Tag: usage

36 What is the difference between "do you like" and "would you like"? 2014-07-23T18:55:41.143

35 Why is "science" in "Bachelor of Science" singular, whereas "arts" in "Bachelor of Arts" is plural? 2020-07-25T16:48:04.870

32 "One of THOSE days" vs "one of THESE days" 2016-06-07T09:57:33.960

29 Is "plugging out" electronic devices an American expression? 2019-04-08T17:54:40.543

25 Does "I have a daughter" mean "I have one daughter"? 2015-01-28T12:14:42.287

23 Difference between "nice to see you" and "nice to meet you" 2014-08-13T14:54:07.373

23 Difference between "fast food" and "junk food" 2014-09-08T06:48:42.023

22 "I bought this shirt offline." Is this correct usage of the word 'offline'? 2015-05-27T09:29:58.697

17 Difference between "two years old and two-year-old" 2014-12-16T15:27:57.330

17 difference between "came along" and "along came" 2014-12-29T05:50:11.927

17 "I am hurting" in the meaning of "I am hurt"? Why? 2015-01-30T20:31:54.940

17 Ways to say 'get smaller', 'decrease in size' in one word 2019-02-10T15:40:42.630

16 How to say 'give your seat/place to somebody' on transport? 2015-04-10T17:43:47.803

16 "to be jealous" Vs. "to envy" - what is the difference? 2018-02-26T10:31:23.977

15 Why is it "Here you are!" but "Here comes the teacher."? 2015-06-25T14:34:11.650

15 What is the correct word for "turn off lamp" for a non-electric lamp? 2017-06-27T06:32:11.073

14 "couple" versus "couple of" 2013-11-12T09:16:23.860

14 Is it disappointed with, in, or by? 2014-05-08T16:33:51.920

14 How can a picture be naked? 2014-10-01T02:39:27.167

14 Started in 1987 vs. Starting in 1987 2019-03-19T07:05:35.257

13 Difference between "I'm in the school" and "I'm in school" 2014-10-22T16:12:52.240

13 "Here you are & Here you go" 2016-11-19T17:43:36.157

12 What are the differences between response and answer? 2013-07-31T07:01:32.957

12 What is difference between "accomplishment" and "achievement" 2013-12-06T07:53:32.237

12 Stative verbs in the progressive 2014-08-06T14:54:16.527

12 "Hello, This is" vs "My Name is" or "I am" in self introduction 2017-12-01T04:53:51.030

11 Should I always use a comma before a quote? 2013-07-20T12:24:27.830

11 Difference between "much, many, a lot of and lots of" 2014-08-18T11:42:07.990

11 Secretly vs Secretively 2017-03-26T16:08:13.527

11 Usage of "just" in the phrase "just want" 2018-07-18T13:03:46.297

11 Difference between "I know where I stand" and "I know my place" and their interchangeability 2018-12-02T13:16:53.237

10 What is the meaning of "in" and "on" when they are used together? 2013-04-02T17:22:16.483

10 Difference between "if only" and "only if" 2014-10-11T12:39:28.097

10 Difference between "search of" and "search for" 2015-02-09T06:38:20.163

10 "End user" vs. "end-user" — correct usage of hyphen 2017-01-24T00:54:12.623

10 He is fixing his car 2017-02-26T19:37:14.763

10 Can traffic lights "turn red" for ten minutes? 2017-06-30T09:04:48.480

9 Difference between ''distinct'' and '' distinctive'' 2013-09-02T06:32:02.857

9 "Would have + past participle" construction can be used to express speculation about the past? 2014-04-12T16:39:55.080

