Tag: sentence-usage

30 "I often buy fruits when I go to the supermarket" – illogical? 2017-07-24T02:14:20.023

29 How do I respond to my Professor's email, wherein he has mistaken my gender? 2014-01-19T16:26:32.750

12 What does "keeping someone in shoe leather" mean? 2014-03-03T10:12:24.467

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

11 When to use "bon appetit"? 2016-10-16T15:20:37.833

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

9 Can we use "Been" without have/has/had? 2015-01-02T18:01:16.163

7 what does "20,000 foot view" mean? 2014-02-25T17:12:35.670

6 "What more" vs "what else" do you need? 2016-04-20T14:02:45.630

5 Does the sentence " Sorry, I have no time." give a bad impression? 2014-10-03T13:32:36.567

5 Does "an example to other team members" refer to members of the same team or of different teams? 2015-08-04T06:33:08.907

5 Can we say "little salty"? 2016-11-10T15:46:52.803

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

5 What should be the answer on "I am sorry"? 2017-11-18T00:27:26.797

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

4 "No more than" — comparing two clauses 2013-12-24T15:38:13.717

4 Proper words to utter when shaking hands with others? 2014-09-14T03:50:13.133

4 Should I use "on", "when" or "where" with "day"? 2014-09-16T19:58:58.350

4 Should it be "you've been in" or "you've been to"? 2015-01-25T20:34:15.213

4 "Happen to know" meaning 2016-05-10T10:55:07.997

4 When you cannot stop your laughter 2016-08-03T11:58:42.590

4 "What" in questions about professions 2016-12-02T08:58:06.523

4 What are the ways to say that I was in a place without the possibility to connect with my phone? 2017-04-11T18:20:00.833

3 Is “that's an interesting idea” necessarily encouraging or approving? 2013-11-13T02:32:23.217

3 John is making his daughter? 2014-02-14T02:42:56.123

3 Get it? vs Got it? 2014-02-14T18:58:27.883

3 When to properly use Present Progressive statements? 2014-07-04T08:44:16.093

3 "How is going" or "How is it going" or both? 2014-09-09T14:42:02.517

3 Not very sure about the keynote of this Microsoft Super Bowl Commercial 2015-02-08T08:26:20.350

3 "wouldn't" vs. "won't" & "couldn't" vs "can't" 2015-02-12T18:40:53.517

3 ' being ' in participle clauses 2015-03-03T15:10:35.193

3 To a group of people: "I want all of your phone numbers." Is this sentence correct? 2015-04-24T07:02:01.377

3 When you trust not right person and give them something that you shouldn't give 2017-02-02T19:19:34.717

3 Correct usage of "and more generally" 2017-03-09T09:53:42.760

3 Could anyone help me to explain this quote? 2017-06-26T18:19:17.363

2 Which expression is more correct, "He worries the baby about falling" or "the baby worries him about falling"? 2013-12-03T03:31:15.737

2 'Convicted the Hung' - Right? 2014-01-29T07:10:38.283

2 "How'd I come here?" vs "How did I come here?" 2014-02-14T21:06:09.790

2 How to appropriately arrange this description 2014-07-05T06:16:25.477

2 Is it convenient or are you convenient? - How to use the word 'convenient'? 2014-07-10T06:07:32.107

2 Be he right or wrong? 2014-07-29T09:21:43.277

2 Can I say "I sent her a message about"? 2014-12-11T22:55:13.050

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

2 "That would be correct"? 2016-05-22T19:53:29.003

2 Is it possible to "not mind" doing something, but still dislike it? 2016-06-01T21:01:34.257

2 Is it correct to say "no need of thanks"? 2016-08-02T16:30:58.660

2 Meaning of "Where are you located?" 2016-08-19T14:17:35.247

2 "the instructor blew his whistle and off ran the runners." 2016-08-28T09:36:40.727

2 What is the meaning of "Grab a hold of me"? 2016-10-13T13:49:12.857

2 "Have you done with the exam" vs "Did you finish the exam"? 2016-11-30T11:57:04.547

