Posts by rfvv

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  1. English

    1. He made a promise with her. 2. He made a word with her. 3. He kept his promise with her. 4. He kept his word with her. 5. He made/kept/broke an appointment with her. ------------------------ Can we use all the words such as promise, word, appointment in the sentences?
  2. English

    1. He no more runs fast. 2. He can no more run fast. 3. He is no more a baby. 4. He runs fast no more.
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    1. He no more runs fast. 2. He can no more fast. 3. He is no more a baby. 4. He runs fast no more. ------------------------- What about the word order of 'no more'? #1,2,and 3 seem to be correct. What about #4? Can we put 'no more' at the end of a sentence?
  4. English

    1. He no longer lives here. 2. He doesn't live here any longer. 3. He doesn't live here anylonger. 4. He no more lives here. 5. He doesn't live here any more. 6. He doesn't live here anymore. ------------------------------ Are they all grammatical? I can see &#...
  5. English

    It seems difficult, but I'll give it a try. ------------------------------------ In this sentence, what does 'it' refer to in 'give it a try'?
  6. English

    1. I have a talking dog. 2. I have a dog that is talking. 3. I have a dog which is talking. 4. I have a dog who is talking. [These are example sentences. #1 can be changed into the others. Can we use 'who' as in #4 when the antecedent is an animal?]
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    1. He stood on the hill with his arms crossed. 2. She sleeps with one eye open. 3. Don't talk with your mouth full. 4. He is walking with a baseball in his hand. 5. He was reading a book with his wife knitting beside him. 6. She worked in the living room with her husband ...
  8. English

    1. The king pointed at the five dragon heads. 2. The king pointed to the five dragon heads. [We can use both expressions, right? What about the following sentences? Can we use both 'at' and 'to' in the sentences below in #3 and #4?] 3. He stared at the people ...
  9. English

    1. He stood there, and he closed his eyes. 1-2. He stood there, closing his eyes. 2. He stood there, and then he closed his eyes. 3. He stood there, and after that he closed his eyes. 4. He stood there, with his eyes closed. 5. He stood there with his eyes closed...
  10. English

    I have three balls. 1. One is white, another is green, and the other is yellow. 2. One ball is white, another ball is green, and the other ball is yellow. 3. One is white, another is green, and the third is yellow. 4. One is white, another is green, and the rest is yellow. 5. ...
  11. English

    1. In my opinion, the Old Man and the Sea is the most interesting novel. 2. I think the Old Man and the Sea is the most interesting novel. 3. As for me, the Old Man and the Sea is the most interesting novel. 4. _________, the Old Man and the Sea is the most interesting novel...
  12. English

    1. What's your opinion of my painting? 2. What's your opinion about my painting? 3. What do you think of my painting? 4. What do you think about my painting? 5. How do you feel about my painting? 6. How do you feel of my painting? 7. What do you feel about my painting...
  13. English

    1. He was talking to people at the coffee shop. [Does 'at the coffee shop' modify 'people' or 'talking'? Is it an adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase?] 2. He was talking to 'the people' at the coffee shop. [Does 'at the coffee shop' ...
  14. English

    A: What do you think about my new jacket? B: I think it looks good on you. ---------------------------------- Q1: In this short dialogue, what other expressions can we use instead of 'looks good on'? Q2: What is the meaning of the preposition 'on' in the second...
  15. English

    1. It helps us talk to people at any place where they are. ----------------------------------- What does 'at any place where they are' modify? Does it modify 'people'? Or does it modify something else?
  16. English

    1. I was confused by what to do. 2. I was confused at what to do. 3. I was confused over what to do. 4. I was confused about what to do. 5. I was confused what to do. 6. I was puzzled by what to do. 7. I was puzzled at what to do. 8. I was puzzled over what to do. 9. I was ...
  17. English

    1. I was puzzled what to do. Can we use this way, without 'about'?
  18. English

    1. I was puzzled what to do. 2. I was puzzle what I should do. 3. I was puzzled about what to do. 4. I was puzzle about what I should do. --------------------------------------- Which ones are grammatical?
  19. English

    1. At that moment, he stopped walking. 2. At that moment, he stopped to walk. 3. At that moment, he stopped working to walk. ---------------------------------- Does #2 mean #3?
  20. English

    1. He lay on the floor. 2. He was lying on the floor. [Thank you for your help. Does #2 mean state or action?]
  21. English

    1. He lay on the floor. 2. He was lying on the floor. [Are both okay? Which one is commonly used?] 3. He laid the box on the table. 4. He put the box on the table. [Are both the same?] 5. He lied to her. 6. He told a lie to her. [Ar both grammatical?]
  22. English

