rfvv

Newest questions and responses by rfvv
  1. English

    1. She goes to a yoga class three times a week. =========================== What does 'class' mean here? Is it classroom or lesson?

    asked on December 9, 2018
  2. English

    1. He got 90 points on the math test. 2. He got 90 on the math test. 3. He got 90 points in the math test. 4. He obtained 90 points on the math test. 5. He received 90 points on the math test. -------------------------------------------------- #1 and #2 is

    asked on December 8, 2018
  3. English

    And we'll take a cup o' kindness yet, for auld lang syne. ================================= Q1: What is the meaning of 'yet' here? Q2: for aud lang syne is ________________ in plain English. What is similar to 'for auld lang syne' in easy English?

    asked on December 7, 2018
  4. English

    1. Should old acquaintance be forgot, and old lang syne? 2. Should old acquaintance be forgot, and should old lang syne be forgot? ---------------------------------------- Does #1 mean #2? auld lang sine or old lang sine means "the old days" according to

    asked on December 7, 2018
  5. English

    1. What kinds of stick food are there on Wangfujing street? 2. What kinds of stick foods are there on Wangfujing street? 3. What kind of stick food are there on Wangfujing street? 4. What kind of stick food is there on Wangfujing street? 5. What kinds of

    asked on December 3, 2018
  6. English

    1. I had cereal with milk. 2. I had cereal and milk. [What is the difference between them?]

    asked on December 3, 2018
  7. English

    What did you have for breakfast this morning? 1. I had a bowl of cereal. 2. I had cereal with milk. 3. I had rice and some side dishes. 4. I had boiled rice and kimch brown seaweed broth. 5. I had bread and butter. 6. I had cereals, bread and milk. 7. I

    asked on December 1, 2018
  8. English

    Why does Ms. Gray get up early? 1. She gets up early to bake bread and cakes. 2. Because she has to bake bread and cakes. 3. To bake bread and cakes. 4. She has to bake bread and cakes. ======================== Are the answers all possible?

    asked on December 1, 2018
  9. English

    1. Excuse me, can you tell me how to get to City Hall? 2. Excuse me, can you tell me how to go to City Hall? 3. The writer will get to Antarctica by plane. 4. The writer will go to Antarctica by plane. [Thank you for your help. Can we use both 'get to' and

    asked on December 1, 2018
  10. English

    1. The hamster gave birth to two babies. 2. The hamster bore two babies. 3. The hamster delivered two babies. ====================== Can we use all the sentences?

    asked on November 30, 2018
  11. English

    1. With his help, her cow gave birth to a cute baby. 2. Because of his help, her cow gave birth to a cute baby. 3. _______ his help, her cow gave birth to a cute baby. [What is the meaning of 'with' in sentence 1? Does #1 mean #2? If not, what is suitable

    asked on November 26, 2018
  12. English

    1. I bought a ramen at the supermarket. 2. I bought two ramens at the supermarket. 3. I bought a pack of ramen at the supermarket. 4. I bought a pack of ramens at the market. [Which ones are grammatical?]

    asked on November 22, 2018
  13. English

    1. He travels a lot and meets many people. 2. He travels much and meets many people. [Can we use 'much' instead of 'a lot'?]

    asked on November 22, 2018
  14. English

    1. His mystery series are always popular. 2. His mystery soap operas are always popular. --------------------------------------- Does #1 mean #2?

    asked on November 22, 2018
  15. English

    1. She looks happy. 2. She looks like a professor. 3. She looks like she is a professor. [Are they all grammatical?]

    asked on November 19, 2018
  16. English

    1. She turns 21 in June. 2. She is turning 21 in June. [Which one is right?]

    asked on November 19, 2018
  17. English

    1. Emily is Rose's sister. 2. Emily is Rose' sister. 3. Mike is Alice's brother. 4. Mike is Alice' brother. [Which ones are grammatical? It's the use of possessive case.]

