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Forum: English Questions Sep 15th, 2018, 11:18 am
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By Ana laura
Re: Each vs Every

Thank you very much Susan!! It's clear now.

Excellent, as always. :)
Forum: English Questions Sep 8th, 2018, 11:05 am
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By Ana laura
Question Each vs Every

Hi there!

I have a doubt about the usage of these two words. I know that they can sometimes be used interchangeably, as for example in:

A) Each / Every time I see you, you look different.

But...
Forum: English Questions Mar 13th, 2014, 11:23 am
Replies: 2
Views: 3,734
Posted By Ana laura
Re: Vocabulary

:) Thank you very much!! You were of great help! :)
Forum: English Questions Feb 27th, 2014, 05:50 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 3,734
Posted By Ana laura
Vocabulary

Hi there! :)

I was wondering if you could help me with some vocabulary and phrases I encountered while reading short stories:

1) "If only he took as much exercise as I did he wouldn't have that...
Forum: English Questions Sep 20th, 2013, 07:55 am
Replies: 9
Views: 7,866
Posted By Ana laura
Re: Present Perfect simple vs continuous

Great explanation! Now It's clearer... thank you very much Susan!:)
Forum: English Questions Sep 18th, 2013, 03:48 am
Replies: 9
Views: 7,866
Posted By Ana laura
Re: Present Perfect simple vs continuous

Thank you very much Susan! Excellent as always! :) Everything is more clear now...

So, Let me see if I understood correctly:

How long + past simple = the action is finished
How long + present...
Forum: English Questions Sep 17th, 2013, 02:20 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 7,866
Posted By Ana laura
Question Present Perfect simple vs continuous

Hello Everyone! :)

I still have some doubts about the difference between Present perfect simple and continuous..could you tell me if my interpretation of these two sentences is correct?

A) How long...
Forum: English Questions Apr 24th, 2012, 02:57 am
Replies: 1
Views: 36,371
Posted By Ana laura
Question Accomplish vs achieve vs fulfill

Hello there!

I've always had this doubt..is there any real difference between the verbs 'to accomplish', 'to achieve' and 'to fulfill'.

Since I'm not a native speaker, I am not able to see if there...
Forum: English Questions Mar 30th, 2012, 10:20 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,602
Posted By Ana laura
Re: Get your foot in the door

Thank you very much, Balio!

That was exactly what I was looking for.

Thank you to you both, you've been of great help! :)
Forum: English Questions Mar 26th, 2012, 11:37 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,602
Posted By Ana laura
Re: Get your foot in the door

Thank you very much for your reply!

So, to get its meaning completely clear: Can this phrase be used in other contexts/situations apart from 'jobs/careers'?


I hope I made myself clear...my english...
Forum: English Questions Mar 26th, 2012, 10:03 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,602
Posted By Ana laura
Question Get your foot in the door

Hello!

I'm having trouble with this idiom...Could anyone help me out?

I always understood its meaning as 'to gain experience in a particular job' but then I saw this example and now I'm...
Forum: English Questions Feb 28th, 2012, 08:53 am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,335
Posted By Ana laura
Re: before the horse has bolted

Hi Susan

Yes, I think that's exactly what he meant because he wasn't completely sure about it.

Thank you very much for clarifying this..it was quite simple but I wasn't able to see it!...
Forum: English Questions Feb 27th, 2012, 08:58 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,335
Posted By Ana laura
Question before the horse has bolted

Hi there!

It's me again and I would appreciate if you could help me understand the meaning of the following phrase, it was used by a radio presenter the other day...

He was talking about a protest...
Forum: English Questions Feb 11th, 2012, 06:10 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,943
Posted By Ana laura
Re: From the floor?

That was great help. :) Thank you very much to you both!
Forum: English Questions Feb 7th, 2012, 11:34 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,943
Posted By Ana laura
Question From the floor?

Hello there!

I'd like to know if you can help me find out the meaning of the expression "From the floor". I heard it on the radio the other day and the context was something like this:

'He was...
Forum: English Questions Nov 1st, 2011, 10:39 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,692
Posted By Ana laura
Re: Two idiomatic expressions

Thank you very much for your explanation, Susan!

I really appreciate it. :)
Forum: English Questions Oct 31st, 2011, 12:46 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,692
Posted By Ana laura
Question Two idiomatic expressions

Hello everybody!

Would you help me with the meanings of these two idioms?

1) 'To Step up to the plate'. I've heard it a few times on the radio (a british one, by the way) but I haven't been able to...
Forum: English Questions Oct 1st, 2011, 01:42 am
Replies: 2
Views: 11,270
Posted By Ana laura
Re: On top of your game/at the top of your game

Thank you very much for your explanation, Susan! Very clear, as always:)

P.S. I apologize for the belated appreciation, I had trouble with my internet conexion. :o

Greetings from Argentina.
Forum: English Questions Sep 16th, 2011, 03:59 am
Replies: 2
Views: 11,270
Posted By Ana laura
On top of your game/at the top of your game

Hi everybody

Would you help me out with this idiom/fixed phrase? I've already look it up in the dictionary but it's not very clear...

Does this idiom mean 'to do your best or try to improve at...
Forum: English Questions Aug 14th, 2011, 10:45 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 10,357
Posted By Ana laura
Re: Change of heart/mind?

Thank you very much for your reply, Mary! It's clear now. :)
Forum: English Questions Aug 2nd, 2011, 11:07 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 10,357
Posted By Ana laura
Re: Change of heart/mind?

Please Can somebody check it? I'm confused now...:confused:

I appreciate your help.
Forum: English Questions Jul 31st, 2011, 03:41 am
Replies: 8
Views: 10,357
Posted By Ana laura
Re: Change of heart/mind?

Hi

Thank you for reply! Let me see if I got this right...

To have a change of mind=to change your opinion/thoughts about something/somebody or to decide to do something else.

To have a change of...
Forum: English Questions Jul 24th, 2011, 04:13 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 10,357
Posted By Ana laura
Re: Change of heart/mind?

Thank you very much Susan!

Your explanation is excellent, as ever! :)
Forum: English Questions Jul 23rd, 2011, 03:46 am
Replies: 8
Views: 10,357
Posted By Ana laura
Question Change of heart/mind?

Hi everyone

I'm a bit confused about these two phrases, I can't see the difference between them...

E.g. He had planned to retire but he had a sudden change of heart/change of mind and decided to...
Forum: English Questions Jul 4th, 2011, 11:03 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 7,392
Posted By Ana laura
Re: Ways of walking

Thank you again for your patience, Susan.

Bye!
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