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by Stevenloan
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Absent-minded
Replies: 5
Views: 3742

Absent-minded

I have a cousin who is 34 years old. He forgets things easily and quickly. Are the sentences below used correctly in this context?

1. My cousin has a great forgettery.
2. My cousin is very absent-minded.

Your answers will be highly appreciated.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: The door of
Replies: 2
Views: 3019

Re: The door of

Erik : Thanks a lot for your version. It is really helpful. Have a nice day.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: The door of
Replies: 2
Views: 3019

The door of

Hi guys! When a pregnant woman is hospitalized and about to give birth to a baby, there are several potential dangers to the woman. Is the sentence below used correctly in this situation? "When it comes to giving birth to a baby, the door of giving birth and the door of being dead of a mother are ra...
by Stevenloan
Mon Nov 09, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Point straight at
Replies: 3
Views: 3547

Re: Point straight at

Erik and trolley : Thank you very much for your help. I really appreciate it. Have a good day.

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by Stevenloan
Sat Nov 07, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Point straight at
Replies: 3
Views: 3547

Point straight at

Hi everybody! On hot summer days some people like to turn on a pedestal fan and make it stand still so that the wind points straight at them. I'm just the opposite. Is the sentence below used correctly in this situation? " I loathe having a pedestal fan stand still and the wind blows straight at me....
by Stevenloan
Sat Nov 07, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Muffler vs Scarf
Replies: 3
Views: 3546

Re: Muffler vs Scarf

Erik and Phil White : Thank you both very much for your answers. They really help. Enjoy your weekend.

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by Stevenloan
Fri Nov 06, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Muffler vs Scarf
Replies: 3
Views: 3546

Muffler vs Scarf

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/71u07WDnGOL._UX679_.jpg https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/71u07WDnGOL._UX679_.jpg A: What do you wear to sleep on a cold night? B: I hate winter and I am in the frozen north so I wear: Sweatshirt Pajama pant Wool socks Gloves with the ...
by Stevenloan
Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Utterly pleased
Replies: 4
Views: 4224

Re: Utterly pleased

Erik : Thanks for the clarification. Have a good day.

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Tap water
Replies: 5
Views: 4450

Re: Tap water

Bob : Thanks so much for your input and the picture. Have a nice day.

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by Stevenloan
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Utterly pleased
Replies: 4
Views: 4224

Re: Utterly pleased

Erik : Thanks a lot for your answer and version. May I ask why we don't use Simple Present rather than Present Perfect here?

StevenLoan
by Stevenloan
Sat Oct 31, 2020 4:15 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Utterly pleased
Replies: 4
Views: 4224

Utterly pleased

Hi guys! There is a fast food restaurant near my house. The food is tasty and affordable. I want to say that every time I finish my meal there, I walk out and always feel satisfied. Which sentence below sounds more natural in this situation? 1. Every time I eat there, I always leave fully content. 2...
by Stevenloan
Sat Oct 31, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Tap water
Replies: 5
Views: 4450

Re: Tap water

trolley and Erik : Thank you both so much for the terms. They are really useful. Have a good weekend.

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by Stevenloan
Fri Oct 30, 2020 2:56 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Tap water
Replies: 5
Views: 4450

Tap water

https://c8.alamy.com/comp/C03HT8/boy-three-years-drinking-water-from-a-public-tap-spain-europe-C03HT8.jpg https://c8.alamy.com/comp/C03HT8/boy-three-years-drinking-water-from-a-public-tap-spain-europe-C03HT8.jpg Hi everyone! Is there a term to call this whole public tap water thing, including the f...
by Stevenloan
Wed Oct 28, 2020 6:01 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Extremely corrupt
Replies: 2
Views: 3347

Re: Extremely corrupt

Erik : Thank you so much for your answer and the idiom you provided. They are fantastic. Have a good day.

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by Stevenloan
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Extremely corrupt
Replies: 2
Views: 3347

Extremely corrupt

Hi guys! I want to describe a politician who is extremely corrupt. Which one below sounds more correct?

1. That politician is corrupt beyond belief.
2. That politician is corrupt to the core.

Your answers will be greatly appreciated.

StevenLoan