Posts by rfvv

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  1. English

    On the hill, there is a house. When we walk down a little, there is a lake. In that case, we can say as follows. 1. The house is above the lake. 2. The house is over the lake. 3. The lake is below the house. 4. The lake is under the house. In this case, #1 and #3 are right. ...
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    Posted by rfvv on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 4:44am. 1. Korea drew the game against Japan. 2. Korea tied the game against Japan. 3. Korea and Japan drew in the game. 4. Korea and Japan tied in the game. 5. The game between Korea and Japan ended/finished in a draw. 6. The ...
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    1. Raise your hands on your head. 2. Raise your hans over your head. 3. Raise yor hands above your head. ----------------------------- (What will be the right position after the listeners do as they are told? Are the following positions right?) In #1, the hands will be on ...
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    1. There used to be a traffic cop on the corner. 2. There used to be a traffic officer on the corner. 3. There used to be a traffic police cop on the corner. 4. There used to be a traffic police officer on the corner. ---------------------------- Can we use #3 and #4?
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    1. Can you imagine people can fly to mars in the future? ------------------- Can we use "believe, guess, suppose, think, and consider" instead of 'imagine? 2. Put on the helmet for safety. 3. Wear the helmet for safety. (Are they all the same in meaning? Can we ...
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    1. You should draw water from a well. 2. You should draw water out of a well. (Are both the same?) 3. The man magically pulled a bird out of his hat. 4. The man magically pulled a bird from his hat. (Are both grammatical?) 5. I don't have a lot of money in the present. 6. ...
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    1. famous: be known by many people in many places. 2. famous: be known to many people in many places. ------------------------ word: definition Do we have to use 'be known by' ot 'be known to'
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    1. Yosemite is famous for its natural wonders. 2. We arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon. ===================== In the sentences above, what does "Yosemite" mean? Is it Yosemite Valley or Yosemite National Park? - Anonymous, Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 1:05am ...
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    When did they arrive at Yosemite? 1. They arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon on July 20. 2. They arrived at Yosemite on the afternoon of July 20. ----------------------- Which answer is right?
  10. English

    3. The restaurant is a long way from here. 4. The restaurant is far from here. (Thank you...I made a mistake. There is no 'away' in #4. What about Sentence 4 without "away'? 'Far off' and 'Far away' seem to be used in a positive sentence, don&#...
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    Thank you for your help. I have one more similar set related to 'a long way' and 'far.' Which one do you use frequently?In a grammar book here, #2 and #4 are regarded as incorrect sentences because 'far' is used in a positive sentence. Is that ...
  12. English

    1. The store is far away from here. 2. The store is far off from here. 3. The store is a long way away from here. 4. The store is a long way off from here. --------------- Are they all grammatical? Far is used in a negative sentence and in a question. A long way is used in a ...
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    1. We went far. 2. We went a long way. 3. The restaurant is far from here. 4. The restaurant is a long way from here. 5. The restaurant is not far from here. 6. The restaurant is not a long way from here. 7. How far is it from here to the restaurant? 8. It is 100 meters...
  14. English

    Thank you. How do you read " March 29" 1. March twenty-nine 2. March twenty-ninth
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    Q1. Does a recipient's address mean a receiver's address? Q2. Are the following all correct? They are for the date under the sender's address? 1. 29/4/92 2. 29th March 1992 3. 29 March 1992 4. 4/29/92 5. March 29th, 1992 6. March 29, 1992 (#1,2, and 3 seem to be ...
  16. English

    Thank you. I corrected errors. The Personnel Manager Cratex Ltd. 21 Firstside Road Birmingham B15 2RX
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    The Personal Manager Cratex Ltd. 21 Firside Road Birmingham B15 2RX --------------------------- This is a recipient's address for a formal letter. What is the meaning of "B15 2RX"? This one is from the UK for a formal letter sample.
  18. English

    I corrected some errors. 80 Green Road Moseley Birmingham B13 9PL -------------------------- This is a sender's address. What is the meaning of 'B13 9PL'? This address for a formal letter is from the UK?
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    80 Green Road Mosely Birmingham B13 9PL -------------------------- This is a sender's address. What is the meaning of 'B13 9PL'? This address for a formal letter is from the UK>
  20. English

    I understand your explanation. I found my mistake. You could delete this posting.
  21. English

    Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 12:22pm. An airplane is a vehicle with wings and one or more engines that enable it to fly through the air ----------------------- In this sentence, what does 'it' refer to? Does 'it' refer to 'an airplane'...
  22. English

    1. He was flying above the clouds. 2. He was flying over the clouds. (Are both the same in meaning?) 3. The bird is flying to the south above the clouds. 4. The bird is flying to the south over the clouds. (Is there any diferences between them?) 5. The balloon is moving above ...
  23. English

    1. Spring is still a long way off. 1-2. Spring is still a long way away. 2. Spring is still far off. 3. Spring is still far away. ------------------------------- Can we use all the sentences?
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    1. I still could not understand him. 2. I still don't understand. 3. He was still waiting for her . 4. He has still been looking for the kid. ----------------------------- Is the position of 'still' correct? Are they all acceptable in terms of grammar?
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    1. I happened to meet he on the sidewalk. 2. I chanced to meet her on the sidewalk. 3. I met her on the sidewalk by chance. 4. I met her on the sidewalk by accident. 5. I met her on the sidewalk by happen. ------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? What about #5? Is...
  26. English

    1. The helicopter is flying over the clouds. 2. The helicopter is flying above the clouds. ----------------------------- What is the difference between them?
  27. English

    They are closings at the end of a letter 1. Yours sincerely 2. Sincerely 3. Sincerely yours 4. Faithfully yours 5. Faithfully 6. Truly yours 7. Truly ------------------------ I know that 'Sincerely' is used. What about #5 and #7? Can they be used as closings? Are #2, #...
  28. English

    1. He raised his arms above his head. 2. He raised his arms over his head. (Can we use both over and above? Do they have the same meaning?) 3. The sun's coming up above the mountain. 4. The sun's coming up over the mountain. (Can we use both over and above? Do they ...
  29. English

    1. She looked back on the past without regret. 2. She recalled the past without regret. 3. She recollected the past without regret. ------------------------------ Are they all the same? What other phrases do you frequently use instead of 'looked back on'?
  30. English

    An airplane is a vehicle with wings and one or more engines that enable itself to fly through the air -------------- Thank you for your help. If 'it' refers to 'a device', don't we use 'itself'?
  31. English

    An airplane is a vehicle with wings and one or more engines that enable it to fly through the air ----------------------- In this sentence, what does 'it' refer to? Does 'it' refer to 'an airplane' or 'a device'?
  32. English

    1. She wears light makeup that looks natural. 2. She puts on light makeup that looks natural. 3. She is wearing light makeup that looks natural. 4. She is putting on light makeup that looks natural. ----------------------- Are they all gramatical? Any diferences?
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    7. He follow me wherever. 8. He follows me everywhere. (Is #7 grammatical? #8 is right.)
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    -------------------- 1. Everywhere you go, you will find the same thing. 2. Wherever you go, you will find the same thing. 3. No matter where you go, you will find the same thing. Are they all the same in meaning? Which one is popuplar? •English - Writeacher, Sunday, ...
  35. English

    You will see what kinds of things you can do in each city. ------------------------- Does 'see' mean 'understand' or 'take a look at with eyes' in this sentence?
  36. English

    1. He has written this novel in easy English. (active) 2. This novel is written in easy English.? (passive) 3. This novel has been written in easy English.(passive) 4. He has lost his pen.(active) 5. His pen has been lost by him.(passive) 6. His pen is lost by him.(passive) 7...
  37. English

    1. I am already late. 2. I have already been late. 3. It was already late. 4. It had already been late. 5. It has already been late. ---------------------------- Can we use all the expressions?
  38. English

    1. Their mother dressed the children every morning. => The children were dressed every morning by their mother.? 2. He had dressed himself in the latest fashion. => He was dressed in the latest fashion. ------------------------- active voice => passive voice Was the ...
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    1. He wrote this novel last year. => This novel was written last year. 2. He has written this novel in easy English. => This novel is written in easy English.? 3. He lost two pens last week. => Two pens were lost last week.? 4. He has lost two pens . => Two pens ...
  40. English

    1. Please be quiet and draw your attention to me. 2. Please be quiet and pay your attention to me.
  41. English

    1. Please be quiet and draw you attention to me. 2. Please be quiet and pay you attention to me. (Can we use 'pay' instead of 'draw'? Do you have some other similar verbs?)
  42. English

