Tag: sentence-choice

24 "She dressed like/as an owl." Which is correct? 2016-08-02T15:14:27.130

15 A sentence with listing items: How to remove the ambiguity? 2020-08-18T16:15:15.557

14 "consists of" or "consists in"? 2016-09-26T14:48:04.530

13 Living by himself vs Living on his own 2015-01-26T15:08:50.513

11 "It was pleasure to meet you" vs "It was pleasure meeting you" 2015-05-03T18:46:03.917

11 How do native speakers say condolences to someone else (especially in AmE)? 2016-12-19T19:08:40.263

10 "Take advantage of" and "make the most of": What is the difference? 2015-02-05T19:17:41.200

10 "It'd been... since" 2015-05-26T13:02:58.560

10 When you're having a cat nap and a bad car accident happens 2017-01-03T07:54:43.477

10 When you want to ask someone to maintain their class 2017-01-05T06:43:07.950

9 How to say that you spent the night with someone, you were only sleeping and nothing else? 2019-04-14T11:32:51.090

9 How to remove ambiguity: "... lives in the city of H, the capital of the province of NS, WHERE the unemployment rate is ..."? 2019-08-12T05:57:10.150

7 Why do you always "go down the street" 2015-02-12T22:48:41.820

6 "Of these two birds the male is that which is colored brighter" 2017-02-05T12:02:57.760

6 "Lived a lion" or "there lived a lion" 2019-03-06T08:17:59.337

6 Wait or be waiting? 2019-07-19T14:20:00.887

5 "within this year" vs "by the end of this year" 2013-03-17T04:08:49.690

5 Problem of abstracting two things into one 2013-03-23T19:30:54.893

5 "Breastfeed your baby longer" -I'm stuck with this sentence 2015-03-19T04:54:05.477

5 Is it rude to say "I will let you know"? 2017-03-19T00:43:20.143

5 To (have / take) a swim 2019-01-12T15:01:25.330

5 What is the difference between "This is" and "Here is"? 2019-11-12T09:25:23.633

4 "While asking" vs "Asking" vs "While I was asking" 2013-03-03T01:44:56.150

4 I am cold vs I feel cold vs I got cold 2015-02-08T11:24:17.277

4 How to excuse if we sleep more than we should 2015-02-09T18:42:42.087

4 How to console someone whose sister has gone travelling? 2015-11-04T15:44:55.150

4 Does "I should get to solving the math problems" mean the same as I should start solving the math problems? 2016-03-30T20:54:36.967

4 Correct way of using - "Both" 2016-08-26T14:09:41.520

4 I'm living in a sharing apartment 2016-12-24T16:00:40.940

4 How can I tell someone that they are not allowed to express their opinions, in English? 2017-02-01T19:09:37.427

4 Should the adjective "local" get the noun that it describes? 2018-03-06T01:26:57.210

3 "It feels so good" vs. "I feel so good" vs. "It makes me feel so good" 2015-02-08T17:46:57.960

3 Leaking valve - which sentence sounds most professional 2015-10-12T14:12:18.557

3 Phrase that starts with present participle 2016-01-22T15:09:18.283

3 How/What is it like? 2016-01-24T15:16:54.143

3 Does the second text "Shops selling everything from..." mean the same as "Shops that sell everything from..." 2016-03-29T20:45:56.280

3 'Such a' or 'such '? 2016-07-20T15:46:13.037

3 How to ask about someone's study? 2016-07-24T19:50:44.623

3 How to ask someone to observe a hierarchy in managing levels of an organization 2017-01-22T19:36:01.303

3 Someone who has passed lots of difficulties in their lives 2017-02-11T11:05:11.330

3 Usage of in/on before a month 2017-12-20T04:17:31.523

3 "Device calibration" or "calibration of a device"? 2018-03-14T16:49:29.477

3 "What is 'bleach'?" or "What does 'bleach' mean?" 2018-09-24T13:29:27.020

3 looks at him as if she's about to say something 2020-06-26T12:11:38.163

2 "Which one has the answer yes" vs. "Which one is affirmatively answerable" 2013-03-03T13:41:31.723

2 Everything in that shop is on sale 2014-04-12T20:37:26.470

2 Don’t seem too forward / Don’t seem overly friendly 2014-04-17T03:14:24.887

2 How to construct sentences about reunion 2014-05-25T01:09:47.103

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 A question about the sentence structures of the following examples 2014-11-30T00:32:56.587

