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December 10, 2016

Posts by rfvv

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English
1. Why is that? 2. What is your reason for that? 3. Why do you think so? 4. What makes you think so? 5. What is your opinion about which person the dog should live with? 6. Let me know your opinion about that. 7. Will you give me your opinion about that? 8. Which master do you...
June 22, 2016

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1. She has taken good care of Chuchu till now. 2. She took Chuchu home and has cared for him till now. 3. She decided to take the pet home when he was a blind dog, and has cared for him very well. 4. She wanted to take the pet though he was blind, and has looked after him ...
June 22, 2016

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1. He had stayed with his old master for long. (For 5 month, he has lived with his new master.) 2. They had been together for such a long time. 3. He had stayed with his old master together for ages. 4. He had been with his old master long. ---------------------------------- ...
June 22, 2016

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1. The pet has lived with the lady until he meets his old master. 2. The pet had lived with the lady until he met his old master. 3. The pet lived with the lady until he meets his old master. 4. The pet lived with the lady until he met his old master. (In terms of tense, which...
June 22, 2016

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1. You can feel safe now. 2. You may feel safe now. 3. You are able to feel safe now. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3?) 4. You will feel better soon. 5. You will be better soon. (Are both the same in meaning? What is the difference between them?) 6. strange: unusual or surprising 7. ...
June 22, 2016

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1. You look great in your uniform. 2. You look great if you wear your uniform. ----------------- Does #1 mean #2?
June 22, 2016

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A: I think honesty is the best policy. 1. Me too. 2. Same here. 3. I have the same idea. 4. I agree with you. 5. I think so, too. 6. You can say that again. 7. That makes two of us. (Are the responses all correct?)
June 22, 2016

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1. He was married to Emily in 2009. 2. He got married to Emily in 2009. ---------------------- What is the difference between them? Does #1 mean "state"? And does #2 mean "action"?
June 21, 2016

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1. He suggested that she should join the club. 2. He suggested that she might be a librarian. 3. He suggested that the boy laughed at the girl. 4. The driver insisted that the car ran into the pedestrian. 5. He insisted that she should go on a picnic together. 6. He insisted ...
June 21, 2016

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1. He decided that she should go shopping. 2. His decision was that she should go shopping. 3. He made a decision that she should go shopping. 4. He suggested that the party be put off. 5. His suggestion was that the party should be put off. ================ Can we use all the...
June 21, 2016

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1. The mayor ordered that the man (should) leave the city early. 2. He suggested that the party (should) be put off. 3. He insisted that she (should) make a sppech. 4. They demanded that he should resign. 4-1. They demanded that he resign. 4-2. They demanded that he not resign...
June 21, 2016

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1. I am happy with my brother. 2. I am happy for my brother. 3. I am happy because of my brother. 4. I am satisfied with my brother. ------------------------ Are they all correct? What is the difference between #1 and #2? #1 seems to mean #4. Is that right? Which one is close ...
June 21, 2016

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•English - Writeacher, Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 8:48am They are the same in meaning, but 1 is, by far, the smoother phrasing. Why don't you take a few days for yourself? Why don't you take a break for a few days?
June 21, 2016

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1. Why don't you take a few days off? 2. Why don't you take off a few days? (Are both grammatical? What other similar expressions do we have about 'take off'?) * I can't stand people talking loudly in public. 3. Me neither. 4. Neither can I. 5. Nor can I. 6...
June 21, 2016

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1. It's me. 2. It's me, Tom. 3. It's me, Tom, your best friend. (They are all right?)
June 20, 2016

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1. What is his opinion like? 2. What do you think his opinion is like? - I don't agree with him about his opinion. - I don't agree with him on/about the statement that his old master was careless. - His opinion is wanterful. (Are they all acceptable?) 3. His acting is ...
June 20, 2016

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1. It's because Chuchu felt that his old master was near. 2. It's because Chuchu felt that his old master was near to him. 3. It's because Chuchu felt that his old master was close to him. 4. It's because Chuchu felt that his old master was near him. 5. It'...
June 20, 2016

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1. She was entering the subway. At that thie, the dog felt that his old master is near. "On the subway", he barked loudly. People sitting on their seats were surprised. (Is the expression in the quotation marks correct? Which expression do we have to use? Do we put...
June 20, 2016

