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History
Did Beatrix Potter have children? How many children did she have? She gave what she had to the National Thrust. I mean the author of the tale of Peter Rabbit. And were can I find the movie Miss Potter about Beatrix Potter?

English
1. He stayed up late studying last night. 2. He stayed up late while he was studying last night. 3. He stayed up late while he studied last night. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Do we have to use 'while' or'when', etc?)

English
1. The Beatles were not happy at all. 2. The Beatles was not happy at all. (Which one is grammatical?)

English
1. Fifty states make up the U.S.A. 2. Fifty states compose the U.S.A. 3. Fifty states comprise the U.S.A. 4, The U.S.A. is composed of fifty states. 5. The U.S.A. consists of fifty states. 6. The U.S.A. is made up of fifty states. (Are they all grammatical and the same?)

English
1. He wants to be a singer in the future. 2. He was a lawyer in the past. 3. He is a doctor in the present. 4. He is a doctor at present. 5. He is a doctor at the moment. 6. He is a doctor currently. 7. He is a doctor now. 8. He is a doctor at the present. (From #3 to #8, ther...

English
1. What did you get for your birthday? 2. What did you get on your birthday? (Which one is right? Are both right? What is a slight difference between them?)

English
1. the baseball players lost the game because they were out of practice. (What is the opposite of 'out of practice'? Is it 'in practice'?)

English
A: I'm very hungry. B: Let's go to the restaurant then. (In this sentence, what is the use of 'the' before 'restaurant'? Does it refer to the specific restaurant or is 'the' used in generic usage?)

Social studies
What does "the Pyramids" refer to in Egypt? How many pyramids are called 'the Pyramids'?

English
1. Hwajeon is made from rice cake and flowers such as roses and azaleas. 2. Hwajeon is made from rice cake and flowers such as roses or azaleas. (Which one is right? Do we have to use 'and' or 'or'?)

English
1. Where do you buy a scarf? -I buy it at the department store. 2. Where do you buy the scarf? -I buy it at the department store. 3. Where do you buy scarves? -I buy them at the department store. (Which question is correct grammatically?)

English
1. These are rice cake. 2. These are rice cakes. 3. This is rice cake. 4. This is a rice cake. (Which ones are right?)

English
Thank you. Havd a good time.

English
Is 's' in Nasrredin /s/ or /z/?

English
e.g. Nasrredin and the Fish How do you pronounce "Nasrredin"?

English
1. Copy the famous pictures in museums. 2. Copy the famous pictures of museums. 3. In museums, copy the famous pictures. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Is "in museums" an adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase? Thank you.)

English
1. I want to tell him to draw as many cartoons as possible. 2. I want to tell him to draw many cartoons. 3. I want to tell him to draw many comic books. 4. I want to tell him to spend a lot of time drawing pictures. 5. I want to tell him to read as many comic books as possible...

English
Volunteering at a day-care center. I have worked at a day-care center. I went there once a month. There were a lot of things to do. I took care of young children. I played with them. I changed their diapers and clothes. I washed the kids, too. I like the work very much because...

English
1. They will come together to the office. 2. They will come to the office together. (Which one is right? Are both right? Which one is commonly used?)

English
A: Go straight one block and turn left at the corner. B: I'm sorry? A:Go straight one block and turn left at the corner. It's on your right. (Can we use 'I'm sorry?' instead of 'Pardon?')

English
1. I will take subway to save time. 2. I will take the subway to save time. (Which one is correct? Do we have to add 'the' before 'subway' all the time?)

English
1. They are talking about traditional Korean food. 2. They are talking about Korean traditional food. (Which one is correct?)

English
1. I have helped an old man to cross the street on a crosswalk. 2. I have helped a foreigner to find a post office. 3. I have helped a missing child to go back to his home. 4. I have helped an old lady to carry things. 5. I have helped a man to take a highway. 6. I have helped...

English
1. This tea is to go. 2. This tea is for here. (What is the part of speech of 'to go' and 'for here'? And what is the meaning of both?)

English
Thank you. "The brain' is in the generic use, isn't it?

English
What are fish heads good for? 1. They are good for the brain. 2. They are good for brains. 3. They are good for a brain. 4. They are good for our brain. 5. They are good for our brains. (Which answers are correct?)

English
1. I will take the fish body. 2. I will eat the fish body. (Are both the same? Does 'take' mean 'eat' in this sentence?)

English
1. People in my town eat fish a lot, but we eat only fish heads. 2. People in my town eat fish a lot, but they eat only fish heads. (Which one do we have to use, 'we' or 'they'? Are they the same? Is there any difference in meaing?)

