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Topic: Abeyance
Posted: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 10:35:45 AM
On February 1, the Department of Justice had filed an appeal with the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit entitled "Consent motion to hold proceedings in abeyance for 60 days".


Please help me understand the meaning of abeyance.


Thank you

Prince
Topic: Double Negative
Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 8:19:45 PM
It will not include an exception for religious minorities, which critics had pointed to as evidence it was meant to discriminate against Muslims


Is the above sentence an example for "double Negative" = will not include + exception = 2 exceptions?

Kindly explain me how I can Understand this.

Thank you
Prince
Topic: X or Y
Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 4:48:00 PM
X, left, poses for photo with Y and his wife Z. (Photo)

Whose wife is Z (X or Y)?

I always had difficulty in understanding this kind of phrases.

Kindly explain

Thank you

Prince
Topic: Serious vs seriously
Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 12:31:23 PM
I cant take you serious anymore (Vs) I cant take you seriously anymore.

Is it okay to say what is your objective behind this action?



Please correct me wherever is needed

Thank you

Prince
Topic: hadn't had vs haven't had
Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017 11:21:45 AM
I haven't had my breakfast today.
or
I hadn't had my breakfast today.



second example.

I haven't had a second opinion on it

or

I hadn't had a second opinion on it.

What is the difference haven't/ hadn't had.

Kindly exaplain.

Thank you
Prince
Topic: Freeh cut flowers
Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:11:58 AM
"Nothing fresh cut flowers in the home is a great way to make your home look beautiful".


Does the above sentence meaningful? Please expalin.


Thank you

Prince
Topic: wait for a while
Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 10:46:22 AM
Thanks Foundit and Nkm.
Topic: wait for a while
Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:19:22 PM
Did I made you to wait for a while ?

Did I made you to wait for long?


Which one of the above is more appropriate to ask when somebody waits for me because I went late by few minutes.? if both are incorrect kindly

tell me the best sentence.



Kindly advise

Thank you
Topic: this has the effect vs this is the effect
Posted: Friday, January 06, 2017 9:45:06 AM
This "has" the effect of depressive thinking that everyone around him is far more mindful "then" they in fact are.


I kept two words in double quotes (has and then) in the above sentence . what would happen to meaning of the sentence if I substitute those words with "is" and "Than" respectively.

Kindly advise me

Thank you
Topic: I COULD NOT BE PROUD OF HER
Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2016 4:18:02 PM
President Obama on Mrs .clinton: I could not be proud of her, she has been an outstanding lady .


how should I understand when he says "I could not be proud of her"

kindly explain

Thank you

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