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Thank you...What about the following? e.g. He tried hard to be able to walk again. e.g.2 He tried hard so that he was able to walk. (In this case, is 'tried' an intransitive or a transitive verb?)

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Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:39pm. Try hard to succeed. (What is the part of speech of 'to succeed'? Is 'to succeed' the object of the verb 'try'? Or is 'to succeed' the adverbial phrase which modifies 'try'?) English - M...

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Thank you for your help... 3. What is he like? - He is short and long hair. Then is this answer acceptable as well?

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1. What is he like? - He is strong and tall. - He is active and generous. 2. What does he look like? - He is reserved and friendly. - He is average height. (Are they all grammatical? What is the difference between question 1 and Question 2?)

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You should mark the blank in the smile emoticon column if you like the activity. If you don't like an activity, you should check the box in the sad emoticon column. By doing that you should complete the table on the page. After you finish completing the activity table, you...

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1. Why are you special? 2. How are you special? - I don't tell great jokes, but I am a good listener. I always listen to my friends carefully. so I have many friends. (Which question is suitable for the answer, #1 or #2?)

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1. Wilma found a love for running. 2. Wilma found love for running. (Which one is correct?) 3. Wilma tried hard to be able to walk again. (What is the part of speech of 'to be able to walk again'? Is it the object of 'tried'? Or is it an adverbial phrase modify...

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1. I go to a museum to see pictures. 2. I go to a museum to watch pictures. 3. I go to a museum to look at pictures. (Which one is commonly used?)

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1. In the first period, I have a class. 2. At the first period, I have a class. 3. On the first period, I have a class. 4. In the first period, I have class. 5. At the first period, I have class. 6. On the first period, I have class. (Which ones are grammatical?)

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1. I didn't know you had such great talent in ballet. 2. I didn't know you had such a great talent in ballet. (Which one is correct? Do we have to insert 'a' or not?) 3. Do you really mean it, Dad? (#3 is the answer to the previous statement. What does "me...

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1. I go to the ballet class once a week. 2. I go to ballet class once a week. (Is #2 grammatcal? What is the difference between #1 and #2?)

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He has stopped taking boxing lessons and goes to the ballet class. (In this sentence, what does 'class'mean? Does 'class' mean 'lesson'? Or does 'class' mean the 'class' as in ' He is a student of Class 1-1'?)

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1. Peggy and Maddie felt sorry about teasing Wanda. = Peggy and Maddie felt sorry that they teased Wanda. 2. Peggy and Maddie felt sorry about having teased Wanda. = Peggy and Maddie felt sorry that they had teased Wanda. (What is the difference between #1 and #2? Is the expla...

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I feel something very hot, like a fire inside my body. (What does 'in side my body' modify? Does it modify 'feel' or does it modify 'a fire'?) 2. Thank you. - It's nothing. - Think nothing of it. (Are both answers used properly?)

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1. Billy Elliot is a 11-year-old boy who lives in a small town in England. (What does 'in England' modify? Does it modify 'lives' or 'a small town'?) 2. She asks him to take ballet class. 3. She asks him to take a ballet class. 4. She asks him to take t...

English
How do you pronounce "Draven" in "Jamie Draven"?

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1. What do you mean 'the hero inside us'? 2. What do you mean by 'the hero inside us'? (Which expression is correct?)

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1. She often missed classes. 2. She often skipped classes. (Are bothe the same? Do you use some other expressions instead of 'missed'?) 3. She wore the same old dress to school every day. 4. She wore the same old dress when she goes to school every day. (Does #3 mean #...

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1. You are not alone. 2. You are not by yourself. 3. You are not yourself. 4. You are not lone. 5. You are not lonely. (Are they all the same? Do they have the same meaning?)

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They went to a big supermarket downtown. It was noisy there. (Q1: What is the part of speech of 'downtown' in Sentence 1? Is 'downtown' used as an adjective modifying 'supermarket'? Q2: what does 'It' refer to in Sentence 2?)