English
1. There are many needle-leaved trees in the mountain. 2. There are many needle-leafed trees in the mountain. 3. There are many needle leaf trees in the mountain. 4. There are many broad-leafed trees in the mountain. 5. There are many broad-leaved trees in the mountain. 6. The...

English
1. I am a dentist, am I not? 2. I am a dentist, aren't I? 3. I am a dentist, ain't I? (Which one is grammatically correct?)

English
1. I will visit my grandparents next month. 2. I intend to visit my grandparents next month. 3. I am going to visit my grandparents next month. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3 in meaning?)

English
1. He is delivering lunches to elderly people. 2. He is delivering lunch boxes to elderly people. 3. He is delivering lunch boxes for elderly people. (Does "lunches" mean "lunch boxes"? Can we use 'for' instead of 'to'? Do they have the same...

English
1. I have helped an elementary school student to cross a street. 2. I have helped an old man to find a drug store. 3. I have helped an old lady to find her daughter's apartment. 4. I have helped a blind man to buy things at a supermarket. 5. I have helped a drowning boy to...

English
1. You must have walked long, musn't you? 2. Tom must gets up early, mustn't he? 3. Ann seldom goes to the movies, does she? (Are they all grammatical?)

English
A: Seho, what are you doing? B: Hi, Inho. I'm doing my math homework. A: Hurry up! We have to play soccer in the playground. B: We have a soccer match on Thursday. Today is Wednesday. A: No, it's Thursday today. Come here quickly. B: Sorry. I'll be there. Wait for ...

English
1. How about painting the wall a new color? 2. How about we paint the wall a new color? (Are both grammatical?)

English
1. They are skating in an ice rink. 2. They are skating at an ice rink. 3. They are skating on an ice rink. (Which one is correct?) 4. We are going to ski at a ski resort. 5. we are going to ski at Yongpyeong Ski Resort. 6. We are going to ski on a mountain. 7. We are going to...

English
Thank you for your help. Would you check the writing above? Correct errors, please. Thank you.

English
We can see many items in the picture. There is an MP3 player and earphones are attached to the MP3 player. There is a sketchbook and two 4B pencils are near the sketchbook. Looking at the picture, answer the questions. What are you going to do this Saturday? (I'm going to ...

English
1. When does the market open? It opens every five days. 2. How often does the market open? It opens every five days. 3. How many times does the market open? It opens every five days. (Which question is correct? Are all acceptable?)

English
What is the difference between 'be made of' and 'be made from'?

English
1. Tadpole noodles are made from corn. 2. Tadpole noodles are made of corn. (Which one is right?) 3. She is going to go for a hike. 4. She is going to go hiking. 5. She is going to go on a hike. 6. She is going to go out for a hike. (Are the four sentences all grammatical? Wh...

English
Look at the things in the picture. What can you see there? Answer the questions looking at the picture. What are you going to do? I'm going to go for a hike. I am going to write three postcards and send them to my friends. I am going to listen to music with the MP3 player....

English
1. Tadpole noodles are made from corn. 2. Tadpole noodles are made of corn. (Which one is right?) 3. She is going to go for a hike. 4. She is going to go hiking. 5. She is going to go on a hike. 6. She is going to go out for a hike. (Are the four sentences all grammatical? Whi...

English
1. I cleaned and ironed my little brother's clothes and sold them all. (Does the sentence mean "I" washed the clothes? Or without washing clothes, did I clean the state of the clothes?) 2. Last Saturday, I sold some of my mom's old dresses. For the whold day,...

English
1. They are at the market. 2. They are in the market. (Which preposition is correct?) 3. Who is selling traditional food? - Some women are selling traditional food. 4. Who are selling traditional food? - Some women are selling traditional food. (Which verb do we have to use, &...

English
1. What is the title of the writing? It is "What a Great Market." 2. Where does Hojin live? He lives in Jeongseon, Gwangwondo. 3. Who is Ms. Johnson? She is Hojin's new English teacher. 4. Where are Hojin and Ms. Jhnson today? They are at the Jeongson traditional...

english
1. We can join the meeting. 2. We can take part in the meeting. (Are both the same in meaning?)

english
1. He is used to working on the farm. 2. He got used to working on the farm. 3. He used to walk in the park alone. 4. The toy can be used as a pillow. (Are they all grammatical? What is the difference between 1 and 2?)

English
A committee of architects and firms was formed to plan the Word's Exposition buildings. The collective result was the construction of a group of 150 buildings known by the White City. Their design established white, columnar architecture as the only acceptable public style...

