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Dear sirs and madams, The answer to the following question is (A), but I think (D) also can be correct and make sense. Would anyone give me some advice about this? Dolphin Hotel is conveniently located _____ the Shewood Central Station and a short ...
 
Hiroshi'Lucy was staying with her aunt in the nearby town of Hamilton.'In this...
But the preposition is "in". "nearby" is not used as a preposition here, but as an adjective to modify 'town'.
You couldn't say ... staying with her aunt nearby Hamilton.
CJ ...
 
HiroshiThe Belamar is also located nearby...
There may be regions where this is accepted, but in my opinion it's not the best English.
My dictionary lists 'nearby' only as an adjective or an adverb, not as a preposition.
CJ ...
 Dear CJ,
I use 'nearby' as an adjective or an adverb, not as a preposition as you say.
Thank you for your advice.
Hiroshi
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I realized that my main photo was changed! The title of the photo is "Playing PSP with BOSE earphone", which is a picture of my son wearing BOSE earphone. But I can't find the picture, instead a picture of a man, who looks like Indian is on my page! I don't ...
 Hi Hiroshi
Unfortunately there is a bug in the system which is causing this. It's on the list of fixes to be implemented.
Your account hasn't been hacked.
Regards
Opti
 Hello Opti,
I'm glad to hear that.
But it's spooky.
Could you let me know when it will be fixed?
Regards
Hiroshi
 No ETA for that, sorry Emotion: sad
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Dear sirs, Would you advise me whether sentence #1 is correct or not? If it's correct, which sentence is usually used between #1 and #2? 1. I regret that I didn't study hard. 2. I regret not having studied hard. Thank you for your advice in advance. Hiroshi
 
Hiroshi Dear sirs,Would you advise me...
There is also "I regret not studying hard." I find all three acceptable, equally likely and identical in meaning. ...
 Thank your for your advice, enoon.
Hiroshi
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