Tag: indian-english

37 How can I get rid of my Indian accent and sound more neutral/native 2020-04-22T11:13:51.847

25 What does "meat" mean? 2016-01-08T08:15:16.353

22 If “I woke up at 10” is okay, what about “I slept at 10”? 2015-03-20T06:41:51.553

18 What is the term for 'a......a.....a...' in speech? 2014-05-26T06:18:05.420

17 What's a preferred alternative to the phrase 'do the needful'? 2014-02-11T06:33:02.917

16 How to improve or get rid of an Indian English Accent? 2014-01-29T16:13:33.657

16 'miss call' or 'missed call' when it is 'yet to be missed!' 2017-06-09T13:34:41.177

13 Fear to speak in English 2016-07-01T12:10:23.577

10 Omission of definite article in Indian English 2015-05-27T13:19:12.237

9 "Do the needful" -- Why is it used instead of asking a question? 2014-02-17T21:04:14.417

6 Timepass or Passtime - I'm confused between InE and IntE 2014-07-01T15:23:34.627

5 A steel glass Vs. A glass glass! 2014-10-28T07:14:02.037

5 How do 'days' and other non-living things 'observe'? 2014-11-21T11:03:20.430

5 Difference between "kindly" and "please" 2015-02-26T07:47:58.553

5 co-son-in-law or co-brother 2019-09-02T15:53:29.163

4 If 'get ready' is not proper here, what should it be? 2014-04-03T06:35:07.543

4 American Accent or American Intonation? 2014-04-22T06:16:02.400

4 I'm suspicious about ONLY ONE thing. Do I have a doubt or doubts then? 2014-06-17T08:57:56.443

4 "For your reference" or "For your information" 2014-08-07T05:15:36.103

4 'He don't have knowledge ' vs 'He doesn't have knowledge' 2014-09-30T23:29:19.093

4 How do people who do not speak Indian English "prepone" things? 2017-10-25T12:56:50.023

3 What means of transportation is used - "by trains"? 2013-06-23T09:35:00.310

3 "saw it work" vs. "saw it worked" 2014-03-01T19:40:05.643

3 The confusion about the word 'accommodation' 2014-04-03T09:36:39.277

3 Is it Lac or Lakh? 2015-03-12T08:59:20.370

3 I failed exams OR I failed in exams? I failed math OR I failed in math? 2015-07-07T07:26:51.787

3 Which introduction is preferred: "Myself [NAME]" or "I'm [NAME]"? 2015-08-25T13:35:36.543

3 Can anybody tell me what does this sentence mean "Apparently, this user prefers to keep an air of mystery about them." 2015-10-08T05:16:29.263

3 Which one is more correct, "near impossible" or "nearly impossible"? 2016-04-30T07:17:47.930

2 Meaning of "Don't look down upon your own kind" 2014-06-21T06:42:57.053

2 A confusing word - 'formalities' 2014-06-25T05:41:49.580

2 "Man, it's not that easy!" - What if I'm talking to a woman? 2014-10-17T11:00:48.597

2 'Something' for a 'living being'? 2015-01-09T07:10:01.223

2 You're at a restaurant waiting for a table. People leave a table, now can you say "a table just became free"? 2015-04-21T20:40:30.807

2 'To close an area to public OR for public'? 2015-09-14T09:22:48.403

2 "Put a knife to/at/on throat" - which one is preferred? 2016-03-14T12:31:01.947

2 Is it correct to say "kindly acknowledge my leave."? 2016-07-14T12:17:40.557

2 Is "He has gone for playing cricket" correct? 2017-10-24T09:40:00.657

2 Dash against Vs crash into 2019-10-07T09:59:25.533

2 India specific- Addressing multiple men and women in an interview 2020-08-07T06:32:13.980

1 What's the plural of project in-charge? 2014-01-20T09:19:34.517

1 Is calling a 'money transfer' a 'funds transfer' valid? 2014-06-05T07:03:35.640

1 When to Use Indeed 2014-07-25T15:03:20.447

1 'In-laws' - is it correct the way 'CEOs' is? 2014-08-11T10:43:47.937

1 he thought to be working for the Russian government 2014-10-30T05:40:28.490

1 Which part of my name (Indian) is my surname? 2015-09-06T06:59:26.670

1 What does "Despite being born in India, Chinese-origin people stateless" mean? 2015-10-05T03:50:56.210

1 difference between won't and don't in "It is high time to visit xyz headquarters if the mail won't (doesn't) come within 2 days." 2015-10-05T07:28:33.640

