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Meaning?

Hi, Would you please tell me what is the meaning of for the prominent in the following text: Lacy walked along a paved trail lined with weathered monuments and family tombs,...

"Timely Order"?

Is there such an expression? What's the right term if I were to describe an order of placement which follows the a certain pattern related to the time that they were brought out...

Meaning?

Hi, Would you please tell me what is the meaning of got the tiger by the tail in the following text: " How it is going down there?" I'm fine, Gunther. And you?" "Got the tiger...

Meaning?

Hi, Would you please tell me what is the meaning of she was due millions in the following text: Gunter believed she ( her sister) was due millions and had developed the irritating...

I Merely Tired Of The Same Tasks Over...

Hi Would you say that the red part is natural English, specially the use of 'tired' as a verb? A - Why did you leave the job? B - I merely tired of the same tasks over and...

Right Through?

"Something flew right through my face". What does this mean?

All Across/All Over Europe?

Hello, I just came across the following sentence: "Coke viewing parties are taking place in cinemas all across Europe." Can we use "over" instead? I know it's a weird sentence...

Meaning?

Hi Would you please tell me what is the meaning of I was'nt in the following text: "Nice -looking guy, huh? "Yes. Why is he not married?" "Don't get any ideas." " I wasn't...

I Would Give My Left Nut?

Hello all! Yesterday I heard this idiom, "I would give my left nut to see it again" in a film. Though, the sense of it is pretty clear, but can anyone tell me what does it mean...

Vaporize Or Evaporate?

Hello. I' m a bit confused with the use of the words evaporate and vaporize as I don't see their difference in meaning. Can you tell me if I have used them correctly in the following...

Inflate/Expand?

Do we say that the population has expanded or inflated? My guess is that the first is the most appropriate but I can't justify it. Also, can we say that high demand has inflated...

Meaning?

Hi would you please tell me what is the meaning of I'm not sure he's cut out for jury trials in the following text: He ( thr student ) cursed , flung a notebook, snatched...

Meaning Of A Sentence?

Meaning of a sentence The passage below is from The Library: A Fragile History by Andrew Pettegree The pace of (book) acquisitions was dazzling. Agents travelled throughout...

Lately I Have Been Experiencing Bouts...

Hi Could you please tell me if these sentences sound fully natural? Lately I have been experiencing bouts of fatigue. Lately I have been suffering from bouts of fatigue. Thanks...

Use Of 'Doubt'?

Hi There is no doubt in my mind that the vaccines did not cause autism in my girls. Could you please help me understand the above sentence? The speaker believes that the...

I Always Had A Picture Of A Big Garden...

Hi Is the dialogue fully natural? A - You didn't like your new house. Why? B - To be honest, I always had a picture of a big garden in my mind. There is not a patch of grass...

Meaning?

Hi, would you please tell me what is the meaning of dug up by hand in the following text: This is a collection of articles about my father, his career, and his death . Some dug...

Stakes On?

"In issue-linkage bargaining, by simultaneously discussing two or more issues for joint settlement the country aims to increase the probability of reaching a negotiated agreement...

Hello Everyone, 1. Could You?

Hello everyone, 1. Could you please tell me why "mine" has been used in the following title? Make mine a pyramid pizza, please! 2. Could you please tell me why that sentence...

Difference Between Commercial And Advertisement...

Hi, Could anyone explain the difference between commercial and advertisement? I was once told that commercial is only on TV while advertisement is in magazine and newspaper....

Relate And Connect?

Hello, I realize that the two verbs are used in different contexts, but I am trying to draw a line between them. What would be the difference between: "Researchers are trying to...

When You Do Something Only Because Someone...

Hi Could you please tell me how to say something like this in natural English? [A boy does online shopping only because his (rich) cousins/friends do it] I know why he does online...

Meaning?

Hi Would you please tell me what is the meaning of skimming in the following text:. "I've read about you" She reached down into a backpack and deftly pulled out a file." The...

Meaning?

Hi' would you please tell me what is'the meaning of set her straight in the following text: Lacy was bored', and she did not wish to waste the emotional energy necessary to...

What’S The Difference Between ‘Get It...

Or ‘take it off’ and ‘take off it’ and so on. Are they all kind of exchangeable or just specific ones are exchangeable? Thank you very much in advance! ...
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