    1. Korea drew the game against Japan. 2. Korea tied the game against Japan. 3. Korea and Japan drew in the game. 4. Korea and Japan tied in the game. 5. The game between Korea and Japan ended/finished in a draw. 6. The game between Korea and Japan ended/finished in a tie...
  43. English

    There are meat sticks, fruit sticks and insect sticks there.
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    1. What animals live a lot in Canada? - Many beavers live in Ottawa. (Is this question or answer correct?) 2. What kinds of stick food are there on Wangfujing Street? - There are meat, fruit, insect, and even starfish sticks. (Is this question or answer correct?) 3. What kinds...
  45. English

    1. control: to have the power / to make decisions / and decide what will happen to something 2. control: to have / the power to make decisions / and decide what will happen to something -------------------- Where should we put a pause?
  46. English

    1. Everywhere you go, you will find the same thing. 2. Wherever you go, you will find the same thing. 3. No matter where you go, you will find the same thing. -------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Which one is popuplar?
  47. English

    1. All up and down the whole creation, sadly I roam, still longing for the old plantation and for the old folks at home. 2. All up and down the whole creation, sadly I roam, and I still longing for the old plantation and for the old folks at home. 3. All up and down the whole ...
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    Posted by rfvv on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 11:17pm. Oh Lordy, how my heart grows weary, far from the old folks at home. --------------------------------- This is a sentence in the song "Swanee River. Q1: " What is the meaning of "Lordy" here? Is Lordy ...
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    1. Thank you very much and see you again. 2. Thank you so much and see you later. 3. Thank you for your guidance and see you next time. 4. Thank you for your explanation and take care. 5. Thank you for your kindness and so long. --------------------------- After visiting Dokdo...
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    1. We are flying above the clouds. 2. We are flying over the clouds. (Are both O? Which one is better?) 3. It seems that they know what they are doing. (What does 'it' refer to in this sentence?)_
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    1. England and France drew/tied in the game. 2. The game between England and France ended in a draw/tie. 3. England drew the game against/with France at one to one. 3-1. England drew the game against/with France one to one. 3-2. England drew the game against/with France at 1-1...
  52. English

    1. Belgium drew the game against England. 2. Belgium won the game against England. 3. Belgium lost the game against England. ------------------------------- Are they all grammatical? What other verbs can we use instead of 'draw'?
  53. English

    Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 1:01am. 1. Did you apply the cosmetics on your face? 2. Did you wear the cosmetics on your face? 3. Did you put the cosmetics on your face? (Are all correct and the same? Can we use 'lotion' instead of 'cosmetics?) &#...
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    1. I believe him to be sincere. 2. I believe him to go there. 3. I imagine him to be sincere. 4. I imagine him to go there. 5. I guess him to be sincere. 6. I guess him to go there. 7. I suppose him to be sincere. 8. I suppose him to go there. 9. I think him to be sincere. 10...
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    1. What is it like to live in the future? - It is like watching a magic show to live in the future. 2. What will it be like to live in the future? - It will be like watching a magic show to live in the future. 3. What would it be like to live in the future? - It would be like ...
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    Thank you. I corrected some. 1. How many islands are in Dokdo? - There are 91 islands in Dokdo. 2. How many islands are there in Dokdo? - There are 91 islands in Dokdo. 3. How many islands does Dokdo have? - It has 91 islands. 4. How many islands is Dokdo made up of? - There ...
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    1. How many islands are on Dokdo? - There are 91 islands on Dokdo. 2. How many islands are there on Dokdo? - There are 91 islands on Dokdo. 3. How many islands does Dokdo have? - It has 91 islands. 4. How many islands is Dokdo made up of? - There are 91 islands on Dokdo. - It ...
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    Thank you for your help. I corrected some errors. Thank you for your help. What about 1-2? Can it be a "passive" voice sentence for #2? 1. The road is closed for construction. 1-2. The road has been closed for construction. 2. The city has closed the road for ...
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    1. The road is closed for construction. (What is the active voice sentence of #1?) 2. The city has closed the road for construction. 3. The city closes the road for construction. •English - Writeacher, Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 3:24pm I'd say #2 is the active ...
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    1. I arrived at the hospital at 7 p.m. 2. I arrived at the hospital at around 7 p.m. 3. I arrived at the hospital around 7 p.m. --------------------------- Can we use all the expressions? Can we use 'at around' as in "Sentence 2"? Thank you. You mean all are ...
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    1. I arrived at the hospital at 7 p.m. 2. I arrived at the hospital at around 7 p.m. 3. I arrived at the hospital around 7 p.m. --------------------------- Can we use all the expressions? Can we use 'at around' as in Sentence 3?
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    1. My family used to live in Seoul. 2. My family used to live in the city, Seoul. 3. My family used to live in Seoul, the city. (Are the three sentences all grammatical?)
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    2. Take a look at this rock in this picture. It looks like an elephant drinking water. What is this one called? - It is called elephant Rock. 3. This is a postbox, which is below/under the marker. People can send letters to the residents and police officers on Dokdo. What'...
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    1. Look at the structure in this picture. It is on the left side of the flagpole in the picture on/of page 163. This one is used for helicopters. Helicopters take off and land here. What is this place? It is a heliport. (Would you check the sentences in this passage? Which one...
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    1. This one was inscribed on the rock in Chinese letters. 2. This word was inscribed on the rock in Chinese letters by the person from Chicago. (Thank you. Are the two sentences grammatical?)
  66. English