2 How do you use the phrase 'Are you through?' 2016-12-19T04:48:41.407

2 is "you were sweet to help me / for helping me" the same as "it was sweet of you to help me"? 2017-01-21T00:47:37.173

2 She is gone! -dead or departed? 2017-01-26T16:39:43.317

2 What does this statement in a English book mean? 2017-06-07T13:33:39.687

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

2 What is the difference between these two sentences? 2017-07-04T16:16:29.413

2 I will be coming from tomorrow onwards! 2017-11-14T14:05:17.800

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 "had a test in English today" vs. "had an English test today" 2018-09-06T16:53:25.070

2 Thank you for your availability 2018-10-24T07:26:35.480

2 How to say in english something like this 2019-02-27T11:59:51.550

2 What does the phrase "There is no hurry" mean when it's used as a response to an offer for help? 2019-06-07T11:17:21.390

2 What are some generic responses to "It's good to see you."? 2019-07-20T18:37:23.060

2 "Such other people as are willing to do..." Sentence pattern 2020-01-25T10:30:44.903

2 thanks for help or thanks for the help or thanks for your help 2020-02-01T17:43:13.543

2 meaning of "congress to the mayor's president" 2020-04-04T08:59:58.830

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

1 Usage of "Hey you!" 2014-02-12T17:25:12.633

1 is it "What are you up today?" or "what are you up to today?" 2014-04-13T08:00:52.013

1 Don't be overly friendly 2014-04-18T03:57:35.550

1 Why using quotation marks in this sentence and what does it means? 2014-04-21T06:04:31.023

1 Difference between I would and Would I in following sentences 2014-06-23T08:25:47.343

1 "It was a time of heroes and villains, of battles and castles, intrigue and cunning." 2014-08-01T02:13:31.697

1 "It holds that" 2014-08-18T02:25:52.750

1 "He has all of his goals achieved" or "He achieved all of his goals"? 2014-08-26T08:05:47.177

1 Is the following sentence still grammatical even though I omitted the verb? 2014-11-19T13:36:48.347

1 "He makes" us vs "he wants to make us" 2014-12-08T12:17:21.720

1 Would "The reader is referred to ..." sound commanding to a native ear? 2015-01-12T14:50:56.533

1 How do I say "Congratulations, your photo was also seen on XYZ site!" in different ways? 2015-01-29T12:21:41.147

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

1 Should "tomorrow evening" go at the beginning or end of the sentence? 2015-07-23T03:24:53.477

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

1 Improving wording to use in job interview 2015-10-26T05:31:36.057

1 Is 'would' used instead of 'was' to mean probability in past time? 2015-12-02T04:48:26.943

1 Meaning of "I am supposed to meet a friend in 1 hour" 2016-04-07T15:11:44.293

1 Other way to say "later on" 2016-04-13T09:20:19.887

1 Do the given sentences convey what the speaker is looking to convey? 2016-04-26T15:31:27.280

1 Accepting or refusing a matter 2016-07-27T08:48:53.247

1 "Stop making me laugh so much" Vs "Stop cracking me up so much" 2016-08-03T11:28:42.840

1 Meaning of "Don't be abrasive" vs "Don't be insulting" 2016-08-21T06:27:12.053

1 Which response is more appropriate? 2016-10-24T01:21:51.467

1 When you use a dimmer 2016-11-13T10:04:56.687

1 "a chance to meet" vs "a chance that we meet" 2016-11-24T21:13:05.157

1 "He said I would feel funny and feel funny I did": What grammatical construction is this? 2016-11-27T10:54:28.903

1 Keep an eye on someone or something 2016-12-28T09:09:36.880

1 Confusion about the structure of a sentence 2017-02-09T04:57:35.337

1 Do we have to use the capital letter for "I" letter in these case? 2017-02-13T20:39:59.573

1 How can I be of service vs How can I help you? 2017-03-29T12:41:37.177