2 Dedication of my thesis to my late father 2015-01-21T20:21:21.583

2 Keeping on + keep in touch 2015-02-09T19:44:56.207

2 She played / replayed the song repeatedly 2015-02-11T21:06:03.440

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

2 "Is there a plane" or "Do you have a flight", which is better? 2015-06-15T19:13:49.800

2 Lorry is inhibited? Or stopped? 2015-11-29T18:41:49.823

2 Confusion between 'have been' and 'were' 2015-12-25T02:44:14.647

2 Sentence choices 2016-02-23T16:22:19.107

2 Difference in meaning between 'I'd be surprised if he hadn't/hasn't' 2016-03-04T10:30:28.123

2 I don't usually go wrong doing sth vs .. go wrong with doing sth vs ...wrong when doing sth...Do all these mean the same? 2016-03-29T21:04:48.160

2 Why do people use "I've been + name" instead of "I am + name"? 2016-04-04T15:12:01.563

2 Preposition choice: "There is no interest (from/by/of) A (in/for) B." 2016-05-02T20:42:32.127

2 What is correct sentence to ask, How much money or how many money? 2016-05-12T15:09:25.920

2 Two kinds of the subject 2016-05-18T20:13:50.457

2 position of adverbs in no sooner ---than 2016-05-27T07:41:30.913

2 Adding and subtracting small numbers OR Addition and Subtraction of Smaller Numbers? 2016-07-23T04:57:02.403

2 'immediately before', 'right before' and 'just before' 2016-09-18T10:47:01.497

2 When someone gets you wrong and you are going to explain them that they've got you wrong 2017-01-03T12:03:43.223

2 When you are going to ask someone about the amount of their bank deposit 2017-01-18T08:33:41.003

2 A comparison between "as long as" and "while" 2017-01-24T15:55:49.430

2 Is "how long is the average time your sketches take to finish?" a correct sentence? 2017-03-06T12:00:44.023

2 I saw a nightmare, dreamed a nightmare or something else? 2017-03-21T22:24:13.410

2 When someone's spirit / soul / morale damages, harms , hurts as a result of a catastrophe 2017-03-23T14:26:58.207

2 "Note that for the x systems, we .." vs "Note that for the x systems we .." 2017-03-29T09:35:42.323

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

2 What's the difference between the exclamations "what" and "how" 2017-06-20T19:52:45.990

2 Which article to use: 'the' or 'a' 2017-08-03T15:30:13.797

2 How to ask about folder size 2017-08-22T21:35:37.953

2 Which would be better? 'Last two weeks' or 'Take two weeks' 2017-12-11T12:10:45.730

2 Sentence correction on subjunctive mood 2018-01-18T05:56:26.923

2 How to express 'going down the stairs to street'? 2018-02-19T17:48:51.580

2 inquire of plant's wellbeing 2018-04-20T11:10:39.933

2 Text me when you're there Vs. Text me when you'll be there. 2018-07-26T14:45:32.813

2 Ways to ask about the time remaining before something is ready 2019-09-22T17:26:15.250

2 Is it fine to say “Tell me your name/your opinion/your favorite team/your hometown” etc? 2020-04-10T22:31:46.680

2 To get + adjective/V3 2020-06-12T19:21:35.753

1 Does X include off? 2014-04-12T14:12:27.203

1 Which of these three expressions works to ask somebody how late he was for school? 2014-07-13T12:30:49.093

1 Are "Having common interests" and "having things in common" synonymous expressions? 2015-02-09T18:20:22.953

1 Shall I say "Open your books" or "Open your book" when facing a group of kids? 2015-02-13T01:12:34.477

1 What does "I am feeling hot" mean? 2015-02-16T12:11:20.723

1 Cause vs make / get 2015-03-05T20:00:40.967

1 Conversation through skype 2015-06-29T19:57:33.927

1 Different ways to express the fundamentalness of a problem 2015-08-11T12:06:55.340

1 What are the differences between these two sentences? 2015-08-17T16:41:01.007

1 How should I say more polite in such situation? 2015-08-21T08:16:30.170

1 "helps making", "helps make", "helps to make" - what is the difference? 2015-09-17T04:24:05.340

1 We had a lot of difficulty in finding or to find the house 2015-10-02T03:11:50.110

1 A simple speech to introduce a song to audiences 2015-10-30T20:23:02.563