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by knowable
Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Can you correct my Design Brief?
Replies: 1
Views: 504

Re: Can you correct my Design Brief?

Reflect is a loose tea-leave blend. It adds/brings clarity and calm(ness) to the mind during self-reflection. Reflect takes its name from the geometrically designed logo and packaging, a design that is as luxurious to touch as to look at. There are three blends to choose from, with each blend design...
by knowable
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: How to form a sentence where ...
Replies: 1
Views: 534

Re: How to form a sentence where ...

It means they can get there earlier than the given time. E.g., I will get there before two o’clock. (This mean that, when two o’clock arrives they will already be there.) If you cannot be at a place after a certain time, you could use until/till . E.g., I will stay until/till nine o’clock. Or, I wil...
by knowable
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: How all types of sentences play a role in our daily life conversations?
Replies: 1
Views: 557

Re: How all types of sentences play a role in our daily life conversations?

How asks question to do with state, method, means, frequency, duration, quantity/quality, or manner. E.g., State: How are you? I am fine Frequency: How often does the bus come by? There is a bus every ten minutes. Click on the link to learn more. https://findingsynonyms.blogspot.com/2016/03/wh-words...
by knowable
Mon Sep 12, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Are these sentences equivalent and grammatically correct?
Replies: 1
Views: 996

Re: Are these sentences equivalent and grammatically correct?

In 1, the two sentences do not have same meaning. From sentence A, I understand that I am likely to win lottery if I happen to see a rainbow in early morning. Note that ‘if you see a rainbow early in the morning’ is functioning as an adverbial clause of condition. The meaning of sentence B is not cl...
by knowable
Sat Sep 03, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: How do I organize ideas
Replies: 1
Views: 883

Re: How do I organize ideas

Suggestions:

1. Read ‘The mind map book’ by Tony Buzan.
Mind mapping is a way of organizing ideas or information using keywords so as to show relationship between them (ideas).

2. See if the article on Essay Structure helps:
https://findingsynonyms.blogspot.com/20 ... cture.html
by knowable
Sat Sep 03, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Left and Right. Help
Replies: 1
Views: 805

Re: Left and Right. Help

Suggestions:

I was looking to the left but all I could see was (what was) on the right.

Why was I looking to the left when all I saw was on the right?
by knowable
Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Looking for a word
Replies: 4
Views: 1746

Re: Looking for a word

Monumental? Instrumental? Consequential?
by knowable
Wed Aug 17, 2016 1:16 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Need help writing in proper format to understand crystal clearly.
Replies: 2
Views: 1140

Re: Need help writing in proper format to understand crystal clearly.

It is not clear what you are asking for. But anyway, see if any of the following helps. Contact me if you are the girl’s parent. Or, contact me if you are the girls’ father/mother. "The" here indicates you are referring to a specific girl. In other words you know the girl you are talking about. Cont...
by knowable
Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Looking for a word
Replies: 4
Views: 1746

Re: Looking for a word

Theorem?
by knowable
Wed Aug 10, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: how to make up sentence
Replies: 2
Views: 1363

Re: how to make up sentence

"What kind of a husband would you like?"

Kind here stands for type. Type can include physical characteristics (e.g., age, shape), personality (e.g., friendly, aggressive, sociable) and more.
by knowable
Sun Jun 26, 2016 1:55 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Do you use the definite or the indefinite article?
Replies: 1
Views: 1316

Re: Do you use the definite or the indefinite article?

In second sentence you are not talking about any specific toy. For the first sentence however, if there will be any 70th goal scored, then they will have been up to 69 goals scored. And there will be only one 70th goal scored: meaning goals are only scored one at a time. So we do use the when we are...
by knowable
Thu Jun 23, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: How to use plural correctly?
Replies: 1
Views: 1146

Re: How to use plural correctly?

3 messages received
by knowable
Thu Jun 23, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Please help with if the sentence conveys the meaning I am trying to convey
Replies: 1
Views: 1115

Re: Please help with if the sentence conveys the meaning I am trying to convey

In heaven we shall completely love each other. This shall be made possible by our love for God for he is (or shall be) the primary object of our love. Or, In heaven we shall love each other fully. But God shall remain the primary object of our love for it is by him that we shall be able to love each...
by knowable
Thu Jun 23, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Which verb tense fits better in my sentence?
Replies: 1
Views: 1039

Re: Which verb tense fits better in my sentence?

Since its grand opening four months ago, the computer company has increased its revenue by thirty percent. Here I am talking about an event in the present. Four months after grand opening, the computer company increased its revenue by thirty percent. Here I am talking about an event in the past.
by knowable
Wed Jun 15, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: is it correct?
Replies: 1
Views: 1468

Re: is it correct?