    asked on November 17, 2018
  18. English

    You are invited to my birthday party. My birthday is November 18th. I have invited a comedian to preside at the party and we will have fun together. At the buffet, you can choose whatever food you want. I will send this invitation card to all the people

    asked on November 17, 2018
  19. English

    1. Do it like I tell you. 2. Do it as I tell you. 3. Do it the way I tell you. 4. Do it in the way I tell you. [Can we use all the expressions? Are they all grammatical? Which ones are commonly used?]

    asked on November 17, 2018
  20. English

    1. Our little princess is turning three and we are organizing a fun tea party in her honor. 2. Our little princess is becoming three and we are in the process of organizing a fun tea party in her honor. ---------- Does #1 mean #2 here?

    asked on November 14, 2018
  21. English

    What is a dacha? 1. A dacha is a Russian country house. 2. It is a Russian country house. 3. One is a Russian country house. ............................................ Which answers are grammatical? Which one is ungrammatical?

    asked on November 10, 2018
  22. English

    1. Talking and singing to the vegetables is good for the vegetables. 2. Talking and singing to the vegetables is good for the vegetables and produce. 3. Talking and singing to the vegetables is good for the produce. 4. Talking and singing to the vegetables

    asked on November 5, 2018
  23. English

    1. The committee were divided in their opinions. 2. The committee was divided in its opinions. 3. The committee was divided in their opinions. [Which senteces are grammatical?]

    asked on November 5, 2018
  24. English

    1. It is strange for her to receive fan letters. 1-2. Fan letters are strange for her to receive. [Are both grammatical and the same?] 2. It is strange of her to receive fan letters. 2-2. She is strange to receive fan letters. [Are both grammatical and the

    asked on November 1, 2018
  25. English

    1. Everyone watched the sunrise and shouted with joy. 2. Everyone watched sunrise and shouted with joy. [Do we have to sue 'the sunrise' or 'sunrise'? What is the difference between them?]

    asked on October 31, 2018
  26. English

    1. His job is a taxi driver. 2. He is a taxi driver. 3. His job is to drive a taxi. ------------------------------- Are the three sentences all the same and grammatical?

    asked on October 29, 2018
  27. English

    1. How will the writer get to Antarctica? 2. How will the writer go to Antarctica? 3. The writer get there by plane. 4. The writer go there by plane. [Do we have to use 'get' or 'go'? Are both okay? Which one is commonly used?]

    asked on October 29, 2018
  28. English

    1. *Chuseok* is a big holiday in Korea. 2. *Chuseok* is a big holiday of Korea. ---------------------------------------- Can we use both sentences? What is the difference between 'in Korea' and 'of Korea'? Does 'in Korea' modify 'a big holiday'? Does 'of

    asked on October 25, 2018
  29. English

    1. She washed the dishes in the sink in the kitchen. [Does 'in the kitchen' modify 'the sink' ? Or does 'in the kitchen' modify 'washed'? Is 'in the kitchen' an adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase? Or can it be both?]

    asked on October 23, 2018
  30. English

    1. Bring me a book in the top drawer. [There are some books in the top drawer. Bring me one book among them.] 2. Bring me the book in the top drawer. [There is only one book in the drawer. Bring me the book.] 3. Bring me books in the top drawer. [There are

    asked on October 22, 2018
  31. English

    1. Mid-Winter Day is the biggest holiday in Antarctica. [There are more than three holidays there. Among the holidays, Mid-Winter day is the biggest holiday in Antarctica.] 2. Mid-Winter Day is the big holiday in Antarctica. [Mid-Winter Day is the only big

    asked on October 22, 2018
  32. English

    Is Longman Dictionary from the UK or from the USA?

    asked on October 22, 2018
  33. English

    1. I got some bananas from them. The bananas were a good gift. 1-1. I got some bananas from them. The bananas were good gifts. [Is #1 grammatical? What about #1-1? Can we use 'gifts' here?] 2. I got some books from my uncle. The books were a nice present.

    asked on October 22, 2018
  34. English

    1. Mid Winter Day is a big holiday in Antarctica. 2. In Antarctica, Mid Winter Day is a big holiday. [Does 'in Antarctica' modify 'a big holiday'? Can 'in Antarctica' modify the verb 'is'? If 'in Antarctica' modify 'is', then the meaning is similar to that

    asked on October 22, 2018
  35. English

    1. She washed the dishes in the sink. 2. She washed the dishes at the sink. 3. She washed the dishes in the sink in the kitchen. -------------------------------------- Are they all grammatical? In sentence 3, what does 'in the kitchen' modify?