    The oppoiste of lucky is unlucky. 1. What is the opposite of luck? Is it unluck or bad/ill luck? Don't you use 'unluck'? 2. What about luck or luckiliss? Are both okay?
  23. English

    1. Is it OK to tell a lie to make a person happy? --------------------------- In this sentence, what is 'a person'? 1. one person 2. a certain person 3. any person
  24. English

    1. I think the telephone is the most important invention. 2. I think a telephone is the most important invention. 3. I think telephones are the most important inventions. ---------------------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Can we use only #1 as generic use of...
  25. English

    1. Scientists are puzzled as to why the whale had swum to the shore. 1-2. Scientists are puzzled as to why the whale has swum to the shore. 2. Scientists are puzzled about why the whale had swum to the shore. 3.Scientists are puzzled concerning why the whale had swum to the ...
  26. English

    1. He told a lie to me yesterday. 1-2. He told one lie to me yesterday. 2. He told lies to me yesterday. 3. He tells lies to me. [Does #1 mean #2? Or is 'a like' in generic use? What about #2 or #3? Is 'lies' used as a generic noun? Or just several lies?]
  27. English

    1. She had a puzzled look on her face. 2. She had a confused look on her face. 3. She had a _______ look on her face. [#1 means #3, doesn't it? What other adjectives can we use for the blank?]
  28. English

    1. Friday the 13th is believed to be an unlucky day. 2. Thirteen is often considered an unlucky number. 3. Thirteen is often considered as an unlucky number. [Are they all grammatical? What about #2 and #3? Do we have to put 'as' after 'considered'?]
  29. English

    1. She kept her promise to visit her aunt regularly. 2. She kept her promise that he would visit her aunt regularly. -------------------------------------- Are both the same in meaning? And is 'her' promise' in apposition with the 'that clause'? In Sentence...
  30. English

    posted by rfvv yesterday at 10:38pm. owe [definition] -------------------------------------- The expressions are the definition of 'owe.' Which one is right, #2 or 1. to have to pay or repay 2. to feel the need to do or to give to 3. to feel the need to do or to give #...
  31. English

    owe [definition] 1. to have to pay or repay 2. to feel the need to do or to give to 3. to feel the need to do or to give -------------------------------------- The expressions are the definition of 'owe.' Which one is right, #2 or #3?
  32. English

    1. Her mother got out of the room. 2. Her mother went out of the room. 3. Her mother walked out of the room. 4. Her mother got into the room. 5. Her mother went into the room. 6. Her mother walked into the room. 7. Her mother got in the room. 8. Her mother went in the room. 9...
  33. English

    1. He logged on to check his e-mail. 2. He logged in to check his e-mail. 3. He logged on to check his e-mails. 4. He logged in to check his e-mails. --------------------------------------- Which ones are grammatical? Can we use all of them?
  34. English

    1. Actors: John, Tom, David, Bill, Emily, Susan 2. Actors or Actresses: John, Tom, David, Bill, Emily, Susan 3. Actor: John, Tom, David, Bill, Emily, Susan ---------------------------------------In a play script, which one is grammatical? There are female actors and male ...
  35. English

    1. He gave us a signal to move forward. -------------------------------------- What is the relationship between 'signal' and 'to move forward'? Are they in apposition? Or does 'to move forward' modify 'signal'?
  36. English

    1. He walked away with a golden apple in his hand. 2. He walked away, and a golden apple was in his hand. ----------------------------------- Does #1 mean #2? In #1, is 'in his hand' an adverbial phrase? Or is it an adjective phrase?
  37. English

    What is the Korean word for Gungjeon? 1. It is palace. 2. It is a palace. 3. It is 'palace.' 4. It is palace. [In Italic] ------------------------------------- Which ones are correct answers to the question?
  38. English

    English posted by rfvv today at 6:01am. a person who is in charge of props in a play. 1. a prop man 2. a prop master 3. a property man 4. a property master 5. _________ ------------------------------------------- What are the proper words for the definition? Do you have some ...
  39. English

    a person who is in charge of props in a play. 1. a prop man 2. a prop master 3. a property man 4. a property master 5. _________ ------------------------------------------- What are the proper words for the definition? Do you have some more suitable terms?
  40. English

    4. The comedian plays an important role in the TV program. 5. The comedian plays an important role on the TV program.
  41. English

    posted by rfvv Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:33am. 1. The guests talked about a lot of topics on the talk show. 2. The guests talked about a lot of topics in the talk show. --------------------------- Which one is correct? Do we have to use 'on' here? 3. First speaker...
  42. English

