"Candle-And-Sandle"?

Does anybody know what this mean? It's something that I heard from an American TV show. The original context is just helpless.

I Came Here Vs I Have Come Here?

Dear all, The other day I saw in a video a person asked a non-native YouTube teacher to translate a sentence from his mother tongue into English. The teacher translated the...

Could Have Been?

Hello sir, I want to ask you difference between the two sentences below . 1)I could have been watching television at home (but I'm wet and cold and tired from my walk in the...

You Could Roast Chicken Whole Or In Pieces...

(1) You can roast chicken whole or in pieces if you want to/if you like. (2) You could roast chicken whole or in pieces if you want to/if you like. (3) You can stay here...

Ielts Writing Task 1

THE PIE CHART BELOW SHOWS THE MAIN REASONS WHY AGRICULTURAL LAND BECOMES LESS PRODUCTIVE. THE TABLE SHOWS HOW THESE CAUSES AFFECTED THREE REGIONS OF THE WORLD DURING THE 1990S...

When To Use Seem/Seems?

In the below sentence "You don't seems to be knowing anything other than working." a) which is correct seem or seems b) Can I use knowing or know

Shows Up OR Show Up?

Hi Which one is correct? He might shows up OR He might show up Thanks

Could You Tell Me What Does It Mean, Please...

“Internet is one of the greatest tools we have today. We Facebook, tumble, stumble, and tweet more now than ever”. As I understood, “Facebook” here is a verb. But what do “tumble...

Please Review My IELTS Essay

Topic: Nowadays the way many people interact with each other has changed because of technology. In what ways has technology affected the types of relationships people make? Has...

Gasoline/Gas?

In my understanding, if you say, "a gas station," it means a station where people fill gasoline into their cars in the United States. In Japan, people use city gas (usually natural...

"The Majority Cultivates The Minority...

When you hear "The majority cultivates the minority" without any context, what comes to your mind first? Is "cultivate" here a negative meaning or positive meaning?

It Is Amazing That Alex Should Run Fast...

Dear all, Please see the following sentences. I saw these sentences in a video explaining various uses of 'should'. But regarding the following sentences, they are not being...

Never Let It Be Said That I Can't Let...

I would like to know the meaning of "1". I wonder why she said "1". 1. Never let it be said that I can't let sleeping dogs lie ...

Clauses?

Kindly provide suitable clauses: 1. Having settled the quarrel ________________ . 2. I would like him ______________ . Thanks.

Are We Meeting Tommorrow? Is?

are we meeting tommorrow? is it right

Test - Modals

Choose the correct item. From: Evans, V. (2002) CPE Use of English 1 for the Revised Cambridge Proficiency Exam: Student's Book. Express Publishing. ...

How To Pronounce Louvre?

Louvre Museum of France is very famous throughout the world. How is Louvre pronounced? Is it pronounced loo-ver or lov-er to rhyme with hover? ...

Teach?

"Some subjects are difficult to teach to kids." I found the above sentence on a language web site. It sounds unnatural to me, because “teach to someone” is hardly heard, but...

What Is The Difference Between " Start...

What is the difference between " start + to-infinitive" & " start + "ing""?? For example, 1) It started to rain. 2) It started raining. I know start is followed by gerund...

Provide Someone (With) Sth.

Hi, ..I understand that if provide is followed by an indirect object, followed by a direct one, the latter is preceeded with with , as in: " We should provide learners of...