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by suhann
Mon Nov 20, 2006 9:21 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: Redundant Words
Replies: 1
Views: 464

Redundant Words

Greetings!

As redundant it is to say "in close proximity to", is it also redundant to say "past experience"?
(since experience has to be in the past)

Your comments please!
:)
by suhann
Wed Nov 01, 2006 3:06 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: Singular / Plural
Replies: 1
Views: 554

Singular / Plural

Greetings!

Which of the following statements is correct?

1) Does he have a company that manufacture cars?

2) Does he have a company that manufactures cars?

Please explain.

Thanks!
by suhann
Wed May 31, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: past tense
Replies: 1
Views: 597

past tense

Greetings,

What is the past tense for the word "cost" ?

If I wanted to say :-
"This shirt costed me $100."

Is it correct?

And, what is the past tense for the word "defect" ?

Can I say :-
"They will not accept defected goods."

Your assistance please.
Thank you!
by suhann
Wed Feb 08, 2006 9:16 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: if - first & second conditional
Replies: 1
Views: 1266

if - first & second conditional

Greetings! I am confused as to when I should use the first conditional and second conditional forms of "IF". When should I say : "If I [b]wanted[/b] to make reservations for tonight, what should I do?" And when should I say : "If I [b]want[/b] to make reservations for tonight, what should I do?" Tha...
by suhann
Tue Mar 22, 2005 7:20 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: simple grammar
Replies: 1
Views: 903

simple grammar

Greetings! How would you answer the following question? Q : Did you have breakfast today? A : Yes, I did. OR A : Yes, I have. And is the following statement grammatically correct? " I'm preparing for my lunch tomorrow." Or, should I say : " I'm preparing for my lunch for tomorrow. " Your comments pl...
by suhann
Mon Feb 14, 2005 10:43 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: "better"
Replies: 1
Views: 794

"better"

Greetings!

Have I used the word "better" in its correct context?

"Owen is one of our better players."

Your comments please - tq!

With many thanks,
Suhann
by suhann
Wed Dec 15, 2004 10:02 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: adverbs
Replies: 1
Views: 962

adverbs

How would you answer,
"Can I still turn here?"

Can I answer,
"Yes, you still can."

What would be an appropriate answer?

Your comments please.
by suhann
Mon Oct 25, 2004 7:22 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: adjectives - "otherwise"
Replies: 1
Views: 1208

adjectives - "otherwise"

Greetings,

Is the use of "otherwise" as an adjective correct in the following sentence :

"Only parents are allowed in, otherwise, the gate remains locked."

Thank you for your comments!
by suhann
Tue Oct 19, 2004 4:08 pm
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: sentence structure and clarity
Replies: 1
Views: 1676

sentence structure and clarity

Greetings,

Does the following caption have:-

1. sentence structure; and
2. clarity?

"I was watching a documentary featuring a town called Omnicon.

Omnicon is the coldest town on earth where the temperature falls below 0C, to -72C."

Your comments please.

Thank you!
by suhann
Tue Sep 28, 2004 10:02 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: in / out / up
Replies: 2
Views: 2343

in / out / up

Greetings!

Which one is correct :-

"Fill IN / OUT / UP the form."

TQ! :)
by suhann
Tue Sep 28, 2004 7:32 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: at / around
Replies: 1
Views: 2305

at / around

Greetings! Do we have to use the word "at" when relating to time? I came across a few statements in the newspapers :- " ... victim was found in the swimming pool around 3am on Sunday." " ... victim's body was sighted by a passerby around 9am yesterday in shallow waters." " She had last been seen aro...
by suhann
Tue Sep 21, 2004 8:59 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: open vs opened
Replies: 2
Views: 3686

open vs opened

Greetings!

Do you say,

"Is the shop still opened?"
or
"Is the shop still open?"

THank you!
by suhann
Tue Sep 21, 2004 7:31 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: ingenuity
Replies: 1
Views: 4188

ingenuity

greetings!

how do you pronounce the word "ingenuity"?

thanks! :)