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Mar 11, 2019 13:45 tony made 2 corrections for The principal cause of this...
The possessive form of the plural noun "people" is "people's". The possessive form of a plural noun ending in ...
Mar 6, 2019 07:07 tony commented on Rewind and listen to it a f...
The phrase "a few" means "several" or "some." Without "a", "few" is the opposite of &q...
Mar 6, 2019 06:53 tony made 3 corrections for what is the difference betw...
I have never heard anyone say "I aim at doing something." As far as I'm concerned, only "I aim to do something" s...
Mar 1, 2019 12:39 tony made 5 corrections for what is the difference in
Feb 28, 2019 09:08 KiwiChalmers made 3 corrections for 1- I wish I didn't driv...
Feb 28, 2019 09:06 KiwiChalmers commented on 1- I wish I didn't driv...
This is an example of euphony, my understanding is you use "an" when the first sound of the word is a vowel sound. When you say...
Feb 28, 2019 04:29 tony made 4 corrections for Why words such as , trouble...
"Sheep", by the way, is a countable noun-- it makes perfect sense to talk about one sheep, two sheep and three sheep, so "...
Feb 25, 2019 09:08 tony made 4 corrections for The rules of articles in re...
The rule is that "an" is used before a word that begins with a vowel sound. You cannot tell just from looking at it whether a ...
Feb 11, 2019 17:20 tony made 5 corrections for 1.
Jan 27, 2019 23:31 tony made 2 corrections for Why is it a mistake to write:
You'll have to ask the person who made that correction. Without seeing the rest of the sentence, it's hard to be sure, but I don&...
Jan 23, 2019 00:04 tony made 1 corrections for The expenditure of books in...
Jan 20, 2019 11:29 tony made 1 corrections for I haven't thought that ...
Jan 20, 2019 11:27 tony made 1 corrections for what is the difference in b...
There is no difference in meaning, but the word "both" provides emphasis. It contrasts Bruce with other people who are efficien...
Jan 11, 2019 07:09 tony made 2 corrections for 1-The line graph illustrate...
I would not say that a graph "illustrates" the information that it presents. The verb "illustrate" usually means to g...
Jan 11, 2019 01:10 tony made 12 corrections for 1- Whether you agree with m...
Dec 24, 2018 15:25 Fifi made 3 corrections for how can we say 50% in words...
Dec 24, 2018 07:56 tony commented on how can we say 50% in words...
Please give an example of a sentence you want to say. I don't understand the question. 50% = fifty per cent = (one/a) half 25% = ...
Dec 23, 2018 14:15 tony made 2 corrections for "Afterwards, the mixtu...
Dec 23, 2018 14:12 tony commented on "Afterwards, the mixtu...
"Ground" is the past participle of the verb "to grind" in this sentence. "... to be ground" is the passive ...
Dec 20, 2018 14:11 tony made 8 corrections for The line graph gives inform...
Dec 20, 2018 11:21 tony made 1 corrections for What is the difference betw...
by 1900 = in 1900 or in an earlier year For example, if we say that something will happen "by 2020", that means it will happen...
Dec 18, 2018 12:01 tony made 2 corrections for What is the difference betw...
"Per cent" (also spelled "percent") is from Latin, and means "out of a hundred." Thus "75 per cent&qu...
Dec 16, 2018 11:40 Gin Kitsune commented on 1.
Yes
Dec 16, 2018 09:56 tony made 1 corrections for is it possible to make the ...
"Old" is not a noun by itself; it is an adjective. "35-year-old" is also really an adjective, but it can also be use...
Dec 16, 2018 09:48 臭豆腐 made 2 corrections for is it possible to make the ...
That’s fine.
Dec 14, 2018 14:57 tony made 1 corrections for "The graph shows chang...
"Trends" is a noun in this sentence. The graph forecasts trends-- that is, it predicts approximately what will happen. There i...
