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Chaperone?

Hi. Can chaperone be used like this? Chaperones can be replaced only up to 21:00. (A notice on a hospital website) Thanks in advance ...

The Popular Sentiment Towards War Is Negative...

Hello. I would like to make sure about this sentence: The popular sentiment towards war is negative. In short, does it mean that people just don't like wars? Or is it more precise...

Job Vacancy/Fullfiled?Available?..

Hello, I am looking for the right way to say something. context: there is a job vacancy. How would you ask whether that job vacancy is still "available" "in course" "on" or...

The Language Of “Open Government?

"A second wave of transparency enthusiasm developed in the mid- 2000s, as advocacy organizations around the world adopted the Internet. The Obama administration embraced this...

Until?

Hello everyone, Can I rephrase the first sentence to: "I f you have painted a concrete wall, you might imagine that you could never strip its color " ? ...

Paraphrase?

Could you suggest some ways to paraphrase 'young people' in formal writing? I can only think of 'the young' or 'the young generations' and use them many times in my essays? ...

No Matter What?

What does 'no matter what' mean in these sentences? 1. The scheme offers employees an opportunity to move inot these fast-growing fields if they are good enough, no matter what...

Little?

What does 'little' mean in this sentence? He little thought that one day he would be sharing a cell with the most famous bank robber in Britain. ...

Collocation?

Could you list some adjectives which collocate with debtor? Does 'regression' go with 'society' as in this phrase 'the regression of society'? ...

Great Balls Of Fire?

I just wondering what does "great balls of fire" mean in idioms? I'd be appreciate if anyone could tell me!

What Do Frogs Say?

Hello everyone, So this girl I met the other day maintains that "frog" is an onomatopoeic name because "frog" is what frogs actually say. I timidly voiced my disagreement when...

Well-Equipped Advanced?

Hi What are well-equipped advanced devices? Why no just "advanced devices"? Thanks in advance ...

Default Toward?

"What happens to a society that defaults toward mistrust, rather than trust, in institutions? What happens to our power as citizens when we lose confidence that the prescribed...

Meaning?H?

Hi, what is the meaning of" Social Security kicked in" in the following text: "why did he (the hit man) retire?" Bruce asked. " He turned sixty-five,Social Security kicked in...

In Loco Parentis?

As teachers act in loco parentis at school, they have the right to exact strict penalties for any children who commit an infraction. Is 'in loco parentis' used correctly? ...

Properly?

Hi What is the difference between " properly receiving", " decently receiving", etc, "health service"? Thanks in advance ...

Meaning?

Hi, what is the meaning of why bother ? in the following text: "Any side effects?" Bruce asked. "Only blindness and severe vomiting, but these were discovered by accident in...

Grievance?

Hi What\s the difference between grievance and complaint? Thanks in advance ...

Meaning?

Hi, what is the meaning of riding above him and coach in the following text: Nelson's body would be transferred to the airport for the flight home, with his sister riding above...

Ipso Facto?

A job should be highly-paid as a high salary is ipso facto adequate to attract employees in such a materialistic world. Is ipso facto used correctly? ...

Meaning Of "I Don't Feel Any Less Doing...

A native speaker said "I feel good like looking pretty and then sometimes I just want to like wear a backwards hat and sweatpants like I don't feel any less doing either one...

"I'm The Goat" Meaning?

Here is a snippet where phrase came from: "We never argued you into taking over the management of those boats. We argued me into it. I'm the goat. You have nothing to...

Moral?

what does the word rude means in the sentence Bruce lay under a rude shed? ...

In Toto?

Overall, there was, in toto, an increase in the export sales. Is 'in toto' used correctly ...

Mobile Number?

Hi. Is it written as "mobile number" in "contact us" forms? Thanks in advance ...
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