    Let's talk about our vacation plans. 1. I'm planning to visit my grandparents. 2. I'm planning to visit my grandparents'. -------------------------------------- Which one is commonly used, #1 or #2? When a person say #1 or #2, they are pronounced the same. So ...
  43. English

    [Reading activities] 1. The passage is divided into three parts. I want you to come up here and read Part 1. You have to read all the sentences and translate each sentence into Korean in Part 1. 2. Read the sentences from the first line. 3. Read the sentences from Line 1 to ...
  44. English

    1. What are we going to talk about? 2. What will we talk about? 3. What shall we talk about? --------------------------------- does #1 mean #2 or #3? Does #1 mean that we had already a topic beforehand and we want to talk about it today? Does #1 mean that we decided to talk ...
  45. English

    Is 'stove' the same as 'gas range'? Do you use the expression 'gas range' which is used for cooking. People put a pan on it to cook. Is 'stove' similar to 'heater' as well?
  46. English

    1. The earth moves round the sun. 2. The Earth moves round the sun. 3. Earth moves round the sun. 4. The earth moves round the Sun. [Which ones are okay? Do we have to use 'the' in #2 or #3? What about #4? "the Sun?"]
  47. English

    1. Students on Earth may also play soccer with students who live on Mars. 2. The students on Earth may also play soccer with the students who live on Mars. [Are both okay? Do they have the same meaning? Does 'the students on Earth' mean 'all the students on Earth&#...
  48. English

    1. They were sitting around the table. 2. They were sitting round the table. 3. The man turned around and looked at us. 4. The man turned round and looked at us. [Can we use both 'around' and 'round' in the sentences?]
  49. English

    English posted by rfvv today at 8:24am. After we put an egg in a glass, when we add salt, the egg goes up from the bottom. Which of the following expressions is correct. 1. The egg is moving up from the bottom. 2. The egg is floating up from the bottom. 3. The egg is going up ...
  50. English

    1. Let's find out more about the singer. 2. Let's look for more about the singer. [Can we use #2? Are both okay?]
  51. English

    After we put an egg in a glass, when we add salt, the egg goes up from the bottom. Which of the following expressions is correct. 1. The egg is moving up from the bottom. 2. The egg is floating up from the bottom. 3. The egg is going up from the bottom. [Which one is correct? ...
  52. English

    1. Why does the egg in salt water float? 2. Why does the egg float in salt water? [Are both the same in meaning?] 3. Compare the two buildings. Which one is the taller of the two? 4. Compare Building A with Building B. Which one is the taller between the two buildings? 5. ...
  53. English

    Thank you. What about the four sentences?
  54. English

    1. The water stays in the glass. 2. The water stays inside the glass. 3. The water remains in the glass. 4. The water remains inside the glass. [Can we use all the sentences?] 5. Put salt in one glass. 6. Put salt into one glass. [Can we use both prepositions? Which one is ...
  55. English

    1. My mom made pizza. My family liked it. 2. My mom made pizza. I want to make one, too. 3. My mom made pizza. I want to make it, too. -------------------------------- #1 is correct. What about #2 and #3? Whic one is correct? Do we have to use 'one' or 'it'?
  56. English

    The orange was sinking. Now it is on the bottom of the beaker. Then we can say as follows. 1. The orange is sunk. 2. The orange has sunk. 3. The orange was sunk. 4. The orange has been sunk. [Which expressions can we use in this situation?]
  57. English

    1. To complete the report, you should write down preparation materials and experiment process with pictures. 2. To complete the report, you should write down preparation materials and testing process with pictures. 3. To complete the report, you should write down preparation ...
  58. English

    Fill a glass with water. Cover the glass with paper. Turn the glass upside down. The water stays in the glass. 1. The outside air pressure is greater than the inside air pressure. ------------------------------------ This is about a simple science experiment. Q1) Why is '...
  59. English

    English posted by rfvv Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 9:18am. 1. Can you sink an orange? 2. Can you sink one orange? 3. Can you sink any orange? [Does #1 mean only #2? What about #3? Can #1 mean #3?] 4. Can you sink oranges? [In this sentence, is 'oranges' a generic ...
  60. English

    1. Who is your hero? My hero is Emily White. I wish I could sing like her. 2. Who is your heroine? My heroine is Emily White. I wish I could sing like her. ------------------------------------ Do we have to use 'hero' or 'heroine'? Can we use both? Which one is...
  61. English

    Thank you. 1. Did you see the "Amazing Dancer" last night? [Why is 'the' used here? Is 'Amazing Dancer' a play or a movie?]
  62. English

