Are We There Yet Vs Arn't We There Yet
1. Are we there yet? 2. Aren't we there yet? Aren't they interchangeable, depending...
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Reagan's Speech On The Berlin Wall
In 1987, Peter Robinson wrote the speech in which Ronal Reagan demanded that Gorbachev...
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Good Riddance (To Bad Rubbish)
Forget about x-mas. Gimmie some examples of the usage of this phrase. I know its...
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"Give Sb An Open Shot" Meaning?
Hi, dear teachers! I came across the phrase in Dan Brown's novel Angels and Demons...
Practice?
Can somebody check these sentences please (context: classroom language)? 1)you can...
About Tense In Stories: This Is Bothersome...
Hi, The excerpt below is from a book by David Sedaris, and I would like to know...
Hello: I Have A Difficulty
Hello: I have a difficulty finding the meaning of "lors" in this context. Seems to...
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Tiny As /Tini/?
During my recent visit to the US (I am not a native English speaker) I heard several...
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Alternative Word For Scold?
This is my first post here at the forum. Looking forward for more and more. Consider...
What Does "Tell With Someone" Mean?
I have gone through many dictionaries but can't find this phrase. Could you...
"O" American Pronunciation?
Is there any rule to know whether I should pronounce the "O" as an "a:" or reduce...
Replies To Thanks
Suppose someone did you some favor and you say to him words of thankfulness, and...
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"Open An Close These Ducks" Meaning?
I come across some very confusing usage of words and phrases when I read the novel...
"Get All Diva-Like On My Ass" Meaning...
I came across this baffling sentence when I played a game called "va11 halla". The...
Think Positive?
Hi. I came across the phrase think positive , should it be think positively ?...
Unfreeze- Thaw?
Hello, could you help me with these? The sentences are within a recipe context: 1...
What Vs. Which Vs. Where Vs. How?
Hello, Could you please help me with my questions below? I would really appreciate...
Final Word On Bre/Lyle "Fee Earner"
Further research convinces me that the following is the truth of the matter: In BrE...
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Meaning Of This "Circuit-Court"?
Hi, The sentences below are from a book, and I have a couple of questions. ...
How Could Anyone "Stand To" Listen To...
Hi, Would you tell me the meaning of this "stand to," underlined? I assumed it...