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Vocabulary?

Is there any site you can recommend that takes a given word and will use it in example sentences? I am looking to help my class understand words in context. Thanks, Email Removed...

Trade-Off?

What does "trade-off" means in the following sentence? Please help me! Thank you! The main idea behind free quality is that the traditional trade-off between the costs of improving...

Finding A Word.. Please Help?

Hey guys.. hope you don't mind me posting as a guest.. its just that i doubt i'll use this forum much althogh its great but anyway. I need help finding a word..similar to "sadist...

Dressing Room Humour??

hello everyone, i'm new to here but i really like this helpful site much. =) i meet with english phrases that i can't be clear with the meaning at times. is anyone here like to...

'Yup'?

Could anyone help me, please? What does the word 'yup' mean?

Can't Distinguish These Four Groups Of...

clutch/grasp/grip splash/spatter/splatter squeal/squeak recount/relate Thanks for your help!

Word Meaning?

Winter is the weather so that I think "white" points out the snow extending endlessly. Right? ...

Means Of Information?

Hello, one more thing. Can we say "means of information"? like there is means of communication, or means of transport. eg. can we say: Internet is the means of information?...

Two Expressions?

How do you call a person, whose job is to read the typescript, and evaluate it and correct grammatical errors before the book is printed? ( Der Lektor in German) What is an...

I Need The Expression ('For The Attention...

hello everyone, i need the expression when we r sending a letter or any fax to someone , what do we say ? For the attention of Mr *** ?? i know it in french a l'attention de...

Civilization's Direction/Orientation ...

Hello, can you please help me? we had an argument with my teacher about the difference between the expression "civilization's direction" and "civilization's orientation". Is...

Help!?

I want to know which one is correct between these 2... Thank you for lunch. Thank you for the lunch.

I Need Your Advise?

Please help me see the difference between "suffer sth" and "suffer from sth"

Bioinformactics Vs Computer Science (Computational...

My friend say "it is the same word" but for me it's different... who have reason ?

Expression?

Hi I heard the expression: "I would not touch that with a pole" What does that mean? thanks Sofia

Massage&Amp;Tweak/Sentence?

Hi there, In the below dialogue at an office scenario, I'd like you to help me what "massage and tweak" in John's sentence means, as well as the exact meaning of the whole...

Foot Work?

"There are a lot of foot word to do? " Could you please explain what "foot work" means here for me, with details? Thanks in advance

Manage Around?

what's its meaning in the below sentence? "I think we should try to manage around needing to do this now" thanks in advance

Toast?

"If we cannot get the project through we are toast" ... from the context I heard the above sentence at work, "toast" means something negative but what exactly? thanks in advance...

'Set Bond '?

hi ,please look at a sentence :A judge set bond at $250,000 on Monday for a stratford woman accused of having a sexual relationship with an 8-year-old boy . i want to know...

Slideware/Sent Out/Share Away?

In the sentence "The case study in the slideware I sent out last week demonstrates it. Share away !" I have 3 questions: 1) is slideware the same as a presentation with...

Get Together?

Because on that day, the moon is big and bright, 1. it symbolizes the precious time that every family member gets together. 2. it symbolizes the precious time that all family...

To Peer, Petty?

My students wrote: She peers at women at bad times. This is wrong. But how to explain 'to peer;? Another example: 'My brother is petty.' This is also not correct. But how...

She Or Her?

The foundation of my English grammar knowlege shook when I encountered a well-reputed grammar book saying: "It was she whom he had loved." is correct, and "It was her whom he...

To Draw On Something?

Dear forum members Could you please explain the use of the verb "draw on" in the following context: "...articles that draw on experience with new methods...". The dictionaries...
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