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Subjunctive Mood (1)

Hi: I have a question about the difference between indicative mood and subjunctive. As far as the verb form is concerned, is the sentence "If I died, he wouldn't cry" a statement...

Absolute Clauses

Here is a quote from "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini: Sometimes, at day's end, the cook at the buffet-style restaurant let Rasheed bring home a few leftovers-as...

Wanna And Want To

hi people, I can say that i don`t know how to use some words correctly in the english language, cause i`m not a native speaker of english and i need to know the difference and...

That Or Which

that or which

Prepositions: To Vs For

what is the differents between TO & FOR can you discribe it detaily with examples?

Has Been Vs. Had Been?

1.) She has been there or she had been there. What are the differences? 2.) I was reading the novel 1984, and I have a question about this sentence: "Winston had never...

Words That Sound Alike, Look Alike, Have...

I found this nice graphic explanation on the internet at several sites, so I don't know whom to credit it to, sorry:

Non-Descriminatory Language

The University of Salford A GUIDE TO NON-DISCRIMINATORY LANGUAGE INTRODUCTION Language both shapes and reflects social reality. Discriminatory language is therefore...

Certificates (Experience, Work, Salary...

Here is a link to several such templates: [link]

Effective Listening Practice

How to imrove english listening?/ Can anyone have some audio to imrove it. please suggest me?

Having Taken/Taking: Adjectives And Participles

'Having taken up his gun, the hunter went out to shoot the lion'/'Taking up his gun, the hunter went out to shoot the lion'. What is the difference... ? Thanks.

The Longest English Word

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Stative Verbs

Hi guys, I hope you doing great. I'm just wondering if you can help me to get through this difficulty to understand these state verbs. Wish,want,love,hate,like,think,taste,seem...

Would Vs Used To

Is there any difference between " would " and " used to " ? I heard and read that both of them express habitual actions,but I didn't get the meaning and the difference existing...

Tips For Twitter

Tips for Twitter Twitter's limit of 140 characters creates some risks. Here are some guidelines for maintaining a professional tone for your tweets: 1. Ask if a tweet is the...

That, It, This

Hello, everyone. I confuse with the use of pronouns (that, it, this). For example, when you are giving an explaination for smth. has happened in the past: 1. " It's not because...

Linking Verbs And Adverbs

Some experts say that adverbs (of time, place, etc.) can modify linking verbs; other experts feel that linking verbs cannot be modified by adverbs. I need the expert opinions...

Past Continuous Vs Simple Past

Hi guys, I am currently struggling with Past Continuous + Simple Past and I like to know if I can switch the -ing(s ). Please see below: Example 1: When Karen arrived, we were...

Pronouncing 'Can' & 'Can't'

Dear frriends, How canI pronounce "can" and "can't" ? Some teachers say "can't" with /t/ at the end. But when I listen to TV or film, I have never heard the sound /t/ of can't...

Joining Letters

Sir, Pl Send me Format of Joining Letter. Regards, Kushal -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

Best Regards, Kind Regards, Yours Sincerely...

My company is going into new countries, everybody in the administration is taking an English course. During this course one teacher claimed that you should never, never use the...

Silent 'T' In "Often"

As pronunciation: When is the 't' silent in "often"?

Passive Voice Vs Adjective

Hi, I have difficulty distinguishing between situations where a participle is used but ambiguous as to whether it is acting as an adjective or part of a passive. Do you have some...

Say And Tell

hi, Please tel me the difference with example between TELL and SAY. Thanking you yours truly, Himadri

It's You Who Is/Are Answering

Hi, I keep having trouble with "cleft sentences" and those kinds of things. It's you who is /are... Here are my guesses: It's me who is, needs, wants, goes, does... It's you...
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