Alice: I've been to a vet. My cat has a tumor.
Bob: Don't worry. If it's not malignant, it will be fine.
Carmen: Are you sure this cake recipe is correct.
Daniel: My grandmother gave it ...
[Situation: I am talking with Jane, who is a native speaker of
English, about the vocabulary size of native speakers of English.]
Kaguyahime: What's your passive vocabulary size?
Jane: About 30,000.
Can one use
a. He talked to us who were new at the office.
b. He talked to you who were new at the office.
c. He talked to them who were new at the office.
a1. He talked to those of us who ...
Today humanity is in the richest state that it has ever been in.
Do you consider that correct here? Can it be substituted with than?
I think that would be wrong, but logically it fits in here. I can'...
Question 13: She is too old. She can't look after herself, so she
needs someone to look after _____. A) herself B) her C)
something D) hers E) nothing
The correct answer to the question above is B) ...
I am under the impression that:
Lately I have been training 3 hours a day at the gym. - means multiple
Recently I was training 3 hours at the gym when I realized that I
needed to... - means ...
Can a pronoun as a direct object be placed at the very end of a sentence? As in
'...she was saying herself. Emails obtained. Just through honesty? Thrown(?through) and being given out? Because we have ...
By noticing the relation between their own actions and resultant external changes, infants develop self‐efficacy, a sense that they are agents of the perceived changes. Although infants can notice the ...
a. They stole my truck last week.
Could one use that sentence if one has no idea who stole the truck, whether there was one thief or more involved, etc. ?
All one knows is that one's truck was stolen. ...
Which sentence is grammatical?
1) He as well as I were invited to the party.
2) He as well as me was invited to the party.
Almost all books seem to suggest that the verb should agree with the first of ...
What does the following it(bold letter) refer to? Is this a Provisional subject? If you have any good idea, please let me know.
It is estimated that about one-third of the population in Sub-Saharan
If them refers to people in the previous sentence, it - the sense of belonging and interdependence among members - makes people feel less accountable for it(the offense), which I think doesn't make ...
I'm learning how the relative pronoun when works in a sentence. While combining this clause
The day was snowy. My brother was born on that day.
I came up with 2 forms of relative adjective clauses.
This question is from a school exam about clauses
Can you please explain how I can choose between these two options?
Working in this way, she and her fellow architects have produced various spaceship-...
I am reading a book on study skills.
On a page it says
Tend to coast along ‘in the middle’?
You have the opportunity to test out how well you
could do if you aim higher and adapt your strategy.