    asked on October 20, 2018
  36. Science

    Do the moon and the stars move in the sky at the polar night in Antarctica? Or do they stay in the same places in the sky?

    asked on October 20, 2018
  37. English

    We all like our piggy pudding With all its good cheer! ======================= Would you explain 'With all its good cheer'? Does 'good cheer' mean 'good food'?

    asked on October 20, 2018
  38. English

    1. He is reading a book at the library. 2. He is reading a book next to the library. 3. He is reading a book in the library. [What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Or does #1 mean both?]

    asked on October 16, 2018
  39. English

    1. There is a garden in the McMurdo Station. [in Antarctica] 1-1. There is a garden inside the McMurdo Station. 2. The scientists are walking at the station. 2-1. The scientists are walking in the station. 2-2. The scientists are walking next to the

    asked on October 16, 2018
  40. English

    Thank you for your help. ================== 1. Today was Mid-Winter Day. It is a big holiday in Antarctica. [What is the part of speech of 'in Antarctica'? Does it modify 'is' or 'holiday'?] asked by rfvv Aug 23, 2018 at 3:05pm "in Antarctica" is a

    asked on October 13, 2018
  41. English

    When is Mid-Winter Day in Antarctica? 1. It is on June 21. 2. It is June 21. [Can we use both answers?]

    asked on October 13, 2018
  42. English, science

    The moon and the stars are always in the sky. [Why is 'the stars' used? Can we omit 'the'? Can we see the same stars in the sky? Can't we see new stars in the sky as time passes? Do we see the same stars in the sky as time passes?]

    asked on October 12, 2018
  43. English, science

    1. Today was Mid-Winter Day. 2. Today was Mid-Summer Day. 3. Today was Mid Summer's Day. 4. Today was Mid Summer Day. [Which expressions do we use?]

    asked on October 12, 2018
  44. English

    1. She hid her diary under the carpet. 2. She hid her diary beneath the carpet. 3. She hid her diary inside the carpet. 4. She hid her diary in the carpet. 5. She hid her diary into the carpet. [Which prepositions can we use? Which ones are commonly used?]

    asked on October 9, 2018
  45. English

    1. She hid her diary under the carpet. 2. She hid her diary beneath the carpet. [Which one is correct? Can we use both?]

    asked on October 8, 2018
  46. English

    1. He caught a big fish, but he put it back. 2. He caught a big fish, but he turn it back. 3. He caught a big fish, but he returned it. 4. He caught a big fish, but he returned it back. 5. He caught a big fish, but he released it. 6. He caught a big fish,

    asked on October 8, 2018
  47. English

    I appreciate your help. One more time, I posted the questions concerning the use of prepositions. Would you check the questions? Thank you. 1. We ate turkey on Thanksgiving Day. 2. We ate turkey at Thanksgiving. 3. We ate turkey on Thanksgiving. [What

    asked on October 7, 2018
  48. English

    1. What did you do on Easter Day? 2. What did you do at Easter? 3. What did you do on Easter? [Don'w we use #3?] 4. We ate turkey on Thanksgiving Day. 5. We ate turkey at Thanksgiving. 6. We ate turkey on Thanksgiving. [What about these sentences? Which

    asked on October 7, 2018
  49. English

    1. He is working in the building. 2. He is working at the building. [Is #2 wrong? Can we use 'at' in the sentence?] 3. The boy is waiting for me in the bathroom. 4. The boy is waiting for me at the bathroom. 5. The boy is waiting for me by the bathroom.

    asked on October 6, 2018
  50. English

    Thank you for your help. 1. He enjoys jogging on Monday morning. 2. He will have a meeting on the morning of July 22. 3. He will have a meeting on the morning of July. 4. He will have a meeting in the morning of July. 5. He will have a meeting in the

    asked on October 6, 2018
  51. English

    1. The boys are now at school. 2. The boys are now in class. 3. The boys are now in school. 4. The boys are now learning in class. [Does #1 and #2 and #4 the same in meaning? What about #3? Is #2 the same as #4?]

