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I'll have my most experienced staff member ______ the proposal outline. (A) review (B) reviewing (C) get reviewed (D) to review I think its D. Please confirm
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I wouldn't plan the New York conference in the winter if I ________ to please the staff. (A) hope (B) were hoping (C) should hope (D) am hoping I think its B. Please confirm.
 
qnengI think its B. Please confirm.
Consider it confirmed. Emotion: smile
CJ
 CJ, I have a doubt on "A(hope)". Why A is wrong. Please clarify?
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Hi, I need help here! Situation 1: two friends spend an afternoon in a park. "When it got hot, they sat down in the shadow and . . . i) ate snacks they had brought with them ii) ate some snacks they had brought with them iii) ate the snacks they had ...
 
CalifJimIf they brought (the) snacks with...
Not necessarily. They could have been offered other snacks by people/friends they met in the park, or perhaps even bought some more at the park. ...
 I'm with teechr on this one. I don't see anything unusual/unnatural with "ate snacks they brought from home", which to me, just means "ate some of all the snacks they brought from home.
BTW, we do say things like " the river level rose from runoff ...
 
teechrNot necessarily. They could have been...
Emotion: tongue tied
I don't see how "ate snacks they brought with them" has anything to do with being offered other snacks or buying other snacks, even without "the".
CJ ...
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Hi, How can I change the following sentences to avoid repetition? "The results of the present study are in line with the findings of Norin et al. (2011). In their study, the intelligibility of English words was tested on 18 subjects with normal ...
 
Clive They also played...
Thanks for your reply. This is not exactly what I mean. Can I say: "To this end" [=to perform the intelligibility test], they played ...?
 Yes, you can.
 One more question about the original sentence that you corrected:
"The results of the present study are in line with the findings of Norin et al. (2011). In their study, the intelligibility of English words was tested on 18 subjects with normal ...
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I find it very difficult to tackle Reading comprehension questions in GRE as well as TOEFL, I cannot understand the context explain in the passage even after reading the whole passage?
 
chandakaniket I find it very difficult to tackle...
You need more practice reading. It may take a long time before English becomes easy for you. Be patient and keep studying.
CJ ...
 Thank you CalifJim for replying Yes i am practising that. But is there any effective way to do so, so that i can grasp thing very quickly and effectively?
 I'm afraid there's no shortcut to learning a new language. Emotion: sad
CJ
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