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    I have never tried this kind of beer. But I am tempted.

    Could you please check the sentence below? -Would you like some beer? -I have never drunk this kind of beer. But now I am tempted to try it.
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    gap

    If someone gets laser hair removal treatment every month and they didn't manage to make it the last month, the what is it called in English? The gap? I mean I want to ask someone who is doing laser if it is OK to have one month gap between our sessions. Is it correct?
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    I should have realized that he’d go behind my back

    Does the following mean the same? I should have realized that he’d go behind my back. I should have realized that he used to go behind my back.
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    it is like you are scared to do anything different

    A-Could you be spontaneous for once in your life? This could put us on the map. B-I am not good at spontaneous. A-Ever since you broke up with Paul, it's like you're scared to do anything different. You plan your life down to the last minute. B-Well, it is good to have a plan. Is the bold part...
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    What the hell kind of bird is that?

    What in the hell kind of bird is that? What the hell kind of bird is that? Is there any difference between the sentences above?
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    I have been calling from the highway

    Man: I'm home. Woman: Me too! I just got home. Man:Where have you been? I have been calling from the highway but couldn't reach you. I am wondering why the man used present perfect continuous as when he got home he wasn't still calling the women!
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    I have two years of university-level teaching experience in programming

    Could you please proofread the following? I have two years of university-level teaching experience in programming and more than eight years of industry experience. I have two years of teaching assistanship experience in programming and more than eight years of industry experience.
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    I hold a BS in computer engineering

    Which sentence is better in a job interview? My credentials include a BS in computer engineering, and more than eight years of industry experience. I hold a BS in computer engineering, and have more than eight years of industry experience.
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    I am a first-year graduate student studying computer science at Princeton University

    Could you please correct the following and let me know which one is the best? I am a first-year graduate student studying computer science at Princeton University starting fall 2018. I am a first-year graduate student. I am studying/doing computer science at Princeton University starting fall...
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    Actually, I have not idea (about) what kind of jobs I'm going to be offered/assigned.

    Could you please check the following? Actually, I have no idea (about) what kind of jobs I'm going to be offered/assigned. However, I can say that/I'm sure that I am willing ans also capable of doing any kind of jobs. I am responsible, hardworking person with great enthusiasm and ambitions.
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    Why would you do that?

    At a diner: A: Can I get you something? B: Do you know what bugs me? A: People taking your order? B: No. Taking people’s order. A: Why would you do that? B: Hah. You don't know my dad! Movie: A Cinderella Story Why did the actor use "Why would you do that"? Can the following be correct as a...
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    If you were raised in a loving family, then you probably had a carefree childhood

    If you’re lucky, you have a loving family or a close-knit family – these expressions refer to a family that has good relationships, where everyone loves each other and helps each other. If you were raised in a loving family, then you probably had a carefree childhood – that means you had nothing...
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    It's awful having a boss who breathes down your neck all the time.

    I an wondering if there is any difference in meaning between these two sentences. 1) It's awful having a boss who breathes down your neck all the time. 2) It's awful having a boss breathing down your neck all the time.
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    Since you have been here two weeks now, I figure you are anxious to make some friends

    Well, there's ... someone I want you to meet. Mia. A champion horse rider. Since you have been here two weeks now, I figure you are anxious to make some friends. Is the bold sentence OK? Can we use present perfect tense with "since"? I thought we can only use past tense after "since" . Like...
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    Why you gotta eat them damn things for anyway?

    Why you gotta eat them damn things for anyway? You are gonna rot your teeth. 1: Does "Gotta" mean "Have to"? 2: Is it necessary to have both "them" and "damn things"? I think one suffices. 3: I think we need to add "do" in the question above, do we? Why do you have to eat damn things for...
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    It is high time men ceased to regard women as second-class citizens.

    It is high time men ceased to regard women as second-class citizens. Source: For and Against (L.G.Alexander) 1) Are these two following sentences OK as well? 2) Are these sentences considered to be cleft-sentences? 3)what does the sentence above mean overall? A) It is high time that men...
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    you don’t have to be in the US for the whole term of your education.

    Could you please check the following? In addition, the US F1 visa makes your journeys to and from your home country much more difficult, while by winning the green card lottery you don’t have to be in the US for the whole term of your education.
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    the IT industry in Iran as a developing country needs/demands.

    Could you please check the following? The MS in Network Engineering trains professionals to meet current industry demands for innovative network designs for business enterprises. That is what the IT industries in Iran as a developing country needs/demands.
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    The work I have done/I have been doing cannot satisfy my desire for more exploration

    Hello all, Could you please check the following lines? The work I have done/I have been doing cannot satisfy my desire for more exploration anymore. So, I need to return to the academic world.
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    I also got an annual merit scholarship form X university including 30% of tuition.

    I want to say that with the scholarship I got I don't have to pay for the whole tuition fees as I got 30% off. I just need to pay for the rest 70%. How can I say that? Is the following correct? I also got an annual merit scholarship form X university including 30% of the whole tuition fees.
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