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Look at the below sentence. The Minister of State, Cabinet Office (Lord Falconer of Thoroton) rose to move , That this House takes note of the planning, management and operation of the Millennium Dome, and of its future. http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/l...illennium-dome --- the first sentence. What ...
 I was very satisfied by with your post encouraging me.
Thank you Very~much, CalifJim.
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Anonymous I'm in the US, and my interpretation of this is that it is a record of a House of Lords proceeding in the UK. My understanding of the House of Lords is that it is a largely figurehead body and has no legislative power. Therefore their ...
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Hi A month ago I had no idea that on Saturday afternoon in November I'd be hanging 30 metres above the ground and enjoying it. Now I looked down at the river far below me, and realised why people love rock-climbing. Why is NOW used in a past ...
 'Now' can also mean 'at the previously established time', if the writer has established himself at a point in time.
It is often used this way in telling a story.
eg A robber came into my office last Monday at 9 am. He made me lie down on the floor. ...
 Thanks.
What is the difference if I use ' THEN' instead of 'NOW'?
 'Now' makes the listener feel a little more that he is present during the event. It adds a degree of immediacy.
However, we almost always say 'then'.
Clive
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Is the following sentence correct. Diana always ditches us. A day before she'll decide to wear black but on the day she'll wear something else.
 Largely this is OK. I would put a comma before "but".
However, I am not sure that "ditches" is the right word. What do you understand this word to mean?
You ask "Is the following sentence correct?" (which should have a question mark), but it is not ...
 i used ditches to mean betrays. Which other words can i use?
 I'm a British Canadian.
If you say to me, Diana always ditches us, I take it to mean that we are with her and then she always abandons us.
eg We all go out to a bar. Then she meets a friend she likes better, Then she leaves us, and goes off with him.
Clive
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Put in the missing dashes. I’m going to buy sweets lots of them. I’m going to buy sweets - lots of them. When he went to university his mum gave him a big pile of money enough to last him a month. When he went to university - his mum gave him a big ...
 When he went to university his mum gave him a big pile of money --- enough to last him a month.
Molly found her purse -- down the back of the sofa.
Do not break a prepositional phrase with a dash. There are 2 prepositions: down and of. (Down the ...
 In last sentence...
pie and chips should start with capital letter or its ok with small letter.
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Is the following sentence correct? Close the window please. It is raining outside otherwise water will spill on us.
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