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  1. Y

    might catch up

    I've got to go! We can catch up when I'm in town next week. Are the following modal verbs correct as well? We will/could/might catch up when I'm in town next week. Will means they will catch up but might or could mean they are likely to catch up. right?
  2. Y

    I gotta go! We can catch up when I'm in the town next week.

    Which of the sentences below OK?Can you correct them? (On the phone:) I gotta go! We can catch up when I'm in town next week. I gotta go! We can catch up when I'll be in the town next week.
  3. Y

    I decided no to ear more candy.

    I have decided no to ear more candy. I decided no to ear more candy. The first sentence implies that "I don't eat more candy" while the second suggests that "I didn't eat candy but these days I might going to eat more candies again". Are my assumption OK?
  4. Y

    He wouldn't have done that!

    A: I'm sure he stole the money. B1: No. He couldn't have done that! B2: No. He wouldn't have done that! B2: No. He mightn't have done that! May I ask the difference between B1,B2 and B3?
  5. Y

    felt like they would just go on forever?

    Are the following OK? Could you fix any errors? Remember when summer days felt like they were going to go on forever? Remember when summer days we both felt like they would just go on forever? Remember summer days when we both felt like they would just go on forever? Remember summer days when...
  6. Y

    Looking back on it, I’ve absolutely no idea why I said that.

    Looking back on it, I’ve absolutely no idea why I said that. To what does "it" refer?
  7. Y

    She has gone six months.

    Are the following mean the same? She has been gone six months. She has been dead six months. She has died six months.
  8. Y

    I wouldn't say he's fat.

    1-1 I wouldn't say he's fat. 1-2 I don't think he's fat. 2-1 I wouldn’t say I was the best student in high school. I failed almost every class! 2-2 I don't think I was the best student in high school. I failed almost every class! What is the differences between each pairs?
  9. Y

    Because I knew you would go

    Katie: Alexa, when exactly is the doctor going to let you know you are clear? I mean did he never have a first day of high school? Doesn't he know what this means to us? Alexa: Katie, can you sit down please? Because you are making me nervous around my IV. Oh, and the doctor is calling my mom...
  10. Y

    It is a long walk from here/home to donut place.

    Are the following correct? It is a long walk from here/home to donut place. It is a long walk from to donut place from here/home.
  11. Y

    you haven't taught me anything!

    Meg: Mom, will you take me out to practice driving? Mom (Lois): I'm teaching a piano lesson in half and hour. Maybe your father can take you. Meg: Please Dad! My road test is tomorrow and you haven't taught me anything! Dog(Brian): Meg, you well may wanna find a better teacher than Peter(Meg's...
  12. Y

    you well can/could wanna find

    According to the link below, are the bold modal verbs OK as well as may and might? https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/threads/267897-well-you-may-wanna-find-a-better-teacher-than-Peter(Meg-s-dad) Dog: Meg, you well can wanna find a better teacher than Peter(Meg's dad). Dog: Meg, you well...
  13. Y

    Fiona has got you getting up

    Are the following definition correct? To get someone to do something is to succeed in convincing or persuading them to do it. To get someone doing something is to succeed in convincing or persuading them to establish the doing of it as a habit or to begin to do it or take the first steps toward...
  14. Y

    How big is medium?

    At a Starbucks : A: Can I get a coffee? B: Small or medium? A: How big is medium? A: How small is small ? A: What is the size of small and medium? Could you please check the bold parts? Do you have any suggestion?
  15. Y

    we are all kind of staying in tonight.

    A: You have plans with the girls? B: Um, we are all kind of staying in tonight. A: Would you like to come out and eat with us, or ...? Movie: The office May I ask what "kind of" means there? What is the reason that the present continuous used?
  16. Y

    You asked if I had seen the comets last night.

    You asked, "Did you see the comets last night?" You asked (me) if I had seen the comets last night. You asked (him) if he had seen the comets last night. You asked (her) if she had seen the comets last night. You asked (them) if they had seen the comets last night. You asked (us) if we had...
  17. Y

    We saw a baby elephant.

    According to the fact, which of the assumption is correct? Fact: We saw a baby elephant. Logical deductions: It is/was possible that they went to a zoo. Perhaps they went to a zoo. They might have gone to a zoo. They might have been to a zoo. It is/was (most) likely that they went to a zoo...
  18. Y

    To do this simply, you could just say

    In the link below, Jutfrank told "To do this simply, you could just say:" and Emsr2d2 told "you could use "You could've told me you were too tired to drive such a long way to meet me"." Is "could" used to show possibility in the future? or is it just hypothetical situation? I have seen all...
  19. Y

    I couldn't even afford a bus ticket.

    Which of the following is correct? I couldn't even afford a bus ticket. I couldn't even afford to buy a bus ticket. I couldn't even afford to pay for a bus ticket.
  20. Y

    as well as a waste of time and money.

    Are the following OK? This would be very disappointing as well as being a waste of time and money. This would be so disappointing as well as a waste of time and money.
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