English
1. When the cheese is being aging, the bacteria make their way into it. (Is this sentence correct? Would you correct the errors in it?) 2. If you go tonight, my membership discount will save you fifteen dollars. - Really? Alright, I'm _______ on the idea. 1) brought 2) sol...

English
Social anthropologists attempt to explain the social emergence, evolution and development of the human race. They also try to determine differences between human social organization and other primate beings. One of their attempts is note dissimilarity betyween various human so...

English
1. I think we are here to talk truly. 2. I think we are here to talk truthfully. 3. I think we are here to talk t______ (Are they all grammatical and the same? What other adverbs can we use starting the letter t?

English
The disaster was (in advance, in a measure, in force) due to a confusion as to authority which arose among the heads of various departments. (Which expression in the parentheses is right?)

English
Do you know her? -Is she the actress who always plays bizarre characters? -Yes, that's her. Shall I introduce you? -That would be fabulous. I'm going to ask for her autograph. (Would you check the dialogue? Are the sentences all grammatical? Would you correct errors?)

English
Ok. Thank you.

English
3. Robert announced that he was dropped out of college. (Thank you for your help. Is this sentence right in grammar? What other expressions can we use instead of 'dropped'?)

English
1. Thomas ____ there but a minute when his girl friend arrived. (be) 2. Some kids ____ to tears with the ordinary textbooks when they entered high school. (bore) (What is the suitable forms of the verbs of the parentheses in the blanks/) 3. Robert announced that he was ____ ou...

English
1. He stood silent. 2. He remained quiet. 3. He lay speechless. 4. He stood silently. 5. He stood quietly. 6. He was standing arrogantly. 7. He was standing silent. (Are they all grammatical? From #1 to #3, adjectives are used. In the other sentences, adverbs are used.)

English
1. I failed the bar exam for which I studied day and night. 2. I failed the bar exam for what I studied day and night. (Which one is correct?)

English
I studied science last night. I had a good time with my family. I called Eunhui and talked for a long time. I took a shower in the bathroom. I made cheese cakes with my mother. I sent some e-mails to my friends. I bought a wallet at Home Plus. I read a newspaper. I listened to...

English
I helped my mother wash the dishes. I helped my mother clean the house. I helped my mother ironing some clothes. I vacuumed the floor. I cleaned the floor with a mop. I cleaned the study which was messy. I cleaned the veranda where there were a lot of items such as books, audi...

English
e.g. People were just standing still. (What is the part of speech of 'still' in the sentence? Adverb or adjective?))

English
e.g. Do you want to know more about him? (What is the part of speech of 'more'? Is 'more' a noun or an adverb? 1. Do you want to know know much about him? 2. Do you want to know a lot about him? 3. Do you want to know a lot of things about him? 4. Do you want t...

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 12:16am. 1. Many artists in Degas' time thought that they could be better writers by copying famous paintings. 2. Many artists in Degas' days thought that they could be better writers by copying famous paintings. 3. Many ar...

English
1. Many artists in Degas' time thought that they could be better writers by copying famous paintings. 2. Many artists in Degas' days thought that they could be better writers by copying famous paintings. 3. Many artists in Degas' times thought that they could be be...

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 7:58am. 1. We booked a book on the Internet. 2. We reserved a book on the Internet. (Are both the same in meaning?) English - Writeacher, Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 8:19am I've never heard the first one. The second one is correct,...

English
1. We went there two days ago. 2. We went there the day before yesterday. (Are both the same?) 3. We will get there the day after tomorrow. 4. We will get there after two days. 5. We will get there in two days. (What about the three? Are they all the same?)

English
1. We had a problem with the hotel. 2. We had a problem about the hotel. 3. We had a problem on the hotel. 4. We had a problem related to the hotel. (Which one is similar to #1? Are they all grammatical and the same?))

English
1. We booked a book on the Internet. 2. We reserved a book on the Internet. (Are both the same in meaning?)

English
1. He tattooed a rose on the arm last night. 2. He obeyed the traffic rules yesterday. 3. His speech annoyed the audience very much. 4. He woos the lady to marry him every day. (Are the sentences grammatical?)

English
e.g. You can stay with my mom. What is the meaning of the sentence above, #1 or #2? 1. You are allowed to stay with my mom. 2. You are able to stay with my mom.

English
1. Who sent a postcard from Santorini? Judy did. 2. With whom is Judy traveling in Greece? He is traveling in Greece with Mom. 3. When did they arrive in Athens? They arrived in Athens five days ago. 4. What is the capital of Greece? It is Athens. 5. What did Judy and her Mom ...

English
Where is the gas station? 1. It's opposite to the flower shop. 2. It's opposite the flower shop. (Which answer is right? Are both OK? Then, which answer is commonly used?)

