Which one is better to use?

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Nathan Mckane

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Which one is better to use? Please explain why.

To swing the cradle.
To rock the cradle.

Look into my eyes.
Look me in the eyes.

Their English is terrible.
Their English are trrible.

Thanks
 

billmcd

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Which one is better to use? Please explain why.

To swing the cradle.
To rock the cradle.

Look into my eyes.
Look me in the eyes.

Their English is terrible.
Their English are trrible.

Thanks

"Rock the cradle" is more traditional/common.
"Look into...." is somewhat romantic.
"Look me....", used to determine if someone is telling the truth.
"English is"
 
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