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Topic: Now+ present simple
Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:40:37 AM
I don't currently use a cash register. - I am not using a cash register currently.

Is not clear. Which one is temporary?
Topic: Now+ present simple
Posted: Monday, July 15, 2019 10:04:37 PM
Is it true that if we add "now" or "currently" to the present simple we will get a (more) temporal action compared to the present simple without "now" or "currently".

1 I live in Germany. (more permanent)
2 I live in Germany now. (more temporal)

3 I don't use a cash register. (more permanent)
4 I don't currently use a cash register. (more temporal)

If it's true I wonder what the difference between the present continuous and the present simple with NOW/CURRENTLY is.

5 I live in Germany now. - I am living in Germany now.
6 I don't currently use a cash register. - I am not using a cash register currently.
Topic: avenge on
Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2019 8:30:16 AM
lazarius wrote:
Ivan Fadeev wrote:
What is the point in butting in?

Where is your manners, Ваня?

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Indeed, to interfere with other person's thread with an irrelevant example is what I did, not you. If you join a discussion, be so kind to adhere to the topic.
Topic: is or are
Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2019 6:55:57 AM
As far as I know

The number of ... is
A number of ... are
Topic: avenge on
Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2019 6:18:49 AM
lazarius wrote:
I remember reading this:
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What is the point in butting in and veering off topic?

You brought up revenge while I was discussing avenge. Plus you distracted THAR from my examples.

1) Now the Nymphs have avenged me on him, and rightly. No one injures a cook and gets away with it; there's something sacred about our art. (Greek Popular Morality in the Time of Plato and Aristotle by K. J. Dover, ‎Kenneth James Dover )



2) "Samson had his laugh out of the Philistine men, but their sisters avenged them on him ..." By Charles Reynolds Brown
Topic: avenge on
Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2019 4:33:31 AM
Interesting, I have found these

1) Now the Nymphs have avenged me on him, and rightly. No one injures a cook and gets away with it; there's something sacred about our art. (Greek Popular Morality in the Time of Plato and Aristotle by K. J. Dover, ‎Kenneth James Dover )



2) "Samson had his laugh out of the Philistine men, but their sisters avenged them on him ..." By Charles Reynolds Brown
Topic: avenge on
Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:25:08 AM
Is this correct?

1 John will avenge me (up)on Bryan.
Topic: Habitual actions
Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:19:35 AM
Makes sense. One more.

Every time I am asked to tell someone about what I did earlier that day I can't properly remember what I did.

or

Every time I am asked to tell someone about what I have done earlier that day I can't properly remember what I've done.
Topic: Habitual actions
Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2019 2:35:38 AM
Here are some sentences about habitual actions. I'd like to sort out the sequence of the tenses in them.

1)
a I find it difficult to get up early, especially when/if I was studying all night.
b I find it difficult to get up early, especially when/if I have been studying all night.
c I find it difficult to get up early, especially when/if I study all night.

I think 1a could be problematic, do you agree?

2)
a I ask her every day what dream she had the night before.
b I ask her every day what dream she has had the night before.
c I ask her every day what dream she has the night before.

I think 2b and 2c are problematic. Do you agree?
Topic: word order
Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019 2:12:33 PM
Do you find this word order passable?

1 The cars of what color do you like?
2 People of what professions work in school?
3 The child of which one of you is this?

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