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Forum: English Questions Dec 10th, 2015, 12:11 pm
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Views: 1,608
Posted By Nightedge
insult

Could I use piece and on?

-His statement would be considered a ___ of insult ___ these people.
Forum: English Questions Dec 10th, 2015, 09:19 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,072
Posted By Nightedge
post

Could I use onto and in? (not in and on)

-They will have to post __ the assigned area __ Greenboard something.

Greenboard is the name of an online system where you will be able to find information...
Forum: English Questions Dec 10th, 2015, 09:14 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,073
Posted By Nightedge
Re: every

Excellent answer. Thank you.
Forum: English Questions Dec 8th, 2015, 02:22 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,073
Posted By Nightedge
every

Could I use every?

-Being wise could have led him to __ knowledge.
Forum: English Questions Dec 7th, 2015, 02:00 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By Nightedge
Re: word after inspection/evaluation, etc.

Excellent answer. Thank you.
Forum: English Questions Dec 5th, 2015, 09:26 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By Nightedge
word after inspection/evaluation, etc.

Do you agree with my analysis?

-These were the arguments against the hypotheses and evaluations __ those hypotheses.

on=about
of=done on
Forum: English Questions Dec 5th, 2015, 12:10 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By Nightedge
Re: with

Excellent answer. Thank you.
Forum: English Questions Nov 29th, 2015, 05:50 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By Nightedge
with

From a non-native exercise:

-Cynthia was told by the teacher to engage __ (a preposition here?) the language of this lengthy novel.

Could I use with? (does it make sense?)
Forum: English Questions Nov 27th, 2015, 04:28 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By Nightedge
Re: inform

Excellent answer. Thank you.
Forum: English Questions Nov 27th, 2015, 04:27 am
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By Nightedge
Re: suggest

Thanks.

I moved the quote from a file of mine. But my file does not have the entire thing. I will come back when I have laid my hands on the book that is buried in the mountains of books in my...
Forum: English Questions Nov 24th, 2015, 12:05 am
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By Nightedge
suggest

p.138 (from famous UK writer)

- [...] might want to suggest someone else to (I don't think to here could be interpreted as in order to) read the letter [...]

Normally I would say to do after...
Forum: English Questions Nov 23rd, 2015, 11:32 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By Nightedge
Re: connection

Excellent answer. Thank you.
Forum: English Questions Nov 23rd, 2015, 11:27 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By Nightedge
inform

Could I use to have?

-John had been informed _____ the prize.

If yes, it could be more succinct than 'that he would have', etc. But I am not sure whether it's OK.
Forum: English Questions Nov 23rd, 2015, 08:00 am
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By Nightedge
connection

Connection can be followed by to or with; can I use to?

-He had close association __ those organisations.
Forum: English Questions Nov 23rd, 2015, 07:58 am
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By Nightedge
Re: understanding

Excellent answer. Thank you.
Forum: English Questions Nov 20th, 2015, 01:48 am
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By Nightedge
understanding

Talking about a scientist, could I use in?(not according to)

-He approaches the study of Poisson Distribution __ his understanding.
Forum: English Questions Nov 19th, 2015, 09:44 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By Nightedge
Re: decide

Excellent answer. Thank you.
Forum: English Questions Nov 17th, 2015, 10:20 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By Nightedge
Re: decide

Do you mean 'decided', the simple past, is possible even when since is used to indicate the time? If yes, could you think of an example? I couldn't, because the simple past with decide is used to...
Forum: English Questions Nov 17th, 2015, 10:16 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,146
Posted By Nightedge
Re: cost

Excellent answer. Thank you.
Forum: English Questions Nov 16th, 2015, 06:01 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,146
Posted By Nightedge
cost

Could I use his son's? (not simply his son)

-This hope will cost __ freedom.

Dictionaries have sentences:

-That one mistake almost cost him his life.
-A late penalty cost United the game.
-Such...
Forum: English Questions Nov 16th, 2015, 05:57 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,284
Posted By Nightedge
Re: have you ever with past tense

Excellent answer. Thank you.
Forum: English Questions Nov 12th, 2015, 06:15 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,284
Posted By Nightedge
have you ever with past tense

Could I use know? (not knew or have known)

(A teacher asking a student in class)
-Have you ever watched a film of which you already __ the ending.

My opinion is, 'have you watched' indicates you...
Forum: English Questions Nov 11th, 2015, 04:36 am
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By Nightedge
Re: exam

Excellent answer. Thank you.
Forum: English Questions Nov 7th, 2015, 05:41 am
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By Nightedge
exam

Could I simply use examination? (not an examination/the examination/examinations)

-John said that none of them had asked the format or the scope of __.
Forum: English Questions Nov 7th, 2015, 03:55 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,410
Posted By Nightedge
Re: call

Excellent answer. Thank you.
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