    This one was carved/inscrubed in/on this rock in Chinese letters. (Is this sentence right? Which one should I use?)
  67. English

    1. May I have your student ID card number? 2. May I have your student ID number? (Are both correct? Do you omit 'card' frequently?)
  68. English

    1. You had lunch already. 2. You already had lunch. 3. You have already had lunch. 4. You have had lunch already. --------------------- Are they all grammatical and the same in meaning? Which one is commonly used?
  69. English

    1. School education is important for students. 2. School education is important to students. (Do we have to use 'for' or 'to'? are both OK? Which one is commonly used?)
  70. English

    1. The road is closed for construction. (What is the active voice sentence of #1?) 2. The city has closed the road for construction. 3. The city closes the road for construction.
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    Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 5:39pm. 1. Seoul is the city. My family used to live in Seoul. 2. Seoul is the city where my family used to live. 3. Seoul where my family used to live is the city. ------------------------------------ #1 can be changed into #2 by...
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    1. It wasn't dark yet. 2. It wasn't yet dark. 3. It was already dark. 4. It was dark already. ---------------------------- Thank you for your help. Are they all grammatical? 'Yet' seems to be placed at the end of a sentence. What about #2?
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    1. I have been there already. 2. I have already been there. 3. I was already there. 4. Already I was there. ------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Which ones are commonly used? Do we have to use the present tense or the simple past tense?
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    1. Just remember to give it back in a week. 2. Just remember to turn it back in a week. 3. Just remember to return it in a week. 4. Just remember to bring it back in a week. ---------------------- Let's pretend a librarian said as in the above. Are they all possible?
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    How is the weather in L.A.? 1. It's sunny and hot this time of year. 2. It's sunny and hot this time of the year. 3. It's sunny and hot at this time of year. 4. It's sunny and hot at this time of the year. ------------------------- Which ones are grammatical? ...
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    Dokdo is made up of two main islands, Dongdo and Seodo, and 89 small islands. Dongdo and Seodo are very small. Only a few residents live there and there are more than 30 police officers who guard Dokdo.
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    1. The weather was so nice when I got to Dokdo. 2. The weather was so nice when I arrived at Dokdo. 3. The weather was so nice when I arrived in Dokdo. 4. The weather was so nice when I reached Dokdo. --------------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Which one ...
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    Thank you for your help. What about 'at the present'?
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    1. I was poor in the past. 2. I am not so rich in the present/at present. 3. I will be rich in the future. ------------------------------ Are they all grammatical? Can we use both 'in the present' and 'at present'? How about 'at the present'? Which one ...
  80. English

    1. How do you pronounce 'helpful'? It's a little difficult to pronounce, so we can delete the 'p' sound in normal pronunciation. Is that right?
  81. English

    Thank you for your help. Then don't we need to put a comma as follows? 1. Write the names of the four parts of an English letter, using the words in the box. 2. Look at the photos and complete the sentences, using the relative adverb, where.
  82. English

    1. Write the names of the four parts of an English letter using the words in the box. (What does 'using the words in the box' modify? Is it an adjective phrase?) 2. Look at the photos and complete the sentences using the relative adverb, where. (What does 'using ...
  83. English

