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Topic: is this statement correct?
Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 3:41:37 PM
Brick wall I am not very sure if this statement is completely correct.

"If after 20 minutes their interests are not met, boredom will take a place."



Topic: singular plural
Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 12:25:34 PM
Hello respected teachers,


Next day they took the box which had held the necklace and went to the jewellers whose name was inside.


Should it not be "jeweller whose name was"? Can several jewllers have a single name?


Well, I would say that I need further context to determine if the jewellers is one shop or many people working with jewels.


The difference between these words is the spelling. Take a look.

Jeweler (US) / Jeweller (Bre)

A person or company that makes or sells jewels or jewellery.

For example:
‘he is managing director of Britain's biggest jeweller’


https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/jeweller


I hope I help a bit.

Regards,
Topic: A philosophical sort of query
Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6:02:27 PM
Pray talk sense


Every expression in which sense is has to do with the way the majority of people think that is reasonable or sensible.

For example: Talk sense! There is no way we can afford a new car!


Topic: Ever visit
Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 5:56:20 PM
Boo hoo! English has music in it.


Have you ever been to NYC? (been to is used here to ask if the person has stayed in NYC)

One of the meanings of visit is to go and spend time in a place or with someone.
However, in Spoken English is more usual to ask using have you ever been to.. when you are referring to a place.


Topic: Liberty…is one of the most valuable blessings that Heaven has bestowed upon mankind.
Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 8:41:24 PM
Boo hoo!
Topic: In a process
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:32:43 AM
Applause like a boss!
Topic: He doesn't like you.
Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017 10:53:59 AM
Think But...

"He doesn't like you."

"He, don't like you."


Both are very differnt in meaning. I read the context and it seems that it is a conversation, so I guess the second could be correct if we add a comma.
I am probably wrong to assume that the second might be correct, but I am open to hear a further explanation.



Regards,

Topic: 6 months left to live
Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017 3:04:54 PM
Hello,

I couldn't really find any info related to the use of left here, but I'd say that left here means remaining.

This young girl has 6 months left to live


Regards,
Topic: By that time it was getting dark.
Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:56:06 AM
Hi,


I am not very sure, but we must use some punctuation.


By that time, it was getting dark ,so they decided to leave.


Correct me if I am wrong, but when we use by that time, we can also use the past perfect.
Topic: agramatical
Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017 4:24:28 PM
Hi, I just found in another website that aggrammatical is defined ,agrammatic,like this:

(Adjective) Of the nature of, relating to, or affected with agrammatism.


(Noun) A person whose language is ungrammatical, especially as a result of agrammatism.


Medicine (Agrammatism)
A tendency to form sentences without the correct inflectional structure as a result of brain damage, as in Broca's aphasia.


Boo hoo! In conclusion, I would say that the two words are different. One, agrammatical refers to organic or genetical problems, meanwhile ungrammatical refers to mistakes we sometimes make when we are learning a new language.

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