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Hello, let's say I would like to make a general statement like: Scientists can follow a/the whale's migration route thanks to a/the radiotransmitter fixed to an/the animal's back. 1) Should I use a/an or the before whale, animal and radiotransmitter? I am ...
 
Reegis1) Should I use a/an or the before...
Yes.
Reegis I am inclined to say a whale, a...
Right.
Reegis2) Apart from the articles, is this...
Yes. ...
 Thanks Mister Micawber.
Let me add that the original sentence is:
Scientists can follow the whale's migration route thanks to the radiotransmitter fixed to the animal's back.
And is taken from my program to learn English (which a few times turned out ...
 
Reegis the original sentence is:Scientists...
Presumably the topic was already under discussion or accompanied graphics of a whale with a transmitter.
ReegisIn scholarly writng and...
The rule is right, but it does not apply to the transmitter, so it probably does not apply to the whale, either. ...
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Are you frustrated with the boring options for business dinners? Are you hesitant to take a client out to eat? Well, a new restaurant in town may be just what you are looking for! Andre's has been open only three months but it's already ...
 
qnengPlease confirm both answers
I cannot confirm #2.
 2nd is D right? Please confirm.
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I saw the following in my email: Please be advised that we’ve scheduled some network maintenance with the Data Communications department on Tuesday 30th August 2016 from 6pm onwards. It is anticipated that this will be no longer than 1 hour. Why par ...
 
JigneshbharatiWhy part of speech does " be advised"...
It is an imperative verb. ...
 How do we know it is an imperative sentence and not subjunctive?please give a rule or logic to decide the correct type of sentence.
 
JigneshbharatiHow do we know it is an imperative...
An imperative has no overt subject. Subjunctives appear mostly in conditional sentences. The two moods are not closely related and not easily confused. ...
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Imagine the situation: You are talking with someone about a cruel illness, when somebody different wants to join your conversation and asks "what were you speaking about?" "You won't want to hear that!" "You don't want to hear that!" questions: 1) Whic ...
 
Anonymous1) Which of the answers would be correct
Both are grammatically correct. A native would not include 'that'.
Anonymous2) Do you use simple present to...
A second speaker is not constrained by a first speaker's grammar. ...
Anonymous "A second speaker is not constrained by a first speaker's grammar"
What is the meaning of this sentence? I know each word, but what has it to do with the tenses? So how can I connect simple present and continuos? Do they follow each other like in ...
 
AnonymousA second speaker is not constrained...
The grammar used by one speaker does not necessarily influence the grammar of the second speaker: grammar does not have to be consistent or 'correct' across dialogs.
AnonymousSo how can I connect simple present...
He's always talking when I try to speak.
AnonymousDo they follow each other like in the...
Sometimes. ...
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How can I understand "I can't shake the bad feeling."? I found this sentence in the dictionary: "I can't shake the bad feeling." It's Japanese translation of "shake" says "shake off." Does shake itself mean "shake off"? Could you help me, please?
 shake has the idiomatic meaning of get rid of.
 
Takehisa TanakaI found this sentence in the...
"shake" by itself can be used as "shake off". Yes. Personally, I would have used "shake off" in the given sentence.
CJ ...
 I see.
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