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User Name: dr koray
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Occupation: Doctor (microbiology)
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Topic: hear
Posted: Friday, May 13, 2016 3:50:35 AM
Morning.

Today i ve read a news in theguardian about a prisoner who took his own life, anyway there is a sentence in the text as below..

A Northern Territory killer who had been caring for a blind wallaby in prison took his life because he was worried the jail’s animal program was under threat, an inquest has heard.


As far as i am concerned, when hear means try in a sentence it must be used in passive voice like "an inquest has been heard"...

Thank you

I came to the market from the womb; I bought a shroud, turned back to the tomb
Topic: push + verb
Posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:33:08 AM
Thanks everybody, but I guess it wouldn't be easy to figure it out for a time...

I came to the market from the womb; I bought a shroud, turned back to the tomb
Topic: push + verb
Posted: Monday, January 26, 2015 5:32:38 AM
Hello

I've recently noticed that sometimes "push" can be followed by a verb without "to" or "+ing"' in a sentence, for instance


"They could have pushed open the door."


I can't get this structure exactly.

Thank you





I came to the market from the womb; I bought a shroud, turned back to the tomb
Topic: stay off
Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2015 2:09:40 PM
Drag0nspeaker wrote:
stay vb
1. (intr) to continue or remain in a certain place, position, etc: to stay outside.


off adj
19. not on; no longer operative:

Collins English Dictionary

The lights went off (out).
They expected the lights to some back on, but they didn't, they lights continued to be in a state of 'off'.
The speaker was surprised at this.



thank you

I came to the market from the womb; I bought a shroud, turned back to the tomb
Topic: stay off
Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2015 7:19:53 AM
hello

I can not see the meaning of "stay off" in this sentence below. Can anyone help me

best wishes


I don't see why the lights at the house would stay off, though (while kids are doing campout in a tent in the garden, the lights go out)



I came to the market from the womb; I bought a shroud, turned back to the tomb
Topic: have been replaced
Posted: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 9:24:24 AM
tunaafi wrote:
The last two are possible; the first two are not.



thanks

I came to the market from the womb; I bought a shroud, turned back to the tomb
Topic: have been replaced
Posted: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 7:32:31 AM
hello I am not sure about the preposition of the passive form of "replace"

Viral cultures have been replaced into genetic tests
Viral cultures have been replaced to genetic tests
Viral cultures have been replaced with genetic tests
Viral cultures have been replaced by genetic tests

My view is the first one. Thank you

I came to the market from the womb; I bought a shroud, turned back to the tomb
Topic: hello, more than the time when
Posted: Tuesday, December 09, 2014 1:29:11 AM
Thank you


I came to the market from the womb; I bought a shroud, turned back to the tomb
Topic: hello, more than the time when
Posted: Monday, December 08, 2014 7:54:03 AM
Hello everyone, this week at work I encountered a friend twice who is not working with us anymore. In joke I tried to say "Doctor I am seeing you more than you worked here " I suppose this sentence is not completely correct. Can you help me make a better one? Thanks.

I came to the market from the womb; I bought a shroud, turned back to the tomb
Topic: enrol
Posted: Monday, September 22, 2014 6:02:25 PM
Thank you

I came to the market from the womb; I bought a shroud, turned back to the tomb

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