On BBC News, there was news about royal wedding preparations. During the coverage, the text at the bottom of the screen was as follows:
"Rehearsals have taken place in Windsor for wedding."
When I ...
Admission of defeat without doing hard work will make you face many problem.
Admitting defeat without doing hard work will make you face many problem.
I am feeling 50/50 about whether I should add 'with you' in this sentence.
I am keen to discuss further with you about how I can contribute to your company.
I am keen to discuss further about ...
Specifically with the following sentence, which is more suitable/correct?
You don't count on humans to not do things they're used to doing.
You don't count on humans not to do things they're ...
Off they went to look for the astrologer in the forest.
Where did they go to look for the astrologer?
They went to the forest to look for the ...
I am wondering whether this sentence is correct:
He earned award X for his contribution to solving problem Y.
Can someone please advise whether "contribution to solving problem Y" in the above ...
I am unable to figure out why the first option would be wrong. Can someone please help explain.
Let's say you are marveled at how technology helps people everyday.
It blows me away just to think how technology helps people on a daily basis, such as transportation and communication via ...
Can I leave out the word "the" from the following sentences? What's the difference between "all" and "all the" in the sentences? Are they all correct without the word "the"
I read in class 12 at ...
As following two sentences,please tell help me to handle a couple of questions?
1.Are they the same meaning ?
2.If not ,how to use both and give me some sentences for both?
3.And please instruct about ...
I'm writing a cover letter and want to know which of these two sentences, if any, is correct and flows well.
As an immigrant, despite the excitement (that) exploring the new place brought with it, ...
The decision to carry out a mission shall be disclosed after the decision has been taken, and the mission is complete.
In the above sentence, the two independent clauses after the word "after", ...
i want know what type of sentence is it and why do we use past participle here and 2nd example i took from (Alan Walker song Faded)
1)You will be shocked?
2)I am faded
What is history but a fable agreed upon
A famous quote by Napoleon Bonaparte, but how does it mean history is a set of lies agreed upon.
Being non-native, to me the "but" in the quote seems to be ...
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.
In this question, I used "Where do I understand wrong?". No matter it is proper or not, I think you understand what I want to express.
So, is it proper English? If not, how to improve it?
When I was reading the newspaper, the writers use many words like clean-up.
Why they write a word with hyphen (-)? Can you please explain me? I have seen many words with hyphen.
When I see a word ...
Read after his finishing homework.
Read after he has finished homework.
Are these sentences correct? What's the difference between them?
The sentence is from the book Harry Potter. I can probably get the meaning of the sentence, but the grammar really confuses me, especially the usage of the word as. I could understand if the sentence ...
Suppose you need to call someone who's in college, and they get 3-4 breaks between classes on a regular college day. And you say
I know what times your breaks are, I'll call you while you're on one ...
I'm was in one of your classes X, and as you are well aware today we had our Demo. I was part of the second group, (X & Y). Unfortunately we weren't as prepared as we thought we were, which ...
Consider you are asked to deliver your answer in an exam in form of a graph. Now, you want to make sure if you are right or wrong when you handing in the paper. I would say
Is that what's supposed ...
I found four injured men alive.
In this sentence, the adjective "alive" comes after the noun "men".
Why we have to use adjective "alive" after the noun, not before? because in adjective order, ...
Let's say you are describing your professor back when you were in college.
His sustained commitment to learning, while never forgetting how to loosen up a bit or de-stress, is one of the most ...
Is it grammatically correct to use present perfect and past simple tense in the following sentence?
She has been mad at John for five days, as she couldn't go to Paris because of him.
Firstly, I don't know the meaning of "grammatical logic".
Secondly, I don't understand the relationship between "grammatical logic" and "correction".
Could you please explain it to me?
The text is ...
I like to know whether expressing, 'is your father name is x' is right or wrong..
If it is used to taunt a person, for example is your father name is laden, kind of expression.
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) ...
The patient had been waiting in the emergency room for almost an hour before a doctor finally treated her.
(an) goes with a,e,i,o,u
(a) goes with the other letters
why do we use an hour ? instead ...
I'm not sure which one is correct. I had read that "does have" is more likely used in American English and "has got" in British English. But which one of these is correct?
What kind of hobbies does ...
The only invariant for me is the change
I write this sentence and hope to show that the frequency of my changes is very high(IOW, I often make changes). But I don't know is it proper. BTW, how native ...
It's got nothing to do with you being blind.
Link to the movie: https://youtu.be/afaNyISP2dI?t=1h23m24s
Please, go to 01:23:23.
I've never seen a sentence like that before. Learning this type of ...
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 ...
Website definition and example for context.
Use a comma near the end of a sentence to separate contrasted coordinate elements or to indicate a distinct pause or shift.
In the earthquake, thousands of people died.
In the earthquake, thousands died.
In the earthquake, thousand of people died.
In the earthquake, thousand died.
What should be the answer to the below question? And please explain the reason for the answer as well.
According to me, in place of 'that', 'who' should be there, making the answer option B.
I came across a sentence in a reputed grammar book today that read like this -
This category of students have not developed their reading skills.
I know that the sentence sounds right and I've ...
I'm providing a reference to the paragraph so that you can understand the context
I feel this sentence is a bit like a formal statement. Is this actually true? Is there a more relaxed way to say it?
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
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 ...
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 ...
"Get down, our destination has come"
Is the above sentence construction is correct? If yes can I construct sentence using Has come as below?
a) "Get down, our Stop / Station has come"
Also, Would ...
Peter (nickname) is in his late forties. We have been friends for years.
He used to be a stay-at-home dad, because he had 3 young daughters.
(now they have grown up)
He had been doing a few part-time ...
I am curious about the words "considering", "given", and "even though", because they seem to help me build sentences, but I don't know how they work.
Some example sentences:
She can speak English ...
In spite of being poor, he was contented.
Could the above sentence be re-written in this manner:
His contentment was in spite of being poor.
In addition, is it right if the pronoun 'him' is ...
I want to make a sentence which asks how far a person is willing to go to achieve a goal. I wrote:
Anytime you want to make sure that you are serious enough about your dream, ask yourself:
Are you ...
Let's say you are describing a house. And you say:
”As you enter towards the 2-storey house, there is a cobblestoned pathway which makes your walk easier.
Is this the same as:
While you are ...
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 ...
As an ESL, one cannot be completely accurate in their ''parallelism'' sometimes. Like this one:
"If I can't tolerate simple criticisms or much worse even, I still couldn't regard myself as a ...
However, initially it was just a way of spending my free time.
IS this sentence is correct? OR maybe I should say:
Initially, however, it was just a way of spending my free time?