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Forum: English Questions Oct 27th, 2019, 06:25 am
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By fface
Re: on my time

Hi susan,

Thank you very much for your helpful answer. I think that's the exactly the meaning what I have been looking for.

Are there any other different definitions of 'on one's time'?
Forum: English Questions Oct 24th, 2019, 08:33 am
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By fface
Re: Polite Requests

Hi susan,

Could you please tell me how to use 'would' in a context where it's necessary to "save face"?

Thanks again!
Forum: English Questions Oct 22nd, 2019, 08:41 am
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By fface
Re: Polite Requests

Hi susan,

A: Would you tell me how to get to the mall?
B: Yes, I will/would be happy to.

What's the difference in meaning between 'will' and 'would' in B's answer above?

Thank you very much for...
Forum: English Questions Oct 20th, 2019, 10:25 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By fface
on my time

Hi,

Wat does the sentence mean?

'Stop dancing on my time.'

Thank you very much.
Forum: English Questions Oct 15th, 2019, 10:24 am
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By fface
Re: some pal you are!

Hi susan,

"dramatic" has several meanings. What does it mean here?

Many thanks.
Forum: English Questions Oct 13th, 2019, 09:07 am
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By fface
Re: some pal you are!

Hi susan,

Can I say "Wow - some meeting that was!" instead of "Wow - that was some meeting!" to express the same meaning here?

Can I say "Wow - some walk that was!" instead of "Wow - that was some...
Forum: English Questions Oct 8th, 2019, 07:46 am
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By fface
Re: some pal you are!

Hi susan,

Is 'that was some...' always used in a positive way?

Thanks again.
Forum: English Questions Oct 2nd, 2019, 07:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By fface
Re: some pal you are!

Hi susan,

Thank you very much for your great answer. Can I use 'friend' instead of 'pal' here like 'some friend you are' to express the same meaning?

What's the difference between a pal and a...
Forum: English Questions Oct 1st, 2019, 07:28 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By fface
some pal you are!

Hi,

What does 'some pal you are' mean here?

A: Do you have to dance every dance with him?

B: Oh, don't be such a sorehead. I've only dance five dances with him.

A: Some pal you are. Just because...
Forum: English Questions Sep 22nd, 2019, 04:18 am
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By fface
Re: don't like to

Hi susan,

Your above example made me think of a question as follows:

I don't know if the listener B skis or not, but I want to find out if he/she enjoys it. Is it OK to ask him/her a question like...
Forum: English Questions Sep 13th, 2019, 02:23 am
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By fface
Re: don't like to

Hi susan,
I'm a little confused about the quote above. Do you mean the 'like' in the sentence 'Do you like reading novels?' doesn't express 'enjoyment?

How do you tell if the speaker means 'it's a...
Forum: English Questions Sep 7th, 2019, 03:17 am
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By fface
Re: don't like to

Hi susan,

1.Do you like to read novels?
2.Do you like reading novels?

Both 'like' in the sentences above mean 'enjoyment'. What is the difference in meaning between them?

Thanks a lot.
Forum: English Questions Sep 6th, 2019, 08:29 am
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By fface
Re: don't like to

Hi susan,

The verb 'like' in the following sentences all mean 'enjoyment'.

1. Richard doesn't like to exercise because it's tiring for him, but he has to do it in order to keep in shape.

Does the...
Forum: English Questions Sep 1st, 2019, 08:16 am
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By fface
Re: don't like to

Hi susan,

question 1:
If someone has to do something that he doesn't like to do, can I use either sentence #1 or #2 here?

1.I don't like to talk to him but I have to.

2.I don't like talking to...
Forum: English Questions Jul 21st, 2019, 09:16 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By fface
don't like to

Hi,

Can I say "I don't like to..." if I have never done it? For example,

"I have never played tennis and I don't like to do it."

Thanks.
Forum: English Questions Mar 23rd, 2019, 08:35 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,487
Posted By fface
Re: go swimming

Hi susan,

1."I like to play tennis on Sunday mornings."

Does this mean I enjoy playing tennis on Sunday mornings or I think it's a good idea to play tennis on Sunday mornings?

2. Is it correct to...
Forum: English Questions Mar 21st, 2019, 10:21 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,487
Posted By fface
Re: go swimming

1.
Hi susan,
It's not correct to say "I don't like going to the dentist, but I like going about every six months because that way there's never too much to be done." here, right?

2. Do you think...
Forum: English Questions Mar 21st, 2019, 09:36 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,487
Posted By fface
Re: go swimming

Hi susan,

I have deleted the message.
Forum: English Questions Mar 20th, 2019, 08:30 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,487
Posted By fface
Re: go swimming

Hi susan,

Is it possible to say "1. I like to fish" to express that I think it's a good idea as above you said in the quote without doing the activity actually?

Can I also use these two sentences...
Forum: English Questions Mar 19th, 2019, 09:49 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,487
Posted By fface
Re: go swimming

Hi susan,

Can I use like to+ infinitive to express that I like an activity which I've never had a chance to do it or I haven't done it for a long time? For example,

I like to go fishing but I've...
Forum: English Questions Mar 18th, 2019, 08:54 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,487
Posted By fface
Re: go swimming

Hi susan,

Can I say "I don't like to go to the dentist." to mean the same as "I don't like going to the dentist." if I want to express that I don't enjoy going to the dentist?

Thank you very much.
Forum: English Questions Jan 5th, 2019, 05:29 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By fface
Re: fair game

Hi susan,

I don't understand what you mean here?
Do you mean a suspect who can't be found by the police is on the loose but not at large or on the run?

Many thanks.
Forum: English Questions Jan 3rd, 2019, 05:49 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By fface
Re: fair game

Hi susan,

What does this sentence above mean? Does it mean those prisoners escaped from the jail and still can't be found?

Can I use 'at large' or 'on the run' instead of 'on the loose'...
Forum: English Questions Dec 30th, 2018, 04:17 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By fface
Re: fair game

Hi susan,

In this situation above, can I say the suspect is at large or on the loose?

Thanks a lot.
Forum: English Questions Dec 28th, 2018, 05:19 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By fface
Re: fair game

Can I use 'on the loose' in both situations like 'at large' above?

Thank you very much.
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