Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Persian
      • Home Country:
      • Iran
      • Current Location:
      • Iran

    • Join Date: Oct 2010
    • Posts: 131
    #1

    grammar

    ..., Then perhaps this is a clear and valid choice for people to be making.
    Work is becoming too important for it to be of dubious quality.
    Will you please explain the structure of the underlined parts?

  1. BobK's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK

    • Join Date: Jul 2006
    • Posts: 16,038
    #2

    Re: grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by chrysanthemum View Post
    ..., Then perhaps this is a clear and valid choice for people to be making.They often do it.
    Work is becoming too important for it to be of dubious quality.The importance of work is increasing [Further context would be necessary to explain why.] Because it's more important, it's less acceptable that it should be of dubious [=doubtful/dodgy (informal)/bad/low...] quality.
    Will you please explain the structure of the underlined parts?
    b

Similar Threads

  1. Descriptive grammar and standard english grammar
    By guzhao67 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-Apr-2010, 07:14
  2. Replies: 8
    Last Post: 01-Sep-2009, 19:24
  3. Grammar Websites and Grammar Chats
    By Grammar Needs Improving in forum Teaching English
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 16-Apr-2009, 19:32
  4. [Grammar] contemporary grammar, communicative grammar
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-Jul-2008, 10:54
  5. Prescriptive grammar and Descriptive grammar
    By zoobinshid in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 08-Sep-2005, 13:25

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •