Laughing At Something Or Someone?

Does laughing at something carry an implication that I don't trust you? For example, if I say I am laughing at his conclusion / prediction / answer / solution. Does it carry...

Granted?

I know the usual meaning of "granted" which is usually followed by "but", but I can not understand its meaning in the following context. Does it make any difference in the meaning...

Comma After I'm Sorry?

Should we use a comma in these sentences? I'm sorry I'm late I'm sorry I can't come tonight I'm afraid I won't be able to come to your party. I'm afraid you can't have a cake...

'Speak To' Or 'Speak'?

Which sentences are correct and why? Thanks in advance. 1) I will speak you tomorrow or I will speak to you tomorrow. 2) Speak you then or Speak to you then. 3) Speak soon...

As / Since?

As we don't have site access today, we will send our techinician to the site tomorrow. Since we don't have site access today, we will send our techinician to the site tomorrow...

What Would Be The Most Natural Way To...

A: If you ask me, Pete is the perfect man. B: He told you to say that/this? / Did he tell you to say that/this? What would be the most natural way to phrase B's response/question...

Oscillating Between?

Should I read the complex Original Text below like: 1. ... Spiral Jetty enacts a symbolic ritual allowing temporary sway to the death drive through a) oscillating between...

If "She Is Not What?

If "She is not what she used to be" was converted to "She is not the thing that she used to be", would it still sound OK and make the same sense?

Accomplished And Important Little Self...

Hello everybody. I have some questions, would you please tell me the answers? What does as the height of luxury mean? As the height of luxury, she put down some of her sewing...

Any Police Officer, Not Below The Rank...

Dear all, I saw the sentence "Any police officer, not below the rank of a sub-Inspector should attend the meeting." in an official letter. Here could you please tell me whether...

Question Mark Or Exclamation?

Hi, 'Jack switched sides.' 'What!' Can 'what!' be used like this (with exclamation point) to express surprise? Or should what always be followed by question mark? Thank you...

You Went?

Hi teachers. Is 'you went' natural here if a week ago Bill told Bob that he wasn't sure if he was going to go to the funeral? Thank you. Bob: How did the funeral go? Bill: Fine...

Kindly Review My Writing?

Some people strongly believe that consuming meats cause serious health problem but I do not agree with them. Such people are of the opinion that eating meats cause various...

Are These Sentences Natural Enough?

A man vanished right in front of my eyes. It sounds like what happens in detective novels, so you may not believe it, but it did happen.

We've Been Talking About It...

Shannon has just moved in with me. Really? Yeah. Last week. We've been talking about it for a while, so... Hi. 1) Would the present perfect continuous be your choice here...

Essay?

Education is a noun being quite accustomed to everyone and most of the children educated all over the world. However, many people believed their future's kids are destroyed when...

Writing?

1. Not only the daughter but also her mother is beautiful. 2. Not only is the daughter but also her mother beautiful. Please correct the sentences. ...

Sun's Out, Guns Out?

I haven't been able to find a definite meaning of that idiom. Ok, the sun's out bit clearly refers to summer, but at about guns?

Is This A Correct Sentence?

It is funny that hospitals that treat patients by using the most advanced medical devices do not use 4 or 9 as room numbers.

Die Out And Die Down?

Hi It is somewhat common in Indian English to confuse these two. Die down -- Die out Could you please tell me how you find these? The noise died down soon The noise died...