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1. Sometimes, I go outside - to go shopping. 2. Sometimes, I go outside to go shopping. (In Sentence 1, "-" is used before 'to go.' Is #1 grammatical? What is the difference between #1 and #2?)

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Posted by rfvv on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 8:06pm. 1. He spent a lot of money on dancing. 2. He spent a lot of money in dancing. 3. He spent a lot of money on buying things at the shop. 4. He spent a lot of money in buying things at the shop. 5. He spent a lot of money danc...

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1. He spent a lot of money on dancing. 2. He spent a lot of money in dancing. 3. He spent a lot of money on buying things at the shop. 4. He spent a lot of money in buying things at the shop. 5. He spent a lot of money dancing. 6. He spent a lot of money buying things at the s...

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1. Mt. McKinley is the highest. 2. Mt. McKinley is highest. 3. Mt. McKinley is higher than any other mounttain in the USA. 4. Mt. McKinley is the highest of all the mountains in the USA. 5. Mt. McKinley is highest of all the mountains in the USA. 6. Mt. McKinley is the highest...

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1. They can understand new commands after only a few times. (Does 'only' modify 'after a few times'? noun phrase...) 2. They understand new commands only after about 100 times. (Does 'only' modify 'after abut 100 times'? adverbial phrasse...)

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1. At school, I enjoy chatting with my close friends. 2. At school, I enjoy cleaning with other classmates. 3. At school, I enjoy playing soccer in the playground. 4. At school, I enjoy eating cookies at the school shop. 5. At school, I enjoy playing basketball in the gym. 6. ...

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1. He wants to be a famous cartoonist because he likes drawing cartoons. 2. He wants to be a famous professor because he likes teaching others and he likes learning from books. 3. He wants to be an architect because he likes drawing buildings. 4. He wants to be a businessman b...

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What do you have to do before you go to bed? 1. I have to vacuum the floor of my bedroom 2. I have to make the bed. 3. I have to take out blankets and a pillow from the wardrobe. 4. I have to wash my face and brush teeth. 5. I have to close all the windows and clean my bedroom...

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1. He is a member of the swimming club 2. 2. He is a member of the Swimming Club 2. 3. He is a member of Swimming Club 2. 4. He is a member of a swimming club 2. (Which one is correct? There are two swimming clubs here. In this case which expression should we use?)

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1. They are talking about what they want to be in the future. 2. They are talking about their future job. (Are bothe the same in meaning? Do we have to use 'job' or 'jobs'?)

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1. My parents want me to grow healthy. 2. My parents want me to become healthy. 3. My parents want me to grow healthily. (Does #1 mean #2? Does 'grow' mean 'become'? What about #3? Is #3 grammatical?))

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Thank you. Then does 'it' refer to all the sentences about the belief?

English
In the old days, people thought that their souls left their bodies when they sneezed. They were worried that their souls might not get back into their bodies safely. So they said "Bless you" to pray for the safe return of the soul. No one believes it today, but peop...

Engish
I would like to know about some gestures. 1. If somebody puts his spread right hand on his belly, what does this gesture mean? 2. If a person puts his thumb up, what does this gesture mean? 3.If a person makes a circle with a thumb and the index finger, what does it mean? 4. I...

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1. You are lucky that you have such a nice grandfather. 2. You are lucky because you have such a nice grandfather. 3. You are lucky to have such a nice grandfather. (Are they all the same and grammatical?)

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1. Do you have some brothers? 2. Do you have any brothers? (Which one is grammatical? Are both OK?)

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1. He is the oldest of the three. 2. he is the oldest of three. (Which one is right?) •English - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 5:15pm They are both correct. •English - kaitlin:), Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 6:26pm number 1 is correct because the H is capit...

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1. He is the oldest of the three. 2. he is the oldest of three. (Which one is right?)

