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  1. Jimbob_Disco replied to the thread Sit on a black cat.

    A well known British superstition is that black cats are unlucky.

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:40 AM
  2. poedgar posted a new thread.

    Away from

    Hi. Does 'away from' mean here 'apart from'? Alfa possessing more outright top speed but the Ferrari offering better throttle response...

    Forum: English Only

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:40 AM
  3. Jimbob_Disco replied to the thread article before "hair-raising".

    It’s all down to changes in pronunciation over time (and indeed dialects today) - many pedantics (like myself) will still use an + h at...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:39 AM
  4. poedgar posted a new thread.

    Sit on a black cat

    Hullo. What does 'to sit on a black cat' mean? It looks like an idiom but I could not find anything like this on the Internet. Here is...

    Forum: English Only

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:39 AM
  5. grassy replied to the thread past simple.

    It's because see is a verb of perception which is followed by the object and a bare infinitive.

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:39 AM
  6. poedgar replied to the thread Irregular partisans.

    But are there regular partisans?

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:38 AM
  7. dcx97 posted a new thread.

    A new washstand and basin

    Hello, I was going through Merriam-Webster and came across the following example: "A new washstand and basin" I always thought...

    Forum: English Only

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:36 AM
  8. Uncle Jack replied to the thread Irregular partisans.

    They weren't regular soldiers, recruited, trained and serving in ordinary armies.

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:35 AM
  9. Jimbob_Disco replied to the thread Formal intro to lessons on-line.

    Please note: ‘its’ for possessives, ‘it’s’ for ‘it is’.

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:35 AM
  10. dcx97 replied to the thread less walls.

    That makes sense. :)

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:34 AM
  11. rhitagawr replied to the thread but=except?.

    I agree with Uncle Jack. I was trying to make sense of the sentence as it was.

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:34 AM
  12. Betsy Waisenberg replied to the thread Formal intro to lessons on-line.

    This is being converted from an instructor led course to eLearning

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:33 AM
  13. thetazuo replied to the thread but=except?.

    Thanks, teddy. So this “but” means “but not”?

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:32 AM
  14. zemleroi posted a new thread.

    Maior que o pensamento

    Quero saber o quê significa a frase "amigo maior que o pensamento" (na letra da canção de Zéca Afonso «Traz outro amigo também»)? É que...

    Forum: Português (Portuguese)

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:31 AM
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