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Profile: Parpar1836
User Name: Parpar1836
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Occupation: Editor, researcher, writer
Interests: Collecting cobalt glass, jewelry-making, funky and antique things, books
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Joined: Monday, June 30, 2014
Last Visit: Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:12:56 PM
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Topic: Please check it for mistake
Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:08:56 PM
The colour red has long been linked with Valentine's Day, sometimes symbolizing the colour of roses, and sometimes the blood of our brave soldiers.
Topic: Taking advantage of the fact
Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:59:57 PM
Now that Rebecca had the rapt attention of most of the students, she took advantage of this. To ramp up the dynamics of the class, she assigned an exercise involving color printouts of famous paintings, which would afford her a new opportunity to interact with her less engaged students as well as the eager ones.
Topic: tRump has "God Complex"
Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 1:19:32 PM
I guess he's simply being humbly honest. He promised to "make America great again," and by golly, that's exactly what he's been doing!
Topic: ...
Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 12:35:56 PM
Ozok, you said it all!
Topic: Which countries eat the most meat?
Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 12:25:37 PM
In which case, it could be rephrased as:

Which countries have the highest consumption of meat?
Topic: Walking to the whiteboard with a marker
Posted: Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:25:29 PM
Topic: From a tin
Posted: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:45:06 PM
In the U.S., we'd say "can" instead of "tin." In the U.S., "tin" has a connotation of a reusable metal container with a lid, often a decorative or collectible item.
Topic: Walking to the whiteboard with a marker
Posted: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 12:08:07 PM
Holding a marker, Rebecca turned to the whiteboard, and, on the left side, deftly sketched the main components of a painting. On the right side, in large, clear letters, she wrote the main concepts. She continued to expound the lesson to her students, who were impressed by the skill and detail of the sketches.
Topic: 'impart', 'instill' and the use of their passive form
Posted: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 11:51:38 AM
One possibility is "If you want this knowledge imparted to you . . ."

It can also work as an imperative: "Impart this to me now, please!"

Topic: These are firecrackers leftover
Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 11:41:52 AM
Or firecracker debris.

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