https://taylorenglish.wordpress.com/2014/03/29/wish-if-only-form-function-and-meaning-present-and-past-usage/ From this site, I have read that the first person singular or plural pronoun
In the morning, one of my team members had come to my desk to discuss the problem he has with another team member. After he had left I called the other one in the afternoon to discuss it.
Can I say,
I know both A) and B) are okay. But how about C)? That is, can I replace ‘to communicate’ with ‘communicating’ in the following sentence?
A) Aphasia is a language disorder that makes it very ...
In this statement:
A winner's attitude is, says Lao Tzu, a philosopher, ''you have to know when to fight and when not to fight.''(I've made this up)
For me it sounds a bit weird to sepearate the ''...
You can write something like:
Mary's focus was broken by the boys sitting behind her.
However, can you write something like this?
Mary's focus on biology was broken by the boys sitting behind ...
A intentionally keeps B ignorant of C.
Now I want to say that the above form of behavior is not morally acceptable.
The sentence I have in mind is something like this:
A's intentional keeping ...
Hello I've got a question regarding for someone to (verb)
I'm always curious about "for someone to" phrase.
Here's my examples:
This is first time to see her not tieing up her hair. O
This is ...
i have gone through few documents in google about ‘having+verb3’ and came to know below thing.
‘Having done’ —> can be said as ‘After doing’
Having finished our work, we went home.
We could also say ...
I wrote this sentences:
In the Web accessibility tools, speech rendering of the main content [of a web page] can provide better access to a web page for the visually impaired users.
I was wondering whether:
a. the two sentences mean the same, and
b. if sentences of the same construction can always convert the verb to a participle.
Here are the sentences:
(1) Though it ...
Here's a sentence from a textbook
Before I left home, I promised my parents that I would return.
According to the given instruction, I'm suppose to rephrase it into a participial sentence.
"What do you reckon's next?" ... ...
I don't understand why 's is used in this sentence? Does it denote anything? I think What do you reckon next? is good enough. Any thoughts?
-- Excerpted from ...
I know we can say
A provides twice as much performance as B does
Using the exactly same structure, the coordinating conjunctions, how can I reverse this? Is it OK to write
B provides twice as less ...
Let's say you and your girlfriend are dating. Suddenly, she asked you if you love her, then you immediately blushed.
Girlfriend: Do you love me?
You: (blushing) Of course I do, I won't be ...
"Firenze saved me, but he shouldn't have done so.... Bane was furious... he was talking about interfering with what the planets say is going to happen.... They must show that Voldemort's coming back .....
Rather than reject even the possibility that photographs have something to tell us about the Shoah, Didi-Huberman shows that they can offer other important insights.
Do "Rather than rejecting" and "...
Just when you thought the world had suffered enough in 2017, Mother Nature decided it hadn’t – brewing from 25 August, Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 hurricane, struck the southern area of the United ...
Is there a general rule telling me when I should use an Infinitive or a Gerund?
For example, why is in this sentence a Gerund instead of an Infinitive?
"The aim of this report is to give ...
I should have done this.
I should have been done this.
I should have been to do this.
I have not too much idea about english but I want to know that, grammatically above sentences are correct ...
"Why the hell it means so much to me?" or
"Why the hell does it mean so much to me?"
Which is correct and why?
If wrong, is the first phrase at least informally acceptable?
Here I have to figure out the difference in the meaning of the following 2 sentences.
"I'm going to go to work."
" I'm going to work".
I want to know the 2 different contexts to use above ...
That third night he found his way more quickly than before. He was walking so fast he knew he was making more noise than was wise, but he didn't meet anyone.
I don't understand the structure of "...
Which Tense is correct to use with world Realised ?
a ) I realized that I had been cheated by my friend.
b ) I realized that I was cheated by my friend.
For me both sentence construction ...
Read after his finishing homework.
Read after he has finished homework.
Are these sentences correct? What's the difference between them?