    1. Did you see the "Amazing Dancer" last night? [Why is the quotation mark used? Is "Amazing Dancer" a title of a show?]
  63. English

    posted by rfvv yesterday at 9:45pm. 1. There weren't any seats in the KTX. 2. There weren't any seats on the KTX. ------------------------------------- Do we have to use 'in' or 'on' in this sentence? [The KTX is a train which goes faster.] 3. He was ...
  64. English

    1. He is the student of our school. 2. He is the only student of our school. [Does #1 mean #2? Does #1 mean that there is only one student in our school?] 3. They are some students of our school. 4. They are students of our school. [Does #3 mean #4? Are both used commonly?]
  65. English

    When I am talking with my close friend, can I say as follows? (My family members liked it. It is not concerned with my friends.) 1. My family liked it. 2. Our family liked it. 3. Our families liked it. [#1 seems to be right. What about #2? Is #2 grammatically correct? How ...
  66. English

    1. In learning a foreign language, it is necessary to advance step by step. 2. When we learn a foreign language, it is necessary to advance step by step. 3. When you learn a foreign language, it is necessary to advance step by step. 4. When they learn a foreign language, it is...
  67. English

    1. Will you have some coffee? 2. Will you have any coffee? 3. Would you like to drink some juice? 4. Would you like to drink any juice? ----------------------------------- We use #1 and #3? What about #2 and #4? Can we use 'any' in these sentences? Or, is 'any'...
  68. English

    1. He had dinner with his family. 2. He had a light dinner today. 3. He had a heavy dinner today. 4. He had a good dinner today. ------------------------------- In #1, we do not use an article before 'dinner.' What about the others? Why do we have to put 'a' ...
  69. English

    1. There weren't any seats in the KTX. 2. There weren't any seats on the KTX. ------------------------------------- Do we have to use 'in' or 'on' in this sentence? [The KTX is a train which goes faster.]
  70. English

    English posted by rfvv Friday, October 20, 2017 at 8:58pm. The frog brew and brew. "Pop!" At last he died because ______________ 1. he blew himself up too much. 2. he tried to make his belly bigger and bigger. 3. because he wanted to get bigger than the ox. 4. he ...
  71. English

    1. My mom made pizza. My family liked it. 2. My mom made pizza. My family liked one. 3. My mom made pizza. My family liked the pizza which my mom had made. 4. My mom made pizza. My family liked the pizza which my mom made.
  72. English

    1. My mom made pizza. My fmily liked it. 2. My mom made pizza. My fmily liked one. 3. My mom made pizza. My fmily liked the pizza which my mom had made. 4. My mom made pizza. My fmily liked the pizza which my mom made. ------------------------------------ Does #1 mean #3? Can ...
  73. English

    1. Did you find the bag? -Yes, it was on your bed. 2. Where is that pen? - It is under the bed. 3. Did you see my pencil case? - Yes, it was next to the bookcase. ------------------------------------- It refers to 'the bag,' 'that pen,' and 'my pencil case...
  74. English

    posted by rfvv Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 8:44am. ---------------------------------------What does 1)it refer to? Does 1) it refer to 'the musical pipe'? Or is 1) it "Situation It"? Good! Now, hold the musical pipe and blow across each straw. - 1)It's...
  75. English

    1. He is principal of our school. 2. He is the principal of our school. 3. He was appointed principal of our school. 4. He was appointed the principal of our school. [Which ones are right? Do we have to use 'the' or not'?]
  76. English

    Thank you. What about the verb 'goes'? Is it possible, too? 3. It's because light goes slower through water than through air.
  77. English

    Thank you for your help. What about 'in water' instead of 'through water'?
  78. English

    Why does the pencil look bent in the water? 1. It's because light travels slower through water than through air. 2. It's because the light travels slower through the water than through the air. 3. It's because light goes slower through water than through air. 4. It...
  79. English

    1. The earth goes around the sun. 2. The Earth goes around the Sun.
  80. English

    1. The sun goes around the earth. 2. The Sun goes around the Earth. [Do we have to capitalize 'sun' and 'earth'? Which one is commonly used?]
  81. English

    1. I got into the room and found each boy was playing with a toy. I took him out. [Can 'him' refer to 'each boy'? ] 2. Blow across each straw. Can you understand how it makes a sound? [Can 'it' refer to 'each straw?] 3. He had to repair each desk. ...
  82. English

