Let's look at the sentence:
I've been working here for two years.
This sentence means that I'm still working. Right?
I have worked here for two years.
I worked here for two years.
What's the meaning ...
Orwell didn’t live to see the compromise which English Socialism now
represents – a minimum of public ownership, a social-security
apparatus that costs too much, a mass of ‘equalizing’ laws not easily
The surgeon had been sitting with his face turned towards the fire: giving the palms of his hands a warm and a rub alternately. As the young woman spoke, he rose, and advancing to the bed's head, said,...
I want to know whether a/an X million growth is the same as a growth of X million.
The year 2001 witnessed a growth of 11 million in the number of households that live in a rented accommodation.
What will be your mental image if you read the following sentences? (examples are self-made except number one)
1- He crashed into the wall while trying to escape from the police.
2- He ran into the ...
Consider the following sentences:
Yes, you did, very well so.
Yes, you did so very well.
Do those sentences have exactly the same meaning? If they don't have the same meaning, can someone explain to ...
But the Nobel Foundation's limit of three recipients per prize, each of whom must still be living, has long been outgrown by the collaborative nature of modern research—as will be demonstrated by the ...
1.It was probable that he would go but he didn't go.
2.It was probable that he had gone./Probably he had gone.
3.It is probable that he has gone.
Can we make similar sentences as to the meaning of the ...
Jerry Paiz recalled being taken aback by the stranger on the street
corner inquiring about compassion.
David Begnaud, CBS News, 30 June 2023
Does this mean Jerry was being taken aback by a stranger ...
I like the film more than the book
first, more is an adverb in the sentence
She earns a lot more than I do.
second, more is a determiner in the second sentence.
How can I find the difference of the ...
In this context, how should I take the sentence 'Concourse alone is best'?
I don't catch its interpretation.
What does the word 'Concourse' mean?
In that noble Toleration Edict, Asoka says: “...
I want to say that I started reading a lot of books when I was a child and I continue to do so. So is the present perfect continuous the right tense or should it be the present perfect simple?
In this following context, how should I take this bold and italic sentence?
The verbs 'incur' and 'enter' make me confused.
What does the word 'question' mean here?
In Buddhism there is no ...