Dec 14, 2018 13:57 Gin Kitsune commented on "The graph shows chang...
In this sentence "up" relates to "until", not "trends" :)
Dec 13, 2018 09:18 tony made 7 corrections for The line graph illustrates ...
it's -- contraction of "it is" or "it has" its -- possessive form of the pronoun "it"
Nov 16, 2018 23:46 臭豆腐 made 1 corrections for What does the Phrase "...
“To common to be considered X” means that, because it is so common, it cannot be considered X. (Many people are afraid of public speaking...
Nov 16, 2018 03:22 tony commented on What does the Phrase "...
If very few people felt afraid when they had to speak in public, then it is conceivable that this fear might be considered a mental disor...
Nov 13, 2018 11:50 tony made 2 corrections for Design improved: Newcomen (...
Was this sentence used as a headline or title? Some words which would normally be included in a sentence are sometimes omitted in those c...
Nov 8, 2018 06:23 tony commented on what is the difference betw...
"Narrow" is not usually used to describe depth. It is used to describe the width of an object, or the width of a space between ...
Nov 7, 2018 23:54 tony made 3 corrections for What is best to say:
Alternative: The target audiences of different TV programs are different age groups. "Audience" is a group word-- it means t...
Oct 27, 2018 11:40 tony made 1 corrections for "The graph gives infor...
Oct 8, 2018 01:44 tony made 3 corrections for What is the difference in t...
There is no difference in meaning. Some people spell "the Internet" with a capital 'I'.
Sep 21, 2018 02:36 tony made 1 corrections for I want to paraphrase this s...
illustrate -- Although "show" and "illustrate" are often interchangeable, "illustrate" usually has the nuan...
Sep 15, 2018 01:48 tony commented on In a listening script about...
"Past" is a preposition meaning "to the further side of" or "on the further side of". To "walk past s...
Sep 13, 2018 08:52 朋也 commented on When two people are this, t...
Tony is right. His advice is flawless.
Sep 13, 2018 01:15 tony commented on When two people are this, t...
The usage you are describing of "this" is its use as a demonstrative adjective. "This" can also be used as a pronoun...
Sep 10, 2018 01:02 tony made 1 corrections for I love playing sport, and I...
In both dialects, the noun is spelled "practice." In UK English, the verb is spelled "practise." In US English, the...
Sep 1, 2018 05:39 tony made 3 corrections for What is the difference betw...
There is no difference whatsoever. "You have never met before" is a relative clause in both cases. When the relative pronoun &q...
Aug 29, 2018 10:11 tony made 1 corrections for We know this because scient...
"A long time ago" describes one point in time, in the distant past. "A long time" describes a period of time. X h...
Aug 28, 2018 03:45 Kristen commented on You may usually end up at t...
It sounds fine to say, "You usually end up at the top of the charts." It means that that is the result that happens most of the...
Aug 27, 2018 11:55 tony commented on You may usually end up at t...
> why we delete "usually" Why do we delete (the word) "usually"? "End up" means for something to hap...
Aug 27, 2018 02:47 tony made 2 corrections for She is in a bad mode.
> I know that "you" should not be in the sentence. But I didn't know why! I don't understand what you mean by thi...
Aug 27, 2018 02:44 tony made 2 corrections for She is in a bad mode.
> I know that "you" should not be in the sentence. But I didn't know why! I don't understand what you mean by th...
Aug 21, 2018 08:27 tony made 15 corrections for 1- A permanent client of Mc...
Jul 31, 2018 12:57 tony made 6 corrections for The line chart illustrates ...
I honestly can't make any sense of this. I can make guesses at what you might be trying to say, but it is impossible to be sure of th...
Jul 30, 2018 15:07 vdixoch made 1 corrections for Can we use the word "...
No. From the Collins English Dictionary: 'A compilation is a book, CD, or program that contains many different items that have bee...
Jul 25, 2018 21:39 tony made 5 corrections for Why Do Engineers Avoid Usin...