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Forum: English Questions Oct 23rd, 2016, 02:52 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,478
Posted By alexlearner
"invention" and "technology" in the same sentence

I would like to make three sentences with "invention" and "technology".

(A) The invention is made, utilizing a new technology.

(B) The invention is made by the application of a new...
Forum: English Questions Oct 23rd, 2016, 02:32 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,171
Posted By alexlearner
a question about "never"

I am going to make up three sentences with "never".

(1) I never traveled to Mexico. (simple past)

(2) I never travel to Mexico. (simple present)

(3) I have never traveled to Mexico. (present...
Forum: English Questions Oct 19th, 2016, 03:12 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,418
Posted By alexlearner
placement of the adverb, fully

I would like to put the adverb, fully, in different positions of the same sentence. I am not sure which one sounds natural to native English speakers.

(1) We encourage all members to fully...
Forum: English Questions Oct 17th, 2016, 12:45 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,096
Posted By alexlearner
usage of orally

oral means (1) spoken and (2) involving the mouth.

I have trouble using it as an adverb. I want to make a few sentences with it.

(1) The doctor gave her patient medicine orally.

(2) He gave his...
Forum: English Questions Sep 28th, 2016, 05:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,487
Posted By alexlearner
Can you use two "in"s in this sentence? and order of words?

I would like to make up a few simple sentences.

(1) John and I are going to meet in the school my uncle used to work in.

(2a) Mary is going to take two English courses next month to improve her...
Forum: English Questions Sep 28th, 2016, 05:33 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,269
Posted By alexlearner
Is "soul" the right word? enough energy vs the energy

I would like to make up a scenario to practice my English.

Suppose that you finished two three-year programs last week. Your friend suggests that you take a graduate program next month. You are...
Forum: English Questions Sep 20th, 2016, 04:52 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,052
Posted By alexlearner
Re: lose money + an adverb and make money + an adverb

Sue, thank you very much for putting in so much time and effort to give me detailed explanations about my grammar questions. I really appreciate your help.
Forum: English Questions Sep 16th, 2016, 03:32 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,052
Posted By alexlearner
lose money + an adverb and make money + an adverb

In one of my previous posts, I made up a few sentences with "to lose something severely, which were wrong.

susan53 corrected my mistakes. Many thanks for all of her help with all my posts.

However,...
Forum: English Questions Sep 15th, 2016, 05:03 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,054
Posted By alexlearner
one of new immigrants' challenges vs one of the challenges new immigrants face

I would like to make up a few similar sentences.

(1) One of the challenges new immigrants face in this country is a (or the) language barrier.

(2) A (or The) language barrier is one of the...
Forum: English Questions Sep 11th, 2016, 03:57 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,314
Posted By alexlearner
What are the grammar mistakes in my sentences?

I would like to write down some similar sentences below.

(1a) The works I am presenting by the various artists in my gallery are all very creative and splendid.

(1b) The works by the various...
Forum: English Questions Sep 4th, 2016, 03:14 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,833
Posted By alexlearner
in a few days vs for a few days

I am going to make up two similar sentences.

(1) I will stop writing my essay in the next few days.

(2) I will stop writing my essay for the next few days.

How do these prepositions change the...
Forum: English Questions Sep 4th, 2016, 12:46 am
Replies: 1
Views: 863
Posted By alexlearner
choice of words

I am looking for the right word in the two similar sentences below.

(1) Every day, I shop at XYZ and buy fruit.

(2) Every day, I shop at XYZ for fruit.

In (1), I am using the verbs, to shop and to...
Forum: English Questions Sep 3rd, 2016, 04:06 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By alexlearner
Which sentences sound more natural?

I would like to write down some sentences below.

(1a) I will give him a call later at home.
(1b) I will give him a call at home later.

(2a) Mary watched sadly her favorite team lose.
(2b) Mary...
Forum: English Questions Aug 28th, 2016, 03:33 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By alexlearner
Where are my grammar mistakes?

A few days ago, I made up some sentences and asked my native English speaking neighbour to check my grammar. He said that there were a few mistakes, but he did not explain what I did wrong. I am...
Forum: English Questions Aug 28th, 2016, 03:20 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,144
Posted By alexlearner
Am I using the adverb, severely, correctly?

I would like to make up two sentences with the adverb, severely.

(1) Stress made him lose his hair severely.

(2) Their lack of business experience made them lose money severely.

Am I using...
Forum: English Questions Jul 8th, 2016, 05:01 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By alexlearner
Do these phrases mean the same thing?

I would like to write down a few phrases?

(1) During the grand opening period, the store ...

(2) During the period of its inception, the store ...

(3) During the initial period of its business,...
Forum: English Questions Jul 8th, 2016, 04:55 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,094
Posted By alexlearner
Am I using the term, job leads, correctly?

I've heard that a job lead refers to information about a job opening. I would like to use it in a sentence.

(ex) I sent my resume to the company that you had found a job lead from for me.

Please...
Forum: English Questions Jul 5th, 2016, 02:31 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,224
Posted By alexlearner
Can you use the simple present or simple future for participial phrases?

I have read a lot of sentences with participial phrases which all use the simple past. I am going to write down some sentences from the website, www.k12reader.com.
(1) Shivering, the couple ran out...
Forum: English Questions Jun 23rd, 2016, 03:29 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,067
Posted By alexlearner
What verb forms fit well in the preposition, 'for'?

I am not sure which verb forms I can use for the preposition, for. I would like to make up some similar examples with it.

(1) I have been scoring a lot of goals for six weeks.

(2) I had been...
Forum: English Questions Jun 23rd, 2016, 03:21 am
Replies: 1
Views: 950
Posted By alexlearner
Can I use the same verb forms for the prepositions, "in" and "during"?

I would like to make up several similar examples with the two prepositions, in and during.

(1a) In the last six weeks, I have read a lot of newspapers.
(1b) In the last six weeks, I have been...
Forum: English Questions Jun 8th, 2016, 06:21 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,192
Posted By alexlearner
I cannot find any grammar mistakes in my sentences.

Yesterday, I made up a few sentences about hockey and showed them to my friends who are not native English speakers. They said that they had found a few mistakes in them without telling me what they...
Forum: English Questions Jun 8th, 2016, 05:58 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,123
Posted By alexlearner
in a frenzy vs frenzied

I usually hear people use the word, frenzy, in the first example I am going to make up next.

(1) Yesterday, fans went into a frenzy when seeing their most favorite movie idol in the annual autograph...
Forum: English Questions Jun 7th, 2016, 06:48 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,173
Posted By alexlearner
Which tense(s) is/are correct?

I would like to make up two sets of similar sentences in different tenses.

(1a) Over the last five weeks, Joe has earned $5000.
(1b) Over the last five weeks, Joe has been earning $5000.
(1c) Over...
Forum: English Questions Jun 5th, 2016, 03:35 am
Replies: 1
Views: 7,615
Posted By alexlearner
Can you describe a wind as hard, heavy or strong?

I am not sure if I can use the following adjectives and adverbs when I talk about winds.

(1) a strong wind
(2) a hard wind
(3) a heavy wind

(4) A wind is blowing strongly.
(5) A wind is blowing...
Forum: English Questions Jun 5th, 2016, 01:25 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,411
Posted By alexlearner
to run out vs to run out of something

I would like to make up four sentences.

(1) I ran out of these pamphlets.
(2) These pamphlets ran out.
(3) This particular pamphlet ran out.
(4) This particular pamphlet ran out of copies.

I do not...
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