1. was it was

    <…> Rosalie murmured: ‘Isuppose we might as well go on to Egypt. It doesn’t make any difference.’ ‘It’s certainly not a matter of life or death,’ agreed Mrs Otterbourne. But there she was quite wrong – for a matter of life and death was exactly was it was. Source: Death on the Nile, by Agatha...
  2. gyeong eun

    filters do double the number of products

    Hi all! "At the same time, we will expand into upcycle, advanced packaging, and filters do double the number of products and the scale of the sales." I wonder if this sentence is correct or not.... It seems quite awkward to me😅
  3. WhitePanda

    What's comes next?

    Is this a grammatically correct sentence? I've seen this used in a few places. One reference from today's CNN article (the sentence in question is a subsection title): This nation is scorching in a heat wave and wildfires, yet it's returning to planet-baking coal I'd assume "What's come next?"...
  4. Y

    in <from><front> of

    I found "in from of" is often used in English text in the web. For example, the following sentences are found: Example 1: Zelensky filming himself speaking in from of Parliament. Example 2: To be able to compete in from of 10,000 people was cool. However, I cannot find the meaning of...
  5. G


    Hi everyone! This sentence is taken from Merriam-Webster website: "In the past several years, there have been massive efforts to silence the kinds of hateful, violent speech that can spurn real-life harm." — Washington Post, 10 Nov. 2021 What does "spurn" mean here? to me it is used...
  6. FarkasZ

    and forgets to join Mrs. Hurley in the dinning room

    Hello, dear friends. This is a dictation by me of the audio clip from the sworn-in of Mr. Anthony Albanese, the 31st Prime Minister of Australia: Once the ceremony is concluded the Prime Minister and Ministers will be invited to accompany the governor-general for the official photographs out...
  7. D

    looked familiar jar to her

    Hi,guys. I am confused by the word jar in this sentence - "He looked familiar, like a lot of people looked familiar jar to her. " What does the word "jar" here mean? Thank you!
  8. G


    Do you think it makes sense splitting the following sentences? I called the helpdesk this morning hoping that a technician would call me back to resolve the issue raised. Unfortunately, I have not heard nothing.
  9. W


    Hi, I wonder what "relieve" means in this context. At the school where Mr. Thompson taught, she was required to relieve each child's past records and she put Teddy's off until last. However, when she relieved his file, she was in a surprise. Thank you very much.