    asked on October 4, 2018
  52. English

    1. We'll see you in the morning on Tuesday, July 14. 2. We'll see you on Tuesday morning, July 14. [Are both okay?] 3. On Christmas, we share love with our family and friends. 4. At Christmas, we share love with our family and friends. 5. On Christmas eve,

    asked on October 4, 2018
  53. English

    1. What did you do on Easter Day? 2. What did you do at Easter? 3. What did you do on Easter? [Don'w we use #3?] 4. We ater turkey on Thanksgiving Day. 5. We ater turkey at Thanksgiving. 6. We ater turkey on Thanksgiving. [What about these sentences? Which

    asked on October 4, 2018
  54. English

    1. He enjoys jogging in the morning. 2. He enjoys jogging in Monday morning. 3. He enjoys jogging on Monday morning. [Do we have to use #1 or #3? What about #2?]

    asked on October 4, 2018
  55. English

    1. there: used in speech after a noun to emphasize which person, thing, etc., you are referring to 2. there: used in speech after a noun to emphasize which person, thing, etc. you are referring to ================================ Q1: Do we have to use

    asked on October 1, 2018
  56. English

    1. He met the boy here. ------------------------------------ Q1: Does 'the boy' modify 'met' or 'the boy'? Q2: Is 'here' an adverb or an adjective? Q3: Did he meet the boy here for the first time? Or did he meet the boy here whom he knew before?

    asked on October 1, 2018
  57. English

    1. He will hit the boy with a pen. --------------------------------------- Does 'with a pen' modify 'will hit' or 'hit'? Does 'with a pen' modify 'the boy' or 'boy'?

    asked on October 1, 2018
  58. English

    1. They will not be lonely any more. 2. They will no more lonely. 3. They will lonely no more. [Are they all grammatical? What is the proper position of 'no more'? At the end of a sentence or after an auxiliary verb and before a verb?]

    asked on September 29, 2018
  59. English

    1. They are a wonderful gift. => What a wonderful gift they are! 2. They are a good team. => What a good team they are! 3. They are a very clever class. =>What a clever class they are! [Are they all grammatical? Would you check them?]

    asked on September 29, 2018
  60. English

    1. Working outside is very hard for the people in Antarctica. 2. Working outside is very hard for the people of Antarctica. [Can we use both prepositions, 'in' and 'of'?] 3. They study sea animals in Antarctica. 4. They study sea animals of Antarctica.

    asked on September 29, 2018
  61. English

    1. He said, "The boy broke the window." 2. He said that the boy broke the window. 3. He said that the boy had broken the window. [Which one is the same as #1? Is it #3? What about #2?] 4. He said, "World War I broke out in 1914." 5. He said that World

    asked on September 27, 2018
  62. English

    2X5=10 1. Two times five is 10. 2. Two times five equals 10. 3. Two multified by five is 10. 4. Two multified by five equals 10. [Are the sentences correct?] 10 ÷ 5 = 2 5. Ten divided by five is two. 6. Ten divided by five equals two. [Are both sentences

    asked on September 27, 2018
  63. English

    1. Back home, I went online and found the recipe. 2. When I was back home. I went online and found the recipe. 3. After I was back home. I went online and found the recipe. 4. (Being) back home. I went online and found the recipe.

    asked on September 22, 2018
  64. English

    A person who is in charge of the place where taekwondo is practiced by taekwondo masters. What is the name of the head of a taekwondo studio? 1. a takwondo director 2. a taekwondo manager 3. a taekwondo instructor

    asked on September 22, 2018
  65. English

    1. Get out the rubber ball, we’re in solitary confinement. [Is this sentence grammatical?] 2. Put/place your handouts facedown on the desk. 3. Make the paper facedown on the desk. 4. Have the paper facedown on the desk. [Which one is grammacal? Do you

    asked on September 20, 2018
  66. English

    1. We got us a future center here! 2. We got ourselves a future center here! [Can we use #1? Which one is grammatical?]

    asked on September 20, 2018
  67. English

    1. Emma rode her bike last night. 2. Emma rode her bike yesterday night. [Are both okay? Can we use #2?] 3. Owen took a hot shower yesterday morning. 4. Owen took a hot shower last morning. [Which one do we have to use, yesterday or last?] 5. He went

    asked on September 18, 2018
  68. English

    1. She goes skiing in winter. 2. She goes skiing every winter. 3. She goes skiing each winter. [Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Are they the same in meaning?]

