Posts by rfvv

Total # Posts: 4,599

  1. English

    1. He likes watching loud videos. 2. He likes watching erotic videos. [Can we use these expressions? Are both the same?] 3. The video is erotic. 4. The video is loud. [Can we use these expressions? Are both the same?]
  2. English

    1. He often goes to the movies. 2. Often he goes to the movies. 3. He goes to the movies often. [Are they all correct? Would you check the position of 'often'?]
  3. English

    1. What's on at the movies? [What do 'the movies' mean here? Do "the movies" mean 'the movie theater'?] 2. Let's go to the movies. [In this sentence, what do "the movies" mean?]
  4. English

    Olivia has some good habits. 1. She likes making pan-fried cakes. 2. She vacuums the living room. 3. She flushes the toilet every day. 4. She cleans clothes in the washing machine. But she has some bad habits. 5. She drinks liquor often. 6. She drives recklessly. 7. She doesn...
  5. English

    William has some good habits. 1. He likes eating cereal with milk. 2. He offers seats to elderly people. 3. He keeps to the right in the hallway. 4. He remains quiet during the class. But he has some bad habits. 5. He scribbles on his desks. 6. He bullies some of his ...
  6. English

    I feel ______ ______ now. -------------------------------------------- [How do you read the sentence above?] 1. I feel two blanks now. 2. I feel blank blank now. 3. I feel blank now.
  7. English

    Today is the first day of middle school. How do you feel? 1. I feel hopeful and nervous. 2. I feel expected and nervous. 3. I feel excited and nervous. 4. I feel ______ and nervous. ---------------------------------------------------------- Can we answer this way? Which one is...
  8. English

    1. His head moves up and down. 2. His head moves down and up. [#1 is correct. What about #2? do you use 'down and up'?] 3. His head nods. 4. He nods his head. [Are both the same as #1?]
  9. English

    Thank you for your help. By the way, do you mean that 'an academy' is in generic use?
  10. English

    Thank you for your help. 4. He goes to academies to study math and English after school. 5. He goes to an academy to study math and English after school. 6. He goes to academy to study math and English after school. [Then, you mean we can use both 4 and 5. In #4 'academies...
  11. English

    1. He goes to an academy to study math and English. [Is 'an academy' in generic use? Or Does 'an' mean 'one'?] 2. He goes to academies to study math and English. [Is the word 'academies' in generic use?] 3. He goes to the academy to study math ...
  12. English

    English posted by rfvv yesterday at 2:39am 1. I saw a boy in the car. 2. When I saw a boy, I was in the car. 3. I saw a boy who was in the car. At that time I was near the car. [Does #1 mean either #2 or #3 according to the context? Which one is a common explanation for ...
  13. English

    posted by rfvv Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 6:01am 1. The concert is over. 2. The concert is finished. 3. The concert ended. 4. The concert finished. [Are they the same in meaning? Can we use all the sentences? Which ones are unacceptable? Do you have some more similar ...
  14. math

    posted by rfvv Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 6:11pm 1. A dot is one-dimensional. 2. A surface is two-dimensional. 3. A cube is three-dimensional. 4. At is one-dimension. 5. At is the first dimension. 6. On is two-dimensions. 7. On is the second dimension. 8. On is two ...
  15. English

    1. I saw a boy in the car. 2. When I saw a boy, I was in the car. 3. I saw a boy who was in the car. At that time I was near the car. [Does #1 mean either #2 or #3 according to the context? Which one is a common explanation for Sentence 1?]
  16. English

    1. Let's meet at the car at six. 2. Let's meet near the car at six. 3. Let's meet inside the car at six. [You mean #1 is #2. #1 doesn't mean #3. Is that right?] 4. Let's meet at the bus at six. 5. Let's meet near the bus at six. 6. Let's meet inside...
  17. English

    1. He is sitting in an armchair [which has armrests]. 2. He is sitting on an armchair [which has armrests]. [Can we use both 'in' and 'on' in the sentences?] 3. She is sitting on a stool. 4. She is sitting in a stool. [Can we use 'in' in this sentence? ...
  18. English