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1. I can't concentrate on work. 2. I can't concentrate at work. 3. I can't concentrate (on something) at work. ------------------ Which one is correct? Does #1 mean #3? •English - Writeacher, Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 8:46am 1 and 2 are fine, but mean ...
June 20, 2016

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1. He often takes pictures of sunrises/sunrise. (Do we have to use the singular form or the plural form?) 2. What's wrong with your brother? - No, not at all. (Is this answer suitable? Do you have other suitable answers?)
June 20, 2016

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1. Take out a pencil out of the pencil case. 2. Take out a pencil from the pencil case. 3. Take out a pencil in the pencil case. ---------------------- Are they all grammatical? Does #1 mean #2? Which one is a common expression? Is #3 okay? Does #3 mean that there is only one ...
June 18, 2016

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1. I can't stand you grumbling all the time. 1-2. I can't stand your grumbling all the time. 2. I can't stand you who are grumbling all the time. 3. I can't stand you who grumble all the time.
June 18, 2016

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1. I can't stand you grumbling all the time. 2. I can''t stand you who are grumbling all the time. 3. I can't stand you who grumle all the time. --------------------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Which one is similar to #1, #2 or 33?
June 18, 2016

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1. Why don't you take a few days off? 2. Why don't you take off a few days? -------------------------- Are both the same in meaning? What other expressions can we use instead of 'take off'?
June 18, 2016

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1. I cannot but stay with him. 2. I cannot help staying with him. 3. I cannot choose but stay with him. 4. I have no choice but to stay with him. ------------------ Are they all grammatical. I know 'help' means 'avoid.' Then what does 'but' mean in #3 ...
June 18, 2016

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1. I can't concentrate on work. 2. I can't concentrate at work. 3. I can't concentrate (on something) at work. ------------------ Which one is correct? Does #1 mean #3?
June 18, 2016

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His dog became a missing dog. 1. He should have used a dog lead. 2. He should have tied the dog with a dog lead. 3. He should have tied a dog lead to the collar of the dog. 4. He didn't used the leash. He should have walke the dog with the leash on the collar. 5. He didn&#...
June 17, 2016

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Two students talked about the title. Now, one last student....OK. Well done. Please remain quiet, everyone. ------------------- Would you check the short passage? Correct any errors, please.
June 17, 2016

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1. Look at the abandoned dogs. 2. Look at the deserted dogs. (Which one is a correct term? Can we use both expressions? Do you have some other terms?) 3. A dog is a companion animal. I have two companion dogs. (Is this expression right?)
June 15, 2016

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Many years passed. --------------------- If a person uses the sentence above, how many years does the person have in mind? More than 5 years? Over 7 years? More than 10 years? How about you?
June 15, 2016

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1. I'll take him the dog. 2. I'll take the dog to him. 3. I'll bring him the cat. 4. I'll bring the cat to him. 5. I'll bring him it. 6. I'll bring it to him. 7. I'll take him this. 8. I'll take this to him. --------------- Is each pair the same...
June 15, 2016

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If a person uses 'be going to,' does it mean that he decided what to do before? 1. What did you decided to do for that? What are you going to do? If a person uses, will,' does it mean that he decides to do something right now? 2. What do you decide to do for that ...
June 15, 2016

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They went to an animal doctor. The vet said, "This pet is almost blind." The wife said to her husband, "What are you going to do?" --------------------------- What is the difference between them in meaning? 1. What are you going to do? 2. What will you do? ...
June 15, 2016

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The sea is shallow, and we can not notice a major shift in a tidal change. ------------ Would you check this sentence? Thank you.
June 15, 2016

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The sandy area is 1.5 km in length, 40 km in width and has an area of 60,000 square meters. ------------------- Would you check the sentence an correct errors, please?
June 15, 2016

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After the opening of the sea, people can swim....though people can use the beach all the year round. (So in this case, can we use 'the expression' above? Do we have to put 'the' before 'opening'?)
June 15, 2016

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1. Also many events and festivals are held with (the) opening of the sea. (Is it correct? Do we ahve to sue 'the' here?) 2. The beach provides tourists with other attractions every year. ------------------- Are they grammatical?
June 15, 2016

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1. Whitey in Roumania Whitey's master died 5 years ago. However, he has been waiting for him. 2. Whitey in Roumania Whitey's master died 5 years ago. However, he has waited for him for a long time. 3. Whitey in Roumania Whitey's master died, but he has been waiting...
June 15, 2016