    asked on September 18, 2018
  69. English

    1. I decided to go abroad. 2. I made a decision to go abroad. 3. I made up my mind to go abroad. 4. I determined to go abroad. 5. I made a determination to go abroad. [Are they all grammatical? Can we use all the sentences?]

    asked on September 17, 2018
  70. English

    1. They arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon of July 20. 2. They arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon on July 20. [Which one is correct?]

    asked on September 15, 2018
  71. English

    1 does not mean he reads the same newspaper every day! It means he reads each day's newspaper. 2 is fine, and it can mean the same as 1 or it can mean he reads whatever newspaper is handy each day. 3 is also fine. It means he reads more than one newspaper

    asked on September 12, 2018
  72. English

    1. My father reads the newspaper every day. [Does this sentence mean that he reads the same newspaper every day{gain and again}? Or was 'the newspaper' in generic use?] 2. My father reads a newspaper every day. [What about this one?] 3. My father reads

    asked on September 12, 2018
  73. English

    1. He refused to go over to Japan. [O] 2. He rejected going over to Japan.[What about this one? Is it correct or incorrect?] 3. He rejected to go over to Japan.[X] ================================= Would you check the use of verbs, refuse and reject? A

    asked on September 10, 2018
  74. English

    1. I went to school by bike. 2. I went to school on a bike. 3. I rode a bike to school. 3-2. I rode a bike to go to school. 4. I took a bike to school. 5. I went to school by my brother's bike. [Which ones are grammatical, and which ones are unacceptable?]

    asked on September 10, 2018
  75. English

    1. Many children get hurt *by cars* in school zones every year. 2. Many children get hurt *by car* in school zones every year. 3. I went to school by my father's car. [Which one is grammatical?]

    asked on September 10, 2018
  76. English

    1. I prefer working to doing nothing. 2. I prefer to work rather than to do nothing. 3. I prefer to work rather than do nothing. 4. I prefer to work to to do nothing. 5. I prefer to work to do nothing. [Are the sentences from #1 to #3 correct? Which ones

    asked on September 10, 2018
  77. English

    1. The letter on the table is yours. 2. A letter on the table is yours. Find it. [#1 is correct, isn't it? What about #2? If there are three letters, and one of them is yours, then can we use #2?]

    asked on September 10, 2018
  78. English

    1. He refused to accept his suggestion. 2. He refused his suggestion. [Both are grammatical, aren't they?] 3. He rejected to accept his suggestion. 4. H rejected accepting his suggestion. 5. He rejected his suggestion. [Which one is gramatical among the

    asked on September 8, 2018
  79. English

    [Webster] Definition of mouth plural mouths play \ˈmau̇t͟hz also ˈmau̇z, ˈmau̇ths; in synecdochic compounds like "blabbermouths" thsmore frequently\ ================================= How do you pronounce "mouths"? Which one is commonly pronounced?

    asked on September 8, 2018
  80. English

    1. We also had science lessons *with famous scientists*. ============================================= Does "with famous scientists" modify 'science lessons'? If "we" are the other lecturers and they were supposed to teach students together "with famous

    asked on September 6, 2018
  81. English

    1. He is very clever and strong. 2. He is very clever and he is strong. 3. He is very clever and he is very strong. [Does #1 mean #2 or #3?]

    asked on September 5, 2018
  82. Literature

    What is a drama? Is a soap opera a television drama? Is a talk show a television drama? Is a documentary a television drama? Is a comedy show a television drama? Is a news program a television drama?

    asked on September 4, 2018
  83. English

    1. I stopped going outside when I caught a bad cold. 2. I stopped having gone outside when I caught a bad cold. 3. I stopped having gone outside. Can we use #2 or #3? When can we use the sturcture of "stop having p.p."?

