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Could You Help Me Find The Origin Of ...

I know the meaning, just want to know the origin, Thanks!:-)

Write In Passive Voice?

Hi Could you please tell me how you find these sentences? Books written by Indian writers often have such constructions in their exercises. Write these sentences in passive...

Nouns As Plural?

Hi Could you please tell me if all of these sound fully natural to you? Tell me any four nouns that are always used in plural . For example, scissors. Tell me any four nouns...

Present To?

Hello. What does present mean in: A first approach to these questions is to look for alternative practices in the resistance grassroots groups present to dominant interventions...

Coupled With?

Hi Any difference between coupled with and together with ? Thanks in advance ...

It's All In The Wrist.

The expression "It's all in the wrist" or some variations thereof seem to mean something like "it all depends on how you move your wrist, i.e., how you play your hand". First...

New Senses?

Hi. What does 'sense' mean in: there is not surplus of meaning at the local level but meanings that have to be read with new senses, tools, and theories. Thanks in advance ...

Grassroot/Popular/Mass?

Hi What's the difference between grassroots groups, popular groups, and mass groups? Thanks in advance ...

His Conduct And Character Is?

His conduct and character is good

Sued The Magazine For Defamation?

Hi Would the red part sound natural in everyday English? Any other suggestions? She sued the magazine for defamation. Thanks, Tom ...

Reappropriate?

Hello. Would anyone please give me a clear example of appropriating and reappropriating? Thanks in advance ...

Collocation?

The washing machine is making a ........ funny noise. I think we'd better have it repaired. A. rather B. quite C. terribly D. completely What do you think is the correct answer...

Sad Of Eye?

"A little shy and sad of eye But very wise was he." Does "sad of eye", used in the Nature Boy lyrics, mean "soulful"?

Help..... "Threshold Question" Meaning...

Is there anyone kind enough to explain to me what does "threshold question" mean?

Have Some Rest Vs Take Some Rest?

Hi Would you say all are equally natural? You must take some rest before the game. You must get some rest before the game. You must have some rest before the game. Thanks...

Articulation?

Hi. What does "articulation" mean in: The apparent receptiveness of our curricula to the Third World, a receptiveness that makes full use of non-Western human specimens as instruments...

You Are Crossing The Limits?

Hi These expressions are frequently used in Indian English. Could you please tell me how they sound to native ears? Fully natural? (When someone is getting rude or behaving inappropriately...

Force On?

Hi What's the difference between force on and extend in: [...] the World Bank and the IMF forced a conventional stabilization program on the government ?Thanks in advance...

In The Market?

Hi What does in the market mean in: The temptation to “consume” grassroots experiences in the market for “alternatives” in the Western academe should also be avoided ?Thanks...

Serve As?

Hi. What is the difference between 'be' and 'serve as' in: Perhaps the manifold local models that researchers and activists have begun to describe in recent years can serve...

Spectacle?

Hi What is meant by spectacle in: We [must] find a resistance to the liberal illusion of the autonomy and independence we can “give” the other. It shows that social knowledge...

Unconstructed?

Hi. What does it mean that: The “local,” moreover, is neither unconnected nor unconstructed , ?Thanks in advance ...

Thrift?

Hi. What does thrift mean? economizing and thrift continue to be central values. Thanks in advance ...

Extend?

Hi What's the difference between extend , bestow and give in: With the exception of one year (1957), the World Bank has extended loans to Colombia in every year since...

Origin?

Hi. Any difference between being of Iranian origin and being of Iranian decent? Thanks in advance ...
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