    Okay. Thank you.
  19. English

    1. My legs are asleep. 2. I am cramped in my legs. 3. I got cramp in my legs. 4. I got a cramp in my legs. [Can we use all the expressions? Which ones are commonly used? Are they the same in meaning?]
  20. English

    1. She is at the bus. 2. She is at the car. 3. She is near the bus. 4. She is near the car. 5. She is by the bus. 6. She is by the car. 7. She is in/on the bus. 8. She is in the car. [Doesn't #1 mean #7? Doesn't #2 mean #8? Is each pair the same?]
  21. English

    posted by rfvv Friday, April 13, 2018 at 9:46pm posted by rfvv Monday, April 9, 2018 at 10:21pm 1. What is the root verb of 'seen'? 2. What is the base verb of 'seen'? 3. What is the bare infinitive of 'seen'? 4. What is the verb root of 'seen'...
  22. English

    1. I don't like chocolate. 2. I don't like chocolates. [Can we use both singular and plural forms; chocolate and chocolates? What is the difference between them?]
  23. English

    What do you do in the evening? 1. I do house chores from time to time. 2. I do household chores from time to time. 3. I do chores from time to time. 4. I do some chores from time to time. 5. I do housework from time to time. [Are they all grammatical? Which ones are common ...
  24. English

    1. I put on a gym uniform for PE classes. 2. I put on a jogging suit for PE classes. 3. I put on a uniform for PE classes. 4. I wear a sports uniform for PE classes. 5. I wear sports clothes for PE classes. ================================ What is a common name for a uniform ...
  25. English

    1. He has cereal and milk for breakfast. 2. He has cereal with milk for breakfast. [Which one do we have to use? Are both okay? When we pour milk into a bowl of cereal, which expression do we use?] 3. I have rice, kimchi, some vegetable side dishes for breakfast. [Is it okay...
  26. English

    posted by rfvv Monday, April 9, 2018 at 10:21pm 1. What is the root verb of 'seen'? 2. What is the base verb of 'seen'? 3. What is the bare infinitive of 'seen'? 4. What is the verb root of 'seen'? 5. What is the dictionary form of 'seen'...
  27. English

    posted by rfvv today at 6:30am 1. On the way home, Mom smiles and says, "Good job, Hojin. The concert is over. Move and laugh now. It's okay." 2. On our way home, Mom smiles and says, "Good job, Hojin. The concert is over. Move and laugh now. It's okay.&...
  28. English

    1. He is taking a walk at the park. 2. He is taking a walk in the park. 3. He is taking a walk on the park. 4. he is taking a walk near/ in front of the park. [Does #1 mean #4? Or does #1 mean #2 or #3?] 5. He is reading a book at the library. 6. He is reading a book in the ...
  29. English

    posted by rfvv Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 11:42pm 1. He is sitting at the computer. 2. He is working at the computer. 3. He is eating at the computer. [Are they all grammatical? Is he doing the activities near or in front of the computer?] Reed Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 1:...
  30. English

    1. On the way home, Mom smiles and says, "Good job, Hojin. The concert is over. Move and laugh now. It's okay." 2. On our way home, Mom smiles and says, "Good job, Hojin. The concert is over. Move and laugh now. It's okay." 3. On her way home, Mom ...
  31. English

    1. We sang karaoke together. 2. We sang together in Kareoke. 3. We sang together in a kareoke. [Which one is grammatical?]
  32. English

    1. A dot is one-dimensional. 2. A surface is two-dimensional. 3. A cube is three-dimensional. 4. At is one-dimension. 5. At is the first dimension. 6. On is two-dimensions. 7. On is the second dimension. 8. On is two dimensions. 9. In is three-dimension. 10. In is three ...
  33. English

    1. He is sitting at the computer. 2. He is working at the computer. 3. He is eating at the computer. [Are they all grammatical? Is he doing the activities near or in front of the computer?]
  34. English

