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User Name: Atatürk
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Topic: paragraph
Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2020 1:11:20 PM
Would you please check the following paragraph?

Nowadays people usually travel by plane, train, or car. Each of these ways of travel has its own advantages and drawbacks. As a matter of fact, several factors should be taken into consideration when deciding on one of these ways of travelling. If one wants to travel overseas or to long distances, for example, the best option would probably be by flight. On the other hand, if a family wants to take a journey around their country on vacation, driving a private car would be their best choice. However, there are times when people need to take a business trip hundreds of miles away. They are neither wealthy enough to buy plain tickets nor have the patience to drive for long hours. Obviously, in such cases travelling by train is most affordable and enjoyable. All in all, different modes of transport are available for travelers; one is not necessarily better than the other. It is people’s circumstances that makes one method more appealing than the others.
Topic: Drawn across
Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020 5:21:38 PM
A red herring drawn across a fox's path destroys the scent.

What does "drawn across" mean?

What does "the scent" refer to?
Topic: Dangling
Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020 10:51:26 AM
Just reading from the article, it would suggest that the company sales could slow down in the future.

Is this sentence grammatically correct?

Isn't the participle phrase dangling? What's its subject?

I think it should be thus:

Just reading...., I think the company sales... .

Topic: The
Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020 10:32:17 AM
Thank you very much all.
Topic: The
Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:03:00 PM
We charge only a token fee for use/[the use] of the facilities.

Are both forms correct?
Is there any difference in meaning?
Topic: Can could must
Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:36:16 PM
You're awesome dragon.
Much appreciated.
Topic: Can could must
Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:00:54 PM
Thank you very much.
Topic: Can could must
Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:44:33 PM
I'm not very adept at finding info on TFD.

https://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=ACYBGNQsz3GekSR5Ac1y6wl5aHcnBmgCKw%3A1581529347833&ei=AzlEXu-0MumSr7wPyJ-D6AE&q=the+free+dictionary%2B+can%27t+have&oq=the+free+dictionary%2B+can%27t+have&gs_l=mobile-gws-wiz-serp.3..35i39.0.0..31023...0.0..0.1302.1302.7-1......0.y6EvWeKx2s4

Topic: Can could must
Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:12:50 AM
He can't/mustn't/couldn't have done that.


What's the difference in meaning?
Topic: May have should have
Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:11:37 AM
I see.
Thanks a bunch.