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  1. Words which are the same spelt backwards or forwards

    Started by Anonymous, 20-Nov-2003 20:07
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    31-Oct-2009, 09:43 Go to last post
  2. Regards or Best regards

    Started by whl626, 21-Sep-2003 15:20
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    12-Nov-2003, 23:03 Go to last post
  3. Words that sound alike, but are spelled differently?

    Started by Anonymous, 04-Dec-2003 15:53
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    • Replies: 39
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    06-Jul-2009, 22:12 Go to last post
  4. Antonym Dictionary

    Started by Anonymous, 17-Nov-2002 16:11
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 330,019
    19-Sep-2007, 23:12 Go to last post
  5. British English or American accent?

    Started by Anonymous, 14-Feb-2003 04:18
    24 Pages
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    • Replies: 230
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    24-Apr-2010, 04:00 Go to last post
  6. get married with/ get married to

    Started by Unregistered, 01-Mar-2010 00:16
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    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 186,458
    09-May-2011, 13:34 Go to last post
  7. 3 words ending with 'GRY'

    Started by Anonymous, 22-Feb-2003 11:53
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    • Replies: 31
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    21-Nov-2009, 22:02 Go to last post
  8. Red face neither...nor - singular or plural?

    Started by patorresz, 15-Jun-2008 05:29
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    • Replies: 11
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    06-Feb-2010, 01:35 Go to last post
  9. "be made of" & "be made from"?

    Started by simile, 21-Oct-2003 08:31
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    • Replies: 20
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    23-Oct-2009, 03:57 Go to last post
  10. [Grammar] Older than me or I

    Started by julia333, 21-Jan-2010 13:01
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    • Replies: 39
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    15-Feb-2010, 21:50 Go to last post
  11. Affect vs. Effect

    Started by RonBee, 17-May-2003 15:57
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    • Replies: 33
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    19-Jan-2010, 17:53 Go to last post
  12. Smile what is the difference between " used to" and "would"?

    Started by danytouch, 08-Dec-2006 09:36
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    26-Oct-2009, 15:23 Go to last post
  13. Difference between Advise & Advice

    Started by mohaimel, 15-Jul-2007 13:39
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    03-Feb-2010, 19:27 Go to last post
  14. "I've been living" vs "I've lived"

    Started by sara88, 18-Jun-2008 06:55
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    • Replies: 17
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    06-Feb-2010, 20:29 Go to last post
  15. How to learn english !

    Started by colin1987, 24-May-2006 08:17
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    • Replies: 72
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    28-May-2010, 01:59 Go to last post
  16. I don't know how to learn english.

    Started by Anonymous, 04-Feb-2003 09:52
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 54
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    14-May-2010, 23:32 Go to last post
  17. what are the functions of the gerund?

    Started by Anonymous, 22-Jun-2004 18:13
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    01-Oct-2005, 09:01 Go to last post
  18. informative essay

    Started by Anonymous, 19-Sep-2003 04:17
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    13-Sep-2004, 20:40 Go to last post
  19. [Grammar] don't sign nothing

    Started by Unregistered, 04-Jul-2008 00:35
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    • Replies: 84
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    04-Jun-2010, 01:25 Go to last post
  20. Cool Apostrophe

    Started by Pensby, 08-Dec-2006 13:35
    • Replies: 5
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    24-Oct-2009, 15:11 Go to last post
  21. 'Do you ever' or 'Have you ever?'

    Started by meomuopcon, 05-Dec-2006 15:09
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    22-Jul-2009, 19:26 Go to last post
  22. preposition of place

    Started by Anonymous, 22-Mar-2004 14:58
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 38,466
    12-Jan-2008, 05:54 Go to last post
  23. Auxillary verbs

    Started by sashi indarsingh, 04-Nov-2006 20:48
    • Replies: 2
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    05-Nov-2006, 13:45 Go to last post
  24. Past perfect tense

    Started by Mr. X, 26-Jun-2010 18:05
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    17-Jul-2010, 03:48 Go to last post
  25. Past perfect tense/past tense

    Started by Anonymous, 20-Sep-2003 04:55
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    10-Mar-2006, 18:42 Go to last post
  26. Question [Grammar] A problem when changing the active voice into passive voice

    Started by imme9x, 13-Dec-2008 09:18
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    16-Dec-2008, 09:21 Go to last post
  27. word order: frequency words

    Started by mas94010, 08-Oct-2003 22:45
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    13-May-2008, 18:41 Go to last post
  28. In/at school

    Started by IlmatawTam, 18-Dec-2009 21:53
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    • Replies: 19
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    24-Dec-2009, 05:01 Go to last post
  29. How to improve English in a non english speaking country

    Started by Unregistered, 08-Oct-2008 22:34
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 27,367
    13-Mar-2010, 00:15 Go to last post
  30. Using "due to", "because of", "owing to"

    Started by okap, 24-May-2008 11:27
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    • Replies: 11
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