Hello, .. My friend and I both work as programmers. I want to compare myself to him so I say: "As programmers, I work more hours than you" Is it correct? Thank you very much.
Clive I think you intend the word 'programmers' to refer to both of you, but the position of the phrase makes me think it refers just to you. More natural is eg "As a programmer, I work more hours than you." eg "I work more hours than you." (You both ...
Hi, .. Can you please help me understand the second clause in the following statement.. : Although Tutt had humiliated his rival, Hickok's ultimatum essentially forced his hand. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WildBill_Hickok%E2%80%93_Davis_Tutt_shootout Thank you.
Have you checked a dictionary for the definition of 'ultimatum'? ultimatum: a statement that orders someone to do something and threatens to punish or attack them if they do not to force his (Tutt's) hand: to force Tutt to act (in a given way) CJ