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meaning of being
"In honor of mother's day, which is being celebrated today." what is the meaning of 'being' there? i'm new learner, ...
meaning being 0 votes, asked Aug 15 by haris
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"Lay Heads Together" Idiom Usage
The idiom "to lay (put) heads together" means to consult together. My question is whether this word group can be ...
idiom meaning question 0 votes, asked Jul 30 by Юлия Жилко
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Extra vs Some: She enjoys having some more / extra money to spend on clothes
The question below is from my English exercise book Choose the one option - a, b, c or d - ...
Word-choice word-usage meaning 0 votes, asked Jul 25 by Quan
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What does it clearly mean? And is it correct?
"Who was that mysterious man who have struck her breathless?" What does this "Strike breathless" mean? I've searched this phrase, ...
meaning Synonym Phrase +1 vote, asked Jul 23 by Siel Maru
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what does 'High orthodoxy' mean?
what does 'High orthodoxy' in this context: "...and that principle is 'high orthodoxy' in their philosophy..."
meaning Sentence context 0 votes, asked Jul 17 by MO Sin
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What is the meaning of 'bandy puns and bon mots'?
They plan to hold an Annual Epigram Panchayat where they will bandy puns and bon mots. I read it in ...
meaning 0 votes, asked Jul 09 by Shikha
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How do you interpret this sentence
I am doing an assignment on how to properly write procedures and need help determining how this sentence will be ...
interpretation meaning 0 votes, asked Jul 06 by Daniel
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What's the meaning of this sentence “Nick grimaced, dealt trash for the sixth hand in a row”
"Nick grimaced, dealt trash for the sixth hand in a row" I got this sentence from my friend who is ...
meaning 0 votes, asked Jun 30 by Lin
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I would think vs Would have thought
What's the difference in meaning between these two sentence1. "I would have thought Tom was the best expert in this ...
Differences meaning 0 votes, asked Jun 22 by unique
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same meaning
I had been reading before she arrived. I had read before she arrived. Do they have the same meaning?
same meaning 0 votes, asked Jun 19 by Emma
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what does indissociability mean?
what does indissociability mean here: Considerations such as these give rise to notions such as the heresy of paraphrase and ...
meaning Sentence 0 votes, asked Jun 19 by MO Sin
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what does `Who knows What` mean?
what does the following saying mean? Who knows What
meaning 0 votes, edited Jun 18 by MO Sin
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what does it mean?
what does the bold in this context mean: In the case of the earth, this effect is extremely small, though ...
context meaning Sentence 0 votes, asked Jun 17 by MO Sin
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use of would for vagueness
I have been told that modal 'would' can be used to express 'vagueness'. Its usage has been linked below but ...
would modal meaning 0 votes, asked Jun 17 by unique
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what does it mean?
what does the Bold mean in: The answers to the universe’s big questions are rarely simple, but attempting to wrap ...
Sentence meaning 0 votes, asked Jun 15 by MO Sin
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use of would for vagueness
I have been told that modal 'would' can be used to express 'vagueness'. Its usage has been linked below but ...
grammar meaning 0 votes, edited Jun 15 by unique
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use of would for vagueness
I have been told that modal 'would' can be used to express 'vagueness'. Its usage has been linked below but ...
grammar meaning 0 votes, edited Jun 11 by unique
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Meaning of "taking a woman off to the hay bales"?
What is the meaning of "taking a woman off to the hay bales"? For example, a group of (non-close) friends ...
meaning expression idioms 0 votes, asked Jun 04 by Dendi
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What is the meaning of "would", and How They have been used use in following sentences
What's the meaning of "would" in the following sentences : 1.most people wouldn't use the brackets in sentences unless they ...
meaning useage use modal 0 votes, edited Jun 04 by unique
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Agreeing and disagreeing
Agreeing and disagreeing can I say '' I wouldn't agree with you" instead of saying '' I don't agree with ...
meaning use useage Differences 0 votes, asked Jun 03 by unique
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Useag,meaning and differences between sentences and word
Which sentences are correct and which sentences are used in which situation: 1. Thank you for suggesting/advising me2. Thank you ...
Differences meaning useage 0 votes, asked Jun 03 by unique
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Differences between "Present and perfect infinitive"
What is the difference between the meaning of the following sentences: > 1. ***To get*** the job in the face ...
meaning Differences construction Infinitive +1 vote, asked Jun 03 by unique
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Differences between four sentences
Total four sentences: what are the difference between them and which sentence is used in which situation? 1. I would ...
Differences meaning +1 vote, asked Jun 03 by unique
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Use and meaning of 'would prefer to have +past participle
What is the meaning "would prefer to have+past participle " in the following sentences:1. I would prefer to have stayed ...
would construction grammar meaning 0 votes, asked May 31 by unique
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Use of. 'Perfect infinitive without subject'
The following sentences are followed by 'to have+past participle':1. To have got the job in the face of such stiff ...
Infinitive construction meaning grammar 0 votes, asked May 31 by unique
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Differences between was to and was to have
What is the difference in the meaning between following sentences: 1. John was to have picked strawberries yesterday but the ...
construction meaning sentance tense +1 vote, edited May 30 by unique
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Differences between sentences
What is the differences between the meaning of following sentences:1. I'm glad to meet you. Or I'm glad to talk ...
Differences meaning 0 votes, asked May 29 by unique
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Differences between 'be+infinitive' and 'must'
I know that be + infinitive is used for order, instruction and plan but some of the example sentences are ...
Differences meaning 0 votes, edited May 28 by unique
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Meaning and grammar test of sentences
i would like to know if the following sentences are grammatically correct or not and also want to know if ...
grammar meaning 0 votes, edited May 18 by unique
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Conditional sentences with." Should " and "happen to "
I'm a bit familarized with conditional sentences. But the following sentences with 'should' and 'happen to' are quite confusing too ...
conditional meaning +1 vote, asked May 17 by unique
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