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Passive Voice Conversion?

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They Are In To Do Us In.

“They are not our friends,” he said. “They are in to do us in.” (The Guardian.) What is the exact meaning of They are in to do us in? ...

It's Darn Close To?

“I believe when you leak the kind of information that seems to be routinely leaked – high, high level of classification… I think it's darn close to treason.” (Homeland Security...

How To Write An Introduction Of An Informal...

please correct the mistakes in the below introductions of informal letters(friendly register) 1)write to a penfriend who is coming to stay with you. the Answer: ----------...

Constructed Meeting?

The European Commission president described a “very frankly constructed meeting” with the U.S. president in Brussels, but insisted Friday it was not “aggressive” and the sense...

Was Supposed To Come For Reproach VS....

The overwhelming majority of contexts for 'He was supposed to come at 5' show it means a kind of reproach - it's already 6 and he didn't come at the time agreed. Similar to...

How Do You Say This In English?

Hi, What is called a prison cell where only one person is kept and a cell where a group of prisoners are kept? Thanks ...

His Journey?

"He [President Trump] summed up his journey in a rousing campaign-style speech to assembled U.S. service members at the base, promising it would pave the way for “a lot of strength...

Could You Please Confirm If I’Ve Properly...

Could you please confirm if I’ve properly used ‘even so’ and ‘then’? I think they're correctly used. Please correct me if I'm wrong. Thank you. Wendy has advised Willy: “Remember...

Would Have Had To Gain?

It’s uncertain what he would have had to gain by falsely characterizing them . Is "would have had to gain" a semi-modal form (of "have to- infinitive ) in the sentence above...

It Suspects?

"Russia at times feeds false information into communication streams it suspects are monitored as a way of sowing misinformation and confusion among U.S. analysts." (The Washington...

"Transplant"

If i say I was a Boston transplant, would that mean I am a new immigrant of the city from somewhere else or does it mean that I come from Boston? I checked out the dictionary...

If You Write Good That You Get A Little...

If you write good that you get a little bit bored you answer hardv

Early Doors?

"Arsenal are getting a good feel of the ball early doors." (The Guardian's live football report.) How can the doors be early? ...

Everyone And No One?

Dear teahers, I wonder what the exact meaning of the underlined 'everyone and no one' is in the setence below. If the phrase has almost the same meaning as 'everyone', what...

Should I Say 'Spend' Or Spending'?

Should I say 'spend' or spending'? My choice is the second one. Is it correct? Rather than (spend, spending) several hours browsing different websites, take the time to...

I've Correctly Used 'About' In My Sentence...

I've correctly used 'about' in my sentence, haven't I? Josephine has avoided exchanging private messages with me about things that remind her of our frustrated romance. ...

Would Have Heard?

"You would have heard consequently the prime minister’s announcement that the threat level has moved from critical to severe which of course still means that an attack is highly...

Have I Correctly Used 'Toward' And 'Can...

Have I correctly used 'toward' and 'can' in my sentence? Delilah usually loses her temper. The closer she moves toward me, the harder she can control her impulse to hit...

Some Rising?

"As a European living in this country, I would like to see some rising above the inner stubbornness; we need to realise what it’s about – the future of your children and my children...

Five-Verb Columns?

"Similarly, you never heard her [Katie Hopkins] say anything about the horrific murder of schoolchildren at Sandy Hook, or any of the other school shootings in the United States...

A Question About 'The Lady Is A Tramp...

Hi! With reference to the song "The lady is a tramp" by Frank Sinatra: She gets too hungry, for dinner at eight She loves the theater, but doesn't come late She'd never...

As The Tree Falls, So Shall It Lie.

"As the tree falls, So Shall it lie." Does anybody know the meaning of this proverb? I think that it might be from the bible, however, I don't know it's meaning.

Authority Vs. Authorization?

Hi! I read the following in a TOEIC book: "139. Tourists who purchase a travel pass have ______ to ride any bus or subway within the city limits for a period of 24 hours. A...

Resilience?

Hi. The resilience of the economy has come as a surprise to some. What word/phrase could replace the underlined part with the least change in meaning? ...
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