That's what your fantasy was
This was your fantasy
This all was your fantasy
What is the difference between these three sentences? To me, being a non-native speaker, they sound alike. But I know ...
Not before long he opened the event,two days before the arrival of the mayor.***
How should this sentence be punctuated with the adverbial clause. Perhaps a conjunction or em dash? These types of ...
I have situation wherein out of the two sports team I'm in a dilemma which players will be a part of their respective teams. The players may or may not be a part of their respective teams due to ...
Can you please help me on how can I use the word "each" effectively? I'm having a dilemma with my sentences.
Other income, investment and government grant were all the least sources of the ...
Which sentence is correct?
Does it change anything?
Is it changes anything?
How would native speaker say something like this?
I have gone through some documents in google about past perfect continuous tense and came to know below things.
The past perfect continuous tense (also known as the past perfect progressive tense) ...
I found this in a passage:
Recall that the prime subfield of a field is the smallest subfield, and is isomorphic to Fp for some p or to Q.
I noticed that every time the conjunction ( in above ...
Which one of the two following options sounds correct?
She told him her dream that her husband would buy her a pair of diamond earrings.
She told him her dream that was that her husband would ...
What is the difference in meaning between below two sentence construction?
Sentence construction 1
a) After finishing my graduation I went to US.
b) After he left, she lifted one of the suitcases ...
I am sending someone a message, and I started with this:
Good day. I hope you are having some rest and relaxing at the end of the year.
is it correct to use the -ing in the relaxing word?
I am unsure about the following sentence:
With research being an important milestone for the faculty, I hope to increase the output of my publications in the future.
I'm unsure about starting the ...
In my experience, people can say sentences like:
"How much guitar do you play a day?"
"How much do you play guitar a day?"
Do you think they are interchangeable? I think so.
Let's say a group of students is speaking in front of a classroom. In the middle of their talk about a brain research, they just said ''we call this 'paralysis analysis''. After that, their teacher ...
This website says the following about participle phrases:
In clear, logical sentences, you will find modifiers right next to the words they describe.
If too much distance separates a modifier and its ...
Why is that people use ''had'' instead of ''have'' when it is still happening at present.
Example 1: the song ''High Hopes'' (by Panic At The Disco) it has a lyric line that says:
Can someone give me the words to describe what is wrong with the use of 'evolving' in this sentence? I know how to make it sound better, but I don't know how to explain to my writer what is wrong.
I have a confusion about usage of ''has something to do with'' phrase.
When I use it just with a noun or a noun clause , I have no problem at using it correctly.
However, if I want to use a ...
The governors would, of course, agree to your being admittedly
I could not understand the use of your being here; why does this sentence construction used here?
(As I've often ...
How should a student ask their teacher for the due date of the homework? Should they ask:
A: "When is the homework due?”
B: “What date is the homework due?”
C: “What's the date for the ...
I've come across the sentence below:
Indiana is one of a few states where students who attend schools
separated by county lines, no more than a few miles apart, spend seven
months a year living ...
Oh, you know Quirrell already, do you? No wonder he's looking so nervous, that's Professor Snape. He teaches Potions, but he doesn't want to -- everyone knows he's after Quirrell's job. Knows an awful ...
The email me thanking the recipient for offering me a work experience placement. I would like to ask for the recipient of my email to tell me more details about the placement closer to the time . ...
Below sentence is copied from The Economist.
Firms operating there will be subject to rules based on English common law, enforced by independent courts, the government promises.
I'm not able to ...
As an example of the role of context in classification of a node, suppose a user wants to remove the navigation links in the sidebar section. To accomplish this task, they may define a rule to ...
How to form tag questions with may/might?
Polar bears may / might die of starvation, may / might not they?
Polar bears may / might die of starvation, may / might they not?
I would like to know the difference between the following sentences; which one is correct? and if both are correct, what is the difference in meaning.
1- I developed a model to measure students' ...