Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. VIP Member
    Student or Learner
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Bosnian
      • Home Country:
      • Bosnia Herzegovina
      • Current Location:
      • Sweden

    • Join Date: Mar 2008
    • Posts: 6,619
    #1

    Gina spent the morning shelling

    Would you please correct the mistakes in my sentence?

    Gina spent the morning shelling maize cobs into a bucket to feed her chickens with it.

  2. VIP Member
    Interested in Language
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Dec 2015
    • Posts: 14,737
    #2

    Re: Gina spent the morning shelling

    In American English she would shell corn for chicken feed into a bucket. The cob is the fibrous part left over after you remove the kernels. The complete assembly, so to speak, is an ear of corn. This may all be different in British English.
    I am not a teacher.

  3. teechar's Avatar
    Moderator
    English Teacher
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Iraq
      • Current Location:
      • Iraq

    • Join Date: Feb 2015
    • Posts: 9,201
    #3

    Re: Gina spent the morning shelling

    Or:
    Gina spent the morning shelling maize/corn cobs into a bucket to feed her chickens with. it.

Posting Permissions

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