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1. John asked both you and him to design the workshop. 2, When you need assistance, call Dan or myself. 3. We would have been pleased if the project had went well. 4. He lend me the guitar for three months. 5. His decision (will, would) affect ...
 1. John asked both you and him to design the workshop.
2, When you need assistance, call Dan or myself me.
3. We would have been pleased if the project had went gone well.
4. He lend lent me the guitar for three months.
5. His decision (will, would) ...
  # 5 and 9 either one of the verb is correct? Thank you CJ.
 
tildetdouspartIn # 5 and 9 either one of the verbs is correct?
Right.
CJ
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1. Let's do the swiping the floor 2. Let's do the swiping of the floor. Which is correct or are they both wrong?
 To swipe is to steal. How are you going to carry away the floor?
I think you're talking about using a broom.
Let's sweep the floor.
CJ
I'm beginning to think you are incapable of using any verb in English without -ing on the end of it. Emotion: smile
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The narrator recalls his adolescence. He is an apprentice for the lawyer Mr. Spenlow. He and Mr. Spenlow's only daughter fell in love with each other. On his arriving at his office one Saturday morning, the day before when Mr. Spenlow discovered his ...
 
park sang joon1. I'd like to know if "happening"...
I suppose you could look at it that way. We automatically interpret a present participle in the tense that prevails in the sentence.
park sang joon1. 2. I'd like to know if "where"...
Not really the whole passage in bold. It's just this part:
where his chair and table seemed to wait for him, and (where ...
 Thank you, CalifJim, for your so very helpful answer. Emotion: smile
I cannot describe the state of mind into which I was thrown by this intelligence. The shock of such an event happening so suddenly, and happening to one with whom I had been in any respect at ...
 
park sang joonnoun phrases
All of it, from "The shock of such an event" to "gorged themselves with the subject", is summarized by "this". They are all descriptive phrases, and the author has no intention of putting them into a coherent sentence. This lack of coherence is ...
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There is one thing which is immune from imitation and i.e 'Imagination'. Does the above quotation require any correction?
  Please improve the quotation.
 There is one thing, i.e. imagination, which is immune to imitation.
 There is one thing which is immune to imitation, and that is imagination.
CJ
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Hi. I believe a shirt in stores comes in sizes like "small," "medium" and "large." Now, which is correct? He would like a medium / medium-sized shirt. Also, for things like "shirts" and "orange juice" and "shakes," could we ask for "a small" and get ...
Anonymous The following is US usage.
In a store you'd typically hear the following:
"Do you have this (shirt) in medium?"
For food and drinks you'd typically hear the following:
"Could I have a small strawberry shake?" (Since there are number of items on the ...
 
Anonymouscould we ask for "a small" and get a...
Yes.
Anonymous- A: May I help you? B: Yes, I would...
OK.
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