sitting on the ground. 6. ...
November 15, 2013

English
1. someone who works in a garden, growing plants and making it look attractive 2. someone who works in a garden, while he grows plants and makes it look attractive (The above is the definition of 'gardener.' Does #1 mean #2?)
November 13, 2013

English
1. He was excited to watch the game. 2. He was excited watching the game. (Which one is grammatical? Are both OK? What is the difference between them?)
November 13, 2013

English
1. What's the weather like today? 2. How is the weather today? 3. Whhat's today's forecast? 4. How is it outside? (Are they all interchangeable? are they all the same and grammatical?)
November 13, 2013

English
1. Your body temperature is a little higher than usual. 2. Your body temperature is a little higher than your temperature is usual. (Does #1 mean #2? Is #2 the full form of #1?) 3. He is as tall as I. 4. He is as tall as me. (Are both OK? Which one is commonly used? Is #3 for ...
November 12, 2013

English
1. What animal do you keep? 2. What pet animal do you have? 3. What pet do you keep? 4. Which pet do you have? 5. What pet do you have? - I have a pet turtle. (Which question is suitable for the answer?)
November 12, 2013

English
Do you mind my opening the window? He narrowly escaped being drowned. He gave up smoking. He admitted having stolen the money. I could not avoid saying so. I finished writing my composition. Sam enjoyed swimming in the river. He stopped smoking. He suggested going on a picnic...
November 11, 2013

English
1. I am happy with you. 2. I am happy because of you. 3. I am happy about you. (What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)
November 9, 2013

English
1. I demanded that he should give me the money. 2. I suggested that we should go on a picnic tomorrow. 3. He insisted that she should join the club. 4. I demanded that he give me the money. 5. I suggested that we go on a picnic tomorrow. 6. He insisted that she join the club...
November 8, 2013

English
1. She likes to jump rope as a warm-up. 2. She likes to skip rope as a warm-up. 3. She likes jump rope as a warm-up. 4. She likes jump roping as a warm-up. 5. She likes skip rope as a warm-up. 6. She likes skip roping as a warm-up. (Which expressions are grammatical?)
November 7, 2013

English
1. He must have been rich. 2. I am sure he was rich. 3. I am sure that he was rich. 4. It is certain he was rich. 5. It is certain that he was rich. 6. Certainly he was rich. 7. Surely he was rich. (Are they all the same? Do we have to use 'that' or not?)
November 6, 2013

English
1. Walking on the street, I found a stray dog. 2. While I was walking on the street, I found a stray dog. 3. When I was walking on the street, I found a stray dog. 4. While I walked on the street, I found a stray dog. 5. When I walked on the street, I found a stray dog. (Among...
November 6, 2013

English
1. Reading this poem, I can picture the speaker, who has so much to say. 2. When I read this poem, I can picture the speaker,and he has so much to say. 3. While I read this poem, I can picture the speaker,and he has so much to say. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Are the all the same?)
November 6, 2013

English
Check the correct information on Ms. Kim's note. (What does 'on Ms. Kim's note' modify? What is the part of speech of "Ms. Kim's note"? An adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase?)
November 5, 2013

English
The school nurse's sick note is on the table. (What is 'sick note'? What is the part of speech of 'sick'? Is 'sick' a noun or an adjective in the sentence?)
November 5, 2013

English
1. Ted is 2 years older than Bill. 2. Ted is 5 centimeters taller than Bill. 3. Ted is 10 kilograms heavier than Bill. (Are they all grammatical?) 4. Ted is 165 cm tall. (How do we read '165 cm' here? 5. one hundred sixty-five centimeters 6. one sixty-five centimeters ...
November 5, 2013

Science
1. Can a cat see well at night? 2. Does a bear have 42 teeth? 3. Can a fish close its eyes? 4. Can a hippo stay under water for 30 minutes? (What is the answer to the question?)
November 5, 2013

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