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1. I don't have any comic book in my bag. 2. I don't have any comic books in my bag. (Which one is right, comic book or comic books?) 3. He is the smartest boy in my school. 4. He is the smartest boy in our school. (Are both OK? Which one is right, 'in my school...

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1. Tom has not to buy a book. 2. Tom doesn't have to buy a book. (Are both the same? Is #1 wrong?)

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Tom's popularity index is 30%. The popularity index is 30%. (Are they grammatical?)

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1. I think the gymnastics club is more popular than the dancing club. 2. I think the horse racing club is more popular than the archery club. 3. I think the figure skating club is the most popular club in my school. (Are they all grammatical?) 4. I think the bowling club is mo...

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1. Sea horses move only for 2 meters an hour. 2. Sea horses move for only for 2 meters an hour. (Are both OK? In #1, is 'for' missing before 'only'?)

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1. You should not take on the task because you have to spend a lot of time on it. 2. You should not take the task because you have to spend a lot of time on it. 3.You should not take over the task because you have to spend a lot of time on it. (Which one is grammatical? Do the...

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1. I think the baseball club is more popular than the ping-pong club. 2. I think baseball club is more popular than ping-pong club. 3. I think Baseball Club is more popular than Ping-pong Club. (Which expression is grammatical?)

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In the old days, people thought that their souls left their bodies when they sneezed. They were worried that their souls might not get back into their bodies safely. So they said "Bless you" to pray for the safe return of the soul. No one believes it today, but peop...

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1. The animal eats one kilogram of plant every day. 1-1. The animal eats one kilogram of plants every day. 2. The animal eats one kind of plant every day. 3. The animal eats many kinds of plant every day. 4. The animal eats many kinds of plants every day. 5. The animal eats a ...

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1. The animal is one foot long. 2. The animal is 49 feet long. 3. There is a krill in the water. 4. There are two krill in the water. (Are they all grammatical? How can we use 'krill'? Would you let me know the use of 'krill'? Thank you.)

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1. Baby blue whales drink 200 liters of their mother's milk. 2. Baby blue whales drink 200 liters of their mothers' milk. (Which one is grammatical? Do we have to use "mother's" or "mothers'"?)

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Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 5:20am. 1. Does it live in the land or in the sea? 2. Does it live on land or in the sea? (Are both the same in meaning?) English - Writeacher, Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 8:41am In the land = down in the dirt?? The second ...

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1. How long are blue whales? - They are about 30 meters long. 1-2. How big are blue whales? - They are about 30 meters long. 2. How much does a blue whale eat? -It eats about 4 tons of krill each day. 3. Every day, how much do baby blue whales drink their mother's milk? - ...

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1. Complete the following sentences which compares yourwelf with your partner. 2. Complete the following sentences which compares you with your partner. (Which one is correct? Do we have to use 'yourself' or'you'?)

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1. Does it live in the land or in the sea? 2. Does it live on land or in the sea? (Are both the same in meaning?)

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1. Blue whales eat only krill. 2. There is a krill in the sea. 3. There are many krills in the sea. 4. There are much krill in the sea. 5. There are many krill in the sea. (Which ones are grammatical? Would you check them? Thank you.)

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If there is much running water from the faucet, the water becomes lukewarm. So you should turn down the faucet a little so that it has little running water, and then the water will become more warm or hot. Then the baby in the bath tub will not feel cold. He can enjoy bathing ...

Social Studies
1. Does only one baby blue whale drink 200 liters of its mother's milk every day? 2. Does only one African elephant eat about 200 kg of plants a day?

English
1. Can you give me a rain check? 2. Can I take a rain check? 3. Can I have a frain check? 4. Can I get a rain check? (Are they all grammatical and the same? Which expression is commonly used?)

social studies
What is the color of the bristles?

social studies
Do blue whales have long white hair or black hair on their face?

Social Studies
Which one is the longest among Royal Pythons, Reticulate Pythons, and Anacondas?

