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Prosperity?

Hi. Given the goal of material prosperity and economic progress , what's the difference between material prosperity and economic progress? Thanks in advance ...

Vocabulary - Which Option Is Correct?

Hi all, I'd like to ask you some questions: 1) What's the name of the population of Yemen? Yemenites or Yemeni? 2) Does a process "end" or "finish"? 3) Can I use preponderant...

13 Percent [Of/For] Blacks.

In eighth-grade math, 52 percent of whites met standard statewide, compared with 13 percent [ of/for ] blacks. I'm not sure if both of them are right. If so, could you tell...

"A Night Each" And "Each Night"?

I came across: This inn costs five stone pieces a night each. "Each(every) night" sounds familiar to me, "a night each" being unfamiliar to me. Could you tell me what 'a night...

Dropping Phone Calls From Their Marketing...

"Existing institutions don’t fold without a fight— mobile phone companies employ millions of people worldwide and have massive marketing and promotional budgets. Many will successfully...

'Song'and 'A Song'?

What did Rupert brooke mean by the words 'song' and 'A song' ?

Conventionally?

The Thursday Murder Club : Novel by Richard Osman Dear Friends, Could you please help me understand? Thanks in advance. The public loved Jason Ritchie. The brawler, the...

Elevate?

In conclusion, I would reaffirm that changing jobs frequently would close unparalleled opportunities to be elevated to significant positions and to have a higher pay scale, which...

Is "Ate At The Sandwich" Acceptable?

I came across: Kelly ate at the sandwich. I was told eat breakfast/lunch/dinner eat at the restaurant/the sandwich shop/in the school cafeteria... eat away at sth ( Woodworm...

Bend/Lower?

Hi. What's the difference between bending your head and lowering your head? Thanks in advance ...

Assign & Dilettante?

It is axiomatic that executive roles in companies, be they small or large, are often assigned to experienced and dedicated workers. And that indicates a perpetual worker will...

[Hardly/Barely] Made Enough Money?

He hardly made enough money for a living. He barely made enough money for a living. I'd like to see if there's difference in meaning. ...

Exemplar?

Famous figures are nowadays better known for their glamour and affluence than for their triumphs; consequently, these people are felt not to be exemplars for the young. Is exemplar...

Meaning?

Hi, Could you please tell me why Buford is a terrible name for a hurricane in the following text? At 11:15 it vibrated and he yanked it out of a pocket.He began shaking his...

Transitions Test?

Could you please answer these with proper transitions? If you could please fill in with all possible options. 1. She got the job _____________ the fact that she had very little...

Meaning?

Hi, Will you please let me know what is the meaning of "let it rip " and " an all-nighter" in the following text: Bob and nick did not answer to women. Noel was out of town,...

Our Service Can't Be Beat.

Hi Would you say you are comfortable with this sentence? I would use beaten. Our service can't be beat. Thanks, Tom ...

Intersperse?

Concerning televised and online advertisements, not only are they designed in an eye-catching way but they are interspersed with short speeches that can exert a direct effect...

Compound Adjective?

food-scarce nations food-independent countries food-importing/food-exporting nations Do they make sense? ...

Appreciable?

There exist cases where a lot of nations have to import an appreciable amount of food from others. Is appreciable used correcty? ...

Six String In Hock?

Hi! In a song Bon Jovi, ''Livin' on a prayer'', there are these words as "Tommys got his six string in hock " Context: Tommys got his six string in hock Now hes holding in what...

Closure Time?

Hi Is the red phrase natural English? Any suggestions please? (It was 3:00 pm) It was the closure time for schools and colleges and naturally the roads were very busy. Thanks...

Equvalent Of Swedish Idiom?

I'd like to know if there is an English equivalent to the Swedish idiom "gå över ån efter vatten", literally translated "crossing the river to get water" (i.e. solving a problem...

Water Was Pruning/Crooning And Making...

Hi I heard this on TV but could not understand the word the narrator was using. Could you please help? Somehow the water was crooning/pruning on the runway and making puddles...

Guidance?

Hi. What's the difference between guidance and guide? As in Guidance for fully vaccinated people. Thanks in advance ...
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