Husband and wife are talking about their ill son:
A: He can hardly eat anything and here we are, wasting our time with this shit.
B: Oh yeah?
Like you have any idea what goes to feed him.
Which is best when describing what you already realize within yourself.
To give context, I was self-reflecting during this time. I was going to say that:
I know to/for myself that I was having some ...
I was listening to this beatiful song Nothing Else Matters by Metallica,I didn't get the bold part exactly? Here's the lyrics:
So close, no matter how far
Couldn't be much more from the heart
The curious thing about Senate trials is that you have a jury composed of people you ...
I have heard this phrase often when people are irritated if not upset about what had happened despite them making it clearer that they don't wish for it.
I thought I said NO.
I thought I said no ...
In one episode of the Friends series, the group is talking about the benefits of being a man and a woman. Here's the script:
Rachel: Come on! You guys can pee standing up.
Chandler: We can? All right,...
Take a sentence like:
'Excellent lady that she was, Lady Gigabytes invited us over for dinner.'
'Lady Gigabytes (excellent lady that she was) invited us over for dinner.'
What both these sentences ...
Which phrase is grammatically correct?
“Just wanted to confirm that”
“Just wanted to confirm on that”
I’ve searched up both of them on google and they both seemed to be used so I’m guessing they’re ...
If, for example, X is given coffee on days 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and so forth, and tea on days 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and so forth, how can I express this as simple as possible (without mentioning even or uneven ...
The death cap mushroom (Amanita phalloides), which has been the
‘killer of kings’ for centuries, could be losing its edge. Scientists
have found a possible antidote for the deadly mushroom’s toxin.
Which of the following is a correct usage of the phrase break a leg:
Break a leg in the presentation or Break a leg for the presentation
If I think of Break a leg = Good luck it seems that 2nd one is ...
I see this sentence in a book:
Each statement assigns the value to the right of the equal sign to the variable on the left. x = 1
I know what the assign ... to ... means, but there are two to in the ...
Alice betrayed Bob.
Alice let Bob down.
Alice betrayed and let Bob down, on a strict parsing, implies perhaps that she betrayed Bob down and let him down, even though betraying one down is not a real ...
I know that “despite” is a preposition.
However, I am confused about its role in the following sentence (and similar sentences that use “despite the fact that”):
SENTENCE: Despite the fact that I was ...
Using an adjective before a noun to modify it is quite legitimate, so it makes sense to say 'confident trickster'. What about the 'confidence trickster'? I can't see people's reason to use 'confidence'...