Tag: phrase-choice

2 How to ask if things are related 2014-03-10T18:21:40.700

2 stay focus & stay focused 2014-04-19T07:06:06.537

2 How to say that somebody crossed a street when the light was red? 2014-08-25T12:27:22.113

2 What she was doing here OR What was she doing here 2014-10-24T21:34:49.657

2 "He has a new sports car now. He ..... it for a good price." 2014-11-04T12:33:39.690

2 How can I say that some action has an "investment nature"? 2014-11-20T18:31:16.373

2 Are they interchangeable: "I'm sorry that.." "It is too bad that..." and "It's a pity / shame that.."? 2014-11-24T09:50:59.530

2 What is different between "used to do <something>" and "used for doing <something>"? 2014-12-06T04:40:46.030

2 Passive "led" followed by ("into" and gerund) or ("to" and infinitive)? 2015-01-19T10:53:12.857

2 thrive in vs thrive on 2015-04-13T19:31:09.700

2 How to say the car has no more gas 2015-05-31T22:57:29.640

2 The movie "Die Hard" or The "Die Hard" Movie? 2015-06-15T08:10:43.323

2 "if it works" and "does it work" phrase differences 2015-06-20T00:39:22.967

2 "Not doing so" vs "doing so" after a negative 2015-08-17T22:28:07.627

2 Those who or who? 2015-08-27T16:42:35.613

2 Going for a party/to a party 2015-10-20T02:41:42.637

2 'All' or 'everyone'- which one fits better here? 2016-01-06T05:02:10.097

2 Counted as halved/half? 2016-01-07T16:53:28.800

2 "I'll let you know" variations 2016-02-17T08:36:30.510

2 How to improve: My parents were expecting a girl but me is what they got 2016-02-25T11:43:21.300

2 May I say "let me by" or "let me past"? 2016-04-19T12:03:43.027

2 The teacher gave many examples to "bring forth" or "bring out" the idea? 2016-04-24T05:21:08.833

2 Concise travel directions for public transportation 2016-04-28T15:18:07.717

2 Should I use 'neither one', 'none of them' or 'neither one of them' in this question? 2016-06-13T14:30:16.250

2 Is it possible to say "Did you catch the meaning?" 2016-07-15T18:53:31.703

2 How to invite someone for biking (The most common way) 2016-08-07T08:19:18.590

2 Meaning of "I wonder" after being asked a question 2016-08-08T13:35:18.027

2 What's the difference between "along with", "coupled with", "combined with"? 2016-08-11T04:11:41.397

2 "close to a 20% rise" or "a close to 20% rise"? 2016-10-03T23:46:36.240

2 Difference between "matching" and "overlapping interests" 2016-12-13T09:47:00.460

2 "The last I saw of that" as a replacement for "the last time I saw that" 2017-01-13T17:29:29.010

2 Using "going to" with come 2017-01-22T00:08:09.123

2 Instead of someone (Choice of phrase) 2017-04-11T12:49:45.070

2 Other + noun/ others / other ones 2017-04-18T03:43:02.640

2 Are both of these phrases grammatically correct? 2017-05-03T05:56:11.973

2 synonyms for "you're welcome" 2017-06-10T21:07:29.763

2 Can I use "with respect to" on a certificate of appreciation? 2017-08-18T08:30:51.917

2 "Where did you go" or "where have you gone"? 2017-11-08T16:23:36.983

2 "of high quality" or "of a high quality" 2018-07-09T23:45:22.467

2 "To lose grip on X" or "to lose grip of X?" 2018-09-02T06:08:14.977

2 Is "as she insisted her name was" okay? 2018-09-22T10:10:58.837

2 How to express an increase in sth during some years? 2019-01-01T21:05:42.357

2 I don't think VS I don't suppose 2019-01-18T09:45:27.700

2 Do "usually never" and "usually always" make sense? 2019-03-18T13:02:00.840

2 A more precise phrase to describe someone softening their tone 2019-05-10T12:49:02.893

2 Is there a noun/phrase to call someone living far away from their hometown? 2019-07-03T06:49:01.943

2 The use of phrase "years ago" in context 2019-07-12T08:41:50.163

2 In one sitting, all at once (AmE usage) 2019-07-16T12:12:26.303

2 if the number IS less than 0 or IS equal to 1 2019-07-29T13:34:21.250

2 How would NSE interpret "eyebrows moments"? 2019-08-01T09:19:51.967

2 Is there a difference in meaning between "go to the seaside" and "go to the sea"? 2019-12-15T22:57:52.470

2 "Keep close to me", "keep near me" or "don't go far from me" in context? 2020-01-26T11:05:41.713