English
1. They move only 2 meters an hour. 2. They move only for 2 meters an hour. 3. They move for only 2 meters an hour. (Are all grammatical?)

Social studies
In the old days, people had to make the ropes tight before they went to bed. Do you know the reason why they had to make the ropes tight? Is that because of the shape of the bed in the old days?

English
1. I need some bread and some cheese. 2. I need some bread and cheese. (Are both the same or different in meaning?)

English
1. People were worried that their souls might not get back into their bodies. 2. People were worried because their souls might not get back into their bodies. (Are both the same? Is 'that....' an adverbial phrase?) 3. He was happy that she got the first prize in the sp...

social studies
Squanto was poisoned by the Wampanoag, some people believed at that time. On the way back home from the Wampanoag he became sick and got a fever. He bleeded from his nose and he died. (What does 'poisoned' mean here? Did he drink a poisoned beverage? Or did he eat pois...

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1. Plants grow in earth. 2. Plants grow on earth. 3. Plants grow in the earth. 4. Plants grow on the earth. (Which ones are correct? What does #1 mean? Does #i mean that plants grows under the earth?)

english
1. He is of average height. 2. He is around average height. 3. He is a little below average height. 4. He is over average height. 5. He is of much more average height. 6. he is a little average in height. 7. He is more average in height. (Are they all grammatical?)

English
1. I have to go to my English academy to learn English from a native speaker. 2. I have to have a group chatting on the smart phone with my close friends. 3. I have to play computer games on-line. 4. I have to complete my social studies homework with Powerpoint. 5. I have to c...

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1. He is riding a horse. 2. He is riding on a horse. 3. He has to ride a taxi. 4. He has to ride on a taxi. 5. He has to ride in a taxi. 6. He will ride a bus. 7. He will ride on a bus. 8. He will ride in a bus. 9. He will ride the subway. 10. He will ride on the subway. 11. H...

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Posted by John on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 3:08pm. 1. He is average height. 2. He is medium height. Are both grammatical? •English expression - Writeacher, Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 3:21pm He is of average height. He is medium in height. •English expression - ...

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1. Will you recommend me a book? - I recommend you this book, the Autobiography of Benjamin franklin. 2. I recommend you that you go shopping with your wife. 3. I recommend this smart phone to you. 4. I recommend you that you shoud go shopping with your wife. 5. I recommend th...

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e.g. I have a soda to recommend. ( What is 'soda'? Are both Coke and Cola a soda? Is 'soda' different from 'soda water' or 'soda pup'?)

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Where can I find a copy? - You can find it in Aisle 1. (In this short dialogue, what does 'a copy' refer to in detail?)

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1. I suggest you try it. 2. I demand you try it. (Are both all grammatical?) 3. How many floors is the second floor from ground? (Is it grammatical? What will be the answer to this question?)

English
They worked in the garden, but they worked wrong. What did they do wrong? (Are the sentences grammatical? Do we have to use 'wrongly' instead of 'wrong'?)

English
They worked in the garden, but they worked wrong? What did they dod wrong? (Is the sentences grammatical? Do we have to use 'wrongly' instead of 'wrong'?)

Social studies
..typo....who left for the new land...

Social studies
Where can I get the information about the origin of Thanksgiving Day in detail? There are questions related Pilgrim Fathers who left for the nes land. Would you answer them, please? 1. Where did they (Pilgrim Fathers) leave for the North America? 2. Did they leave for North Am...

English
Finally, he arrives at the class. (Is this grammatical?)

Social studies
1. How many times do children have a sleepover party a year? 2. In what season do they have a sleepover party usually? 3. Do all parents pick up their children next morning? (Would you answer the questions? Thank you.)

English
1. Get a tent and sleep outside in your backyard. (In this sentence, what other verbs can we use instead of 'get' to make the sentences having the same meaning?)