1 Does "throw up" have alternative meaning? 2015-12-25T11:31:11.073

1 What is the right past tense usage of a verb "Learn"? 2016-04-30T10:09:27.367

1 Is the sentence "The water had overflowed under the bridge" correct? 2016-06-04T17:43:48.517

1 Do+verb or just verb? 2016-06-15T03:53:35.553

1 "could" vs "could have been" (past ability) 2016-08-04T19:49:40.903

1 Proper usage of could 2016-08-10T18:52:42.067

1 An idiom or phrase that means "make the enemy remember this defeat" 2017-02-03T05:41:02.007

1 Sharing a past experience in current context 2017-02-16T14:31:19.297

1 Which of the following two sentences is grammatically correct? 2017-04-18T07:14:50.717

1 Are "maternal uncle" or "cousin brother" commonly used in English? 2017-05-19T08:36:37.143

1 'Spoken English' Classes - is this title correct? 2017-12-05T05:02:28.120

1 What do you call the hanging sections on the sides of someone with long hair? 2018-08-09T11:39:35.920

1 Correct uses of Perfect continuous Tense 2018-09-02T14:27:20.330

1 Confunsion over active and passive 2018-10-23T05:48:59.357

1 Subject verb agreement case 2019-02-22T07:45:32.973

1 Is it better to learn English grammar separately or learn the language then the grammar follows 2019-03-22T09:37:39.783

1 What is the meaning of this phrase - "So take aim and fire away" in Alan Walker's 'On My Way'? 2019-04-25T20:11:57.840

1 I have some reservations about reservations 2019-09-26T15:13:38.440

1 I will try my level best 2019-10-14T12:28:33.007

1 Do you say "Namaste, you", "Namaste, Grandpa", "Namaste, Daddy", "Namaste, Sirs", "Namaste, Boss" or "Namaste, + [proper name]"? 2020-03-24T02:29:14.233

1 Correct sentence construction during documenting a user activity 2020-04-29T12:19:25.083

1 How to ask people to speak slowly so they really speak slowly? 2020-07-11T20:21:15.400

0 When to use Thumb rule 2014-07-25T17:42:02.197

0 Can I say 'If you dont like me, Then dont put coffee for me!'? 2014-12-02T04:42:01.643

0 What is difference between it's and its? 2015-08-25T05:18:02.807

0 Is "Crude" a valid antonym of "Urbane"? 2015-09-02T07:33:32.343

0 Don't you heard OR haven't you heard 2016-04-23T16:06:25.177

0 Hi I am confused with the following sentence "Vijay Mallya, declared a proclaimed offender in a money laundering case" 2016-06-19T11:35:13.253

0 I have problem what to use 2016-09-11T12:03:19.313

0 how to say that this question or issue is understood by me and I am good now? 2016-12-06T03:12:34.987

0 Which preposition to use with "provocation"? 2017-03-08T14:15:22.157

0 National pledge saying or singing? 2017-06-14T09:53:31.863

0 For your information or for your kind information? 2017-06-15T06:22:16.810

0 India do or does? 2017-08-07T09:20:51.320

0 is 'future perfect continuous tense' removed from modern English 2017-08-30T17:19:33.260

0 WH questions in English 2017-09-18T15:26:24.913

0 What is the bade meaning in direct speech said or wished.? 2018-01-04T17:25:43.927

0 Which One Of the Following Force or Forces? 2018-02-20T12:20:49.177

0 Confusion over "It does no" or "It does not" 2018-03-07T05:43:32.453

0 Wh clauses in English 2018-04-12T14:10:08.080

0 Uses of past perfect in reporting speech 2018-07-08T10:51:22.813

0 Indian English and with regard to Words usage 2019-01-24T11:20:21.090

0 Subject verb agreement error 2019-02-18T05:19:22.633

0 Which is grammatically correct, "I'm no Lord Ram" or "I'm not Lord Ram"? Why? 2019-06-01T01:42:49.823

0 Using "her" to refer to the word "child" 2019-06-13T08:35:20.913

0 Can vs Will be able to 2019-07-14T19:02:26.483

0 The word "oblige" in this context 2019-08-06T02:55:44.723

0 How to answer, how old is your baby? 2019-08-06T09:14:21.127

0 The clerk concerned VS the concerned clerk 2019-09-22T15:43:58.667

0 Where did you go? vs Where were you go? 2019-09-25T09:11:39.987

0 She is his Keep 2019-10-03T16:47:38.727