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Hi, Which one is correct? 1. The hall is covered by the trees. 2. The hall is covered with the trees. Thanks.
 I can think of "lined with" or "surrounded by", but neither "covered by" nor "covered with" make sense to me in that context.
 
Kinston AGWhich one is correct?
Suppose you're looking at a photo of the exterior of a concert hall, but you can't see all of it clearly because there are so many trees in the foreground. You could say, You can barely see the concert hall. The hall is [covered/obscured] by ...
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"He is going to be being polite" I know that this phrase sounds awkward. But why? Isn't it absolutely grammatically correct? "is going to be doing" has the same meaning as "will be doing". When you put "be" in the continuous form you have a word that ...
 
Catull"He is going to be being polite"I...
It may sound awkward because there are so few situations where we might use it, but it's grammatically correct.
Catullthe guy has made up a plan to behave...
Yes. We know from how he's acting now or what he's saying now that this is what he is going to do.
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Please help me understand the difference between "how come it hasn't stopped raining?" With "how come hasn't it stopped raining?"
Anonymous Does "How come?" mean "What has happened that (conjunction) ...?"?
 
AnonymousDoes "How come?" mean "What has...
More or less, yes. The precise meaning would be dependent on the context, but something like What is the reason that... or Why is it the case that... would generally fit. ...
 
AnonymousDoes "How come?" mean "What has...
As a rough paraphrase, yes. More directly it means "Why?"
How come you drink orange juice twice a day? = Why do you drink orange juice twice a day?
— The Jones family have decided to move to Texas.
— How come? = Why?
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" I'm so excited to be here to present this article" Or "I'm so excited to be here presenting this article"
 No real difference, except that #2 suggests a bit more that you are presenting it right now.
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Hello everyone. Firstly, Is the following sentence correct? Secondly, Can you say it in other words? 1. Would you mind closing the window? ?
 That's correct.
Please close the window.
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