Imagine that we are in a room and see things somewhat in the distance unable to make out what exactly they are: maybe some statuettes or bizzare-shaped jars or whatever.
With what adjective can we refer to such things? Which are best suitable? Note that I am interested precisely in the adj +...
Could anyone explain what "actual rentals for housing" mean. This is an item from a list of consumption sub-categories that leave an Ecological Footprint. The list includes almost all the aspects of human activity, such as "electricity, gas and other fuels, transport services, clothing...
Please advise, is the underlined phrase correct?
By this last court decision the company managed to take a significant step on the road to obtaining procedural standing within the proceedings against xx.
1.(With) Krishna going to the use, his brother took the responsibility.
2.(With) Krishna gone to the use, his brother took the responsibility.
Do the two sentences above express the same meaning? if yes then can I use this pattern in the below sentence?
(With) him going /gone to the use...
English words seem to evolve from a "stem" or "root"?
What do you call all this?
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Take the word "act" for example, that's all the words I could think of for now.
enact v. - enactment n.
react v. - reaction n.
re-enact v. -...
I would like to know if the word order of this sentence is PROPER? If not, what I should change?
"I, as a team member, collectively with the team leader, aim at the aquirement of all our goals."
Thanks in advance
I am studying for my finals and I am really struggling for the analysis of a poem in a book called "The Children Act" by Ian McEwan.
If you don't mind to help me with my poem, here is a little summary of the story (necessary I think).
The story is about a 17-year-old boy who...
I have a doubt about this expression: could it be used meaning "in that particular period"?
I have this sentence saying "a shareholder is a holder of shares of the Company from time to time". It is pretty strange to understand it with its usual given meaning...
In a text that describes juice maker I read the following:
- The revolutionary Twin Motor Design:
- To be used as a regular juice extractor
- These are the host of this you can do with it:
I think it is a typo but could not find its alternative.
Any help would be appreciated.
I need help with understanding. I grew up in a household where you always give someone a benefit of the doubt (turn the other check when they say they are sorry). Which I do.
Recently I have been called naïve. I don't want to grow cold, hard and judgmental (I've been accused of that in...
I’m writing an article about artist's creativity and I need your help and advice, how to make one sentence.
The meaning of this sentence must be next – “He felt in (with) his heart that pain, which we had”.
But I need to use next words: carry > through > heart.
I’m not sure...
what may nozzle anchoring mean in lock structure, can this be like a hole in a lock? I was asked to do this for translation agency and have no additional context except that it is from figure of lock structure (scheme of lock elements). May be you have some idea?)
I'm writing to tell you Gabie arrives on November 17th! Do you remember Gabie? We went to New Jersey one year ago!
I'm writing to inform you about arrangements I have made.
Firstly, I can't meet you at the airport, so Kate do it.
Secondly, I have taken 2...
I have a problem , I don't get the point where is the problem in the sentence, I've been told that there are grammar mistakes:
In the first novel where he came
It was written when Alex first encountered Greg.
"If he had had a big, bushy beard he would have even looked the part"
- using of the word "part" in this context is so weird and does not make any sense for me. Could someone explain it to me?
Hi all, could you please help me to understand if the following mail is wornking?
All the requested instruments have been analysed and mapped by following the info provided us with coming from BBG."
Here's a sentence to rephrase using the word LIKE:
"Richard is much more committed to the project than Grant seems to be."
"Grant seems to be ........ to the project." (like)
"Grant seems to be NOT SO COMMITTED LIKE RICHARD to the project."
But I'm not happy AT...
A distracting typo in the text Alex had bee given led to a lot of discussion. The typo has been corrected, and I have edited posts to remove the discussion. Cagey, moderator.
I'm trying to transform a sentence from active to passive voice and I'm having some troubles since it's kinda...
What does 'force into' mean in:
Given, however, that 99 per cent of human evolution occurred while we were hunter gatherers, it is vital that ethnographic data gathered over the past 150 years about remaining hunter gatherers be factored into evolutionary theories.
(The Sociology of Death |...
Hi, I am a graduate school student :)
My lab mates are really bad at English so I always kinda proofread their manuscripts even though my English is also bad :(
BTW, I have some trivial questions.
Except for major corrections, I use Google for minor stuffs so that I want to check the...
Topic phrase: unobliging stumble of history
Source: Einstein-Life and times
Einstein is certain to get even more critical study as the deeper implications of his work continue to be investigated. < ---- >
But something more than these specialist portraits, each...
From TV series<Making a murderer>,
I had a bunch of friends over, and we were fooling around with the cat, and I don't know, they were kind of negging it on, and...I tossed him over the fire, and he lit up.
What does "neg it on" mean? Thank you.
plz pay attention to underlined part below:
young men who have reason to fear that they will be killed in battle may justifiably feel bitter in the thought that they have been cheated of the best things that life has to offer. :confused::confused:
what do they mean?
thank you very...
My nephew is 15 years old, but he looks like a 20-year-old young man due to his big athletic body. In the sentence below, is it better to say "large for" or "larger than?"
He looks large for his age.
He looks larger than his age.
Thanks in advance.
Gerund is used when the speaker describes what is happening or what the speaker thinks is true from one's experience.
(1)Talking in the library is not allowed.
[what is happening now]
(2) At social gatherings, engaging in conversation with people I don't know is challenging.
[what is true from...