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Why Be Anonymous?

Grammar Help Please?

Hi, Please correct me if I am wrong in this meaning of these two words.. The diamond sparkled / sparked in the light. (Both are same meaning, I guess?) Cheers. ...

Usage Of Tense?

Is this correct english? I congratulated my friend for opting for computer science course and in return she asked how I got to know or did someone tell me? So I said...

Does This Make Sense?

On the Geological Expression of the Himalayan Tectonic Aneurysms to Explain St Elias Orogenesis: A Comparative Analysis. The sentence above is a title. Does it make sense?...

The Meaning Of "But"?

I fond the following sentence on a Youtube video. I cannot understand the usage of "but" in the sentence. Therefore, I would really appreciate it if someone could paraphrase...

Approach?

1. Does this sentence make sense: "President Donald Trump has a ROUGH APPROACH." 2. And if someone wanted to convey the opposite meaning, would it make sense to say: ...

Thank You Letter?

Hello, May I ask if the grammar in this sentence is correct. Thank you very much. We write to thank you for your participation in the simultaneous pest control treatment in the...

Walking Zone - Shopping Centre?

Hi, What do you call the open space in shopping centres? Thank you. ...

Grammar Check Please?

Hi, Can you correct me if my sentences are grammatical correct to you, please? English is very addictive to me. I am addicted to English. English is my addiction or ...

Which Sentence Is Grammatically Correct...

We are hereby surrender possession and all the keys that we have to the office premises listed below to the property management. We are hereby returning all the keys that we...

Last Christmas?

Hi teachers~ I have some questions about a song LAST CHRISTMAS. "A face on a lover with a fire in his heart" Can anyone explain what is going on here? Thanks in advance~~ ...

Use Of Drainage Pathway - Attn - Alpheccastars...

Hi AlpheccaStars and Anonymous, Sorry I posted as anonymous. I thought my post had been overlooked already considering the volume of questions you guys are answering so I decided...

Pile On?

Hi, "The test was along the same lines as the sample test, but the teacher piled on the original instructions with more details/piled more details on the original instructions...

Colour?

Is the term 'lilac' commonly used as a colour? And which is more commonly used: 'lilac' or 'lavanda'? For instance: "I wore a lilac/lavender dress that I had spent entirely...

Grammar Help Please?

Hi, Could you please tell me if these sentences are natural used for the native speaker? It seems / looks / is frosty in the early morning before sun rise. (Three of...

Take Down?

Consider the following sentence: " Don Rhodes, completely on his own, would go out at night in his pickup truck and TAKE DOWN the Clements campaign signs around Houston."...

Sentences?

Hello, I have questions in the following sentences. If you answer my questions, I thank you for answering. Q1. Perhaps Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and the earlier...

Loved That?

Hi Friends, They loved that he could sing. Is this fine? Can 'loved that' be used like this? Cool, thanks. ...

Spectral?

Does "spectral" in the following context mean "ghostly and intangible"? Context: Sherrie Levine’s Urinal, 1996, is an update of Marcel Duchamp’s 1917 version which transfers...

Care Of Appearance?

1. Does " care of appearance " mean "women taking care of their beauty, i.e. women trying to look beautiful and sexy"? 2. Does " her intellectual work was dominated by her...

Take Up Sb On?

Consider the following sentence: " Dad decided TAKE Deng Xiaoping UP ON HIS INVITATION to return to China for a visit." Does this mean the same as: "Dad decided TO ACCEPT...

Help Me Know If I Got The Difference Between...

Due to: The growth of my business is due to my efforts. [due to is an adjectival phrase] Because of: My business is growing because of my efforts. [because of is an adverbial...

Having Been?

Hello sir 1. Can we use having, being, having been as subject, object of verb, competent and object of preposition like the way we use simple gerunds? 2. is being considered...

Come Off/Come Across?

1. Do both these sentences mean the same: a) “I don’t want to COME OFF as bragging, but I really do have a special standing in China ." b) “I don’t want to COME ACROSS...

Mean Well, Mean Ill?

1. "I know you mean well, but I can manage by myself" 2. "It is probably best to assume that most people mean (you) well otherwise you may become paranoid." 3. "I am sure he...

He Advocated Higher Salaries For Teachers...

He advocated higher salaries for teachers . [From an English-Japanese dictionary.] Quesition: Is for teachers an adjective phrase modifying higher salaries ? ...
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