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  1. 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?]
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. English

    When is Mid-Winter Day in Antarctica? 1. It is on June 21. 2. It is June 21. [Can we use both answers?]
  5. 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?]
  6. 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?]
  7. 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?]
  8. 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?]
  9. 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,
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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.
  13. 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
  14. 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?]
  15. 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,
  16. 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
  17. 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?]
  18. 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
  19. 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?
  20. 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'?
  21. 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?]
  22. 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?]
  23. 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.
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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.
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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?]
  30. 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
  31. 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?]
  32. 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?]
  33. 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?]
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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?]
  38. 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?]
  39. 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
  40. 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?]
  41. 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
  42. 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?
  43. 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
  44. 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?]
  45. 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?
  46. 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."?
  47. 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
  48. science

    How long does the polar night last in Antarctica?
  49. 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?] .
  50. 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?]
  51. English

    1. She left her eyeglasses at work. 2. She left her glasses at work. [Which one do you use commonly, eyeglasses or glasses?]
  52. 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?
  53. 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
  54. 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?]
  55. 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'?]
  56. 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
  57. 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'?]
  58. 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
  59. 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.
  60. 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?]
  61. 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?]
  62. 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
  63. English

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

    1. They are the professors in our university. 2. They are all the profesors in our university. [#1 mean #2, does't it?] 3. They are professors in our university. 4. They are some of the professors in our university. [#3 mean #4, does't it?] 5. They study
  65. English

    I got some *bananas* from them. 1. What a wonderful gift *it* is! 2. What a wonderful gift *they* are! [Which one is right, #1 or #2?]
  66. English

    What did yo do on your last birthday? 1. My family celebrated my birthday with a birthday cake at home. 2. At the birthday party at home, my family celebrated me. 3. My family celebrated my birthday by singing a birthday song for me. 4. Mother prepared a
  67. English

    How did you go school? 1. I went to school by my father's car. 2. My father drove me to school. 3. I went to school by car with my father. [Which sentence is right?]
  68. English

    1. canal: a passage of water *that* boats can travel canal: a passage of water *that* boats can travel [What is the part of speech of *that* in the phrase?] 2. Boats can travel a passage of water. 3. Boats can travel on a passage of water. 4. Boats can
  69. English

    canal: a passage of water *that* boats can travel [What is the part of speech of *that* in the phrase?]
  70. English

    posted by rfvv Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 1:51am 1. They study the sea animals in Antarctica. 2. They study all the sea animals in Antarctica. 3. They study sea animals in Antarctica. 4. They study some sea animals in Antarctica. [Does #1 mean #2? Does #3
  71. English

    1. Working outside is very hard for the people here. 2. Working outside is very hard to the people here. [Are both okay? Can we use 'for' and 'to' in the sentence? In each sentence, what is the part of speech of 'here'? Is 'here' an adverb or an
  72. English

    1. They study the sea animals in Antarctica. 2. They study all the sea animals in Antarctica. 3. They study sea animals in Antarctica. 4. They study some sea animals in Antarctica. [Does #1 mean #2? Does #3 mean #4? What is the difference between 'the sea
  73. English

    1. Where is the bathroom? 2. Where is the restroom? -------------------------------------------------- We use 'bathroom' at home. We use 'restroom' in public places such as departments, schools or hospitals, etc. Do you use 'bathroom' frequently in public
  74. English

    She gets ready hard for an exam. [Is this sentence grammatical?]
  75. English

    1. They are something useful to someone. 2. They are some things useful to someone. --------------------------- Are both the same in meaning? Is #1 grammtical?
  76. English

    A: (Are) (you) (doing) your homework? [3 points] B: Yes, I am. I'm doing math homework. 1. (You) (are) (doing) your homework? =========================== There are three blanks in the first sentence. Students are asked to fill in the blanks with suitable
  77. English

    Forgot is the past tense of forget. The past participle tense of forget is forgotten. Do you use 'forgot' as the past participle tense of forget?
  78. English

    1. She became very rich and famous. 2. She became very rich and very famous. 3. She became very rich and she became very famous. 4. She became very rich and she became famous. ======================== What is the meaning of #1? Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Or
  79. English

    1. Our room was at the back of the hotel. 2. Our room was in the back of the hotel. [Are both the same in meaning? Is 'our room' always inside the hotel?] 3. Our room was behind the hotel. [Can we use this expression when our room is inside the hotel?] 4.
  80. English

