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  1. Translation of a word

    Started by Unregistered, 12-Jun-2009 11:29
    • Replies: 1
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    12-Jun-2009, 12:32 Go to last post
  2. "To"

    Started by fryerka, 08-Feb-2007 15:05
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 4,992
    15-Mar-2007, 07:11 Go to last post
  3. Wink [Grammar] Pronouns

    Started by Unregistered, 16-Oct-2008 12:32
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 5,311
    16-Oct-2008, 12:49 Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,652
    27-Nov-2006, 17:43 Go to last post
  4. when to eliminate "the"

    Started by Unregistered, 09-Feb-2008 14:03
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 5,907
    27-Mar-2008, 16:06 Go to last post
  5. with or without been

    Started by yuftos, 27-Dec-2006 12:48
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 6,529
    14-Jan-2007, 22:34 Go to last post
  6. To after some verbs

    Started by Anne59, 01-Aug-2008 16:59
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 6,613
    02-Aug-2008, 08:29 Go to last post
  7. "a" and "an"

    Started by Unregistered, 10-Aug-2008 13:16
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 6,732
    10-Aug-2008, 15:10 Go to last post
  8. People - Two Little Questions

    Started by Anonymous, 18-Aug-2003 10:39
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 8,796
    07-Nov-2006, 11:04 Go to last post
  9. Question [Grammar] Helping Verbs

    Started by Hi5, 15-Sep-2008 17:53
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 9,213
    05-Mar-2009, 12:31 Go to last post
  10. Smile [Idiom] "Hard hats must be worn at all times"

    Started by Unregistered, 21-Apr-2009 04:34
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 9,522
    21-Apr-2009, 13:31 Go to last post
  11. die/died

    Started by jctgf, 24-May-2008 18:29
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    • Replies: 10
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    03-Jun-2008, 18:53 Go to last post
  12. Smile relative clause

    Started by Unregistered, 08-Dec-2006 17:57
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 10,081
    09-Dec-2006, 04:40 Go to last post
  13. [Grammar] use of despite

    Started by PamelaTomas, 15-Apr-2009 16:28
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 10,596
    24-Apr-2009, 03:33 Go to last post
  14. having/is going to have

    Started by GUEST2008, 24-May-2008 20:02
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 10,786
    24-May-2008, 22:25 Go to last post
  15. [Grammar] Two questions relating to the position of adverbs

    Started by Maluues, 18-Jul-2008 14:34
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 10,859
    11-Aug-2008, 14:27 Go to last post
  16. *Is this a proper sentence?

    Started by Unregistered, 19-May-2009 08:04
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 11,983
    19-May-2009, 16:10 Go to last post
  17. [Grammar] Gerund Vs. the infinitive

    Started by Rainsberry, 19-Aug-2008 00:01
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 12,640
    19-Aug-2008, 10:36 Go to last post
  18. Reading levels

    Started by Merrilin, 26-Sep-2005 21:15
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 12,881
    27-Sep-2005, 12:55 Go to last post
  19. What is the difference?

    Started by HangmaN, 08-Nov-2006 17:56
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 13,118
    17-May-2007, 13:05 Go to last post
  20. correct preposition

    Started by Tan Elaine, 15-Dec-2008 04:02
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    • Replies: 13
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    18-May-2009, 07:53 Go to last post
  21. definite article

    Started by Lenka, 14-Jan-2007 15:38
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 13,911
    20-Aug-2007, 03:51 Go to last post
  22. The Flesch Reading-Kincaid scale

    Started by Anonymous, 06-Jan-2003 18:07
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 14,248
    09-Jan-2003, 01:40 Go to last post
  23. [Grammar] usage of verb like difference between get and have

    Started by Unregistered, 19-Jun-2009 08:59
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 14,436
    04-Jul-2009, 15:32 Go to last post
  24. definite article!

    Started by okay19, 15-Jan-2008 12:51
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 14,582
    09-Mar-2008, 21:20 Go to last post
  25. The issue of the articles - "the "

    Started by Anonymous, 17-Sep-2003 06:48
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 17,318
    05-Aug-2005, 13:28 Go to last post
  26. Smile have; having

    Started by sureshfina, 26-Aug-2007 10:37
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 17,441
    03-Sep-2007, 04:18 Go to last post
  27. A question ????????

    Started by dectator, 30-May-2008 18:19
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
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    10-Jun-2008, 01:51 Go to last post
  28. Lightbulb "had better"

    Started by monyshygirl, 17-Jun-2008 18:50
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 17,800
    21-Jul-2008, 15:05 Go to last post
  29. Smile [General] How should I sign my name with the title in an email?

    Started by Paru, 29-Aug-2009 08:50
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 19,454
    31-Aug-2009, 21:46 Go to last post

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