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by bonia
Sat Jan 21, 2012 2:13 pm
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: Which one to choose?
Replies: 1
Views: 949

Which one to choose?

The sentence is given; She.... to breaking the window. a) denied, b) admitted, c) refused. I am at a loss which one is correct. Help, please.
by bonia
Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:15 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: hurt, sound + ing?
Replies: 1
Views: 692

hurt, sound + ing?

Good afternoon! Could you help me, please. Is it possible to use the verbs ' hurt, sound' in the Present Cont. Tense? And if possible, could you give examples?
by bonia
Mon Oct 24, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: lately/recently?
Replies: 1
Views: 1193

lately/recently?

Could you help me, please. Is there any difference in usage of these words: recently/lately? I was told that they are not interchangeable. But I have not found any proof of it so far. Thanks.
by bonia
Thu Oct 20, 2011 5:38 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: A good soup?
Replies: 1
Views: 624

A good soup?

Can exist such expressions in sentences: a good soup, a fine jam, a nice soap? All these are uncountable, mass words.When I came across these examples in my books I was at a loss. Some people say it's impossible and odd, they would never use them. But my books are written by good authors. What shoul...
by bonia
Tue Oct 18, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: A good soup?
Replies: 1
Views: 513

A good soup?

Is the sentence correct:I am tasting soup. It's A good soup.'
by bonia
Tue Oct 18, 2011 6:22 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: A good soup?
Replies: 1
Views: 2798

A good soup?

Dear friends, can I say: I am tasting a good soup? 'Soup' is uncountable so is it right to take'A'?
by bonia
Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: feel well, feel good-any difference?
Replies: 3
Views: 4065

feel well, feel good-any difference?

Hello, evebody. Is there any difference between 1) to feel good,2) to feel well? When should we use 1 or 2? Thanks.
by bonia
Sun Oct 09, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: is, am, are?
Replies: 8
Views: 12900

Re: is, am, are?

I think your teacher is right: (is , am, are) should coincide with the last subject( in your sentence it's "I') . So - I am to blame....
by bonia
Wed Oct 05, 2011 12:29 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: "Good with" vs "good at"
Replies: 3
Views: 7588

Re: "Good with" vs "good at"

I forgot! To be good with money.
by bonia
Wed Oct 05, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: gold or golden?
Replies: 1
Views: 2299

gold or golden?

Hello everybody. I met a proverb:' Silence is golden/gold. ' Which one is correct?
by bonia
Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:44 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: mistaken
Replies: 3
Views: 3784

Re: mistaken

I like this phrase- it sounds polite.
by bonia
Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: "Good with" vs "good at"
Replies: 3
Views: 7588

Re: "Good with" vs "good at"

To be good at swimming, maths, English- I would use only 'at'.
by bonia
Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: A lot of or lots of?
Replies: 2
Views: 4510

Re: A lot of or lots of?

I am not a teacher here, but I was taught that there is no difference. We can use either. Much for uncountable, many for countable, mainly in questions and negations; a lot of, lots of for both in affirmative. But I have come across a lot of examples where 'much and many' are used in affirmative sen...
by bonia
Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:16 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Which word is correct?
Replies: 1
Views: 2273

Which word is correct?

Dear friends, help! Which word should I use: a TALL building/ a HIGH building? Different books give different rules. I am at a loss...
by bonia
Thu Sep 29, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: question tags
Replies: 1
Views: 804

question tags

Could you help me, please. I am at a loss. What question tag should I use in the sentence; You can scarcely see her these days,/ can you/ can't you? Should it be 'can' as the sentence is negative in meaning? Thanks beforehand.