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is meant

Which are correct: 1-By that word, an accident is meant. 2-By that word, 'accident' is meant. 3-By that word is meant an accident. 4-By that word is meant accident.Read More...

run out of

Are these sentences correct: 1-I can't think of anything we may run out of. 2-There was something we ran out of. 3-There is nothing we will run out of. I know that prescriptivists say that we shouldn't end sentences with prepositions, but a lot of people apparently do.Read More...

balance

Hi!! Is it correct to say "I will do a new balance" ? I'm talking about bank accounts Thanks!!Read More...

Win

Hi! Is it OK to ask, "who won, you or them?or should we ask "you or they"? Thanks!!Read More...

problem

Hi!! Is it correct to say " I will check my statement for a balanee or should we say" I will check my statement to balace it" Thanks!Read More...

boy or son?

can the words "boy and son" used interchangeably? that because in LDOCE,for the word "boy" sense 2 = a son.Read More...

good morning, afternoon, evening

when do we exactly use: good morning, good afternoon, good evening. what I meant by exactly is, if possible, to put time limit for each. for example: good morning is used from 1am to 12 pm and so onRead More...

Fear

Hi!! Is it correct to say "I don't fear flying" ? Thanks !Read More...

Get

Hi, guys ! Is it correct to say, "plane flights get me down." or should we say "plane flights make me get down" ? Thanks!!Read More...

was sat

Gillett, who was sat in the stands of the Stade Velodrome, can have few complaints about what is happening on the field. What does "was sat" mean?Read More...

only if

cocoricot
Dear teachers, Speak to her only if she speaks to you first. Which word could I replace "only if" with? Could I say "only after? >>Speak to her only after she has spoken to you first? Thanks.Read More...

should

It should come as no surprise, then, that Japanese readers should have no trouble accepting the stylized characters in manga, with their small jaws, all but nonexistent noses, and famously enormous eyes as "Japanese." Entire text: http://www.matt-thorn.com/mangagaku/faceoftheother.html Now, about the 'should' in red, which 'should' is it? 1 used to indicate obligation, duty, or correctness. 2 used to indicate what is probable. 3 formal expressing the conditional mood. 4 used in a clause with...Read More...

Help

Hi!! Is it correct to say "There are machines that can help you in your excercises" or should we say " help you with your exercises" Thanks!!Read More...

Get

Hi!! Is it correct to say "Plane flights get me nervous" or "make me get me get nervous " . This is my doubt! thanks!Read More...

question mark

Why faith in market forces seems to have been eclipsed by fear of immigrants. Why is not a question mark in the above sentence? Thank youRead More...

long time before, until

Are the following two sentences both correct? If so, whatユs the difference? 1. It will be a long time before his reputation is restored. 2. It will be a long time until his reputation is restored. AppleRead More...

confused

cocoricot
Dear teachers, I don't understand why the two sentences below are different in meaning. 1. I have you confused with someone. 2. I have confused you with someone. Thank you very much.Read More...

be supposed to

cocoricot
Dear teachers, What does "be supposed to" mean in this context? Does it mean "be expected to"? "She was supposed to submit her assignment last Monday." Thank you very much.Read More...

dear or dears?

when adressing the people at a particular depatement, for example at a "customer service" can I say: Dears at the customer service,Read More...

pizza hut?

Is it Pizza "hut" or Pizza "hat"? since the shape looks like as hat? Have a look at this link: http://www.odcpl.com/images/pizza_hut.jpgRead More...
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