    1. That's fine with me. (Does 'with' mean 'being related to'?) 4. It's raining hard. 5. It's raining heavily. 2. It's raining much. 3. It's raining a lot. 6. It's raining cats and dogs. (Are they all the same in meaning? Can we use '...
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    Thank you. I corrected some. 1. Good job. 2. Well done. 3. That's correct. 4. Right. 5. You're right. 6. That's right. 7. That's incorrect. 8. I don't think it is correct. 9. That's not right. 10. That's not correct. 11. Think twice. 12. Check it ...
  85. English

    What's the weather like on Dokdo? It's very windy and foggy. 1. Good job. 2. Well done. 3. That's correct. 4. Right. 5. You're right. 6. That's right. 7. That's incorrect. 8. I don't think it is correct. 9. That's not right. 10. That's not ...
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    1. Do you know the zip code for Dokdo? 2. Do you know what the zip code for Dokdo is? 3. Do you knwo what is the zip code for Dokdo? 4. What is the zip code for Dokdo? (Which questions are correct?)
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    1. I will guide you around today. 2. I will guide you round today. 3. I will guide you about today. ----------------------------- Are they all the same? ======================= Does #1 mean #4, 5, or 6? 4. I will guide you here and there today. 5. I will guide you to many ...
  88. English

    1. That's fine with me. (Does 'with' mean 'being related to'?) 2. It's raining much. 3. It's raining a lot. 4. It's raining hard. 5. It's raining heavily. 6. It's raining cats and dogs. (Are they all the same in meaning? Can we use '...
  89. English

    1. On the way to Dokdo(small island), it was so windy that I got sick. -------------------------- Does 'got sick' mean 'became ill' or 'became seasick'?
  90. English

    1. I will be a musician one day. 2. I will be a musician some day. (Which one is correct? Are both OK? Then which one is commonly used?) 3. She is putting on cosmetics on her face. 4. She is wearing cosmetics on her face. 5. She is puting on makeup on her face. 6. She is ...
  91. English

    She seemed to use electric devices. 1. Bring me an extension. 2. Bring me an electric cord. 3. Bring me an extension cord. (Which one is correct?)
  92. English

    * There is a four-story house on Dongdo. 1. Which story house is this? - It is a four-story house. 2. How many stories does this house have? - It has four stories. --------------------------------- Are the questions and answers correct? Would you correct errors to make natural...
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    1. Don't forget to bring some coins to throw into it for good luck. 2. Don't forget to bring some coins which you can throw into it for good luck. 3. Don't forget to bring some coins which you will throw into it for good luck. ----------------------- Can we change...
  94. English

    1. I heard the weather is usually windy and foggy on Dokdo. 2. I heard that he is very kind. 2-2. I heard that he was very kind. (What is the difference between them in meaning? Are both okay? Which one is commonly used?) 3. I heard that two times five is ten. 4. I heard that ...
  95. English

    1. Tell me where she lives.? 2. He asked me how she should do. 3.? He showed them how to open the bottle. 4. Do you know why he was late? 5. I don't remember when she arrived. 6. I wonder how he open the door. 7. I doubt why he didn't come here...
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    1. Tell me what you won. 2. Tell me what you won in the competition. 3. Tell me what you won in the race. 4. Tell me what you won in the English speech contest. ================== Are they all grammatical? Is 'what' an interrogative pronoun? Or is 'what' a ...
  97. English

    Thank you. I found the follwoing in Cambridge Dictionary. Is the follwing explanation based on Briticsh English? In American English, is it different? The negative of used to is most commonly didn’t use(d) to. Sometimes we write it with a final -d, sometimes not. Both ...
  98. English

    1. He didn't used to smoke. 2. He didn't use to smoke. ---------------------------- Q1: #2 seem to be used. How do you pronounce 'use to'? Do you pronounce 'used to' and 'use to' in the same way. Q2: Does the sentence mean that he didn't ...
  99. English

    1. The boy was happy in that he has a lot of pencils. 2. He was sad in that his father passed away. 3. He was nervous in that he had to take the test. ---------------------------- I have made some sentences containing 'in that.' Are these sentences well-written?
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    1. She was fortunate in that she had friends to help her. 2. She was fortunate for the reason that she had friends to help her. 3. She was fortunate because she had friends to help her. ------------------------------ Are they all the same in meaning? What is the part of speech...
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