I Am Asked/I Have Been Asked?

Hi , I am a little/little confused about the usage of below and how does the meaning differs..Please help me out. a) I am asked to do it I have been asked to do it b) I...

Leave Letter For Exam.

Dear Sir, Sub:- Leave application due to M.B.A exam. Dear Sir, This is to inform you that my M.B.A exam on 4th April, 2010. I will be appeared this exam, so I want to leave...

Please Check My Narration?

Please Check my Narration: Q: He said to us, "Have you solved these sums ?" A: He said to us of we had solved those sums. Q: I said to her," Why was your baby weeping yesterday...

Within The Hour Or So?

Heard from an old movie of the 1940s. Does it mean " during the last sixty minutes approximately "? The complete sentence is: "The flashlight still burns. Someone must have been...

English Listening And Understanding The...

While I'm listening to English, the most difficult part for me to listen is the prepositions. Even though I can understand slow native speakers, when it comes to the fast speaking...

Which (One) + (Of / 0) + Noun: Object...

Hi all, I am reviewing grammar rules. Many things are in the process of changing, so it gets confusing at times. Can anyone help me decide how to decide about "which" + preposition...

Why Are IELTS Scores Valid For 2 Years...

Hello I was just wondering why IELTS scores are valid for 2 years only? If a person has appeared for the exam and obtained an overall score of 8.0, is it like that his/her proficiency...

Spanner In The Works, Prune Back?

Hi, 1) I know that you say ‘throw a spanner in the works’ in British English, but could I replace ‘the works’ with ‘plans’? “He gave us the instructions too late which threw...

Help Me Answer This Scholarship Question...

1. Explain what new skills and knowledge you expect to gain from the scholarship awards of Master of Science in Finance? Please be as specific as possible 2. Explain how these...

Do Native Children Learn Ipa ?

Hi everybody. For people whose official language are not English, to start to learn English, we often learn 44 sounds in IPA. I wonder whether children in American or English...

Run A Fine Line?

Hi, “There’s a fine line between unique and formal when it comes to writing papers.” Does it mean that something unique can be formal and visa versa? Thank you. ...

Doubt In Sentence Up?

Dear all, I would like to know which of the following sentences are correct 1. I like to go beach 2. I like to go to beach 3. I needed to go that shop 4. I needed to go to that...

As The Tree Falls, So Shall It Lie.

"As the tree falls, So Shall it lie." Does anybody know the meaning of this proverb? I think that it might be from the bible, however, I don't know it's meaning.

Riddle: Thirty White Horses On A Red Hill...

Another tough one: Thirty white horses on a red hill First they champ, Then they stamp, Then they stand still.

Taller Than (He, Him, He Is)?

Hi guys!!! In these sentences: "I'm taller than he" "I'm taller than he is" "I'm taller than him." 1) Are all of them gramatically correct? 2) Is any of them more formal...

Which Is Your Favourite Movie?

Which is your favourite movie?? And why??

Serve As V.S. Act As?

Hello Everyone, I have a question regarding the difference between the phrasal verbs "serve as" and "act as". I have read many example sentences in different dictionaries, but...

God Vs Guard?

I've got a problem when I say the word "guard" (in brit accent) on google voice typing. It typed god instead. Any ideas? The difference is just the ɑː and ɒ sound. Does any...

Put On, Turn On, Put Off/Out, Turn Off...

Hi, Can you look at the following phrases? put on light, oven, radio, TV, kettle, music, gas, faucet. turn on light, oven, radio, TV, kettle, music, gas, faucet...

Have You Ever See "5555" From Your Thai...

As the topic above , Have you ever see "5555" from your Thai friend chat ? Do you know the meaning ?