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    [General] It's kept in sight = Not covered easily?

    Hello! I would like to make a product copyline but I can't seem to know if my English expression is correct or not. The main feature of this product(laptop) is that it has a beveled side meaning it has a tilted side. And on this side, there are many lights so we can check the laptop's state...
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    [General] Does this sentence sound natural to native speakers?

    Hello, I am writing a job essay for my job application questions. "Your firm is known for its ability to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction." is what I think isn't really good. Which part makes it unnatural to you as a native speaker? Thanks
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    [General] Some British accent in an interview video

    Hi. I am learning UK accent with this video but I can't hear some of the words... at 6:56 When I finally woke up, [zen? we?], this person here, [whos? told? that? later] [imagine that they tried to kill me they woke up with my pony as well] I...
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    [General] "These twos? play the stuff "

    at 2:55 Prince William: I'd say his is pretty shocking but mine was?? but apart from that we turns about pretty much the same music? Prince Charles: "These twos? play the stuff " I can't really get what they actually said in those three sentences...
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    [General] legal expression in legal case article

    Hello, I am reading legal cases but I came across this phrase. "Brief for appellants 48" I don't know what it actually means in the context and what purpose it serves in the paragraph. Does it mean like "Brief for appellants 48 : (read the following explanation for more details~)" or appellant...
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    differentiating between I'd sound and I sound

    It's a trailer of a movie called "The Girl in the Spider's Web" At 0:50', when I googled the line of what man said, some script says "I'd created an abomination" but usually I can't differentiate between "I'd" sound and "I" sound, so even in this trailer I can't tell if it's I'd sound or I...
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    [Vocabulary] if I have once, I reckon I have a hundred times

    Hello, I am reading Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. I don't understand what exactly "if i have once, I have a hundred time" means in this context in red below. Does "if I have once" means that if one is said to be the one like that (considered (by others) to be the businessman who...
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    Santiago Matamoros, mounted on his white horse, with the infidels beneath his hooves.

    "He was reminded of the image of Santiago Matamoros, mounted on his white horse, with the infidels beneath his hooves." It's from The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, but I am wondering why it took the form of expression "mounted," not "mounting". It seems more appropriate to use "mounting" with...
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    [General] And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those

    And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.[From the so-called...
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    [Idiom] The spirit helps us "in" our weakness?

    Hello! I am reading some quotes in the Bible to find some wisdom saying on "blaming others" :) But I came across this long quotes and have some questions. But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience. Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what...
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    [General] taking the bait for "the"(definite article) big bust?

    Hello! I was watching a video and became curious about the use of definite article : Chris Rock - True Stories of the Justice Squad - YouTube at 1:23 "Little does he know he's just taking the bait for the big bust" I am wondering about the exact reason the definite article(instead of...
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    [Vocabulary] all getting' on 'em broke in?

    Hello! I am reading Uncle Tom's Cabin now. Wh, I don't see no harm in their crying', 'says I; 'it's natur,' says I, 'and if natur can't blow off one way, it will another .Beside Tom,' says I, 'it jest spiles your gals; they get sickly, and down in the mouth; and sometimes they gets ugly...
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    Surely somebody's rung the doorbell and gone,

    That house would make a very good advent calendar. 0:12:26 0:12:29 Yes, it would. 0:12:29 0:12:31 Imagine that. A huge chocolate behind... 0:12:31 0:12:34 LAUGHTER 0:12:34 0:12:36 Scare the life out of the children! 0:12:36 0:12:38 Surely somebody's rung the doorbell and gone...
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    [General] problem in understanding TV show accent and sound

    Hi. I am learning British accent by watching a TV show called QI:) at 9:40 i have difficulty understanding what they say could you help me check what they actually said? below is the link and I tried to write the transcript Thank you for reading this (4) QI XL - Series I - Intelligence -...
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    [General] If the job title is Research Analyst, can I say The research Analyst position?

    Hello, I am writing my application for a job. If the job title is Research Analyst, can I say: "The Research Analyst Intern position you advertised at StartUpJobs greatly interests me." Thank you for reading it!:)
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    [Idiom] sentences from Dubliners

    Hi:) I am reading Dubliners but I came across some sentences I couldn't get the meaning of. 1. Miss Devlin had become Mrs Kearney out of spite : Does it mean she wanted to marry him just to harm people or just to revenge? 2. She sat amid the chilly circle of her accomplishments, waiting for...
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    [General] “Your greatest dreams are all on the other side of the wall of fear and caution.”

    I saw this nice quote “Your greatest dreams are all on the other side of the wall of fear and caution.” but I can't get the meaning of it completely. Does it mean the greatest dreams are always behind our fear and caution, so we should break or climb the wall to get to it? Or does it mean...
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    [General] I can't understand the meaning of this.

    We would like for you to tell us in a maximum of 200 words in your Native language what skills and abilities you have which could positively contribute to the position? What is your motivation to work with us? If you are a gamer, tell us which games you like to play and why. Please feel free...
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    my motivation letter

    I thought that knowing financial market could help me understand how the society works and moreover, how I should live as an individual. So since my university years, I have supplemented knowledge in the accounting and investment and also have gained an practical understanding of them by...
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    [Essay] Your firm is where I can thrive?

    I want to say "Your company is a place where I can thrive because it provides cooperative as well as competitive environment." But I want to make it sound professional How can I re-write?:) thank you!