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    Upset though she was

    Please, help me with my problem. Upset though she was, she managed to behave cheerfully. Is the above sentence correct? I mean that though sounds weird; I would use as instead. Thank you so much in advance!
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    [Grammar] Serves or Is served?

    This kind of dish serves / is served with salad. Which of the verb forms is correct, please? In my opinion, the second one is ok but I am not so sure that is why I would like you to help me.:-? Thank you so much in advance. Teia
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    [Grammar] I had better much more drastic measures had been taken

    Hi, Here is one of the sentences considered correct by the evaluation committee of Police Academy, 2010. Is this sentence correct? "Even though the police have fined the drivers who have exceeded speed limit of late, I had better much more drastic measures had been taken." The second part of...
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    [Idiom] How common is this phrase?

    Hi, Please, tell me how common is the following phrase: The two political candidates were at loggerheads over the new education act. Thank you so much in advance !:-) Teia
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    [Grammar] agree to

    Hi ! At first, I would like to say hello to all members on this forum and all the moderators, as well ! It has been a long time since I have been absent from this platform, the best one, in my opinion. I have 2 questions related to the use of verb agree - in the following sentence -, the answer...
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    [Grammar] Difference between 2 pairs of sentences

    Hi ! I have come back ! How are you? Please, could you tell me what is the difference between the following pairs of sentences? 1. It is important that this book should be written. 2. It is important that this book is being written. In my opinion the first sentence is correct; it uses a...
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    Could you help me please?

    Hi Could you please help me with the following sentence? I`d like to make it sound better than I tried to do it: You get to break his daily routine and mess up his mornings while he is at work, relaxing at home and even when he is asleep. The idea is that the character involved ruins...
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    Could you please help me?

    Hi Could you please help me with the following sentence? I`d like to make it sound better than I tried to: You get to break his daily routine and mess up / mess with his mornings while he is at the office, relaxing at home and even when he is asleep. The idea is that the character involved...
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    I`m back!!

    Hi everybody!! Hello to my dear friends and teachers!! I`m back. I`ve been very busy in the last few months, but now I`m back. How are you? Teia
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    I`m back

    Hi!! I`m back! I`ve got three jobs and I`ve been rather busy lately. I missed you too, but now I`m back to say hello to all of you.
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    Are these sentences correct?

    Could you tell me if the following sentences are correct? 1.It`s a fortnight since he beat his foe. Should I use `It has been a fortnight since ...` or is the first sentence correct? 2. Even though the police have fined the drivers who have exceeded speed limit of late, I had better much more...
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    another grammar question

    Hi I have to fill in with a suitable word or phrase but I can`t think of anything now. Could you help me please? Surely your ................. exception just this once won't be a problem. Thank you.
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    hi

    Hi Is the following sentence correct? He`d rather you hadn`t let her in on the secret meeting; now everybody will act as if something weird were in the air. Thank you very much.
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    grammar question

    Hi Could you help me with the following sentence? I`d rather have visited a museum last week than called on / have called on my aunt. She is very boring. I chose called on. Is it correct? Or, should I choose have called? How does the sentence go: I would rather have visited a museum last...
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    the correct answer

    Hi Could you help me choose the right answer? I`m sure the landlord --- this bar. It`s already as if it were closed. Nobody gets in any longer. a. is going to close b. will close c. will be closing d. shall close In my opinion b is correct; yet, I`m not sure. Thank you very much in advance.
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    modals in the past

    Are the following sentences correct? If both are correct, what is the difference between them? 1.I should have thought you would do that. 2.I might have thought you would do that. Is might have thought used here with a meaning of self reproach? Thank you very much in advance.
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    relative synonyms

    Hi Are the following expressions relative synonyms for sometimes? off and on, now and then, at times, from time to time. If you know any other synonym or synonyms for the word written in bold letters above, please tell me. Are there any important differences between these expressions? Thank...
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    question tag: may

    Hi! What is the question tag for the following sentence? We may leave now,.......? The possible answers offered by the text of the grammar book are: may we not / can`t we / may we / may not we. In my opinion, can`t we is the correct answer. May we not seems to be more correct if we take...
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    question tag

    Hi! Would you be so kind and tell me what is the question tag for the following sentence? Let me help you with your homework, ...... ? In my opinion, the answer should be will you, although I`m not sure. I read in a grammar book that the answer is shall I and I find it merely inappropriate...
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    is this correct?

    Hi teachers! Is the following statement correct? I have read it in a grammar book. "Could" cannot be used in positive sentences in which you describe a momentary or one-time ability. Yesterday, I could lift the couch by myself. Not Correct If the sentence above is not correct, how shall I...
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