meteorquakeI say it with a 'sh' dComing from you, I'll consider it normal.
|meteorquake I suspect differences in the pronunciation of the 'su' of 'capsule' relate especially to speaking the word slowly.|
When you speak 'capsule' quickly, the different pronunciations become somewhat of an 'sh', which would easily lead to a usage of 'sh' ...
Philip with 'sh' instead of just 's'. Is...More normal in Britain than in the U.S. I'd guess.
British English exhibits "glide absorption" more than American English.
s + y = sh Thus, s + yoo = shoo.
insurance = ins yoo rance > in shoo rance (Both BrE and AmE)
Americans tend to suppress ...
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|GPY I would try to make it simpler -- try to express the same ideas in a way that is easier for the reader to understand and engage with.|
|Anonymous Well I have to write it for an intelligent audience so my teacher said I should use 'big words' and such. If I try to simplify it then it will be understandable by all, which is not the purpose of the task. |
|GPY If your teacher thinks that it's desirable to write in that kind of style -- for any audience -- then I'm afraid I must respectfully disagree with him or her.|
Hi! Could someone tell me whether my understanding about this phrase correct? (Its about a poem "Autumn") Autumn is the decline of he greenery and freshness of summer.It is presented as the background to a society that is also in decline, in moral ...
|Mister Micawber The decline of greenery and freshness of summer is presented as a metaphor for the decline of society.|CalifJim
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vsureshThe chairman told me that he would...Why do you think that "would" is the correct answer?
If it is because it's reported speech and "would" can be the past tense of "will", I don't buy that reasoning. In the first place, back shifting is not compulsory in reported speech. Secondly, ...
|Mister Micawber If the chairman said 'I will visit your office." , the correct word in reported speech is "will".|
No, not at all. It is a faulty question, but 'would' is the expected choice.
AnonymousFill in the blanks options are: A)...Given the choice on an exam, it is best to adhere to the sequence of tenses that is normally advised by most writers on grammar.
... told me that he would ...
Edit: Oh. I see Mr. M. beat me to it. ...
what is the name of book which u read? of course in English i have read The Client and I have been reading Jeeves and Friends
|Mister Micawber |
zzziwhat is the name of book which u read?Are you looking for another book to read, zzzi, or are you just curious about what others are reading at the moment?
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