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Profile: Wilmar (USA)
User Name: Wilmar (USA)
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Topic: can be able
Posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:37:56 PM
I would expect...
Europe would be able to...
Europe should be able to...
Europe might be able to...
Europe is able to...
Topic: Grammarly corrections
Posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:22:25 PM
"For me to force my interpretation on you amounts to sin.

Topic: Went pink
Posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:20:11 PM
She blushed.
Topic: to a close
Posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:19:35 PM
To bring (something) to a close is to gracefully end it. So for a discussion or presentation, it might be to summarize major point and the conclusion.
Topic: involve or involves
Posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:19:15 AM
Topic: immediate past
Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020 11:59:58 AM
Regarding the original question, if you do want to "confront" someone about their very recent activities, you would ask the following.
"What were you doing just now?" This phrasing is used when the question is about the *immediate* past, such as when you walk in on someone who appears to be "up to no good". Be VERY careful with this question.

Regarding the new question, let's start with fixing up your questions.

1 What have you been talking about? (the present perfect continuous)
2 What were you talking about? (the past continuous)

Carry on.
Topic: Drum Major for Justice Parade
Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020 8:46:28 AM

The National Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major for Justice Parade, Battle of the Bands & Drum Line Extravaganza is a celebration held annually in St. Petersburg, Florida, on the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday. The parade, which begins at the intersection of Third Avenue South and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street, travels to South Vinoy Park and is attended by approximately 100,000 spectators. Following the parade, a band competition gets underway at Tropicana Field Dome Stadium. Scholarships are made available to participating band members.
Topic: Federico Fellini (1920)
Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020 8:46:05 AM

After collaborating on screenplays with Roberto Rossellini in the 1940s, Italian Federico Fellini turned from writing to directing films. His movies earned international acclaim, and a number of them won Academy Awards, including La Strada, 8 ½, and Amarcord. Filmed in color starting in 1965, his movies became a celebration of life, with its beauties and grotesqueries, as well as an exploration of Fellini's dream life. His wife starred in several of his films.
Topic: Conjunctive Adverbs in the Middle of the Second Clause
Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020 8:45:41 AM

Conjunctive Adverbs in the Middle of the Second Clause
Conjunctive adverbs must appear in the second of the two clauses that are connected. While they often appear at the beginning of the second clause, they can actually be moved around within it.
Topic: hang paper
Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020 8:45:11 AM
This must be "primarily British".