    1. The ship is moving on the river. 2. The ship is moving in the river. [Which preposition do we have to use?] 3. He is floating down on a wide board on the river. 4. He is floating down on a wide board in the river. [Do we have to use 'on the river' here?] 5. He is ...
  35. English

    [Corrected] For example, on a map, if he is eating "at" the river, doesn't it mean that he is on a spot of the river eating?
  36. English

    For example, on a map, if he is eating on the river, doesn't it mean that he is on a spot of the river eating?
  37. English

    1. He is in the river. [He is inside the river.] 2. He is sitting on the river. [He is sitting on the surface of the water.] 3. He is sitting in the river. [He is sitting on the bottom of the water.] 4. He is eating at the river. 5. He is eating at the riverside...
  38. English

    1. What is the root verb of 'seen'? 2. What is the base verb of 'seen'? 3. What is the bare infinitive of 'seen'? 4. What is the verb root of 'seen'? 5. What is the dictionary form of 'seen'? 6. What is the base form of the verb '...
  39. English

    1. What is the root verb of 'seen'? 2. What is the base verb of 'seen'? 3. What is the bare infinitive of 'seen'? 4. What is the verb root of 'seen'? 5. What is the dictionary form of 'seen'? 6. What is the base from of the verb '...
  40. English

    posted by rfvv Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 5:57am 1. I laugh. Don't laugh, I tell myself. Think of tomorrow's math test. That works. I sit quietly. -------------------------------------------------------- In the book, 'Don't laugh' is in italic type. In the ...
  41. English

    1. He is swimming in the river. 2. He is swimming on the river. [Can we use on as in #2?] 3. He is on top of the bus. 4. He is on the top of the bus. [Can we use both expressions?] 5. He is on the bus. 6. He is on top of the bus. 7. He is in the bus. [Does #5 mean both #6 and...
  42. English

    1. She is at the river. 2. She is by the river. 3. She is at the car. 4. She is by the car. 5. She is at the table. 6. She is by the table. 7. She is at the computer. 8. She is by the computer. [Is each pair the same? Is there any difference in each pair?]
  43. English

    1. At a gift shop, we can buy a teddy bear, right? Do you use 'present shop' instead of 'gift shop'?
  44. English

    1. He is at school. 2. He is at the school. 3. She is in school. 4. She is in the school. [Can we use 'the' or do we have to use without 'the'? Do they have difference in meaning?] ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 5. They ...
  45. English

    1. Dad is in back of the door. [O] 2. Dad is behind the door. [O] 3. Dad is at the back of the door. [?] 4. Dad is in front of the door. [O] 5. Dad is before the door. [O] -------------------------------------------------- I'd like to ask you the question one more time. ...
  46. English

    1. She is on the car. [She is on top of the car. She is on the top of the car. ] 2. She is in the car. [She is inside the car to drive.] 3. She is at the car. [She is by the car... Is my explanation right?] 4. She is on the bus. [Is she on top of the bus or inside the bus?] 5...
  47. English

    1. He is in the river. [For example, half of his body is in the water. Or he is swimming in the river. He may be enjoying scub-diving in the river.] 2. He is on the river. [He is rowing a boat on the river. He is floating down on a log on the river. He may be sitting on a boat...
  48. English

    1. My leg is asleep. 2. My leg is numb. 3. My leg is sleeping. ------------------------------ Does #1 mean #2? Does #3 carry the meaning of #2? 4. My throat feels funny. 5. My throat feels strange. 6. I have an itchy throat. 7. I have an itching throat. 8. I have a weird ...
  49. English

    1. I do not know every student.? [I know some students, and I don't know some students.] 2. I do not know all persons in the room. [I know some persons in this room, but I don't know the other persons.] 3. I do not eat every fast food. [ I eat some fast food, but I don...
  50. English

