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by Stevenloan
Sun Apr 17, 2011 3:52 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: A scooter
Replies: 5
Views: 481

Re: A scooter

Dear Wizard of Oz and Erik and other members!

- So is B's answer natural at all? Are "an automatic motorbike" and "a scooter" the same meaning in this context? :)

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Sat Apr 16, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: A scooter
Replies: 5
Views: 481

A scooter

A: What kind of motorcycle do you use? B: A manual motorbike / An automatic motorcycle / A scooter - Do these 2 sentences sound good enough? :) P/s: "A manual motorbike" here means a motorcycle with 4 strokes, you have to shift into first to fourth gear when you ride it". "An automatic motorbike" an...
by Stevenloan
Fri Apr 15, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: High CC
Replies: 5
Views: 536

Re: High CC

Dear Erik and Edwin F Ashworth!

- You guys are so funny :) My grandpa is not the man in the video. He passed away a long time ago. When he was alive, he was into Harley and racing motorcycles from Japan. Are you guys huge fans of powerful motorbikes? :)

Best regards,

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Fri Apr 15, 2011 4:54 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: stitches = sutures?
Replies: 2
Views: 695

stitches = sutures?

- Last night a roughneck used a long knife and cut me on my left leg so I had to go to the hospital to have 3 stitches / to get 3 sutures.

- Does this one sound natural to your native ears? :)

Thanks a million!

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Thu Apr 14, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: High CC
Replies: 5
Views: 536

High CC

- My close friend are crazy about motorcycles with high cubic centimetres and my grandfather is into motorcycles with low cc.

- Does this sentence sound good at all? :)

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Guess from your face
Replies: 6
Views: 672

Re: Guess from your face

Dear Erik!

- Thanks so much for your versions. They're awesome :)

Have a nice day!

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Thu Apr 14, 2011 4:31 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Guess from your face
Replies: 6
Views: 672

Guess from your face

A: I'm sure you're a night-owl, right?
B: Wow! How do you know?
A: I can know for sure from your appearance / I could guess from your face.

- Do second A's two answers sound good enough? :)

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Wed Apr 13, 2011 5:13 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Feelings of inferiority
Replies: 5
Views: 748

Feelings of inferiority

- My best friend likes a girl very much, but he doesn't have the guts to ask her out because the girl is so pretty and has a stable job, he says he is not very good-looking, but I think he looks ok enough :) he says he's not very rich but he earns enough money. In this context I might say one of the...
by Stevenloan
Wed Apr 13, 2011 5:15 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Registration papers
Replies: 3
Views: 567

Registration papers

A. Does your brother always put his motorcycle registration papers in his motorcycle trunk? B: No, he always puts them in his wallet and puts the wallet in his pants' back pocket. - Do these sound natural at all? :) P/s: In Asia, there's usually a small or big trunk inside a motorcycle under the sad...
by Stevenloan
Mon Apr 11, 2011 6:56 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Lift up the front wheel?
Replies: 2
Views: 873

Lift up the front wheel?

- What phrases or verbs do you use for the action of these motorcycle drivers? Here's the link :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldjnUYEe ... re=related

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Sat Apr 09, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Self-arranged tour
Replies: 15
Views: 1156

Re: Self-arranged tour

Dear Trolley and other members,

Does this one sound good enough? :)

"Do you usually take / go on package tours or arrange them yourself?"

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Fri Apr 08, 2011 3:54 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Full conveniences
Replies: 11
Views: 844

Full conveniences

1. All the hotels in London have well-equipped amenities.
2. All the hotes in London have full conveniences.
3. All the hotels in London have enough comforts.

- Do these have the same meaning and sound good enough? :)

Thanks a million!

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Self-arranged tour
Replies: 15
Views: 1156

Self-arranged tour

- My best friend just got home from a vacation, I want to know he took a package tour or he took care of the whole tour by himself. In this situation I might say one of these, right? "You took a package tour or self-arranged tour?" "You went on a package tour or took care of the whole tour by yourse...
by Stevenloan
Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:06 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Not always as
Replies: 3
Views: 464

Not always as

- Peter and his wife smile all the time so people think they're very happy, but in fact it's not like that because only their loved ones know that they don't get along very well. In this case you might say one of these, right? "They're not always WHAT they seem" "They're not always AS they seem" Tha...
by Stevenloan
Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:11 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Flabby muscle
Replies: 3
Views: 1031

Flabby muscle

- When you have done weightlifting for a long time and you quit doing it for a long time after that, your muscle will definitely go flabby / you will definitely have flaccid muscle.

- Does this sound natural enoug? :)

Thanks a million!

StevenLoan