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1. Whitey in Roumania Whitey's master died 5 years ago. However, he has been waiting for him. 2. Whitey in Roumania Whitey's master died 5 years ago. However, he has waited for him for a long time. 3. Whitey in Roumania Whitey's master died, but, he has been ...
June 15, 2016

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1. granddad, granddaddy 2. grandad,grandaddy Which ones do we have to use?
June 14, 2016

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Do adults use grandma, grandpa, or granddad? Do children usually use the terms?
June 14, 2016

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1. I bought six-year old red ginseng. 2. I bought six-year-old red ginseng. (Which one is grammatical?) 3. He narrowly escaped being drowned. 4. He narrowly escaped from being drowned. (Are both the same and grammatical:?)
June 14, 2016

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1. I'll look over your application and call you in a few days. 2. I'll look thoroughly your application and call you in a few days. (Is 'look thoroughly' the opposite of 'look over'?) 3. I will look closely at your application. 4. I will take a close ...
June 14, 2016

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4. He visited his uncle. 5. He dropped by the bakery. 6. He came by the bakery.
June 14, 2016

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1. He called on his uncle. 2. He called at his uncle's (house). 3. He visited his uncle. 4. He visited his uncle's (house). 5. He dropped by the bakery/his grandma. 6. He came by the bakery/his grandma. 7. He paid a visit to his uncle. 8. He paid a visit to the bakery...
June 14, 2016

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The company profits ____________ by 5% last year. ------------------ Q1: What can be put in the blank? 1. grew 2. increased 3. ________ Q2: Is the sentence grammatical?
June 14, 2016

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1. The bird fell into the tree. 2. The bird fell in the tree. 3. The bird fell out of the tree. 4. The bird fell from the tree. 5. The bird fell off the tree. ---------------------- Are they all grammatical? Does 1 mean 2? Are the rest all the same in meaning?
June 13, 2016

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Posted by rfvv on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 11:32pm. 1. The building of the new bridge will go ahead as planned. 2. The building of the new bridge will go ahead as it is planned. (Does #1 mean #2? Is 'it is' deleted?) 3. Lee was standing right behind her. 4. Lee was ...
June 13, 2016

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Why didn't Chuchu stay calm? 1. It was because Chuchu felt his old master was so close to him. 2. He felt his old master was so close to him. 3. He felt his old master was near him. 4. He felt his old master was in the subway. 5. He felt his old master was not far away. 6...
June 13, 2016

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1. When did master lose Chuchu? 2. Master lost Chuchu when they went out for a walk. 3. You must be master of your circumstances. --------------------------------- #2 is the answer to the question 1. Will you look at the word 'master'? There is no article before '...
June 13, 2016

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1. How did Chuchu notice that his old master was in the subway? - He could feel that his old master was there. 2. Think and talk about which person Chuchu should live. - I think Chuchu should live with his old master because he had been with his old master for a long time and ...
June 13, 2016

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1. After getting married, what did the master do? - He moved into a bigger house. 2. What is the master going to do for Chuchu? - He is going to take care of the pet. 3. When did the master lose Chuchu? - He lost Chuchu when they went out for a walk. 4. What happened to Chuchu...
June 13, 2016

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1. What are the synonyms of delicious? -They are yummy and tastey. 2. What is the antonym of delicious? - It is tasteless. ------------------------- Q1: Are the questions and answers correct? Q2: Do you have other common opposites of 'delicious' other than '...
June 13, 2016

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1. "He looks pale," she said. 2. "He looks pale," said she. 3. "He looks pale," said the girl. 4. "He looks pale," the girl said. ----------------- Which ones are grammatical? Do you have any rule regarding that?
June 13, 2016

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Somebody is knocking on the door outside. The person inside the house says, "Who is it?" -------------------- Why does he say 'Who is it?" What about "Who are you?" Can't we use "Who are you?" Do you have any difference between the ...
June 13, 2016

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1. What is the opposite of blurry? 2. What is the opposite for blurry? -It's clear. (Which question is right? Are both correct? Which preposition is commonly used?)
June 12, 2016

