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Meaning Of Free Will?

Context What if there is in fact a genetic basis for a sense of chosenness among human beings?” I think this is the case for most things in religion. A prime example is the...

Below The Bar?

Hello What does 'lecturer below the bar' mean? Thanks Julius_

Integrate It With Comprehension Passages...

Hi Is this natural English? Any suggestions please? (Teacher talking about his experience at a certain school) We were advised to integrate basic grammar like tenses and active...

Why Does Food And Liquids Sometime?

Hi He starts this video this way. Why does food an liquids sometime go the wrong... Could you please tell me if the use of sometime and not sometime s right here? Also...

Meaning Of Saying?

I did not find information related to below saying. Please help me to understand same. "All who joy would win must share it, Happiness was born a twin"

What Is The Meaning Of The Underlined...

What is the meaning of the underlined part? The passage below is from Jellyfish Age Backwards by Nicklas Brendborg. If the tiny jellyfish is stressed – for example, by hunger...

Silent Mode Vs The Silent Mode?

Hi Could you please tell me which one sounds better? (Before the start of a meeting) Please put your phones on the silent mode. Please put your phones on silent mode. Thanks...

Free At The Point Of Delivery?

Free at the point of delivery What does this mean? It is so hard to grasp. Here are some examples... Does the "delivery" mean, "patients being moved to a hospital"? Usually termed...

I Left My Cell Phone On Charge?

Hi People often say something like this in Indian English. Could you please tell me if it sounds OK to native ears? Oh, I forgot/left my phone on charge . (=it was being charged...

Personal & Individual Difference?

Hello. I have a question about the difference between "personal" (adj) and "individual" (adj). Unfortunately, in my mother tongue, these two words are quite the same, so it may...

Outside Of/Aside From?

Are these two expressions definitely interchangeable at all times? For example can I say "outside of the most common expressions, there are several expressions that we still need...

Blood Transfusion Organ Transplant?

Hi What is meant by blood transfusion organ transplant? Thanks in advance ...

Use Of 'Tussle'?

Hi It's common in Indian English to use the word tussle something like this. A new boss wants to reverse some policy (shorten lunchtime, etc) only because he wants to undo...

Single-Hand Drive?

Hi I am having trouble wording this question... In my neck of the woods, when people want to sell their car and they want to tell the buyer that the car has been used by one...

Entering Summer Vs Entering Into Summer...

Hi Could you please tell me which one of these sounds better/more natural? Here in Cyprus, we are entering into summer. Here in Cyprus, we are entering summer. Thanks, Tom...

Pretty Persuasion?

Can someone give me the meaning of the phrase, "pretty persuasion"?

At Scale?

Hello, What does "at scale" mean in the following sentences? ...

What Does This Dessert Consist Of?

Hi Is the use of ' consist of" natural English? A- What does this dessert consist of? B- It consists of dates, sugar, syrup... Thanks, Tom ...

They Defied The Ruling Of The Supreme...

Hi Is the use of 'defy' natural here? A- What if they defy the ruling of the Supreme Court? B - Then that would be contempt of court. Thanks, Tom ...

Set A New Trend?

Hi Is the red phrase fully natural? A- No one wears such clothes in this little town. B- We will... and set a new trend. Thanks, Tom ...

Deposit Amount?

Hi What is the name for the amount you pay to an institute before you receive a service (live on admission to a hospital), after receiving of which you may become a debtor or...

Tied With?

"In 1858, with the value of agricultural produce passing through İzmir having grown two a half times since 1832 – and taking into account that 1858 was not a good year for the...

I Wise To Wish To Do~?

Could I take it that wise to wish to do means strongly wish to do ? ...

Overall Of A Lesser Scope And Scale?

"Overall the Marseilles-İzmir trading relationship survived. Ultimately, this may have been the best result for French imports from İzmir, because it meant that the industrial...

Implicit Meaning Of ‘Not Smile On Institutions...

Implicit meaning of ‘ not smile on institutions ’ The passage below is from The Library: A Fragile History by Andrew Pettegree. By 1850, New York had half a million inhabitants;...
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