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    Question ways or expressions used or not!

    • she fell asleep
    • she speaks shrewdly discerning
    • I bowed when the king came up insight
    • we surpassed by far
    • set-aside orset it aside
    1. Are they expressions or usual way to speak in an english speaking country?
    2. were they written right?


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    Re: ways or expressions used or not!

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    Quote Originally Posted by maviael fonseca tenorio View Post
    • she fell asleep Fine
    • she speaks shrewdly discerning This appears to be an unfinished sentence. "She speaks shrewdly" is an acceptable sentence on its own; "She speaks shrewdly, discerning [what is she discerning?] " is another possible form.
    • I bowed when the king came up insight "I bowed when the king came into sight" OR "I bowed when the king came up"
    • we surpassed by far This is also a partial sentence. "We surpassed [what is surpassed] by far" - (for instance: We surpassed the opposition by far")
    • set-aside or set it aside "set-aside" is a term used for agricultural land that is taken out of use for a period of time; "Set it aside" = "put it to one side".
    1. Are they expressions or usual way to speak in an English speaking country?
    2. Were they written right?
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    Post Re: LEARNING ENGLISH WITH ANG!!!

    Well let me tell you one thing about my travel to UK my friends, it was very fun!!!

    At the time I started
    to learn English by myself, later I met a gentle lady In the mood to help me how to get the flow of speaking she was called Ang, we talked a lot spending a great time talking, walking to carry out a good relashionship enjoying it.

    Once I told her: you speaks shrewdly discerning and she corrected me
    "This appears to be an unfinished sentence. "She speaks shrewdly" is an acceptable sentence on its own; "She speaks shrewdly, discerning [what is she discerning?] " is another possible form." and I answered her that it could be said because what she is discernig it would be presupposed, implicit in subjects before spoken. What I mean is that, Ang is bigining to be to particular about it

    One day a friend of us called me up and asked, where is Ang, I
    answered She fell asleep, Ang Jumped from the bed suddenly and cryed "Fine" you should say she fell asleep "Fine" and I told her once again, Ang it is a complement not obliged to be used

    We got a lot of
    troubles as concerns the English language and one day we were speaking each other when I told her we surpassed by far and she claimed "This is also a partial sentence. "We surpassed [what is surpassed] by far" - (for instance: We surpassed the opposition by far")" I explained to her that i colud be the same case which took place before with Shrewdly, discerning implicit things before spoken

    Anyhow she is
    rigorous but I will be aways Glad and pleased to have met Ang learning together with her forever because she is an expert as concerns the English language!!!

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