    1. I (can) (do) 20 (push-ups). [right Answer: 4 points] 2. I (can) (do) 20 (up and down with arms). [ ___ points] ------------------- #1 is a correct sentence. The students who only filled in the first two parentheses got one point as a partial point. [can
  81. English

    posted by rfvv today at 12:00am 1. The club will ( perform ) at the school festival next month. 2. The club will *play* at the school festival next month. ====================== Thank you for your help in many ways. The correct word for the blank in
  82. English

    1. Alice is studying hard for an exam. [Righ Answer, 2 points] 2. Alice is working hard for an exam. [2 points] 3. Alice is learnng hard for an exam. [2 points] ------------------------ Are they all the same in meaning? Instead of 'studying', can we use
  83. English

    posted by rfvv yesterday at 9:28pm 1. recipe: a set of instructions that tell you how to cook something 2. *cooking*: a set of instructions that tell you how to cook something ================================= Recipe is the right one for the definition.
  84. rfvv

    1. Alice (is studying) hard for an exam. 2. Alice ( is *doing*) hard for an exam. Thank you for your help. The correct words for the blank in Sentence 1 (in the reading text) is 'is studying'. However, a student wrote 'is doing' instead. The point for 'is
  85. English

    1. The club will ( perform ) at the school festival next month. 2. The club will *play* at the school festival next month. ====================== Thank you for your help in many ways. The correct word for the blank in Sentence 1 (in the reading text) is
  86. English

    posted by rfvv today at 9:01pm 1. I can do 20 push-ups. 2. I can push-up 20 times. [Are both okay? Can we use #2? Do you have similar expressions to #1?] Ms. Sue today at 9:03pm The first one is the only one that I've heard used.
  87. English

    1. She goes bowling on Saturdays 2. She *does* bowling on Saturdays. ================================ #1 is a correct sentence. What about #2? Somebody wrote "does" instead of 'goes'. If the score/point for #1 is two, what could be the partial point for
  88. English

    1. recipe: a set of instructions that tell you how to cook something 2. *cooking*: a set of instructions that tell you how to cook something ================================= Recipe is the right one for the definition. What about #2? Somebody wrote
  89. English

    1. I can do 20 push-ups. 2. I can push-up 20 times. [Are both okay? Can we use #2? Do you have similar expressions to #1?]
  90. English

    1. Wonder Girls are doing their best to be a world star. 2. Wonder Girls are doing her best to be a world star. 3. Wonder Girls are doing the best to be a world star. [Which one is grammatical?]
  91. English

    1. How much cash do you have on you? 2. How much cash do you have with you? [Which one is grammatical?]
  92. English

    1. She lives there by herself. 2. She lives there by her. [Wich one is correct, #1 or #2?] 3. She has no money with herself. 4. She has no money with her. [Wich one is correct, #3 or #4?]
  93. English

    1. Can you tell me how I can call the stewardess? 2. Can you tell me how I can call the female flight attendant? [Are both okay? Can we use both? Do you have other names for 'stewardess'?]
  94. English

    The next market is on June 27. =========================== How do you read "June 27"? 1. June twenty-seven 2. June twenty-seventh 3. The next market is on the 27th day of June. 4. The next market is on the 27th of June. 5. The next market is on the 27 of
  95. English

    There is something for everyone at Green Flea Market. ========================= What is the meaning of 'something' here? Is it #1 or #2? The following are dictionary definitions. 1. an object, situation, quality, or action that is not exactly known or
  96. English

    1. He bought old things. 1-2. He bought some old things. 1-3. He bought any old things. 1-4. He bought all old things. [ #1 means #1-2, doesn't it? #1 doesn't mean #1-3 or #1-4, right?] 2. He throw away old things. 3. He threw away some old things. 4. He
  97. English

    Are the following all called "shoes"? sneakers, football shoes, slippers, tennis shoes, sports shoes, basketball shoes
  98. English

    posted by rfvv yesterday at 3:29am 1. Don't throw away your old clothes, shoes, or books. They will be useful to someone. 2. You can buy things at low prices. 3. Don't throw away your old clothes, your old shoes, or your old books.
  99. English

    1. Don't throw away your old clothes, shoes, or books. They will be useful to someone. 2. You can buy things at low prices. 3. Don't throw away your old clothes, your old shoes, or your old books. =============================== Q1: Are "your old clothes,
  100. English

    posted by rfvv Monday, June 18, 2018 at 4:52pm 1. The flea market is open every 4th Saturday. 2. The flea market is open every four Saturdays. 3. He takes a shower every second day. 4. He takes a shower every two days. ........... #3 and #4 are the same.