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Topic: last vs continue
Posted: Saturday, August 17, 2019 9:41:18 AM
what is the difference in meaning between ''last'' and ''continue''?

A1)The meeting lasted until lunchtime.

A2)The meeting continued until lunchtime.

B1)The trial lasted for six days

B2)The trial continued for six days

Are sentence A1 and A2 and B1 and B2 in the same meaning ?(even in nuance?)

Are they interchangeable?
Topic: London to get pool / pool set to be built
Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019 6:48:24 AM
A)London To Get ‘World’s First’ Infinity Pool With 360-Degree Views

B)World's First 360-Degree Infinity Pool Set To Be Built On Top Of A 700ft-Tall London Skyscraper


what kind of structure are the sentences above? (London to get-to be built )?
Topic: more like vs more
Posted: Saturday, June 1, 2019 8:53:10 AM
1)''Speaking French while in Paris is more like a continuous situation than a repeated event ''

can I make the sentence above without the word ''like'' in the same meaning?

2)''Speaking French while in Paris is more a continuous situation than a repeated event ''
Topic: were <met><welcomed> by
Posted: Friday, May 3, 2019 9:32:06 PM
Are there any differences in meaning between the following sentences .Active and passive voices ?

A)As the soldiers left the boat that had brought them across the Channel, they were met by several reporters.

B)As the soldiers left the boat that had brought them across the Channel, they met several reporters.


sentence a and sentence b in the same meaning?
Topic: were <met><welcomed> by
Posted: Friday, May 3, 2019 7:28:59 PM
The context ;

The soldier -Private potton- had just come back from Dunkirk.He was among the first two hundred soldiers to arrive home in England.

As the soldiers left the boat that had brought them across the Channel, they were met by several reporters.

The reporters were from The Times, the Evening News , the Daily Sketch and the Daily Express.

They had been sent from London to find out what had happened at Dunkirk.



A)''As the soldiers left the boat that had brought them across the Channel, they were met by several reporters.''

is the meaning ''meet'' in passive in the sentence above same with the verb ''welcome''

B)''As the soldiers left the boat that had brought them across the Channel, they were welcomed by several reporters.''


sentence a and sentence b in the same meaning?
Topic: ''six months now'' Vs ''for six months''
Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2019 2:39:33 PM
''Bob and his family have been gone about six months now''

is the meaning of the sentence above ;

''Bob and his family have been gone for about six months '' ?

''six months now'' Vs ''for six months''
Topic: ''AS''
Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:33:13 PM
1)As he worked ,he told her a wonderful story

2)As he was working ,he told her a wonderful story

is there any difference in meaning between sentence 1 and sentence 2?
Topic: ''went away'' vs ''went off''
Posted: Monday, April 22, 2019 2:13:19 PM
A)'She left school and went off with a group of people who were against the war'

B)'She left school and went away with a group of people who were against the war'

what is the difference in meaning between sentence a and sentence b ?
Topic: ''get into the room'' vs ''crash into the room''
Posted: Monday, April 22, 2019 7:47:39 AM
A) I lived in a room with a man called Curtis.He crashed into the room with a look in his eyes .He wasn't very tall , but he was very strong.

B) I lived in a room with a man called Curtis.He got into the room with a look in his eyes .He wasn't very tall , but he was very strong.

What is the difference between ''crash into'' and ''get into'' ?
Topic: it vs she
Posted: Sunday, April 14, 2019 5:17:19 AM
Thanks for the reply

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