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Topic: I believe what I saw was a UFO.
Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019 12:49:27 AM
Thank you very much, thar and Wilmar.

My English is probably at CEFR A1 or A2 level.
Topic: I believe what I saw was a UFO.
Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2019 3:23:29 PM
(1) I believe what I saw was a UFO.

(2) I believe what I saw is a UFO.

(3) He believes what he saw was a UFO.

(4) He believes what he saw is a UFO.

Which are correct?

My English is probably at CEFR A1 or A2 level.
Topic: feel like -ing
Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 12:54:01 PM
FounDit wrote:
"I feel like having a ball" is often used in AmE. It conveys the idea of being excited, exuberant, and looking forward to having a great time. This usually is said for some period of time such as an evening, or for an event.

Thank you very much, FounDit.

My English is probably at CEFR A1 or A2 level.
Topic: feel like -ing
Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:45:17 AM
Applause Applause Thank you very much, Drag0nspeaker.DancingDancing

My English is probably at CEFR A1 or A2 level.
Topic: feel like -ing
Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:43:35 AM
Adyl Mouhei wrote:
I agree with Sureshot.

Thanks, Adyl.

My English is probably at CEFR A1 or A2 level.
Topic: are having a picnic/picnics
Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:02:17 AM
Reiko07 wrote:
(1) The three couples are having a picnic on the river bank.

(2) The three couples are having picnics on the river bank.


Are the following sentences natural?

(3) More than one hundred people are having a picnic on the river bank.

(4) More than one hundred people are having pinics on the river bank.

My English is probably at CEFR A1 or A2 level.
Topic: feel like -ing
Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 5:42:11 AM
sureshot wrote:
Reiko07 wrote:
(1) I feel like enjoying myself.
(2) I feel like having a good time.
Are these sentences natural?
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Yes. However, sentence 1 will be more meaningful, if you add something at the end of the sentence e.g. "enjoying myself in the park". The added part of the sentence should answer questions like where, how etc.


Thank you very much, sureshot. Please look at the dialogue below:

Tina: I feel like having a ball. Let's splurge.

Barbara: Forget it. I'm broke.

Tina: Don't worry. I'll pick up the tab. I'm loaded today. I'll treat you.

Barbara: No, we'll go Dutch. I don't like to freeload.

(Barbara K. Gaines: Idiomatic American English)


Does the sentence in red sound perfectly natural to you?


My English is probably at CEFR A1 or A2 level.
Topic: feel like -ing
Posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 11:21:59 PM
(1) I feel like enjoying myself.

(2) I feel like having a good time.

Are these sentences natural?

My English is probably at CEFR A1 or A2 level.
Topic: are having a picnic/picnics
Posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:43:09 PM
foolofgrace wrote:
You could say "The three couples are each having a picnic..." This would indicate three picnics.

Thank you very much, foolofgrace.

My English is probably at CEFR A1 or A2 level.
Topic: are having a picnic/picnics
Posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:17:46 PM
thar wrote:
If you don't want it to be ambiguous, you have to make it clear.


Are they all together, having one picnic?


Are they all separate, each having their own picnic, [giving a total of three picnics.]


Or are three couples having picnics (presumably separately, because you don't have more than one at time}


Thank you very much, thar.

A total of three picnics. [One picnic for one couple.]

My English is probably at CEFR A1 or A2 level.

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