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Topic: all/each/every part 2
Posted: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:36:42 AM
In 1) there is a single gift to be shared.

In 2) the meaning is unclear; we would usually say He brought gifts for every one of us.

In 3) there is clearly a gift for each person.
Topic: it's a shame to do it
Posted: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:32:52 AM
In most cases regrettable would be closer to the intended meaning. You've made such a beautiful cake — it's a shame to cut it.
Topic: Would/will ...had
Posted: Monday, March 1, 2021 1:48:14 AM
would ... had

OR

will ... have

The first has a little less certainty.
Topic: A and Q
Posted: Saturday, February 27, 2021 1:55:44 AM
Q: I'm thinking of leaping the Grand Canyon using a rocket-assisted skateboard — think I'll make it?


A: That option, I'm afraid, is no longer available.
Topic: Random Sentence Game
Posted: Friday, February 26, 2021 4:50:59 PM
Can Anyone Please Explain My Attorney's Legalistically Encumbered Affidavit?

I T S A L L G R E E K T O M E
Topic: A and Q
Posted: Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:15:56 AM
Q: I've signed up for one of the first excursions to Mercury: are you coming?


A: Wonders will never cease!
Topic: A and Q
Posted: Sunday, February 21, 2021 11:29:20 PM
Q: Did you know that all the crocodiles in this swamp are actually undercover agents?


A: Well, I wasn't expecting that!
Topic: Random Sentence Game
Posted: Saturday, February 20, 2021 9:29:43 PM
Often, Unless Told Otherwise, Foreigners Arrive For Reunions In Cycling Attire.

I T H A R M S N O B O D Y
Topic: Which is the correct word?
Posted: Friday, February 19, 2021 4:28:47 AM
I think you can use either booking or bookings.

But I would say either:

Rooms are now open...

OR

Rooms have now been opened...

Topic: I've seen 21 springs....
Posted: Friday, February 19, 2021 4:23:14 AM
In addition to the advice of others, I would suggest that 21 be spelled out: twenty-one. This is particularly important in #3, where it begins the sentence.