Grammar?

Hello everyone, Could you please explain to me why "just" is wrong with past simple in the following sentence? It just rained in the north today, and the rivers are rising. I...

Grammar?

Hello everyone, Are the the following sentences correct? 1. I have waited for you for hours. 2. I have been waiting for you for hours. I think both are correct. Is that right...

Grammar?

Hello everyone, Are the following sentences correct? 1. What have you done all this time? 2. What did you do all this time? 3. It just rained in the north today, and the rivers...

What Happens First?

1 When I gave him 10 dollars, he told me the news. (First, I gave ten $, second, he told the news) 2 When I gave him 10 dollars, he had told me the news. (First, he told the...

Grammar?

Hello everyone, Is it okay to use the stative verbs "need, like, hate, prefer, want, belong, love" with present perfect continuous as follows? 1. I have been needing someone...

Unusual?

Kids are having a thrill in riding on horses that are creating unusual shakes . Please check it. Is " creating unusual shakes " correct? ...

Relative Clause Question?

Hi everyone. Here is a multiple choice question that I couldn't find the correct answer. I need a brief explanation about it.  Bennett's novel The Old Wives' Tale is the one...

Hasn't It/Doesn't It?

Can both the two question tags be correct? -It has to be that, hasn't it/doesn't it?-We have to go, haven't we/don't we?-She has not this, has she/does she?-They have a good...

Watch TV From A Distance?

Hi When a kid sits too close to the television while watching it, we often tell them to move some distance away from it. So what's the right way to say, ' Watch TV from a distance...

Grammar?

Hello everyone, Is "when the soldiers were walking..." correct in the following question? What did Joe do when the soldiers were walking quickly? - He picked up Pip and carried...

Since/After?

1 She lived in NY for two years since she divorced. ( WRONG ) 2 She lived in NY for two years after she divorced. ( CORRECT ) 3 She had lived in NY for two years since ...

"As Far As I Could Spit"?

I am watching a movie (Sherloc Holmes) I have noticed a sentence: God knows what they've been spraying on us all this years or putting in the water. I wouldn't trust them as...

IELTS TASK 1: Hints, Tips And Advice

General advice for Task 1 essays: Essay structure, clauses and sentence structure, vocabulary, length, and managing your time. Structure : This works for most Task 1 essays...

What Is The Opposite Of The Word 'Benefit...

If a product has some 'benefits', it follows that is will have some drawbacks (possibly). I need to find a word that is not seen as a negative such as 'drawbacks' but it must...

Grammar?

Hello everyone, Are the following sentences correct? 1. He forgets greeting me. 2. He forgets to greet me. 3. He doesn't forget to greet me. 4. He doesn't forget greeting me...

Share With Me?

1.,Share with me your thoughts. 2. Share your thoughts with me. Are these sentences both correct? ...

Leave Application For Going Abroad?

please guide me how to write a leave application to my principal of special school for three month 8th of may to 31st may... thanks

Ielts Writing Task 2 ( Discussion Essay...

Topic : Some people believe that studying at university or college is the best route to a successful career, while others believe that it is better to get a job straight after...

Grammar?

Hello everyone, Is it okay to use "just, already, always, sometimes, usually, and never" in every position in sentences as follows? 1. I usually/just/already/never/always/sometimes...

Grammar?

Hello everyone, Could you please give me some sentence examples where "try+verbing" isn't interchangeable with "try+to infinitive"? I have some examples where "verb+ to infinitive...