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Is "Starting Member" Possible English...

In the following link, a native speaker says they don't say "starting member" as in "Is he a starting member?". [link] But there are many news articles that apparently use this...

The Implicit Meaning Of ‘A Separate Section...

The implicit meaning of ‘a separate section of the library’ The passage below is from The Library A Fragile History by Andrew Pettegree. Colon took his first plunge into...

The Meaning Of ‘The First’?

The passage below is from The Library A Fragile History by Andrew Pettegree. As an adult, Colon would impress with his talent as well as his resilience. With the accession...

Meaning?

Hi, would you please tell me what is the meaning of a medium and at least one witch in the following text: But then Faldo had learned decades earlier that the treasure trove...

Soured My Whole Day?

Hi Is the red part natural English? Her bad behavior soured my whole day. I have heard phrases like ' soured my mood' and/or ' ruined my day ' but not ' soured my day'. Thanks...

'Big' Or 'Large' Amount Of Money?

Which adjective should I use? They handed Dad and Mom a (big, large) amount of money.  Can I substitute the word sum for amount in the same sentence? 

She Was Really Good-Natured And Far Removed...

Hi Could you please give your take on these sentences? Do they sound natural to you? [Boss talking about a good employee] She was really good natured and far removed from those...

Although Singh Was Not Talking To Me Directly...

Hi Would you say that this sentence is fully natural? Although Singh was not talking to me directly, every word was aimed at me. Thanks, Tom ...

Make The Situation Awkward?

Hi Is this sentence natural? (Man going to a party without his wife) A- Why don't you want to take me along? B- You know already. You say silly, stupid things and make the situation...

Two And Two Are Four?

Hi Could you please help me understand this? A psychotic thinks that two and two are five. A neurotic knows two and two are four -- but he hates it. Thanks, Tom ...

Put The Spoon On The Table?

Hi Would you say that both of these sound fully natural to you? He put the spoons on the table. He put the spoons onto the table. Thanks, Tom ...

Busy Watching TV?

Hi Would you say that the red phrases sound fully natural? I was busy watching the match on TV. I was busy watching TV so I ignored his calls. Thanks, Tom ...

Meaning?

Hi, would you please tell me what is the meaning of you are playing his game in the following text: " And you are certain it was the killer?" "No. we"re certain it was the man...

Meaning?

Hi, would you please tell me what is the meaning of designer coffees. Thanks ...

Meaning?

Hi, would you please tell me what is the meaning of if he goes back in the following text: ".... I'm too careful" "Then why are you so worried?" "Because he's (the killer) so...

Meaning?

Hi, Would you please tell me what is the meaning of the I limit my exposure in the following text: "And you think he's (the killer)back there somewhere, on the trail?" "I don...

Meaning Of A Head Chapter, The INFERNAL...

Meaning of a head chapter, the INFERNAL PRESS I met this phrase, ‘ the INFERNAL PRESS ’ in a book, The Library: A Fragile History by Andrew Pettegree. But it is not in a paragraph...

Meaning?

Hi, Would you please tell me what is the meaning of in the grill in the following text: The lobby was empty, the resort was half -full. Ozment could manage to spare a few minutes...

Meaning?

Hi, Would you please tell me what is the meaning of would be able to come and go through their many protocols and procedures in the following text : However, the facts might...

Meaning?

Hi,would you please tell me what is the meaning of AAA Bail and how does it work in the following text: Page 3 was a copy of the $ 500 bond agreement with AAA bail. Thanks...

About A Good Deal?

What is the meaning of the underlined phrase in the sentence below? We will buy new office equipment at a good deal today. Thank you in advance.

A Chinese Volunteer Figurative Speech...

In Dutch we have a saying "een Chinese vrijwilliger" (literal translation: Chinese volunteer) which we often use figuratively. When we use it in that way, we imply that we are...

Meaning?

Hi, would you please tell me what is the meaning of who would claim to be from Atlanta, or anywhere else for that matter in the following text: She chose a private detective...

Meaning?

Hi, Would you please tell me what is the meaning of unsuspectingly in the following text: He pulled out his wallet and removed a Georgia driving liscence for Jeff Dunlap, who...

To Build A Fire Vs. Building A Fire?

Hi everyone Can you tell me what is the difference between "to build a fire" and "building a fire"? I mean the difference in their meaning... thanks! ...
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