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Topic: What is it called?
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:49:09 PM
Birds like chickens are often found to scratch on ground with their legs in search of food. I wonder what this action(verb) is called in informal English.

Thank you.
Topic: What could be the meaning of this poem
Posted: Sunday, March 29, 2015 6:10:23 AM
Thanks to all.
Topic: so that VS such that
Posted: Sunday, March 29, 2015 4:52:54 AM
I'd like to know if there any difference, be it minute even, between "so that" and "such that"

Would you explain it with examples, if possible.

Thanks in advance.
Topic: What could be the meaning of this poem
Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015 2:43:35 PM
I happened to read this poem. Would you tell me what the meaning of this poem is?



In friendship feeling quiet
I spent a time asleep
And when I woke,the marrow
Out of my bones ran out
That you were the friend I dreamt for
But not the dream I woke for
And so I put this down for
Doubt. For doubt.

Thank you.
Topic: 'tasting' and 'taster'
Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:57:19 PM
In ancient times (I guess even now at some places), before a VIP or a royal person like a king or a queen eats food it is tasted by another person to make sure that the food is not poisoned. I would like to know....
1, What is this action/custom called.
2. What the person who eats the food before the VIP called.

Thank you.
Topic: Black patches on white background
Posted: Saturday, February 21, 2015 1:06:37 AM
I am searching for a one-word that I studied years ago. Could anyone of you help me in this regard?

A single word that means 'black patches on white background' like those can be seen among animals like dogs, cats, cows etc.

Thank you.
Topic: The differance between 'what' and 'which'
Posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:43:21 AM
Thanks!
Topic: The differance between 'what' and 'which'
Posted: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 11:55:14 PM
I was learning the below given conversation.

A: Do you go to college?
B: Yes, I do.
A: What college do you go to?
B: I go to Pasadena City College. Source: http://www.eslfast.com/easydialogs/ec/schoollife01.htm

I wonder what the difference in using "Which college do you go to?" over "What college do you go to?" is.

Thank you.
Topic: Are they different?
Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 11:39:44 AM
Are "Cloths" and "Clothes" different? Since they are plurals, I didn't get much help while referring to the dictionary. 'MS Word' takes both, showing that both are valid. Is the difference just based of AE and BE style?
Topic: In how many ways this can be interpreted?
Posted: Sunday, February 8, 2015 11:24:58 AM
In this site, I happen to see a game which has a sentence that goes "...you are finished..."

I wonder in how many ways the phrase "you are finished" can be interpreted if you just listened to the phrase?

Thank you.

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