I'm not quite sure about meaning of this sentence:
His new business is slow getting off the ground.
Does it mean 'His new business is slow in getting off the ground' or 'His new business is slowly getting off the ground'?
This can best be described as a series of steps.
Can anyone please kindly explain it in another way? I'm not sure whether it means 'you can best say this is a series of steps' or 'this can be best described in a series of steps'? Sorry there is no context.
You can't judge her on such short acquaintance.
In the sentence, does 'can't' mean 'aren't able to' or 'shouldn't'.
I am trying to translate this sentence correctly and would appreciate it very much if anyone could make it clear for me. Sorry there is no context. It's an example from a...
I was thinking of doing a fish pie when Michael comes.
Is this a grammatically correct sentence? 'think' is in past progressive whereas 'come' is in present tense. If it's correct, what does it mean? Does it mean I am thinking of (doing a fish pie when Michael comes)?