2 Which is the most common question with "sound": Do you hear the sound?; What makes the sound?; What is that sound?; What sound is it? What sounds? 2020-03-08T02:44:45.370

2 What are the differences between "the book is on top of his face" and "the book is on the top of his face"? 2020-06-03T10:29:53.237

2 Should I use "nag" or "nag at" in the following example? 2020-07-23T13:16:58.697

2 "The daily life of my cats" ? or "My cats' daily life"? 2020-08-11T16:19:06.907

1 "This is borderline with comments" versus "this is borderline with being a comment" 2013-04-09T12:53:32.557

1 What's the difference between "fool myself" and "fake myself"? 2013-06-03T07:25:00.597

1 Difference between "don't bother" and "you don't have to" 2013-06-09T01:32:25.930

1 Can "all about and about" be a substitute for "all about the same"? 2013-07-27T17:49:43.867

1 Why "I had/got my car repaired." but "I had someone repair my car." and "I got someone to repair my car."? 2014-01-15T12:09:33.230

1 'Going to come' Vs. Plain 'Come' 2014-01-20T09:08:45.707

1 How to describe your familiarity? 2014-03-25T13:21:18.737

1 Giving and getting a discount 2014-04-10T00:02:22.380

1 Could you send the datasheet within this week 2014-04-15T02:43:17.970

1 Which choice sounds better? 2014-04-15T02:53:37.350

1 'Take liberty/liberties' vs. 'venture' 2014-04-17T03:24:12.923

1 Possessive/genitive case: "tradition of Holy Fathers" vs "Holy Fathers' tradition" 2014-05-22T07:19:07.760

1 Is correct the usage of simple past in the very moment of the speech? 2014-06-08T07:48:55.907

1 "will be given access" 2014-06-17T14:22:07.710

1 Usage of "in places" 2014-08-15T01:21:37.760

1 Difference between "in doing so," "in order to," "in a way that," etc 2014-09-21T07:01:17.883

1 Another phrase for "difficult task is set for somebody" 2014-11-05T09:31:12.903

1 'people far from business and politics' 2014-11-08T14:03:42.513

1 The differences between "to make a stink" and "to make a fuss" 2015-01-06T21:36:36.210

1 Turn around vs Turn back 2015-01-22T06:35:52.013

1 Exam says "as to be impractical of study" is correct 2015-02-19T15:17:17.253

1 I wouldn't be worried about... or I wouldn't worried about...? 2015-04-17T08:19:11.270

1 Rephrasing this phrase "through this three-year journey" so that it can be read aloud less awkwardly? 2015-05-20T14:43:29.660

1 "authors encouraged to do [something]" versus "authors who have been encouraged to do [something]" 2015-06-01T11:01:26.957

1 "to tap into sth" vs " to make use of sth" vs "to use sth" 2015-06-10T23:01:50.180

1 "Live in the moment" vs "Live for the moment" 2015-06-12T05:12:09.523

1 "others took to finish" vs "others to finish took" 2015-06-13T22:48:22.293

1 "Which" or "That" in the sentence and the equivalent sentence with "which" 2015-06-14T10:59:50.980

1 The "movie jail": is that idiomatic and how to express this differently? 2015-06-16T18:34:03.303

1 How to leave the second "in order to", when the meaning can be understood? 2015-06-30T06:20:36.693

1 How to refer to the young generation of a society 2015-07-27T14:10:10.880

1 "No sooner had" vs "as soon as" vs "scarcely had" 2015-08-18T13:02:05.647

1 Is there a difference between "to update you" and "to keep you updated"? 2015-08-21T20:43:31.347

1 Difference between too much/very much 2015-10-08T18:15:40.407

1 It is no good (to cry)/(crying) over spilt milk 2015-10-08T18:28:12.747

1 An accident took place early morning/this morning 2015-10-17T04:42:55.867

1 Using "regarding the" instead of "as to the" 2015-11-05T04:03:17.537

1 Asking question regarding future 2015-11-06T20:21:05.980

1 Correct use of Word Phrase 2016-02-21T14:39:34.177

1 Which is correct 'once you have given to me' or 'once you give me'? 2016-02-28T11:40:27.153

1 Regular sized text vs regularly sized text 2016-03-03T18:21:05.387

1 " get dressed" and "put on clothes" 2016-04-09T04:53:45.303

1 Changes "WITH" a diet vs "ON" a diet, which is the best? 2016-04-24T14:05:01.983