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Posted by rfvv on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 10:46pm. 1. Mom will give me turky sandwiches for lunch for the next two weeks. 2. Mom will give turky sandwiches for lunch to me for the next two weeks. (Are both right?) 3. Mom will give me turky sandwiches for lunch during the n...

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1. He only comes home during school breaks and Thanksgiving. 2. He only comes home during school vacations and Thanksgiving. (Are both grammatical? What is the difference between 'breaks' and 'vacations?)

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1. He had to check the oven every 15 minutes. 2. He had to check the oven every 15th minute. (Are both grammatical?) 3. Mom will give me turkey sandwich for lunch for the next two week. (Is 'for lunch' an adjective pharase or an adverbial phrase? Does 'for lunch...

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1. We had so much fun! 2. We enjoyed ourselves so much! 3. We really enjoyed ourselfes! 4. We had a very good time! 5. We enjoyed ourselves very much! 6. We enjoyed ourselves too much! (Are they all the same?)

English
1. Mom will give me turky sandwiches for lunch for the next two weeks. 2. Mom will give turky sandwiches for lunch to me for the next two weeks. (Are both right?) 3. Mom will give me turky sandwiches for lunch during the next two weeks. (Can we substitute 'during' for&...

English, Social studies
1. We had a sleepover at Susan's house. 2. We had a sleepover party at Susan's house. (Which expression is correct? Are both grammatical?) Q2: Do only girls have a sleepover? How about boys? Do they have sleepover parties? Do all teenagers have sleepover party in the USA?

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1. At Thanksgiving Americans eat a roast turkey. 2. On Thanksgiving Americans eat a roast turkey. (Which preposition, do we have to use 'at' or 'on' before 'Thanksgiving'? Are both OK?) 3. on/at the weekend 4. on/at Sunday 5. on/at New Year's Day 6....

Social studies
How many percent of kids go trick or treating on Halloween Day in the USA or in another country?

English
Thank you. Then if somebody wants to shout to me on the street, what expressions does he have to use with 'call'? 1. He talked to me. 2. He shouted to me. 3. He spoke to me in a loud voice. 4. He called me while I was walking on the sidewalk. 5. He called ________. (Wh...

English
Posted by rfvv on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 9:20pm. 1. He called the judge. 2. He shout to the judge. 3. He made a phone call to the judge. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3?) •English - Ms. Sue, Friday, October 26, 2012 at 9:23pm 1 and 3 are the same. In 2, shout is the wrong ver...

English
1. He called the judge. 2. He shout to the judge. 3. He made a phone call to the judge. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)

Social studies
When children go trick or treating, how many candies does each person give usually?

Social studies
Do only girls have sleepover party (pajama party)in the USA?

English
Question 2: Does 'at a good price' mean 'at an expensive price' or 'at a reasonable price' or 'at a low price'?

English
You can buy fashionable shoes at a good price. (Is 'at a good price' an adjective phrase modifying 'shoes'? Or is 'at a good price' an adverbial phrase modifying 'buy'?)

English
1. What do you want to be in the future? - I want to be a certified real estate agent. 2. What do you want to become in the future? -I want to become a certified real estate agent. 3. What do your parents want you to become? - They want me to become a public prosecutor. 4. Wha...

English
1. He lied me that you were a fine gardener. 2. He lied that you were a fine gardener. 3. He lied to me that you were a fine gardener. 4. He lied. 5. He lied you were a fine gardener. (Are they all grammatical? Which ones are wrong grammatically?)

English
1. What do you do? - I am a student. 2. What does your father do? - He is an architect. 3. What does your mother do? - She is an accountant. 4. What do you want to be in the future? - I want to be a pharmacist. 5. Why do you want to be a pharmacist? - I want to make good medic...

English
1. They are wearing brand name shoes. 2. They are wearing brand-name shoes. 3. They are wearing name brand shoes. 4. They are wearing anme-brand shoes. (Which one is correct?)

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