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by PureGuava
Thu May 27, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: constructing a sentence using suggest
Replies: 3
Views: 2005

Re: constructing a sentence using suggest

Hello Are there any grammar errors in this paragraph? thank you Thank you for your e-mail. I would suggest that I do the photocopying of all Mr. John's statements and Mary can do the photocopying of Mr. Xavier's statements. That way, we can do the work efficiently. Thank you for you e-mail. I would...
by PureGuava
Thu May 27, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Tips for Speaking
Replies: 117
Views: 206465

Re: Tips for Speaking

In front of an audience, if the occasion allows it and/or it is quasi-informal, try bringing a little levity: "You will have to excuse me, English is not my native tongue, so I might pronounce some words poorlier." <pause> "I know, poorlier is not grammatically correct... it's worstest." <pause duri...
by PureGuava
Thu May 27, 2010 5:14 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: "Come as nothing" right ?
Replies: 1
Views: 1220

Re: "Come as nothing" right ?

Well, the good thing about band names is they do not have to follow any (grammatical) rules. You might want to change it to "Came As Nothing", since "Come As Nothing" suggests listeners brought nothing (with them) notable before listening to you and implies (hopefully) once they heard your band, the...
by PureGuava
Thu May 27, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Belly, Stomach or sth else?
Replies: 5
Views: 6359

Re: Belly, Stomach or sth else?

Hello! There are several words in Engish meaning the front of the body. But what word should we use in this sentence: My sister's going to have a baby next month, but you'd never say that because her ?????? is so small. Thank you very much!!! Typically when you are talking about an expected child, ...
by PureGuava
Thu May 27, 2010 4:55 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: what is difference between rapport and relationship?
Replies: 3
Views: 8316

Re: what is difference between rapport and relationship?

Rapport is implying the built trust and mutual understanding. "My girlfriend and I have great rapport." Relationship is the state or status; usually implied that it is romantic. "I am in a relationship with Jessica." Or, relationship is the satisfactory interactions between 2 things/people. "We have...
by PureGuava
Thu May 27, 2010 4:49 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: What number president?
Replies: 3
Views: 4542

Re: What number president?

If you don't know Barack Obama is the 44th president of the U.S.A., how do you ask? Do the following questions work? 1. What number president is Barack Obama? 2. How many presidents werer there before Barack Obama? "Is Barack (Obama) the 44th president (of the United States)?" The words in parenthe...
by PureGuava
Thu May 27, 2010 4:41 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: field-worthy
Replies: 4
Views: 3192

Re: field-worthy

karel wrote:Here is the sentence: Project is based on the lack of knowledge of the health effects of .... and on the shortage of field-worthy, cost-effective ways for reliable assesment...
"field-worthy" in this case would be "realistic and tested ways that are proven (to work)"
by PureGuava
Thu May 27, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: meaning of phrases
Replies: 9
Views: 8569

Re: meaning of phrases

1.your only excuse is some candy-ass hallmark card sentiment ? (Is it a proverb?) 2. one of lifes legitimately sublime experiences its so utterly complete . 3.where exactly can we use tese words and for who(men or women?)? Buddy,Guys,Dudes 4. you set your sight just a little too high this time .(pr...
by PureGuava
Thu May 27, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: handsome
Replies: 2
Views: 2343

Re: handsome

I would say "handsome" falls more under genetically appealing, typically. However, with the phrase, "A handsome sum of money", handsome would mean large, generous or copious . (quasi-formal) I'd say, "nice car" or "beautiful car" and "pretty flowers" or "beautiful flowers" It also (almost always) de...
by PureGuava
Thu May 27, 2010 4:06 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: pronunciation/ "huges"
Replies: 2
Views: 2237

Re: pronunciation/ "huges"

Yes, hermit is correct.

The "se" in "fuse" is like "z" in "zipper"
by PureGuava
Thu May 27, 2010 4:03 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: The difference between here/in here, go/get going
Replies: 1
Views: 3030

Re: The difference between here/in here, go/get going

- How long have you been here? - How long have you been in here? There really isn't that significant of a difference. Using the sentence with "in", indicates that you are in(side) a confined area. Usually used when talking about the place being displeasing (example: Jail). - I have to go. - I have ...