9 Difference between "why" and "what for"? 2014-06-03T12:29:35.543

9 Is "I never saw him yesterday" grammatical? 2015-02-07T17:22:11.423

9 When the contraction can't be used 2015-02-10T08:44:47.673

9 Is "How much underwear?" okay? 2017-01-24T04:52:00.393

9 What does 'in first for' mean? 2018-07-26T20:08:51.720

8 More than 9 hundred as hundreds? 2014-07-30T10:28:50.390

8 "Doesn't talk please VS Don't talk please" 2014-10-17T11:09:06.577

8 Differences between "long", "tall", and "high" 2014-10-27T15:16:24.717

8 Difference between "however" and "whereas"? 2014-11-12T14:46:29.303

8 What's the difference between "hang out" and "play"? 2015-02-11T01:41:01.013

8 In 1913 they tried to make planes that take off (or took off) from water? 2017-01-20T21:38:12.220

7 Can "mistake(n) as" "mistake(n) for" "mistake(n) with" be used indifferently? 2014-03-06T17:51:39.663

7 Using "eligible" correctly 2014-05-16T05:06:18.327

7 Out Of The Office, Outside The Office 2014-07-12T00:48:50.340

7 what is the difference between "like" and "as"? 2014-07-28T12:25:40.783

7 Difference between "big and great" 2014-08-18T12:14:12.373

7 Bit or Bitten - which is correct usage? 2014-09-07T07:36:04.177

7 Pick Up The Chant 2014-10-16T03:16:10.630

7 Usage of "on" versus "in" 2015-12-16T15:12:40.430

7 How do people count weeks or months? 2017-01-30T16:14:19.973

7 What should I call a person sharing knowledge in school that is not a teacher? 2017-02-11T01:22:24.163

7 "Optimiser" vs "optimizer"? 2017-03-11T11:53:52.740

7 What "remain friends" mean? 2017-11-23T06:54:39.777

6 Comma before "because" 2013-03-27T12:27:47.580

6 Return From Living/Working 2014-05-25T09:11:57.830

6 'verb-ing' or 'to verb' after the verb 'continue'? 2014-06-18T09:40:42.003

6 Usage of "If any" 2014-07-31T23:38:34.337

6 Present Perfect Vs Present 2015-12-31T23:22:15.280

6 Damage/Illness Occurred 2016-07-14T17:27:42.793

6 Push Somebody To Do/Into Doing 2016-09-18T19:51:53.203

6 How to use "without" from Microeconomics 2017-01-14T17:24:17.300

6 Is it correct to say "Mother is my life"? 2018-05-13T08:26:25.090

6 The difference between sick and ill 2019-01-18T04:06:00.173

6 “all of who” or “all of whom”? 2019-08-30T10:48:33.153

5 At the time of speaking, no relation to present 2013-03-24T11:36:59.823

5 Using "have had " and "had" to answer the question 2013-03-25T12:11:30.117

5 At the time of speaking, should I use "do", "will", or "would"? 2013-03-27T05:41:45.053

5 How many students are involved in the question "How do students actually learn from each other?", two or more than two? 2013-03-29T18:27:29.927

5 Why can't we use "to" after tell? 2013-04-01T17:36:45.337

5 "A friend told me" vs "My friend told me" vs "One of my friends told me" 2013-09-21T08:06:08.803

5 What's the difference between "get all my work done", "finish all my work" and "be done with all my work? 2013-12-21T08:24:21.407

5 Is the word "uncle-in-law" used? 2014-05-20T00:25:58.963

5 "Cats are of three types" 2014-05-31T04:44:12.440

5 Difference between "all" and "any" 2014-06-23T09:10:31.500

5 Usage of "See" Phrases 2014-06-29T08:22:20.473

5 An army of hackers put America's power grid in its sights - meaning of in its sights 2014-07-01T07:11:43.107

5 Is it awkward to say "Good morning" to roommate every day? 2014-10-11T06:42:01.940

5 Why do we use "was" for the pronoun "I" in some cases? 2014-11-01T17:58:54.127

5 Is it possible to use 'present continuous' to give an instruction? 2014-12-10T13:44:33.773

5 When should we use to by? 2014-12-31T18:49:01.173

5 What is the difference between "get surprised" and "be surprised"? 2015-01-02T09:38:05.840

5 Why have "my" and "your" been used in place of "me" and "you" in "...There is no connection between **my** having no pencil and **your** having..." 2015-01-17T16:55:47.257

5 To + verb + '-ing' usage question 2015-05-08T00:55:23.547

5 How to ask somebody to help you get up on a wall? 2015-05-08T21:51:54.337

5 apropos -- is this a common word in English? 2015-05-30T10:45:27.780

5 "I took her to be my wife." - acceptable? 2015-09-27T23:54:27.267

5 How is the expression "very much" used and is "I like very much to play volleyball on weekends" correct? 2015-10-01T18:02:39.410

5 What is the meaning of "modulo" in this sentence? 2015-12-01T19:10:35.097

5 What grammatical concept is this? 2016-01-08T22:18:13.107

5 After your letter 2016-03-09T07:38:51.600