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  • How to use "not only A but also B"?

    Which sentence makes more sense?

    A) Tom plays not only baseball but also football.

    B) Tom does not play only baseball but also football.

    Which one makes more sense?

    C) Tom not only studies hard but also works hard as a class representative.

    D) Tom does not only studies hard but also works hard as a class representative.

    I'm studying English.  Thank you in advance.

    3 AnswersWords & Wordplay7 hours ago
  • How do you change this sentence to passive voice?

    "My teacher caught me using my mobile phone during class."

    How to make this sentence passive?

    "I was caught by my teacher using my mobile phone during class."?

    "I was caught using my mobile phone by my teacher during class."?

    "I was caught using my mobile phone during class by my teacher."?

    I'm studying English. Thank you.

    2 AnswersLanguages6 days ago
  • for doing? to do?

    "It's a good app for studying English."

    "It's a good app to study English."

    I wonder if there's any difference.  I'm studying English.  Thank you in advance.

    3 AnswersLanguages1 week ago
  • How do you change this sentence to passive voice?

    "My teacher caught me using my mobile phone during class."

    How to make this sentence passive?

    "I was caught by my teacher using my mobile phone during class."?

    "I was caught using my mobile phone by my teacher during class."?

    "I was caught using my mobile phone during class by my teacher ."?

    I'm studying English. Thank you.

  • How do you change this sentence  passive voice?

    "My teacher caught me using my mobile phone during class."

    How to make this sentence passive?

    "I was caught by my teacher using my mobile phone during class."?

    "I was caught using my mobile phone by my teacher during class."?

    "I was caught using my mobile phone during class by my teacher ."?

    I'm studying English.  Thank you.

    2 AnswersHomework Help1 week ago
  • What's the meaning of "Talk about throwing a curve"?

    It may mean having no idea what to do, but I've never met this expression before.  Is it a common American expression?

    4 AnswersWords & Wordplay2 weeks ago
  • Can you use "though" with "let's" or "be going to"?

    A) It's raining, but let's go.

    B) It's raining, but I'm going.

    They are grammatically OK, aren't they?  How about the two below?

    A') Let's go though it's raining. 

    B') I'm going though it's raining.

    Is it grammatical to use "though" with expressions such as "let's" and "be going to"?  I wonder if A' and B' are OK or not.

    I'm studying English.  Thank you in advance.

    3 AnswersWords & Wordplay4 weeks ago
  • Stay friends?  Stay as friends?

    Are the both OK?  Any difference?  I'm studying English.  Thank you.

    2 AnswersWords & Wordplay1 month ago
  • How do you read this?

    $2.50

    Two dollars fifty cents?  Two fifty?  Two dollars fifty?  Please tell me your answer and which country you are from.  Thank you.

    5 AnswersWords & Wordplay1 month ago
  • Until what time?  What time until?

    A) Until what time is the library open?

    B) What time is the library open until?

    Which sentence is correct?  I'm studying English.  Thank you very much.

    4 AnswersWords & Wordplay1 month ago
  • Are there any errors in the sentences I made?

    I'm studying English and I want to have my sentences checked by native English speakers. If there's anything wrong, strange or unnatural, please let me know.

    Thank you in advance.

    1. I forgot until what time the library is open. 

    2. She sure is late. She may be still sleeping. 

    3. You can make up even if you have a fight as long as you apologize soon. 

    4. You must contact me, you know. 

    4 AnswersLanguages1 month ago
  • Are there any errors in the sentences I made?

    I'm studying English and I want to have my sentences checked by native English speakers. If there's anything wrong, strange or unnatural, please let me know.

    I know some sound unnatural because they are direct translation from Japanese.   Thank you in advance.

    1. You can apply via the internet  

    2. You have to use respectful language towards your superiors. 

    3. The train is delayed because of an accident.  

    4. You can use this sports club for 500 yen per hour. 

    5. I made this meal just as the cooking book says and it sure was delicious. 

    6. I learnt a lot through my experience of studying abroad. 

    7. Cars are more useful than trains in big cities such as Tokyo. 

    8. According to the weather forecast this morning, it stays sunny for this whole week.

    9. The news says that a typhoon is approaching. 

    10. Please tell me about culture of your country. 

    1 AnswerLanguages1 month ago
  • What's the difference between "to do A" and "to get A done"?

    1. I washed the dishes.

    2. I got the dishes washed.

    What's the difference?  I'm studying English.  Thank you in advance.

    5 AnswersLanguages1 month ago
  • Are there any errors in the sentences I made?

    I'm studying English and I want to have my sentences checked by native English speakers. If there's anything wrong, strange or unnatural, please let me know. Thank you in advance.

    11. A man called Ueda came. 

    12. I was permitted to keep a dog. 

    13. My girlfriend always keeps me waiting on a date. 

    14. Kuro wants to go for a walk. 

    15. As soon as the exam was over, the classroom became full of noise. 

    16. The baby burst into tears. 

    17. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t remember the kanji I had learnt. 

    18. It sometimes snows in this region in April. 

    19. I let my child play when I am doing my household chores. 

    20. My teacher told me off because I didn’t do my homework. 

    2 AnswersLanguages1 month ago
  • Are there any errors in the sentences I made?

    I'm studying English and I want to have my sentences checked by native English speakers.  If there's anything wrong, strange or unnatural, please let me know.  Thank you in advance.

    1. It was a year ago that I started learning Japanese.

    2. My teacher told me to come to school every day. 

    3. I heard the rumour that it is difficult to find a job even after graduating from college. 

    4. I think it would feel lonely to live abroad alone. 

    5. This curry does not seem very spicy. 

    6. I found that it was 12 when I woke up on Sunday. 

    7. I am so tired that I can’t even stand. 

    8. I think foreign employees will continue to increase in Japanese companies too. 

    9. Please keep taking this medicine for a week. 

    10. If you are to travel to Kyoto, April will be the best. 

    2 AnswersLanguages1 month ago
  • Difference between "to have A done" and "to get A done"?

    A) I had my bike stolen.

    B) I got my bike stolen.

    What's the difference?  Thank you in advance.

    2 AnswersWords & Wordplay2 months ago
  • Difference between "to have A do" and "to get A to do"?

    When do you use "to have A do" and "to get A to do"?

    What's the difference between

    A) Tom had Mary open the window.

    and

    B) Tom got Mary to open the window.

    I'm studying English.  Thank you in advance.

    3 AnswersLanguages2 months ago
  • Are those who support a scum also scums?

    I don't understand why there are people who support the scum who's roaming the White House.  Are they also scums?

    2 AnswersPolitics2 months ago