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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...

Qasem Or Ghasem?

Hi. What spelling is correct? Qasem or Ghasem? Thanks in advance ...

Using Corpora To Help Support Our Hunches...

I've been reading up on corpus linguistics and have starting looking around at the COCA and BNC corpora online (as well as the Lexical Tutor website). I'm still trying to figure...

Plebeian & Patrician?

Does a patrician family mean a rich family? Does a plebeian family mean a poor family? ...

Big Old?

Could you tell me whether or not the idiom big old in the meaning of very big is used in conversations? Thanks in advance!

Education Values?!?

Hello. modern education and cultural values. means Modern education values and modern cultural values? Thanks in advance ...

The Lemon Juice Was So Sour That He Made...

Hello. Please have a look at the sentence: The lemon juice was so sour that he made a funny face when he drank it. 1) Is it grammatically correct? 2) Can we use 'to make a funny...

Wilderness Vs. Wild?

What is the difference between nouns: wilderness and wild. If we refer to the film "Wild" with Reese Whitersoon, we might name it movie about self discovery in the wild or in...

Preschool OR Pre-School?

Please, could you tell me which is more correct in UK ? pre-school OR preschool pre-school students OR preschool students pre-schoolers OR preschoolers Thank you.

Synonym For "To Be Considered"?

I would like to replace verb "consider" with other verb in this sentence: This album is considered his greatest musical achievement. Can I put here "regarded his greatest...

Difference Between "A Spell" And "A Charm...

A: I'll cast a charm to make you a good dancer. B: There's a spell for that? A: It's not a spell; it's a charm. I can't see the difference in meaning between a spell and a...

Soldiers Have Been Sent In?

Soldiers have been sent in to try to restore ________ in the area. harmony order organisation regulation ...

The End Of The World?

Do I need to put "the" before end of the world in this sentence: Through presenting BLEAK or THE bleak end of the world, movie brings special kind of experience...

Elicit?

This idea of students working in their schools might be beneficial because not only would they be working at a place they are familiar with, but they would also elicit work...

Conspicuous?

Does 'conspicuous' go with performance? Teachers should assign this task to students with a conspicuous performance ...

Is The Verb "Grasp" Synonym Of "Realise...

Can I use in this sentence these both verbs keeping the same meaning: She realises or she grasps her life was unhappy. ...

Meaning Of ‘Thatching The Ice’ And Others...

Meaning of ‘ thatching the ice ’ and others The passage below is from Fathoms: The World in the Whale Hardcover by Rebecca Giggs. Ecologically, krill matter most as biomass...

We Can’T Just Work To Help...

"Asking people to respond to the contemporary moment by redoubling their commitment to institutions that they mistrust, and that sometimes have failed them, seems like wishful...

Talking Out The Side Of Your Neck?

may i know the meanings? i found in one of the dictionary that it is like someone talking unwisely. is it right? However, in one of the dictionary it says that: Lying for...

The Street Was So Narrow That We Had To...

Hello. 1) Is the sentence below understandable and does it sound natural? The street was so narrow that we had to walk on the road . Of course, the intended meaning is that...

Synonyms For The Verb "Realize"?

Hi. Can you please suggest me synonyms for the verb "to realize that". For example: women realizes that her former life was unhappy.

"Smash" And "Be Worked" In These Lyrics...

1) Here's one of the verses of the song Smash by the punk rock band The Offspring. Shouldn't it be smashed instead of smash ? Smash is the way you feel all alone Like...

Board Member?

Hello. What is the difference between a councilor and a member in the context of Board of dieectors? Thanks in advance ...

Hospital Ward?

Hello What is the difference between wards, units, departments, and centers for hospitals? Thanks in advance ...

Picnic Rug?

Hi What's the difference between picnic rugs and picnic blankets? Thanks in advance ...
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