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    [Idiom] Questions about "That said"

    Does it mean "Used for adding an opinion that seems to be the opposite of what you have just said, although you think both are true."? And I think "That said" is ungrammatical, is something omitted in the phrase?
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    [Grammar] to sleep + listening / to sleep + while + listening

    "Go to sleep listening to this song, it helps you relax." "Go to sleep while listening to this song, it helps you relax." Do they mean the same? Do they have differences in meaning?
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    [Grammar] ..sea salt sprays that have never been used/..sea salt sprays never having been used

    The original sentence, "Our bathrooms are filled with gels, waxes, hairsprays and sea salt sprays that have never been used more than once." And the reduced version, "Our bathrooms are filled with gels, waxes, hairsprays and sea salt sprays never having been used more than once." The...
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    [Grammar] There are three eagles flying in the sky! / that are flying in the sky!

    I asked a question of one of my teachers, who is a native English speaker . My question was about two sentences. One is "There are three eagles flying in the sky!". The other one is "There are three eagles that are flying in the sky!" "Which one would you use for daily conversation ? " I said...
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    [Grammar] What do you think about these sentences in American English ?

    (1.) I heard something that was said by the person who was knocking loudly. (2.) I heard something said by the person who was knocking loudly. (3.) I heard something that was said by the person knocking loudly. (4.) I heard something said by the person knocking loudly. I personally think...
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    [Grammar] I heard someone (who/that) was knocking loudly.

    Does "I heard someone knocking loudly." mean the same as "I heard someone who/that was knocking loudly." ? How about "I saw him drinking alcohol." and "I saw him who/that was drinking alcohol." ? "I smelled something burning." and "I smelled something which/that was burning." ? Thanks.
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    [Grammar] Do you agree with what my teacher thinks about the sentences? Why or Why not

    context of the sentences: A girl sees her boyfriend talking to other girls. I don't like you talking to other girls. - The mood is weaker . I don't like it when you talk to other girls. - The mood is stronger. I don't want you to talk to other girls. - The mood is stronger. I don't want you...
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    [Grammar] 'talking' or 'to talk'

    I feel uncomfortable talking about this. I feel uncomfortable to talk about this. Which one is the right one? Thanks!
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    [Grammar] The gerund vs The infinitive

    It makes me feel nervous talking about this. It makes me feel nervous to talk about this. Which one is the right one? Thanks!
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