    Okay, thank you.
  51. English

    1. She doesn't eat breakfast every day. [She eats breakfast sometimes, but she skips breakfast sometimes. In this case, we can use this expressions, can't we?] 2. She doesn't eat breakfast at all every day. [If we put 'at all', she doesn't eat breakfast...
  52. English

    1. The girl on the chair looks back. 2. The girl in the chair looks back. 3. The girl at the chair looks back. ----------------------------------------------- Does #1 mean #2? Can we use the preposition 'at' before the chair? What is the difference between #1 and #2? ...
  53. English

    posted by rfvv yesterday at 7:03am 1. If we don't go to school, we go to academies. 2. If we don't go to school, we go to an academy. 3. If we don't go to school, we go to academy. 4. If I don't go to school, I go to academies. 5. If I don't go to school, I...
  54. English

    How do you pronounce 'subject', [-jikt] or [-jekt]? Are both okay? Which one is popular?
  55. English

    1. If we don't go to school, we go to academies. 2. If we don't go to school, we go to an academy. 3. If we don't go to school, we go to academy. 4. If I don't go to school, I go to academies. 5. If I don't go to school, I go to an academy. 6. If I don'...
  56. English

    1. The concert is over. 2. The concert is finished. 3. The concert ended. 4. The concert finished. [Are they the same in meaning? Can we use all the sentences? Which ones are unacceptable? Do you have some more similar expressions?]
  57. English

    1. I laugh. Don't laugh, I tell myself. Think of tomorrow's math test. That works. I sit quietly. -------------------------------------------------------- In the book, 'Don't laugh' is in italic type. In the book 'Think of tomorrow's math test.'...
  58. English

    1. I hit the chair in front of me. 1-1. I hit the chair in front of myself. 2. I hit the chair before me. [They are okay. They are the same. By the way, do you use #1-1? A reflexive pronoun is used here.] 3. I hit the chair in back of me. [O] 4. I hit the chair in the back of ...
  59. English

    1. We are at my cousin's school. 2. We are in my cousin's school. [Can we use both prepositions?] 3. He plays his violin on stage. 4. He plays his violin on the stage. [Are both correct? Which one is commonly used?] 5. I move in my seat. 6. I move on my seat. [Which ...
  60. English

    1. She doesn't eat breakfast every day. 2. She never eats breakfast. 3. Sometimes she eats breakfast, and sometimes she doesn't eat breakfast. [Does #1 mean #2 or #3?]
  61. English

    1. After school, I go to a taekwondo center to learn taekwondo. 2. After school, I go to a taekwondo studio to learn taekwondo. [Which noun do we have to use? Do you have some more expressions?] 3. After school, I go to an oratorical academy to learn how to make a speech in ...
  62. English

    1. Write the English, and then match the Korean. 2. Write English, and then match Korean. 3. Write the English language, and then match the Korean language. [Do you use #1?]
  63. English

    1. I go to academy for my English. 2. I go to an academy to learn English. 3. I go to an English academy after school. 4. I go to English academy to learn English. 5. I go to a private institute to learn three subjects such as English, math and science. 6. I go to private ...
  64. English

    1. I eat cereal for breakfast. 2. I eat cereals for breakfast. 3. I eat cereal for my breakfast. 4. I eat cereals for my breakfast. [Can we use all the expressions? Which expressions are common?]
  65. English

    1. say [sei] 2. says[sez] 3. says [seiz] ---------------------------- #1 and #2 are correct. What about #3? Don't you use the pronunciation of #3? How come you don't use #3?
  66. English

    1. water closet [Longman Dictionary] noun [ C usually singular ]? uk ?? /?w??.t? ?kl?z.?t/ us ?? /?w??.t?? ?kl??.z?t/ [old-fashioned] a toilet 2. water closet [Cambridge Dictionary?? full form of WC: a toilet, or a room containing a toilet ================================= I ...
  67. English

    The person who correctly guesses what I am thinking of should come to the front and continue playing the Twenty Questions Game. He or she should think of something in mind. Other students should start asking Yes/No questions to try to know what it is. 1. You should guess what ...
  68. English

