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  1. sdgraham replied to the thread on vacation vs. for a vacation.

    "Next week we are going to Paris for a vacation" is fine.:tick: Learners often make the big mistake of assuming that every combination...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:15 PM
  2. rituparnahoymoy posted a new thread.

    He has stopped playing guitar for many years.

    He has stopped going to the gym for a long time. He has stopped going to school for many years. He has stopped playing guitar for many...

    Forum: English Only

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:15 PM
  3. london calling replied to the thread delivery to where?.

    There are two options here. 1. He could pick the TV up from his local Walmart. 2. It could be delivered to his home. It would be either...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:15 PM
  4. lingobingo replied to the thread since ultimately it is not a scientific question...<If it were>....

    No. It means if it were [a scientific question] amenable to empirical adjudication.

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:15 PM
  5. grassy replied to the thread since ultimately it is not a scientific question...<If it were>....

    Yep.

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:14 PM
  6. Ribambelle replied to the thread with hands prayered in their sex.

    Merci beaucoup tartopom, wildan1 et Itisi. Il me semblait bien que cet emploi de "sex" était inhabituel. Je vais me creuser la tête pour...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:13 PM
  7. jsvillar replied to the thread Are you any closer to...?.

    ¿Cómo vas con lo de comprarte un coche? ¿Cómo llevas lo de...? ¿Has avanzado con lo de...? ¿Alguna novedad en lo de...?

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:13 PM
  8. lingobingo replied to the thread a developing difficulty?.

    “Bump in the road” is probably more AE than BE, but I agree that an informal expression would be fine. Setback or stumbling block are...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:12 PM
  9. Packard replied to the thread he couldn’t even face toast.

    Burnt toast is considered a mild antidote for poison (carbon apparently absorbs some poisons). Regular toast is easy to chew and...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:12 PM
  10. wildan1 replied to the thread roll it onto.

    Oui, c'est la préposition onto qui rend le sens de autour (littéralement son sens est plutôt sur la surface--celle-ci pouvant être plate...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:11 PM
  11. NewAmerica posted a new thread.

    since ultimately it is not a scientific question...<If it were>...

    Does "If it were" refer to "If it were a scientific question"? ************************************ While it cannot be denied that most...

    Forum: English Only

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:11 PM
  12. rituparnahoymoy replied to the thread A lot of dust has gathered on my painting skills..

    Ok, that's fine then. What should I say to make it idiomatic? The painting skills have rusted. Is this idiomatic?

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:10 PM
  13. london calling replied to the thread They <haven't yet competed> this season but <have already failed to win>.

    I'm a bit late to the party. I just wanted to confirm what the others have said. Your two sentences defy any logic. They haven't yet...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:10 PM
  14. Hutschi replied to the thread Please, make it last.

    Man kann es also nur negativ ausdrücken.

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:09 PM
  15. banukarakas posted a new thread.

    para con (gramática)

    Hola! Alguien me puede explicar la estructura de esta primera frase? Tal vez lo que diferenció a nuestros ancestros de otros primates...

    Forum: Sólo Español

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:08 PM
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