    asked on September 4, 2018
  84. English

    He recorded his life there in his diary. => He recorded his life in Antarctica in his diary. 1. Which life did he record in his diary? 2. Which life of his did he record in his diary? - He recorded his life in Antarctica in his diary. [Which question is

    asked on September 3, 2018
  85. science

    How long does the polar night last in Antarctica?

    asked on September 3, 2018
  86. English

    1. Doing sit-ups is is quite simple. 2. It is quite simple doing sit-ups. 3. To do sit-ups is quite simple. 4. It is quite simple to do sit-ups. [Can we use all the expressions? Are they all the same? Which ones do you use more often?] .

    asked on September 3, 2018
  87. English

    1. I blew out the candles on the birthday cake. 2. I blew out the candle lights on the birthday cake. 3. I blew out the candlelights on the birthday cake. [Which expression is grammatical? Can we use all of them? Which one is commonly used?]

    asked on September 3, 2018
  88. English

    1. She left her eyeglasses at work. 2. She left her glasses at work. [Which one do you use commonly, eyeglasses or glasses?]

    asked on September 2, 2018
  89. English

    1. I'm goin' to Lousiana my true for to see. [From Oh, Susanna] ---------------------------------------------------------------- Why do you use goin'? To show the omission of 'g'? Do you not pronounce the ng sound? Instead, do you pronounce the n sound?

    asked on August 27, 2018
  90. English

    1. My dream is to help children in Africa. 2. I want to go to Africa and help children while staying there. 3. I want to help children who llive in Africa though I don't need to go there. Staying here, I want to help children living in Africa. [Does #1

    asked on August 25, 2018
  91. English

    1. He stopped smoking. 2. He quit smoking. 3. He gve up smoking. [Are they the same in meaning? Which one means that he decided not to smoke from now on? Which one means that he quit smoking completely and that he will never smoke again?]

    asked on August 25, 2018
  92. English

    1. We got many e-cards *from other stations*. [Thank you for your help. What about this sentence? What does 'from other stations' modify? 'E-cards' or 'got'?]

    asked on August 23, 2018
  93. English

    1. Today was Mid-Winter Day. It is a big holiday in Antarctica. 2. Today was Wnter Solstice Day. It is a big holiday in Antarctica. 3. Today was Winter Solstice. It is a big holiday in Antarctica. 4. Today was the winter solstice day. It is a big holiday

    asked on August 23, 2018
  94. English

    1. Today was Mid-Winter Day. It is a big holiday in Antarctica. [What is the part of speech of 'in Antarctica'? Does it modify 'is' or 'holiday'?]

    asked on August 23, 2018
  95. English

    1. She wrote a diary during World War II. 2. She kept a diary during World War II. 3. She wrote in a diary during World War II. [Are they all grammatical? What is the difference in meaning?] 4. He asked us to keep a diary in English every day. 5. He asked

    asked on August 23, 2018
  96. English

    1. What will Sonya's family do this weekend? 2. Her family will plant potatoes. 3. She will plant potatoes with her family. 4. They will plant potatoes. 5. It will plant potoes. [#1 is the question, and the others are possible answers to the question.

    asked on August 23, 2018
  97. English

    1. He started out a total nobody from Santa Cecilia, like me. [Is this sentence grammatical?] 2. great grandmother 3. great-grandmother [Can we use both expressions?]

    asked on August 23, 2018
  98. English

    1. I ate at MacDonald's yesterday. 2. I ate in MacDonald's yesterday. 3. I ate MacDonald's yesterday. [Which sentence is grammatical?]

    asked on August 22, 2018
  99. English

    1. She has a secret in growing vegetables. 2. Do you know how she grows vegetables well? 3. It is to talk and sing to the vegetables. 4. Why is she a good farmer? 5. Because she grows vegetables well by talking and singing to them. 6. What secret does she

    asked on August 20, 2018
  100. English

    1. great great grandmother 2. great-great grandmother 3. gret-great-grandmother [Which one is grammatical?]

    asked on August 20, 2018