    1. He doesn't go to work every Sunday. 2. He doesn't go to work on Sundays. 3. He sometimes go to work on Sunday, and sometimes doesn't go to work on Sunday. 4. He doesn't go to work on any Sunday. [Does #1 mean #2? Are both the same? Does #1 mean #3 or #4?]
  69. English

    1. Books are expensice. 1-1. Books in general are expensive. [Is this explanation correct?] 2. The books are expensive. 2-1. The specific books are expensive. [Is this explanation correct?] 3. The books in this library are expensive. 3-1. All the books in this library are ...
  70. English

    1. School lunch is very important for children. [School lunch in general] 2. The school lunch is great. I like it very much. 3. The specific school lunch is great. 4. The school lunch at the cafeteria in our school is great. ------------------------------ Is the explanation in...
  71. English

    1. Books are expensive. [Books in general] 2. The books are expensive. [The specific books, The particular book...] 3. The book is expensive. 4. The book in general is exprensive. 5. The specific/particular book is expensive. 6. I bought the book at the bookstore. [the ...
  72. Science

    Was the term 'water closet' from John Harington, who invented the toilet long ago? Water closet seems to mean either the toilet or a room with the toilet. Then the water closet which John Harington invented was a toilet bowl, its seat and water tank in the beginning, ...
  73. English

    1. forget: to not remember facts, information, or people or things from the past [This is the definition of 'forget' according to the Longman dictionary. What is the difference between #1 and #2? Can we us as in #2 as well. Which one is better, 'to not', '...
  74. English

    Thank you for your help. 5. The school lunch is great. 6. The school lunch at the school cafeteria is great. [Is the school lunch is the specific lunch at the school cafeteria? Does #5 mean #6?] 7. School lunch is great. [Is 'School lunch' in generic use? General ...
  75. English

    1A: How's your middle school, Jimin? 2B: It's good. Everyone is friendly. 3A: Is it different from elementary school? 4B: Yes, we have a big library. The school lunch is great, too. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q1: ...
  76. English

    1. When your answer is right, you will get 5 points. 2. When your answer is right, you will get 5 scores. 3. When your answer is right, you score will be 5 points. 4. When your answer is right, you score will be 5. [Which sentences are grammatical? Which one is similar to #1? ...
  77. English

    In the Slang Dictionary, I found the expressions. [toilet terms] 1. Mom, I need to go number one. 2. Mom, I need to go number two. [In the slang dictionary] 3. Mom, I need to go number three. [I coundn't find this one in the slang dictionary, but it was in the urban ...
  78. English

    1. The library is open from 9 to 5. 2. The library is open 9 to 5. 3. The library is opened from 9 to 5. 4. The library is opened 9 to 5. [Are they all grammatical?]
  79. English

    1. Where is the little boys' room? 2. Where is the little girls' room? [Is the person looking for the restroom for little boys/girls or for all male/female persons?]
  80. English

    1. He is the student of our school. 2. He is the student of his school. [Are both grammatical? Are both mean that there is only one student at school?] 3. They are the students of their school. 4. They are students of their school. [Can we use both sentences? Does 'the ...
  81. English

    1. First-year students eat lunch at 12:30. 2. First-year students eat lunch at half past 12. 3. First-year students eat lunch at half after 12. 4. First-year students eat lunch at half to 1. 5. First-year students eat lunch at half before 1. [Are they all the same in meaning? ...
  82. English

    1. We laugh together and go out. 2. We laugh together and go out at the same time. 3. We laugh together and then go out. [There are two actions. Do the two actions happen at the same time? Or after the first action ends, does the second action begin? The first action is to ...
  83. English

    1. Good to see you! 2. Good to meet you! 3. Good to meet you again! [Can we use #2 only when we meet someone for the first time? Can we use #1 when we meet someone again? Can't we use #1 when we meet someone for the first time? What is the difference among them?]
  84. English