My friend and I were building a castle on the beach one afternoon. A dark cloud loomed in the distance, but it was looking ominous with each passing minute. I began to worry for I had not brought my umbrella with me. “I am going to be quite miserable if it starts raining,” I said to my friend. “Do n...
by knowable
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Hello, please help me make my sentences more relevant for English people
Replies: 1
Views: 1299

Re: Hello, please help me make my sentences more relevant for English people

1. A professional approach to product design is clearly reflected in analysis of each stage of the design and execution. All stages of product design are done with expertise and this is reflected in execution. 2. As a project manager, I always approach every project professionally and see its compl...
by knowable
Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:12 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: usage of the verb, to regress
Replies: 1
Views: 1305

Re: usage of the verb, to regress

You can say his grades have regressed. E.g., Last year Mark worked very hard at school and his grades rose from C to B. But this year, his grades have regressed as he has stopped working hard. I have to say I am not certain regress is a suitable word here though. We know regress means to return/go b...
by knowable
Mon Jun 06, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: Creative Writing
Topic: My Love Story "Help needed"
Replies: 1
Views: 3367

Re: My Love Story "Help needed"

Your style of writing is good as it is easy for the reader to follow the story. There are, however, a few mistakes to note. Tense: E.g., the sentence 'whenever I closed my eyes, I only see her' should be 'whenever I closed my eyes, I only saw her' as you are talking about the past. Choice of words: ...
by knowable
Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: the meaning of the word once
Replies: 2
Views: 1472

Re: the meaning of the word once

I think the writer of second sentence intended the meaning to be the same as that of first sentence – that the parents built the house at some time in the past . But, because of the position of the adverb 'once' in second sentence, the meaning of the sentence is not clear. It does not make sense log...
by knowable
Thu Jun 02, 2016 11:53 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: All but
Replies: 1
Views: 1635

Re: All but

The writer of this sentence is telling us that from the recent temperature records it looks promising that 2016 will be the hottest year on record.

I could, then, replace all but in this sentence with 'all in all'. 'All in all' means 'on the whole' or 'all things considered'.
by knowable
Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: check my sentence is right or wrong
Replies: 2
Views: 1438

Re: check my sentence is right or wrong

In the first sentence you could use ‘and’ so as to avoid repetition of ‘I’. E.g., One day I came from the office and, slowly, walked down the street. There were lot of cars and people. Everyone looked sad and tired. I was feeling tired myself. Or, Coming from the office one day, I walked slowly down...
by knowable
Wed Jun 01, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Pls correct me !
Replies: 2
Views: 1163

Re: Pls correct me !

"Please count me as a vegetarian for that day" would be okay.
by knowable
Sat May 28, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: How to use Confuse
Replies: 3
Views: 1805

Re: How do use Confuse

Simple present tense would be ‘get confused’. E.g., I usually get confused when I am in a supermarket because of all the choices. Or I usually get confused in supermarkets because of all the choices. I usually get confused in supermarkets because of all the choices there are. I usually get confused ...
by knowable
Fri May 27, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Function of 'what' in this sentence
Replies: 1
Views: 1102

Re: Function of 'what' in this sentence

I would say it is functioning as a pronoun . Let us say someone had asked: What is it you do on weekend? Or, what do you do on weekends? Then the person answers ‘this is what I do on weekends’. Or ‘this is it ’. In the question ‘ What ’ is functioning as a pronoun. So is ‘ It ’ in the answer. Follow...
by knowable
Wed May 25, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Despite and inspite
Replies: 1
Views: 1339

Re: Despite and inspite

Despite and in spite are adverbials of concession. They are used to show a contrast. In no. 1 there is a contrast between the first clause ‘despite of weakness in health’ and second clause ‘he still works continuously’. Note that we use ‘of’ with in spite but not despite. You could rewrite no.1 like...
by knowable
Tue May 17, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: What's the sentence mean
Replies: 2
Views: 1340

Re: What's the sentence mean

‘Sort of’ in this sentence can be replaced with ‘kind of’ and the meaning remains the same. Or, you can remove it with no loss of the meaning of the sentence. ‘Sort of felt’ could mean that the person is not 100% certain their heart was beating very fast. Or, the moment that the person became consci...
by knowable
Mon May 16, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: "alongside" or " accompanied by"
Replies: 1
Views: 1002

Re: "alongside" or " accompanied by"

The simplest conjunction would be ‘and’. ‘Alongside’ or ‘along with’ can do but not ‘accompanied by’.
by knowable
Mon May 02, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: does it convey the meaning
Replies: 1
Views: 1000

Re: does it convey the meaning

The sentence could be interpreted to mean both 1 & 2.

