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Why Be Anonymous?

As An Author...

What does "a good vantage point" mean here? How natives would say these sentences below in a daily conversations? ▪ As an author, politician, and a diplomat he has reached a...

Sentence?

Is this sentence correct: "He sat down on the sand, and contemplated the sea which lit by action of the sun rays over it. " Note: By 'contemplate', I mean to watch...

How Vs What?

Which is correct and natural? How was your tenure as head coach? What was your tenure like as head coach? Thanks ...

Why Or What For?

Which is correct please? What are you blaming him for? Why are you blaming him? Thanks ...

A Puzzling Question?

No. 7. I though the correct choice is either 'adventure' or 'journey' . I chose 'adventure' in the end. Am I right? ...

Would Any Of The 4 Suggestions Be Natural...

Hi teachers. Would any of the 4 suggestions be natural to use here? Which one would you pick? Dispatcher: We got a drunk and possible doped up guy armed with a machete who...

No Way!?

Man: Do you know who the hero who saved the old woman's life yesterday was? It was Marty. Woman: No way. Would you think "no way" meant she didn't believe him or just that...

To My Right?

Is this sentence correct: "Sitting on the beach, I looked to my right , and I saw there was a foreign family."

Verbs?

1. Do these verbs mean the same: a) "I was so caught up in my project that I forgot about the party." b) "I was so wrapped up in my project that I forgot about the party...

Carefully Considering?

He was carefully considering the selection of pastries displayed at the counter. Is 'carefully considering' natural here? Does the sentence mean that he's considering which...

You'd Better Stop?

I'm not sure I understand the phrase "you'd better". Is it more a suggestion than an order? I have a context where I'm thinking of using it: You'd better stop what you're...

Difficult To Eat?

It is difficult to eat the meat because It is too hard and might not be boiled well. Please check the sentence. How can we describe the meat with a suitable adjective? ...

I’M Getting Treatment On My?

I’m getting treatment on my face. Can I say: It's the two small areas on my cheek bone. can I use it’s ...

What Is The Meaning Of "As-Yet"?

I found the following sentence on one of BBC articles that I've read. Thought, I could understand the meaning of the sentence without roughly, I cannot understand the meaning...

Have Something Verb?

In my understanding, we can say, "I had my car stolen." (had+noun+verb (past participle)) We can also say, "I had him go there." (had+noun+verb (root form)) I saw the following...

Don't Just Walk Away?

Learn how to get some money from an ATM ------------------------------------- ... So, in this case we'll make a withdrawal, say $20. Now all we have to do is wait for the machine...

Email?

Context: The business manager has referred/shared a useful online directory link with me to get contact details. Especially, I am going to conduct an email campaign with emails...

Correct Or Not?

Find the mistake in the following sentence: No sooner has the teacher entered the classroom than the students stood up. My answer: No sooner had the teacher entered the classroom...

Does This Seem Natural?

Woman: Sorry, but I don't date ugly guys. The woman then turns and walks back to her table. Miles is left humiliated. He looks over at his coworkers to find Brandon grinning...

Translation?

Hi everyone, I am translating a poem of Rachel Wiley into French, where she writes: "I will only be a one woman tent revival with the lights on late sweat slick and handing out...

1. Does It Make Sense?

1. Does it make sense to say: "The sun is falling on the sea, producing this effect." Note: By 'fall on', I mean the light rays are being 'targeted' in the water (and...

A Size Bigger?

How would you naturally phrase this please? She always buys a size bigger shoe. thanks ...

Quote?

Is this a standard sentence: "It's high time that we lay human pride on the ground ."

Science Book?

I want to say all the students that science book arrived at the school so that parents can buy their children. Please observe the sentence and correct me. Science book has...

Prepositions?

Which is correct: a) "I am looking for travel information to Thailand." or b) "I am looking for travel information for Thailand."
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