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1. He looks like he is in another world. 2. He looks like he has a lot of money. 3. He looks like he knows everything. 4. He looks like he is from America. 5. He looks like he is more than 20 years old. ---------------------- Are the sentence all correct? In these sentences, ...
June 11, 2016

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What should we do to live a healthy life? Let me tell you about what to do for a healthy life. First, we should eat healthy food to stay healthy. It is better to eat brown rice than white rice. Second, we should exercise regularly. I like playing badminton, so I play badminton...
June 11, 2016

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A baby is in a cradle. One of the boys is looking at the baby. He said, "_________" 1. It is smiling. 2. He is smiling. 3. She is smiling. ---------------------- Wich expression can he use? If the boy doesn't know whether the baby is a girl or a boy, does he have...
June 10, 2016

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1. Maybe it's a missing dog. 2. Maybe it's a stray dog. 3. Maybe it's a homeless dog. 4. Maybe it's a ownerless dog. -------------------- Are they the same in meaning? #1 seems to be the same as #2. Am I right? What about the others......Take care.
June 10, 2016

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1. The maste comes back. 2. A master comes back. 3. Master comes back. (Are they all grammatical? Can we use as in #3? In #3, 'master' is used as a proper noun? Am I right?) 4. "Yes, master." In the expression, 'master' is used in the vocative case. ...
June 10, 2016

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1. The building of the new bridge will go ahead as planned. 2. The building of the new bridge will go ahead as it is planned. (Does #1 mean #2? Is 'it is' deleted?) 3. Lee was standing right behind her. 4. Lee was standing just behind her. (Is 'right' the same ...
June 10, 2016

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1. He saw his bird fly free. 2. He saw his bird fly freely. (Which one should we use? Are both OK?) 3. They decided to call the baby Mark. 4. They decided to name the baby Mark. (Are both the same in meaning?) 5. My vision is blurry these days. 6. My eyesight is blurry these ...
June 10, 2016

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Chuchu is a pet dog. His master is an office worker. Master comes back. He is happy. Master got married. Master gave food to the dog. Is it good? Yes, master. It's delicious. ...................... Q1: Can we use "Master"? In the sentences, "Master' ...
June 10, 2016

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There are 10 English sentences. A person is asked to read all the sentences and translate them into Korean. He should read the first sentence and then he should translate into Korean. After that he should read the second sentence and then he should translate the second ...
June 8, 2016

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1. It is getting hotter. 2. He grew taller. 3. The leaves turned brown. 4. He fell asleep. 5. The bird came alive. 6. The man has gone blind. 7. You should stay healthy. 8. She remained unmarried all her life. 9. He became rich. 10. She appeared rich. 11. She proved rich. 12. ...
June 7, 2016

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1. He tells me that she is happy. => He told me that she was happy. 2. He has told me that she was happy. => He told me that she had been happy. 3. He will tell me that she will be happy. => He told me that she would be happy. -------------------------------- Q1: ...
June 7, 2016

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Posted by rfvv on Monday, June 6, 2016 at 7:05pm. 1. I try not to stress when things go wrong. 2. I try not to stress out when things go wrong. 3. I try not to stressed when things go wrong. 4. I try not to stressed out when things go wrong. --------------------- Are they all ...
June 7, 2016

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1. Don't play computer games too much. 2. Don't play too many computer games. 3. Don't play too much computer games. 4. Don't play a lot of computer games. 5. Don't play smart phone games too often. 6. Don't play too many smart phone games. 7. Don't...
June 6, 2016

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Thank you for your help. 5. Driving in cities really stresses me (out). Can we delete 'out' without changing the meaning?
June 6, 2016

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1. I try not to stress when things go wrong. 2. I try not to stress out when things go wrong. 3. I try not to stressed when things go wrong. 4. I try not to stressed out when things go wrong. --------------------- Are they all grammatical? What is the difference among them?
June 6, 2016

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1. The building of the new bridge will go ahead as planned. 2. The building of the new bridge will go ahead as is planned. 3. The building of the new bridge will go ahead as it was planned. ================ What does #1 mean, #2 or #3?
June 6, 2016

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1. I feel alone in the living room. 2. I feel lonely in the living room. 3. I feel lone in the living room. ------------------ Are #1 and #2 the same? #3 is wrong, right? =============== 4. He is driving on a lonely road. 5. He is driving on a lone road. 6. He is driving on an...
June 5, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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