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User Name: lazarius
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Joined: Saturday, August 27, 2016
Last Visit: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 7:19:11 AM
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Topic: Grammar lessons
Posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 5:31:26 PM
Aliya111 wrote:
For some reason I can't learn grammar lessons as the button is not active. Why is that? Thanks

What button are you talking about? You click the headline and get transferred to the page:



http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Prepositional-Phrases.htm

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Topic: few/a few
Posted: Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:35:04 PM
coag wrote:
I think, the first two examples are wrong.

Thank you.

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Topic: few/a few
Posted: Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:51:04 PM
thar wrote:
If not, I am happy to explain(or someone else will if I'm not around).

There are three examples in my message. Which is wrong:

few thousands of British Loyalists
a few thousands of British Loyalists
a few thousand British Loyalists

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Topic: few/a few
Posted: Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:43:49 PM
thar wrote:
I have to correct you - I assume you don't mind.

I do not mind if you point to a particular statement I made that was wrong.

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Topic: few/a few
Posted: Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:24:28 PM
I AM NOT A NATIVE SPEAKER

Tara2 wrote:
Why is 'a few' correct but 'few' wrong, please?

During the American Revolutionary War, _____ thousand British Loyalists returned to England.


The word few requires a plural noun - few thousands of British Loyalists.
You can use a few with a plural noun - a few thousands of British Loyalists. But a few can also be used as a numeral:

three thousand British Loyalists
a dozen thousand British Loyalists
a few thousand British Loyalists

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Topic: Global Warming Reality
Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020 3:12:33 PM
FounDit wrote:
Global Warming bullshit.

This is exactly what the greatest living physicist says:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xFLjUt2leM&t=10m50s

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Topic: Global Warming Reality
Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:26:33 AM
Lotje1000 wrote:
The BBC has posted an article with charts

Unite behind the science! Fridays for future!

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Topic: Members page
Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:18:53 AM
Mike-KS wrote:
Forum page there's a link "Members". Are you using this page? If so, how often / for what purpose?

Rarely. Only to find the main profile of a person I've played with on spelling-bee.com. For example there's the player madizzy. Using the Members link one can find this profile:

http://forum.thefreedictionary.com/profile1362367.aspx

And from there the main profile:

http://secure.thefreedictionary.com/user/madissy

If there were a link to the profile of a player on spelling-bee.com I wouldn't have used it.

Not every TFD profile has a corresponding forum profile so sometimes it's just a waste of time.

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Topic: Spelling-bee.com
Posted: Monday, November 25, 2019 1:11:29 PM
Alibeartoes wrote:
spelling bee.com

This game is played using the keyboard.



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Topic: befriend
Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 12:31:01 PM