English
e.g. My father reads the newspaper every day. (What is the meaning of the sentence above? #1 or #2?) 1. My father reads the same/specific newspaper every day /repeatedly. 2. My father reads newspapers every day. He reads newly delivered newspapers every day. (different newapap...

English
1. She goes skiing every winter. 2. She goes skiing in winter. (What is the difference between the two? Are both the same?)

English
1. He is standing at the back of the shop. 2. He is standing behind the shop. 3. He is standing in back of the shop. 4. He is standing in the back of the shop. 5. He is standing at back of the shop. (Are they all grammatical? Which one is ungrammatical? Do they have the same m...

English
e.g. Is the hotel closed? (What does the sentence above mean? #1 or #2?) 1. As it is too late, the hotel doesn't allow people to check in, right? 2. The hotle no longer open and the owner quit the hotel business, right?

English
1. I like apples and small. 2. I like apples and smalls. (#1 seems to be wrong. What about #2? Is Sentence two correct?)

English
1. Oh, this is him. - Right. 2. Oh, this is he. -Right. (Which one is right or grammatical?) English - Writeacher, Monday, June 25, 2012 at 9:57am #2 is the grammatically correct one. ----------------------------- Thank you. Q1) Can we use "This is him." in a colloqu...

English
1. It is green and yellow. 2. It is green but yellow. 3. It is green but not yellow. 4. It is green or yellow. (Which one is not grammatical? Thank you!)

Social studies
1. How many legs does a grasshopper have? 2. How many legs does a spider have?

English
1. Oh, this is him. - Right. 2. Oh, this is he. -Right. (Which one is right or grammatical?)

English
1. Will you play a song for me? 2. Will you play a musical instrument for me? 3. Will you turn a umsic record on for me? (Does #1 mean #2 or #3? What is the meaning of #1?)

English
1. You know, I'm a member of the cooking club. (What is the role of 'You know' in this sentence?) 2. You know that I'm a member of the cooking club. (Are #2 the same as #1? What is the difference between them in meaning?)

English
1. I like sheep. They can follow the shepherd well. They can't fight with other animals well. 2. I like parrots. They can imitate people's voices well. They can't clean houses. 3. I like giraffes. They can pick fruit on trees. They can't swim. 4. I like crocodi...

English
Traveling to Fukuoka About ten years ago, I went to Fukuoka, Japan. I went there by ship. In Fukuoka, I visited a bookstore. It was important to buy English books there at that time. I always feel great twhen I look at this picture. (Would you check this writing? Correct error...

English
1. The following are a must-remember. 2. The following are a must-see. (Are both grammatical?)

English
work-abstract noun money-material noun homework-abstract noun food - collective noun fruit - collective noun (Are the kinds of nouns explained correctly?)

English
1. In my bag, I have two fishes. 1-1. In my bag, I have two fish. 2. In my bag, I have two food. 3. In my bag, I have food. 4. In my bag, I have two kinds of food. 5. In my bag, I have two kinds of foods. (Which one is grammatical? Would you check the sentences above? Thank yo...

English
1. He is doing a sit-up. 2. He is doing sit-ups. 3. He can do up 100 sit-ups. (Are they all grammatical?) 4. Am I favorite? 5. Am I his favorite? 6. Am I favorite of him? 7. Am I favorable to him? (Which one is grammatical?)

English
1. He watches TV in the night. 2. He watches TV at night. (Are both correct? which one is common?)

English
Sorry, "accessory" is the correct term...

English
Hair pin, hair band, etc. would be accessaries I think. Is turban an accessary?

English
Would you let me know some accessary-related words beginning with the letter "T"?

English
1. Let's break up the wall. 2. Let's break the wall. (What is the difference between 'break up' and 'break'?)

science
1. Do you know what is the origin of the word "HiRobo"? It is a robot. 2. Do you know the origin of the word "PaPeRo'? She is a robot made in Japan.

English
1. He left New York for Chicago. 2. He started New York for Chicago. 3. He left for Chicago. 4. He started for Chicago. (Are they all grammatical?)

English
1. He has lifted weighs on the stage. 2. He has lifted weight on the stage. 3. He has lifted a weight on the stage. 4. He is lifting weights on the stage. 5. He is lifting weight on the stage. 6. He is lifting a weight on the stage. (Which one is correct?)

English
What does HiRobo look like? 1. He is long and strong. 2. His arm is long and strong. 3. He has a long and strong arm. 4. He has a long strong arm. (Are the answers all correct? What about #3 and #4? Which one is correct? are both OK?)

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