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Last Visit: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 4:50:12 PM
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Topic: The way it is
Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 4:48:23 PM
Hi!

Is it possible to say: Somebody wants to go on the way it is? I would like to say that there are those who are reluctant to change their way of living.

Thanks in advance :)
Topic: phrase
Posted: Sunday, October 22, 2017 5:10:51 AM
Thanks! :)
Topic: phrase
Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017 8:25:03 AM
Hi!

Could you please advise if it is possible to say "from the-thick-of-it perspective"? What I want to say is that the described perception of the event is vivid and provided by the person who took part in it.

Thanks!
Topic: the word order
Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 4:51:19 PM
Quote:
Both are a bit unclear. Do you mean there is a gap between a city and a rural area, or do you mean the rural area IS the gap between cities. If so then;

"The more the regions become inhabited, the smaller becomes the rural gap between big cities."


Thanks for your reply. I mean that the gap between the city and the countryside becomes smaller. To put it another way, they become equal in terms of facilities, life quality, etc.
Topic: the word order
Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 4:14:20 PM
Hello!

Could you please advise me if it sounds fine: The more regions become inhabited the smaller the gap between big cities and rural areas is. Or I have to put it this way: The more regions become inhabited, the smaller is the gap between big cities and rural areas.

Thanks in advance!
Topic: if sentence
Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2017 3:29:04 PM
Hello!

I am stuck with the sentence.

He promised to help me if I ___________ in trouble
a) is b) will be c) was d) would be

I would choose "am" but there is no such option and "was" sounds awkward to me.

PLease ive me a helping hand :-)))

THanks!
Topic: election campaign synonims
Posted: Sunday, May 28, 2017 5:42:22 PM
Hello!

Are there any collocations to substitute "election campaign"?

Thanks in advance!
Topic: political agenda
Posted: Sunday, May 28, 2017 4:24:15 PM
Hello!

Is it possible to say political agenda of newspapers or it doesn't make sense?

Thanks!
Topic: sentence
Posted: Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:42:05 AM
Hello!

Does this sound ok?

It usually turns out that not only the object but also the photographer are moving.

Thanks!
Topic: train sounds
Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017 1:02:52 PM
srirr wrote:
Sophia Alexandrova wrote:
Hi!

I am looking for the word for the sound you hear when traveliing by plane due to fish plates that join rails. Is it possible to call that clickety-clack?

Thank you in advance!


Is it a typo, Sophia? Or do we have a meaning of 'plane' that says 'train' or 'coach' or bogie'?

I want to know. We use plane for airplanes only.


It was a train, just a misprint))

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