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    Default A few questions

    Hello,

    strongly agree
    I completely agree
    I agree in theory, but..
    I suppose so.
    Yes,but... - That one confuses me.
    I agree in some ways.

    I think it depends.

    I'm not really sure.
    I agree in theory, but.. - same as "Yes, but .." could anybody explain them.
    I don't reall agree.
    I completely disagree.
    That's absolute rubbish - is it rude way of disagreeing ?
    I completely disagree.

    Is it correct order ?
    Why we don't use "had better" on signs in public places ? Is it becouse that sounds like a threat ?

    What quantifiers go with access ?

    Cheers

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    Arrow Re: A few questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaskin View Post
    Hello,

    strongly agree
    I completely agree
    I agree in theory, but..
    I suppose so.
    Yes,but... - That one confuses me.
    I agree in some ways.

    I think it depends.

    I'm not really sure.
    I agree in theory, but.. - same as "Yes, but .." could anybody explain them.
    I don't reall agree.
    I completely disagree.
    That's absolute rubbish - is it rude way of disagreeing ?
    I completely disagree.

    Is it correct order ?
    Why we don't use "had better" on signs in public places ? Is it becouse that sounds like a threat ?

    What quantifiers go with access ?

    Cheers

    completely agree
    strongly agree
    agree mostly
    I suppose so.
    I'm not really sure.
    don't agree mostly
    strongly disagree.
    completely disagree.

    Yes,but... - That one confuses me. That's because it means nothing
    I agree in theory, but.. Not useful, means nothing
    That's absolute rubbish - is it rude way of disagreeing ? Yes

    Note that in forms, etc. there's usually a symmetry in the way things are phrase, so that when they reduced the answers to numbers (1 - 9), there is some consistency is difference between the choices.

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    Why we don't use "had better" on signs in public places ? Is it becouse that sounds like a threat ?


    You mean like "You'd better STOP"
    "You'd better Not Turn Right at the next intersection or, by God, I'll ..."
    I've got a better idea. Why don't you tell us why we should use "had better" on signs?

    3. Sorry, don't understand this one.

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    Default Re: A few questions

    Hello,
    Thanks for your replies;

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post

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    Why we don't use "had better" on signs in public places ? Is it becouse that sounds like a threat ?[/COLOR]

    You mean like "You'd better STOP"
    "You'd better Not Turn Right at the next intersection or, by God, I'll ..."
    I've got a better idea. Why don't you tell us why we should use "had better" on signs?

    3. Sorry, don't understand this one.
    I didn't mean road signs I meant warnings such as "careful wet paint" or " do not .."
    It's not that I think we should use 'had better' on signs, it's just my obserwation we don't do that. I thought there is a reason.

    3. Perhaps I should have written : Which quantifiers are used with access I know it is uncoutable noun and with uncoutable nouns we use: much, more, most, little, less or least.
    I'm not sure if it's common to say for exaple :
    Children whos parents aren't welthy have less access to education.

    Cheers,

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    Default Re: A few questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaskin View Post
    Hello,
    Thanks for your replies;

    I didn't mean road signs I meant warnings such as "careful wet paint" or " do not .."
    It's not that I think we should use 'had better' on signs, it's just my obserwation we don't do that. I thought there is a reason.

    3. Perhaps I should have written : Which quantifiers are used with access I know it is uncoutable noun and with uncoutable nouns we use: much, more, most, little, less or least.
    I'm not sure if it's common to say for exaple :
    Children whos parents aren't welthy have less access to education.

    Cheers,
    2. It's because people are more likely to obey a direct imperative order, "(Be) careful wet paint" than one which reads "You had better not sit here. We've just finished painting it". They are also less likely to even read the one with more words in it.

    3.
    Children whose parents aren't wealthy have less access to education.
    Yes, providing an example sentence is always a good idea.
    Your sentence is correct. Other qualifiers you can use with access are: more, better, poorer, increased, decreased ... and the ones you've given.

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