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Hi,

Could you check for me if I have made any mistake in these sentences please?


I can see my bike [ below / beneath ] from my apartment. (Same meaning, "beneath" is a higher register)

I am wearing two T-shirts [ inside / underneath ] my jacket. (Same meaning)


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John AkiI can see my bike [ below / beneath ] from my apartment. (Same meaning, "beneath" is a higher register)

You see it 'below your apartment' or 'beneath your apartment'. No "from".

Yes, the meaning is about the same, and 'beneath' can be considered a higher register word, but not by very much.

John AkiI am wearing two T-shirts [ inside / underneath ] my jacket. (Same meaning)

I wouldn't say inside.

inside is more for inside the house, inside the building, inside the hotel, inside the restaurant, inside the car, inside the school, inside the train, etc. It's not so good for clothes, although I suppose you could find something inside a shoe.

CJ

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Thanks Mr. CJ.

I suppose underneath for these items would be another meaning? am I correct?

Underneath the table, house, car, shoes. (on the bottom)


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John Aki

John Aki

Thanks Mr. CJ.

I suppose underneath for these items would be another meaning? am I correct?

Underneath the table, house, car, shoes. (on the bottom)


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John Aki

under (common) OR underneath (less usual) the table, house, car.

"underneath the shoes" doesn't work.

CJ

Thank you again Mr. CJ,

Could you please teach me how to use these four words properly? here is my understanding,


Sting is a common word, it applies for almost everything,

A bee stung me, smoke stung me, your words stung me, a needle stung me, a fork stung, grass stung me...etc


Prick mainly for sharp things,

A needle prickled me, a fork pricked me.

Do they work here? maybe not....

A bee prickled me, smoke prickled me, your word pricked me, grass prickled me.


Prickle for tiny things

His mustache prickled me, grass prickled me, a pineapple prickled me.


Tingle, rarely use this word...

Cold tingled me.


Thank in advance

John Aki

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John AkiSting is a common word, it applies for almost everything.
A bee stung me, the smoke stung my eyes, your words stung me,
OK so far, but the following are not as good.
a needle stung me (maybe for something like a vaccination),
a fork stung, grass stung me...etc 'fork' and 'grass' puzzle me. I don't think you'll find those used anywhere with 'stung'.
John AkiTingle, rarely use this word...

Correct. We use this mostly as the noun "a tingling". This example might interest you. It's about herpes zoster. Have you studied that yet in your med courses?

Adults who had chickenpox as a child are at risk for shingles, which is caused by the same virus. It starts as a numbness, tingling or itching and develops into a rash.

John AkiPrick mainly for sharp things, A needle pricked me, a fork pricked me.

Those are possible.

John AkiDo they work here? maybe not....A bee prickled me, smoke prickled me, your word pricked me, grass prickled me.

No. Don't bother with those.

John AkiPrickle for tiny things
His mustache prickled me, grass prickled me, a pineapple prickled me.

The mustache example might work, but not the others. Again, your choice of 'grass' puzzles me. Is grass sharp in Japan? Emotion: surprise


A word of caution regarding the work 'prick' and similar words. Some people do not use these words at all because of other definitions of the same word.

See definitions 4 and 5 of this dictionary entry:

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prick

However, in spite of the caution that most people observe around these words, the adjective prickly is sometimes used without any problems.

These gloves will protect your hands, especially when you work with thorny or prickly plants.
Succulents are adored for their texture and architecture.They can be spiked or matted, shiny or frosted, hairy, prickly, velvety or webbed.

People are also said to be prickly when they are easily irritated and hard to get along with:

Even in the contentious world of economics, Joe Stiglitz is considered somewhat prickly.

CJ

Thank you Mr. CJ,

John Aki