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  1. Words which are the same spelt backwards or forwards

    Started by Anonymous, 20-Nov-2003 21:07
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  2. Regards or Best regards

    Started by whl626, 21-Sep-2003 15:20
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    13-Nov-2003, 00:03 Go to last post
  3. get married with/ get married to

    Started by Unregistered, 01-Mar-2010 01:16
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    • Replies: 44
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    09-May-2011, 13:34 Go to last post
  4. Words that sound alike, but are spelled differently?

    Started by Anonymous, 04-Dec-2003 16:53
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    • Replies: 39
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    06-Jul-2009, 22:12 Go to last post
  5. Use of Learned vs Learnt

    Started by Anonymous, 30-Jun-2004 10:45
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    • Replies: 11
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    03-Dec-2008, 05:50 Go to last post
  6. British English or American accent?

    Started by Anonymous, 14-Feb-2003 05:18
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    • Replies: 230
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    24-Apr-2010, 04:00 Go to last post
  7. Antonym Dictionary

    Started by Anonymous, 17-Nov-2002 17:11
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 336,568
    19-Sep-2007, 23:12 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, 02:35 Go to last post
  9. [Grammar] Older than me or I

    Started by julia333, 21-Jan-2010 14:01
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    • Replies: 39
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    15-Feb-2010, 22:50 Go to last post
  10. 3 words ending with 'GRY'

    Started by Anonymous, 22-Feb-2003 12:53
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
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    21-Nov-2009, 23:02 Go to last post
  11. "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, 21:29 Go to last post
  12. "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
  13. Affect vs. Effect

    Started by RonBee, 17-May-2003 15:57
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    • Replies: 33
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    19-Jan-2010, 18:53 Go to last post
  14. How to learn english !

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

    Started by Anonymous, 04-Feb-2003 10:52
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 54
    • Views: 140,756
    14-May-2010, 23:32 Go to last post
  16. Difference between Advise & Advice

    Started by mohaimel, 15-Jul-2007 13:39
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    • Replies: 13
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    03-Feb-2010, 20:27 Go to last post
  17. [Grammar] don't sign nothing

    Started by Unregistered, 04-Jul-2008 00:35
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 84
    • Views: 122,429
    04-Jun-2010, 01:25 Go to last post
  18. In/at school

    Started by IlmatawTam, 18-Dec-2009 22:53
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    • Replies: 14
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    20-Dec-2009, 21:01 Go to last post
  19. 'Do you ever' or 'Have you ever?'

    Started by meomuopcon, 05-Dec-2006 16:09
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 109,537
    22-Jul-2009, 19:26 Go to last post
  20. Cool Apostrophe

    Started by Pensby, 08-Dec-2006 14:35
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 103,339
    24-Oct-2009, 15:11 Go to last post
  21. Smile what is the difference between " used to" and "would"?

    Started by danytouch, 08-Dec-2006 10:36
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    26-Oct-2009, 16:23 Go to last post
  22. 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
    • Replies: 5
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    14-May-2010, 12:51 Go to last post
  23. what are the functions of the gerund?

    Started by Anonymous, 22-Jun-2004 18:13
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    • Replies: 11
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    01-Oct-2005, 09:01 Go to last post
  24. tenses, indirect speech and Q&A

    Started by riceball72, 27-Mar-2008 02:40
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    • Replies: 17
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    05-Nov-2009, 15:59 Go to last post
  25. [Grammar] Tenses

    Started by ramaa24, 20-Dec-2008 16:01
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    12-Jan-2010, 14:00 Go to last post
  26. [Grammar] Sub-verb

    Started by 2010, 13-Jun-2010 13:14
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    • Replies: 11
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    25-Jul-2010, 13:23 Go to last post
  27. Question "Look" and "See"

    Started by hsb, 07-Jun-2008 14:56
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    • Replies: 17
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    12-Jan-2010, 13:40 Go to last post
  28. Nightmare85's "a/an alphabet"

    Started by Nightmare85, 05-Jun-2010 13:23
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    • Replies: 15
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    10-Sep-2010, 13:28 Go to last post
  29. informative essay

    Started by Anonymous, 19-Sep-2003 04:17
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 58,730
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