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  1. British English or American accent?

    Started by Anonymous, 14-Feb-2003 05:18
    24 Pages
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    • Replies: 230
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    24-Apr-2010, 04:00 Go to last post
  2. [Grammar] don't sign nothing

    Started by Unregistered, 04-Jul-2008 00:35
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 84
    • Views: 123,024
    04-Jun-2010, 01:25 Go to last post
  3. How to learn english !

    Started by colin1987, 24-May-2006 08:17
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 144,010
    28-May-2010, 01:59 Go to last post
  4. too much gas

    Started by Anonymous, 07-Jun-2003 11:34
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 33,046
    24-Apr-2007, 14:37 Go to last post
  5. I don't know how to learn english.

    Started by Anonymous, 04-Feb-2003 10:52
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    • Replies: 54
    • Views: 141,672
    14-May-2010, 23:32 Go to last post
  6. get married with/ get married to

    Started by Unregistered, 01-Mar-2010 01:16
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 606,172
    09-May-2011, 13:34 Go to last post
  7. Words which are the same spelt backwards or forwards

    Started by Anonymous, 20-Nov-2003 21:07
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 1,667,913
    31-Oct-2009, 10:43 Go to last post
  8. Words that sound alike, but are spelled differently?

    Started by Anonymous, 04-Dec-2003 16:53
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 553,628
    06-Jul-2009, 22:12 Go to last post
  9. [Grammar] Older than me or I

    Started by julia333, 21-Jan-2010 14:01
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 271,595
    15-Feb-2010, 22:50 Go to last post
  10. Affect vs. Effect

    Started by RonBee, 17-May-2003 15:57
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 162,284
    19-Jan-2010, 18:53 Go to last post
  11. 3 words ending with 'GRY'

    Started by Anonymous, 22-Feb-2003 12:53
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 249,315
    21-Nov-2009, 23:02 Go to last post
  12. Question Correct Use of Apostrophe

    Started by Tracy Huber, 12-Oct-2005 20:40
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 27,862
    02-Dec-2006, 18:16 Go to last post
  13. A question ????????

    Started by dectator, 30-May-2008 18:19
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 17,846
    10-Jun-2008, 01:51 Go to last post
  14. Past perfect tense

    Started by Mr. X, 26-Jun-2010 18:05
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 92,166
    17-Jul-2010, 03:48 Go to last post
  15. Lightbulb "had better"

    Started by monyshygirl, 17-Jun-2008 18:50
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 17,973
    21-Jul-2008, 15:05 Go to last post
  16. The issue of the articles - "the "

    Started by Anonymous, 17-Sep-2003 06:48
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 17,522
    05-Aug-2005, 13:28 Go to last post
  17. Question [Grammar] A question about present perfect tense

    Started by simplebeing, 11-Jul-2008 11:56
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 27,285
    15-Jul-2008, 15:56 Go to last post
  18. "be made of" & "be made from"?

    Started by simile, 21-Oct-2003 08:31
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 211,020
    23-Oct-2009, 03:57 Go to last post
  19. count and noncount nouns

    Started by haseli22, 10-May-2008 19:11
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 23,309
    11-Aug-2008, 19:21 Go to last post
  20. Past perfect tense/past tense

    Started by Anonymous, 20-Sep-2003 04:55
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 37,627
    10-Mar-2006, 19:42 Go to last post
  21. definite article!

    Started by okay19, 15-Jan-2008 12:51
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    • Replies: 19
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    09-Mar-2008, 21:20 Go to last post
  22. informative essay

    Started by Anonymous, 19-Sep-2003 04:17
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 58,921
    13-Sep-2004, 20:40 Go to last post
  23. tenses, indirect speech and Q&A

    Started by riceball72, 27-Mar-2008 02:40
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 63,602
    05-Nov-2009, 15:59 Go to last post
  24. Question "Look" and "See"

    Started by hsb, 07-Jun-2008 14:56
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 61,774
    12-Jan-2010, 13:40 Go to last post
  25. "I've been living" vs "I've lived"

    Started by sara88, 18-Jun-2008 06:55
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 233,057
    06-Feb-2010, 21:29 Go to last post
  26. word order: frequency words

    Started by mas94010, 08-Oct-2003 22:45
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 35,502
    13-May-2008, 18:41 Go to last post
  27. [Grammar] Tenses

    Started by ramaa24, 20-Dec-2008 16:01
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 62,269
    12-Jan-2010, 14:00 Go to last post
  28. Nightmare85's "a/an alphabet"

    Started by Nightmare85, 05-Jun-2010 13:23
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 61,146
    10-Sep-2010, 13:28 Go to last post
  29. frame a question

    Started by Anonymous, 22-Jun-2003 09:08
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 26,688
    08-Feb-2005, 15:20 Go to last post
  30. Smile what is the difference between " used to" and "would"?

    Started by danytouch, 08-Dec-2006 10:36
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    • Replies: 14
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