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As many as 444 tonnes of rice have been sent to support households in need of food aid in the central southern coastal province of Phu Yen, as well as those suffering serious damage caused by natural disasters. Source: "Rice aid supplied to poor ...
 
SquareIs "the central southern coastal...
Awkward but acceptable.
SquarePhu Yen is a coastal province in the south central coast of Vietnam.Shouldn't it be "the...
That would be better, yes.
Squareis "south" an adverb in "south-central"?
I hesitate to say; I think the whole should be considered a compound adjective. ...
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Hello,  Would you please tell me if there is any difference in their meanings?  - I cannot stand this insult.  - I cannot put up with this insult.  - I cannot tolerate this insult.  Thank you. 
 
TomJWould you please tell me if there is...
I see no real difference in meaning. It's possible that 'stand' (= 'endure') is marginally more passive (meaning less a preliminary to aggressive reaction) than the others. 'Tolerate' is more formal. ...
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I don't have any experience now but I will be used to/get used to working here after a week. Which one is suitable in the above sentence?
 
tenjingWhich one is suitable in the above...
Both are OK. I suggest 'get', which implies the action. ...
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Since nor is a conjunction, I wonder if we can use not as an conjunction. He likes me, not you. I think this is wrong, but to be sure I am asking you, the expert.
 
AnonymousI wonder if we can use not as an...
No.
AnonymousHe likes me, not you.I think this is...
It is not wrong; the conjunction is merely elided: He likes me [and, but] not you...
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Hello beloved teachers, I've heard 'good luck!', 'best of luck!', and 'all the best!' in similar contexts, for eg, when we're going to take an examination, when we're going for an interview, or when we're going to join some new complay/organisation ...
 
TomJI've heard 'good luck!', 'best of...
They are wishes for good luck.
TomJ I also hear 'May you always be...
No context that I am aware of. They are unusual forms of the more normal wished listed above. ...
 Okay, Mister Micawber. And thank you very much for your reply! Few more questions please...
Mister MicawberThey are wishes for good luck.
Could these be replaced by 'May you succeed in what you do (or what you're going to do)!'?
Second thing... could we use prepositions with 'good luck', ...
 
TomJCould these be replaced by 'May you...
If in a formal letter for a particular anticipated success, yes. The 'may you' form is highly formal and stylized. You may see it occasionally in greeting cards.
TomJcould we use prepositions with 'good...
Yes, it is.
Good luck with/in your new job...
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