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Commitment To Do Something?

Hi Could you please tell me which one sounds better? --commitment to do something --commitment to doing something They made a commitment to educate every child in the town...

Part And Parting?

Hi (Context: hair) I am aware that part is common in AmE and parting in BrE. Could you please tell me if these sentences sound OK to you? Her hair is never parted straight...

Use Of 'Having'?

Hi The use of having is VERY common in Indian everyday English, even in formal writing. Could you please tell me how you find the following sentences? 1) Sorry, I can't come...

When Giants Cast Shadows, Hope For The...

Hi I read this saying in a proverb book--no explanation, no background, no context. Would you say if you are familiar with the saying? Any possible exegesis? When giants cast...

He Sat In The Corner Of The Semi-Dark...

Hi Would you say that the following lines are natural? Any suggestions are welcome. He sat in the corner of the semi-dark room popping the sour grapes, ignorant to the still...

Use Of 'Get Harmed'?

Hi Is the use of ' get harmed' natural in everyday English? I hope the children don't get harmed in that silly game. I am particularly curious as to the first example in frazeit...

Tire Inflation?

Hi Are these sentences natural English? Any suggestions please? I need to take the car for tire/tyre inflation. I need to inflate the tires/tyres. (even if the task is to...

Non-Existing Words?

Any thoughts anyone on whether or not to use non-existing words? Like voluntile... (or another: grudgy) “A chance to make this relationship voluntile so it would be really worthwile...

Use Of 'Decline'?

Hi This is how decline is used in my part of the world. Could you please tell me if the use sounds fully natural to your native ears? I offered her a lift but she declined...

Pull Up?

Hi. What does it mean to: pull your knees up to your chest does pull up just mean move? Thanks in advance ...

The More?

Hi. What's the difference between "buzz and hum" and noise? The more aspects of the daily activities that occur within the hospital that can be automated will simplify the logistics...

"See Somebody And His / Her Household...

Someone told me that the sentences means I'll take them to Hayakawa's home. Could you tell me if his / her paraphrasing is right? ...

What Does This Phrase Mean "A Total Glass...

The context is a person says the guy may be a total glass bowl. I thought it was a common phrase that I didn't know but have not yielded any results in my search. Thank you...

Use Of 'Full Speed'?

Hi Could you please tell me if you find these fully natural? I drove at full speed and finally reached there on time. The child ran at full speed and fell badly on his face...

Pronunciation Of 'February'?

Hi I just read in an article that the pronunciation of this word is a challenge to even native speakers. I am not sure about the authenticity of the information the article provides...

The Rampant Wrappers Of Chips And Biscuits...

Hi Could you please give me suitable adjective to complete this sentence? The rampant wrappers of chips and biscuits on the floor looked so _______________________. (ugly?)...

Sunk In The Dark?

Hi Could you please give your take on these? Which one sounds better? For some reason, her house was always sunk in the dark . She never turned on the lights. For some reason...

Pleasant On The Eyes?

Hi Could you please tell me which version sounds better to your native ears? on VS to eyes VS eye (Talking about a book) Big fonts are always pleasant on the eye/eyes. Big...

Find The Tense?

Hi I have picked these sentences (questions) from some grammar books written by Indian authors. Are they natural? Identify the tense the following sentences have been used...

He Has A Terrible Anger.

Hi Are these sentences natural and do they carry the same meaning? He has a terrible anger. He has a terrible temper. Thanks, Tom ...

Use Of 'Financially Stressed'?

Hi The red phrase is common in Indian English? Does it sound OK to native ears? We were financially stressed at the time. Do you think they are financially stressed? Thanks...

My Shirt Button Came Off At Work Today...

Hi Are the red parts fully natural? Any other suggestions please? My shirt button came off at work today. Do you know how to sew a button? Do you know how to stitch a button...

Clearance?

Hi What does clearance mean in: A few of the gymnastics employed include removable building exterior panels and structurally reinforced pathways from delivery points for trucks...

Proper Equivalents To "Imbecilize" , ...

I know these are not correct forms, but I'd like some equivalents(synonyms) Thanks!

Evince Design?

As he might have argued, human hands more thoroughly evince design than anything crafted by them. From ludwig.guru website. The sentence, without any context, is an exemplary...
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