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Hello, everyone. Is the following correct? "List A is the name of the car parts that Adam wants to purchase." Now, say I'm totally aware of the context for this, and I know it's referring to each part's name. But then, shouldn't it be names, instead of name ...
 I would like to know the answer too. I hope some teacher notices it and gives an answer.
In my opinion, it should be:
"All of the participants had their names written at the back of their shirts..."
 'On the backs', not 'at the back'.
 Got it. Thanks. Emotion: smile
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Hello, everyone. Would you please read the following answer: Q: What are the things that you'd like in a new room? A: "The main factors that would affect how I feel about a room that I have entered for the first time are the decoration inside the ...
 
SurferHow would you rate from 10?
As appropriate to the register of the question, '4'. It is too formal.
As for grammar, '9'. 'Windows onto' and 'angels' are wrong.
As for naturalness, '3'. The sentence structure is awkward and unnatural.
 Thanks, MM.
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Hello, everyone Would you please take a look at the following text: "Added bonus: The curtains, in this case made of lovely oyster colored leather, actually cost $6525, leaving you an extra $475 to blow on cravats and caviar. Whoopee! Oh, you ...
 In very careful English, I'd use a comma.
But the whole text is written in a nice casual style, so it's fine as it is.
 Yes, it's OK. This style of punctuation adds emphasis.
"oyster colored leather" should be "oyster-colored leather".
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Hello, everyone. I have a couple of questions: -Is it correct to tell someone to stop to the side of the road? -pull over is rather commanding and, apart from the ploice, is not usually (appropriately) used by ordinary people, right? Thank you.
 
Surfer-Is it correct to tell someone to...
No. You could say "stop at the side of the road". This is not exactly equivalent to "pull over" though.
Surfer-pull over is rather commanding and,...
The phrase itself is appropriate to use. Of course, if you use an abrupt imperative then it will sound like a command. However, you could say ...
 Don't forget 'please'.
eg Stop here, please.
eg Can you stop here, please?
 Understood. Thank you, GPY and Clive.
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Hello, everyone. Would you please help explain the following statement  to me: "Audi’s blown six is so responsive that it exposes a microsecond of lag you’d otherwise never notice in the 435i’s engine." Source: http://www.caranddriver.com/comparisons/2014-audi-s5-page-3 What's you’d otherwise never notice in ...
 
SurferWhat's you’d otherwise never notice...
A relative clause. The antecedent is lag.
Audi’s blown six is so responsive that it exposes a microsecond of lag (that) you’d otherwise never notice in the 435i’s engine. ...
  Any throttle lag comes from the turbo, so Car and Driver's reporter needs to be schooled.
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