But to remove uncertainty in meaning one could rewrite:
The study will be conducted using freshly laid turkey eggs and newly hatched poults from a nearby farm.
by knowable
Thu Apr 07, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: on and onto
Replies: 1
Views: 863

Re: on and onto

I would say either on or onto is okay because we are talking about movement here. From the sentence, I understand that the person was one moment on it and the next off it. And in course of that movement the person hurt their back. But I do not think the writer meant that the person was jumping up an...
by knowable
Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:26 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: A complain
Replies: 1
Views: 945

Re: A complain

Dear Ms. Sanchez, I am writing concerning the school timetable. I am second A level student in science and technology and I am speaking for majority in regards to the matter. We feel that we are spending too much time in class which leaves us with little or no time for anything else outside school. ...
by knowable
Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Hotel room
Replies: 3
Views: 1529

Re: Hotel room

I would like to book a room. I would like a room for one/two people. I would like to book a single/double room. Do you have a room available? How much does the room cost? Could you tell me the cost of single/double room? Could you tell me how much the room costs? Is there room service? Is there a mi...
by knowable
Sun Mar 20, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: LONG i AND SHORT i
Replies: 4
Views: 2179

Re: LONG i AND SHORT i

The letter i as in word bite, bright, or write is represented by diphthong ai , the same sound of letter y in ‘my’. So, one suggestion I can make here is to teach them phonics (letter/s and sound correlation) as taught to children. Because one of the methods that have been found to work for children...
by knowable
Sat Mar 19, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: LONG i AND SHORT i
Replies: 4
Views: 2179

Re: LONG i AND SHORT i

You will find that letters ee and ea as in word keep, neat, heat, beat, seat, knee, heal, sea, see, or heel, are realized as long vowel iː , which you are referring to as hard i. The letter i as in word sit kip, skip, hit, ring, sing, or bit, is realized as short vowel ɪ which you are referring to a...
by knowable
Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which is better 'Read as' or 'Spoken as'
Replies: 2
Views: 1531

Re: Which is better 'Read as' or 'Spoken as'

‘Read as’ would be the right one to use. But I cannot explain further without more information.
by knowable
Tue Mar 15, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: how to make my vocabulary to be unforgetable.
Replies: 2
Views: 1343

Re: how to make my vocabulary to be unforgetable.

Learn vocabulary in context. Context here means other text surrounding that word. Learning vocabulary in the context it has been used helps you to understand its meaning better and also gives you an idea where to use such a word. Learn synonyms of the new word. Synonyms are words and phrases with s...
by knowable
Mon Mar 14, 2016 7:28 pm
Forum: Creative Writing
Topic: An essay about the changing in learning in the past and now. Could someone read and check my essay for me?
Replies: 3
Views: 7844

Re: An essay about the changing in learning in the past and now. Could someone read and check my essay for me?

Hi Camnguyen, There is more to essay writing than the suggestions below. Whenever you have an essay to write, it is advisable to do some research on the topic so as to collect information from experts in the field. You can get information from textbooks, online journal articles, etc. Some textbooks ...
by knowable
Tue Mar 08, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: Creative Writing
Topic: The biggest goal in my life
Replies: 4
Views: 7058

Re: The biggest goal in my life

Hi Vyleeee, I thought I should point out some of the errors in your writing as you had asked. There are a few spelling mistakes: career, especially Instead of using symbols like &, use ‘and’ or form two sentences out of a long one. For example: I can help my brother and sister with their studies. Ma...
by knowable
Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:25 pm
Forum: Creative Writing
Topic: The biggest goal in my life
Replies: 4
Views: 7058

Re: The biggest goal in my life

My biggest goal in life is to be as successful as possible. By this I mean financial independence. Firstly, this is because I will get respect from my peers especially my husband. Secondly, I will get to live my life as I see fit (or as it suits me). I will shop whatever and whenever I feel like it....
by knowable
Thu Mar 03, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: Creative Writing
Topic: My worst habit (Can you fix this article for me?)
Replies: 1
Views: 2357

Re: My worst habit (Can you fix this article for me?)

My biggest weakness is lack of confidence in front of others. I always feel insecure or timid when I am around other people. For instance (example), in lecture when the teacher asks a question that I know the answer to, I find myself tongue tied. When in group activities, I may have a brilliant or c...
by knowable
Thu Mar 03, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Sentence
Replies: 1
Views: 979

Re: Sentence

I would say 1. is the correct answer. The only statement we can say he made is in denying the accusation.
by knowable
Sun Feb 28, 2016 1:54 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Please check these sentences.
Replies: 1
Views: 1217

Re: Please check these sentences.

I would say:
Some people buy roses either at the market, florist or supermarket
Some people buy roses at the market, florist or supermarket.

But I am also thinking it should be ‘most people’ because it is at the market, florist or supermarket where you are (most) likely to find flowers for sale.
by knowable
Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Creative Writing
Topic: How can I write more concisely
Replies: 4
Views: 3112

Re: How can I write more concisely

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