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by grammarguy
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: sense your personality
Replies: 1
Views: 315

sense your personality

I have made up three similar sentences below. (1) Some people can sense others' personalities very easily. (2) Some people can sense the types of personalities others have. (3) Some people can sense the personalities others have. All of my non-native English speaking friends think my sentences all m...
by grammarguy
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: more snowfall expected .... be repulsed and abominated
Replies: 1
Views: 285

more snowfall expected .... be repulsed and abominated

I am going to make up a sentence below.

(ex) After three weeks of heavy snow, more snow expected to continue for two more weeks would be repulsed and abominated.

Does my sentence make sense? Thank you for your help.
by grammarguy
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: rainfall was coveted and valued
Replies: 1
Views: 286

rainfall was coveted and valued

I am going to make up a sentence below.

(ex) After three months of drought, the rainfall was coveted and valued.

Do the verbs in my sentence work? Thank you for your help.
by grammarguy
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: (From) Monday to Wednesday or Monday through Wednesday
Replies: 1
Views: 263

(From) Monday to Wednesday or Monday through Wednesday

I have written down three sentences below. (1) Monday to Wednesday, I am available for three hours a day. (2) Monday through Wednesday, I am available for three hours a day. (3) From Monday to Wednesday, I am available for three hours a day. They all sound OK to my non-native English speaking friend...
by grammarguy
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: time available or available time
Replies: 1
Views: 273

time available or available time

I am going to make up two sentences below.

(1) I will let you know when I will have more available time.

(2) I will let you know when I will have more time available.

I am not sure which one sounds natural to native English speakers. Thanks for your help.
by grammarguy
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: join in vs join
Replies: 1
Views: 381

join in vs join

I am really confused about the difference between "join" and "join in". I am going to make up two pairs of sentences below. (1a) I would like to join you for lunch. (1b) I would like to join in the lunch next week. (2a) I would like to join my friends for your birthday party. (2b) May I join in your...
by grammarguy
Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: We each ate... vs We ate ... each
Replies: 1
Views: 425

We each ate... vs We ate ... each

I am going to make up two similar sentences below.

(1) We each ate two pieces of fruit at the party.

(2) We ate two pieces of fruit each at the party.

Does the placement of "each" change the meaning of the sentence? Thank you very much for your help.
by grammarguy
Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: hour(s) after hour(s)
Replies: 1
Views: 420

hour(s) after hour(s)

I am going to make up two similar sentences below. (1) You shouldn't spend hour after hour working on your project. You need to relax. (2) You shouldn't spend hour s after hour s working on your project. You need to relax. Do I need to pluralize "hour"? Please help me. Thank you for your help.
by grammarguy
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: placement of "indefinitely"
Replies: 1
Views: 407

placement of "indefinitely"

I am going to make up two similar sentences below. (1) My boss will renew my contract indefinitely . (2) My boss will indefinitely renew my contract. I am sure that (1) is correct because adverbs are usually put at the end of the sentence. Is (2) both grammatically correct and idiomatic? Thanks for ...
by grammarguy
Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Grammar Help
Topic: I am confused about the grammar related to "in different ways"?
Replies: 1
Views: 505

I am confused about the grammar related to "in different ways"?

I am going to make up two sentences with "in different ways" below. (1) You examine this issue in a very different way from I. (2) As an experienced retail manager, my uncle has different ways of dealing with customers from the less experienced assistant manager. My non-native English speaking frien...