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Topic: have eyes bigger than (one's) stomach
Posted: Monday, December 5, 2016 2:10:14 AM
It is exactly the same expression in French : "avoir les yeux plus gros que le ventre" ! ;-)
Topic: Adjective order
Posted: Saturday, March 12, 2016 1:39:12 PM

they say : "The "normal" order for fact adjectives is size, shape, age, colour / origin / material / purpose".

Have a great week-end, too ! :-)
Topic: Which. Is it correct the definition?
Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:31:23 AM
MacMillan dictionary : "Which is used for asking for a specific choice from a limited number of possibilities".

But the word "selection" is correct, too.
Topic: Anyone can help finding a correct adjective for this behavior? (vocabulary)
Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:19:02 AM
Self-seeking = seeking only to further one's own interests.

Self-serving = serving one's own interests, especially without concern for the needs or interests of others.
Topic: love oneslf
Posted: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 7:04:39 AM
You can also say : "There is nothing better than loving oneself".

Both sentences are perfect to convey the intended meaning.
Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015 10:13:01 AM
A private is a soldier of the lowest military rank.

In modern military parlance, 'private' is shortened to 'Pte' in the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries and to 'Pvt.' in the United States.
Topic: I wish I could master writing the English language.
Posted: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 4:17:54 AM
“When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.” ~Walt Disney
Topic: Je suis Charlie.
Posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015 12:41:41 PM
Today we think of our French friends and "we are all Charlie".

Topic: Lasting Peace
Posted: Saturday, December 27, 2014 9:51:25 AM
Beautiful, thank you !

That's what life should be about : sharing...
Topic: Dream of / Dream about
Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 6:07:53 AM
"Dream of" is usually a preface to a statement which reflects something that someone hopes for, that they aspire to be, or that is a goal of theirs.
"Dream about" denotes something which someone had a dream about, a series of mental images or scenes that one experiences while they're sleeping.