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Cousin.

Moreover, I do believe that print resouces would yield to their online cousins in the coming year. (from an essay by an advanced student.) Is this sentence natural? If not, please...

In Water Vs Underwater?

Hi Would you say that these are equally natural? A frog can live both on land and in water. A frog can live both on land and underwater. Thanks, Tom PS: A frog and the...

Do Your Own Sorting?

Hi Is this natural English? Any suggestions please? About our services at the hotel we receive all sorts of feedback. Then we do your own sorting , which one to pay attention...

Packed To Capacity?

Hi Are these almost the same? The hall was packed to capacity. The hall was packed to overflowing. Thanks, Tom ...

Meaning?

Hi, What is the meaning of sobriety was difficult enough during dry evenings? Why sobriety is difficult enough in dry evenings? Thanks ...

Meaning?

Hi, what is the meaning of "Go, girl," and "Now .." in the following text? "He's a nice- looking guy, a few years younger. One of her students." "Go girl," Myra said."Did you...

By Discipline, Education, And Example...

"Smith admits, that experience of how certain actions tend to elicit pleasant sentiments and others unpleasant ones would lead us to form ‘general rules which determined what...

What's The Meaning Of "Paint Me Purple...

This idiom(?) seems odd to me as I cannot look it up in any dictionary. It comes from Dan Brown's Angels and Demons. I am confused with it. What does it mean? Thanks in...

Almost Three Decades Later I Read This...

Hi Is the use of remembered natural here? (remembered = one who has not been forgotten) Almost three decades later, I read this poem today again as a tribute to a remembered...

Meaning?

Hi, what is the meaning of"why would I follow that" and "ratted out" in the following text: "......He ( lawyer) ratted out a client, a defense contractor who was illegally selling...

Meaning?

Hi, what is the meaning of dabbling in the black market in the following text? Does the business still include dabbling in the black market? Thanks ...

Meaning?

Hi, what is the meaning of "as the clock seemed to stop " in the following text? The waitress poured champaign and took their orders. They toasted the new contract again as...

Going Out, Going Outside Or?

Some years ago, my English was not perfect, and I usually told my office collegaues that "I go out for lunch" -- obvious not meaning partying, drinking or anything like that...

A Faith That Is Intended To Be Reassuring...

"Smith’s faith that our innate dispositions will not only preserve society, but allow it to enjoy a measure of prosperity regardless of the particular system of political economy...

Like Or For?

Hey guys, I have a question to you. I'm not sure if it's about vocabulary, but here it is. Which preposition should I use in this context... L like Love or R for Rose? ...

The Expression 'To No Avail'?

I have a friend who insists that he is using the expression, "to no avail" properly when he says (quite frequently), "That ticked me off to no avail", after he gets upset by something...

What Does HBIC Means Please?

I did some searching and found out it stands for Head Bitch In Charge. But I have no ideas about its explicit meanings. What does Head Bitch In Charge means ? Does it means something...

What Does ''An Honest Mistake'' Mean?

What does an honest mistake mean? ...

Is Stuffs Plural From Stuff?

Hi, Is there any difference between the words stuff and stuffs? I don't know if stuff is countable or not, but stuffs should be plural, shouldn't it? However, I searched Google...

Synonyms Of Medical Center?

Hey guys, I need to get to know 3 or 4 synonyms of the medical center. I don't mean the hospital. I mean the medical office. Could you tell me what they are? Thank you very...

Keep The Party Going?

Hi what does it mean if some institutions want to Keep the party going? Thanks in advance ...

Can We Use Second Form Of Verb With Did...

Why you didn't came today ? Is this question sentence correct?

Doctor Appointment Or Doctor´S Appointment...

I have a question that I need help with...fast. (I am a non - native English speaker) Is it possible to say " I have a doctor appointment" instead of using the form ...

When Someone Asks "Where Are You From...

When someone asks "Where are you from" does it mean where I live currently or where i was born?

Meaning?

Hi, what is the meaning of drew a line straight at in the following text: His trackers drew a line straight at Biloxi, the usual target, but by then they knew better than to...
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