Student or Learner
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether the following sentences sound likely for your refined ear?
1.I advice you to keep check your tongue.
2.I advice you to hold in check your tongue.
3.I forgot how the song goes.
4.The refrain goes like this.
5.Thatís the point I was.
6.He wonít be able to do it in so short time.
7.Donít underrate the enemyís strength.
8.She is a busy-body, always interfering in other peopleís affairs.
9.It will cost you a handsome sum of money.
10.It will cost you a substantial sum of money.
11.They donít need such obsolete methods.
12.They have no use for such obsolete methods.
13.This is what I am driving at.
14.This is what I am leading up to.
15.What are you driving at?
16.What are you about?
17.What are you after?
18.I have a good mind to put the matter before him.
19.I am inclined to put the matter before him.
20.The mocking laugher rang in his ears.
21.The derisive laughter rang in his ears.
22.He has the right qualifications to become a member of this club.
23.He is eligible to become a member of this club.
Thank you for your efforts.