    Thank you for your help. One more question about the position goes. 1. The cat is in back of the sofa. 2. The cat is behind the sofa. 3. The cat is at the back of the sofa. 3-1. The cat is at the back part of the sofa, on the sofa. 3-2. The cat is not at the back part of the ...
  85. English

    1. Where is this country? 2. What is this country? 3. What country is this? 4. What country is it? Answer: The country is Russia. [What is the suitable question for the answer?]
  86. health

    1. Which food do students eat at lunch time at school in Peru? 2. Which food do students eat at lunch time at school in India? 3. Which food do students eat at lunch time at school in Brazil? Would you answer the questions? And where can I get the information? Thank you.
  87. English

    1. Lunchtime for first-year students is at 12:30. 2. The lunchtime for first-year students is at 12:30. 3. Lunchtime for first-year students is 12:30. 4. The lunchtime for first-year students is 12:30. 5. Lunch time for first-year students starts 12:30. 6. Lunchtime for first-...
  88. English

    English - rfvv Friday, March 16, 2018 at 3:07pm Thank you. 6. Dad is in front of the door. 7. Dad is in back of the door. 8. Dad is in the back of the door. 9. Dad is at back of the door. 10. Dad is at the back of thedoor. [What about these sentences? Which ones are the ...
  89. English

    [Situation: They are at a concert.] Oh, no! My throat feels funny. COUGH! Mom jumps from the sound. ------------------------------------------------------------------ In this situation, does Mom stands up from the chair? Or, is she worried or surprised from the sound without ...
  90. English

    On the way home, Mom smiles and says, "Good job, Hojin. The concert is over. Move and laugh now. It's okay." ----------------------------- In this context, in the last sentence, 'What does 'It' refer to?
  91. English

    1. Less than 5,000 people live here. [Does 'less than 5,000' include '5,000'?] 2. More than 5,000 people live here. [In math, does 'more than 5,000' include '5,000'?]
  92. English

    [Thank you.] Is she just nervous or worried about the sound? Or does she get up from the chair? In the sentence, does she move upwards? Or is she nervous or worried without standing up?
  93. English

    1. Mom jumps from the sound. 2. Mom jumps because of the sound. 3. Mom jumps _____ the sound. [ Does #1 mean #2? What is the meaing of 'from' in Sentence 1? What else can we use instead of 'from' in #3?]
  94. English

    1. He goes to a concert once a week. [ 'a' in 'once a week' means 'per'. Then, what does 'a' in 'a concert' mean? Does the 'a' mean 'one'?]
  95. English

    1. Where is the restroom? 2. Where is a restroom? [Can we use both expression? Do you use only #1? Does the restroom mean the specific restroom? Or is 'the restroom' in generic use? Or does the restroom mean the specific restroom near here, which people know?] 3. Where...
  96. English

    1. Where is the restroom? 2. Where is a restroom? [Can we use both expression? Do you use only #1? Does the restroom mean the specific restroom? Or is 'the restroom' in generic use? Or does the restroom mean the specific restroom near here, which people know?] 3. Where...
  97. English

    1. Step onto the wooden platform in this classroom. 2. Walk toward the raised platform to introduce yourself. 3. Step to the platform and recite the whold sentences in the passage. 4. Come onto the podium and intorduce yourself inclucing your school life. 5. You have to ...
  98. English

    1. Read and interpreat the whole sentences into Korean one by one on the page?. 2. Read each sentence and translate it into Korean on the page. 3. Read one sentence and translate it into Korean. After that read the second sentence and translate it into Korean. Read the whold ...
  99. English

    1. I have a headache. 2. I have headache. [Can we use both expressions? Which one is commonly used?]
  100. English

    [Group 1] 1. Oh, no! 2. Oh, boy! 3. Oh, my! 4. Oh, dear! [Group 2] 5. Oh no! 6. Oh boy! 7. Oh my! 8. Oh dear! [Group 3] 9. Oh, no. 10. Oh, boy. 11. Oh, my. 12. Oh, dear. =========================== Can we use all the expressions? What is the difference between Group 1 and ...
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