It Was Clever?

Hello everybody. Copper continued in a grand voice. “This battle between two great college teams said to be the jewels of our baseball world is now in its thirtieth year! Even...

Commanding Their Own Brass Band?

Hello everybody. “…Thirty minutes before the heated battle, Jingu Stadium is buzzing with anticipation and emotion. Tens of thousands of fans have been streaming into the...

Price Is Too Bad?

Is it correct to say "the price is too bad" to refer to the situation where the price for something isn't attractive? I'd like to say the price is too high but actually I am...

The Roaring Sound Of Engines?

In a diner: Dave sits at a table drinking a soda when he hears the roaring sound of engines . He looks out the window and sees a bunch of bikers pulling into the diner's parking...

The Commons?

"A need-less citizen would be highly suspicious. People are told that they need their jobs, not so much for the money as for the services they get. The commons are extinguished...

Bowling For ...

I've always wondered what the title to the documentary " Bowling for Columbine " stood for. I mean, I looked up that bowling may refer to the killers going bowling early in the...

Are These Sentences Grammatically Correct...

Are these sentences grammatically correct? In the sentences, the verb agreement is the same as when we remove the "he thinks"? - He will eliminate who he thinks are ...

And Then I'll Be On My Way Home.

Two truckers talking during a break from driving. Trucker #1 : How long have you been on the road now? Trucker #2 : Nine days. I just need to get to Chicago and then I'll...

If The Workers Emancipated Were Acquired...

A law of June 18, 1840, went further and gave the owners the power to emancipate their possessionary workers. The owners were entitled to an indemnity of 36 silver rubles per...

Who Are All?

A: Where are you? B: We are going on a tour of Mumbai. A: Who are all? B: I am going along with my family. Please check them. Especially, is "who are all" correct here? ...

Go Down On/To The Floor?

1. Go down on the 13th floor. 2. Go down to the 13th floor. Are these both grammatically correct?

Appears Out Of The Dark Woods Further...

Ken and Ben drive down a road surrounded by woods. Carl appears out of the dark woods further down the road. Ken: There he is. Is this OK? Thanks. ...

Presenting Stimuli In A Premuted Order...

Hi everybody. I was reading a paper and then I came across this phrase. "Eleven trials of each rhythm type (isochronous, and nonisochronous sequences) in each modality (auditory...

Writing?

The routine is a usual or fixed way of doing things. Everyone has a routine and so do I, my routine is listening to music and watching movies, it helps me relax after a long...

Reeling?

I wrote this: Sam, Tim and Paul, each with a beer in hand, stand outside the bar, casually watching two guys throwing punches at each other. Both are reeling, but still swinging...

Ing Form Before A Noun?

Hi! Crying for sentence 1 is a verb. Is crying for sentence 2 also a verb? Thanks, Fulvio 1. The mother left her child crying behind. 2. The mother left her crying child...

‘Be Told’ And ‘Hear’?

Hello, everyone, “About 80 students were invited to participate in an experiment and were told they would be given some money after a series of tests. A researcher was hired...

Almost?

The meeting is almost over. The meeting is more or less over. Please check them. ...

Intact?

In the storeroom, I came across the football that I used to play with in my childhood. The football remained intact . Please check it. Are " came across " and "intact" suitable...

Placement Of [Different Colours]?

I have made up the sentences below. (1) Jack likes to wear different colour hats. (2) Jack likes to wear hats in different colours. (3) Jack likes to wear different colours of...