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|Mister Micawber The first action is seeing Gary for the first time. The second action is being in town and seeing him again.|
Anonymous"I saw Gary Dale when I was in town....X - the moment of speaking; the present moment
P - reference point in the past
Time > > > >
.......... [ - - - not seeing Gary - - - ] [ was in town; saw Gary] ............................................. X ..................
makskiare you sure about this "a" rule?In a general way, yes. You will see "work of his" by itself on a rare occasion, but since you don't seem to want to tell me how you're going to use it in a sentence, I shouldn't tell you to go ahead and use it wherever you want.
If I were you, I ...
|makski That's why I'm here, since I can't just google it, it gives me examples with a noun after "his", like "his hands", or "his predecessors".|
I'm not sure in which sentence I want to use it, I remember I heard it somewhere, just don't know where, but ...
makskiit gives me examples with a noun...Hmmm. That's true. That causes a problem.
makskiWish I had a bunch of examples.Me too. I'm having trouble imagining what kind of example you heard. Unfortunately, I've already said all I know about it. Come back if you see that sentence again.
|MIG Thank you very much CalifJim. |
|Laborious How about this one, CJ? Is it possible to use "for" this way, please? |
- He called me five times for an hour when my phone was switched off. (I want to emphasize that he called me again & again for an hour)
Laborious five times for an hourI may have heard this, but not very often. The most common ways of saying it are these:
five times an hour
five times in an hour
five times in only an hour
five times in just one hour! (for emphasis)
You say you want to emphasize it, so you probably ...
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|Henry74 Thank you, GPY. I wasn't aware of the different nuances of "shall".|
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Do you mean if we say something is wet, just because it exposed the rain or anything that splashes the water ?
am I right ?
|AlpheccaStars If water drips from a cloth or sponge when you squeeze it, then it is certainly "wet." If it feels like it has been exposed to moisture, but you can't any squeeze water out, then it is "damp."|
If your socks get damp when you put on your shoes, ...
AlpheccaStarsIf water drips from a cloth or sponge...Hello
So many thanks, the entire you mentioned clarified me about the differences there are between them
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