    1. I like apples. 2. I like an apple. 3. I like the apple. 4. I like one apple. --------------------- In #1, the word 'apples' is in generic use. What about #2? Does #2 mean #4? Or an apple in #2 is a generic noun? In #3, the apple means the specific apple, doesn't...
  83. English

    There is a straw. I want to make a sound by blowing hard. Can we use the expressions? 1. Blow the straw to make a sound. 2. Blow across the straw to make a sound. 3. Blow into the straw to make a sound. 4. Blow on the straw to make a sound. 5. Blow over the straw to make a ...
  84. English

    [With some straws, she is making a musical pipe.] 1. When you blow across the top of "a)the straw", the air vibrates inside "b)the straw" and makes a sound. --------------------------------------- a)the straw b)the straw Are they the specific straw or in ...
  85. English

    1. Come and see me. 2. Come to see me. 3. Come see me. [We use these patterns in imperative sentences. What about the following sentences? Can we use the following sentences as well?] 4. Let's go and take a look. 5. Let's go to take a look. 6. Let's go take a look...
  86. English

    1. Can you sink an orange? 2. Can you sink one orange? 3. Can you sink any orange? [Does #1 mean only #2? What about #3? Can #1 mean #3?] 4. Can you sink oranges? [In this sentence, is 'oranges' a generic noun? Or do oranges mean some oranges?] 5. Can you sink the ...
  87. English

    Good! Now, hold the musical pipe and blow across each straw. - 1)It's cool. How does 2)it make a sound? ---------------------------------------What does 1)it refer to? Does 1) it refer to 'the musical pipe'? Or is 1) it "Situation It"? What does 2)it ...
  88. English

    1. A dog is a faithful animal. 2. A dog is one faithful animal. 3. A dog is any faithful animal. 4. A dog is every faithful animal. 5. A faithful animal is a dog. 6. One faithful animal is a dog. 7. One faithful animal is one dog. 8. One faithful animal is any dog. 9. Any ...
  89. English

    1. Do the shorter straws in the musical pipe make a higher sound than the longer ones? [Does 'the shorter straws' mean all the shorter straws as in #2?] 2. They are the professors at/of our university. ['the professors' mean 'all the professors.']
  90. English

    1. How does the musical pipe make a sound? 2. How does the musical pipe make sounds? 3. How does the musical pipe make the sound? -------------------------------------- Can we use all the expressions? What is the difference between 'a sound' and 'sounds'? Does ...
  91. English

    1. He is taller than I. 2. He is taller than I am. [Is #2 more polite than #1?]
  92. English

    I appreciate your help. There is a sentence related to a generic noun. 1. The peeled orange weighs a lot for its size. [Is 'the peeled orange' in generic use? Or is it the specific peeled orange? There is a water container, and the peeled orange is sinking in the water...
  93. English

    1. The sun is much brighter than the star. ------------------------------------- Is the star in generic use? Or does the star refer to the specific star? In my opinion, some stars are brighter than the sun, aren't they?
  94. English

    1. He is a student of our school. 2. He is the student of our school. 3. He is the only student of our school. ................................ #1 is correct. What about #2? Does #2 mean #3? Does #2 mean there is only one student at our school?
  95. English

    posted by rfvv yesterday at 6:06pm. [With some straws, she is making a musical pipe.] 1. When you blow across the top of "a)the straw", the air vibrates inside "b)the straw" and makes a sound. --------------------------------------- a)the straw b)the straw ...
  96. English

    1. Peel the potatoes and cut them in pieces. 2. Peel the potatoes and cut them into pieces. 3. Peel the potatoes and cut them in three pieces. 4. Peel the potatoes and cut them into three pieces. ........................... Are they all grammatical? Do we have to use 'in&#...
  97. English

    1. I'd like you to meet my family. 2. This is my dad, mom and little brother. 3. This is my dad, my mom and my little brother. 4. This is my dad. This is my mom. And this is my little brother. 5. These are my dad, mom and little brother. 6. These are my dad, my mom and my ...
  98. English

    [With some straws, she is making a musical pipe.] 1. When you blow across the top of "a)the straw", the air vibrates inside "b)the straw" and makes a sound. --------------------------------------- a)the straw b)the straw Are they the specific straw or in ...
  99. English

    [There is a big water container for the experiment. We can see an orange floating on the water.] The air pockets make "a)the orange" lighter than the water, so it floats. How , then, can you sink "b)the orange"? ...It sinks because "c)the orange" ...
  100. English

    1. I love you as much as John does. 2. I love you much. John loves you much. Both of us love you so much. 3. I love you. John loves you as well. We both love you. The degree or the amount of love is only the same. It doesn't mean that we love you so much...
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