Is The Article "The" Necessary In "Remove...

Is the article "the" necessary in the imperative: Remove the unused TODO keywords. or this works as well? Remove unused TODO keywords. Context: I'm talking about keywords...

Should It Be "Has"Or "Have"?

However, even the most advanced type of progressive lenses have limitations when user's presbyopia/" 老花" crosses the +1.75/+2.00Ds mark. zone. S hould it be "has" or "have...

Please Check My Sentences?

1. The remainder is always smaller than the divisor in division. 2. A remainder is always less than a divisor in division. Thanks ...

Far Away And Afar?

Hi Are these sentences fully natural? I like animals only from afar. I like animals only from a distance. I like animals only from far away. Thanks, Tom ...

Use Of 'Shower'?

Hi Are these sentences natural English? The guests were showered with rose petals. The enemy was showered with arrows. The robber was showered with bullets. Thanks, Tom ...

Use Of 'Slurp' With Eating?

Hi Most dictionaries say that slurp can be used both for eating and drinking. BUT the examples only talk about: slurp one's coffee, slurp one's tea, etc. I have not seen...

Made Something An Excuse?

Hi This kind of wording is common in Indian English. Could you please tell me how these sentences sound to your native ears? Now making this very little injury an excuse , he...

The Water Had Drained But The Sweater...

Hi Could you please tell me how you find the following sentences? The water had drained, but the jacket was still wet. The water had drained out, but the jacket was still wet...

Realize One's Hopes?

Hi Is the use of 'realize one's hopes' natural English? It's sad to know that the poor lady could never realize her hopes. Or I have many hopes I want to realize. Thanks, Tom...

Fallen In My Own Eyes?

Hi Fallen in one's own eyes is a VERY common expression in Indian English. Could you please tell me how it sounds to you? After the incident, I fell in my own eyes. [link]...

Clothes Degenerate If You Sleep In Them...

Hi Are these sentences fully OK? Any other suggestions please? Clothes degenerate if you sleep in them. Clothes degenerate faster if you sleep in them. Clothes worsen in quality...

Good Time?

How to say this in English? I am running with good time. My good time is running. Because I just got a job which earns me enough to live the life the way I want. I am tension...

Take A U-Turn?

Hi It's common to use 'take a U-turn' in its literal sense where I live. Could you please tell me how this sentence sounds to you? The street became so narrow that taking a ...

Use Of 'Wheel-Jam Strike'?

Hi Is the use of 'wheel-jam strike' natural to your ears? The term is very common where I live. Thanks, Tom [link]/ ...

What Does "Monthlies" Mean In This Context...

shred her dress and divvy it up for monthlies (family guy)

Put Together?

Consider the following paragraph: "I admired Colonel Ed. And I was fascinated by him. He wasn't put together like other men." What does 'put together' mean? -----...

Capitalization Of Army?

Should army be capitalized in this sentence? My friend's oldest brother is going into the army next week.

Basic Grammar: And/Or?

I am holding a party. Mary is invited and she may come, she may not come. Peter is invited too, he may come, he may not come. I am interested to know if they will come. How should...

Keep Someone' Heart?

Hi There is a very common expression in my language whose literal translation in English would be something like this: keep someone's heart Or hearten someone We use this expression...

And We Knew?

Are these correct and meaningful: 1) We had a few suspects. There was a burglar who had been arrested multiple times, but we didn't know how many times. There was another burglar...