Passive Or Active?

aactive or passive The shop will close or the shop will be closed ??? ...

Erase, Clean And Rub Off?

Hello everyone, If a white board is written and not clean, can I use "rub off", "clean", and "erase" to say: 1. I'll clean the white board. 2. I'll rub off the white board....

They've Yet To Make...

Sevilla are dominating possession and territory, but they’ve yet to make de Gea work in any serious way . (The Guardian's football live report.) Does "they've yet to make de...

Syntax?

Hello everyone, Are the following sentences OK? 1. He's happy to be in our fate. 2. He's happy to be in our favour. Regards, JA ...

Can A Gerund Be Used For Shortness And...

Can a gerund be used for shortness and to mean Present simple tense? Now for some reason I can't explain what I exactly mean but I can show it Sentence: I know the person playing...

Why Is It Correct?

After everything I have been through instead of I had been or I was. I've heard so many people saying this sentence but from what I know , when we use after or before we shouldn...

Beg Your Pardon?

Hello everyone, What does " I beg your pardon" mean? Is it formal or informal? Regards, JA ...

Some More?

Sevilla ping the ball around some more. (From The Guardian's live football report.) Is "some more" an adverb meaning "a little while longer" in the comment above? ...

Is It Written Right?

During the next five years, the company developed 202, 302 and 402 models, the appearance of which reminded exquisite forms of an elephant. Unbelievably beautiful vehicles were...

By Phone On The Phone?

Hello everyone, Is there any difference between "by phone" and "on the phone" in the following sentences? 1. John talked with Sally by phone. 2. John talked with Sally on phone...

A Doctor Or Doctors?

Hello everyone, Is either "a doctor" or "doctors" possible the sentence? - If we were a doctor/doctors, we would save the life of the injured man. Regards, JA ...

I Knew...

Someone's having trouble with a word, looks it up on the internet and says: Aha! I knew that's how you say it! Aha! I knew that was how you said it! Are both correct? ...

Disruption?

Dear teachers, I searched and found that we can say "disruption of biological rythms" I need to say "disruption of the natural biological powers": Is this correct? Or could you...

Is This Sentence Correct? Please Help...

She will get a heart attack after watching this video.

Alternatives?

Hey, is there any alternatives to this sentence "I hope you all are at the best of health'.

Come To Me As Sth, Is This Correct?

Hello everyone just when I want to convey such a meaning as: I don't treat word A and B as synonyms and a sentence structure came to my mind and I want to express it in this...

Can You Tell Me What This Sentence Means...

Can you tell me what this sentence means? I feel like going back to prison. He thinks that he is going to be arrested although he is not exactly sure? Is that what it means?...

A Handfull Of?

Hello everyone, Is phrase "a handfull of" correctly used in the following sentence? - A handfull of students attended in the class yesterday. Regards, JA ...

Grammar-Conditional Sentences?

Hello everyone, When we have two clauses connected by "or" as follows: -we need to have good weather, or the trees will not produce good fruit. If I use "as long as" and "if...

I Have A Question.

"What she gave me was fantastic." can be rephrased , such as , " The thing which she gave me was fantastic." Is that right? Then, can we say " a thing which " has almost...