Here are the sentences :
Since life began in the oceans, most life, including freshwater life, has a chemical composition more like the ocean than fresh water. It appears that most freshwater life did ...
In this following context, what does the verbal phrase 'presented to' mean?
Does it mean 'shown'?
How should I understand this clause 'that has ever been presented to this ego-centric world,'?
In this following context, what does the verb phrase 'exposed to' mean?
Does it mean 'experienced'?
Without birth there cannot be decay and death. If we had not been
born, we would not have ...
Would you like some coffee?
Yes, I would.
1.1. Would you like to drink some coffee?
Yes, I would like to.
So is it true that when we ask about an object we don't use 'to' (1) and when we refer to an ...
I am probably missing something very simple, but when you have a present + past simple sentence like the following:
I think that he looked uncomfortable when he was reading my essay.
How do you put it ...
I'm learning the inverted sentences in English, actually I'm a new hand to this.
There are one or two examples of inverted sentences in which the inverted parts are its phrasal verbs in my book.
“And you met her there?”
“Yes, I spent a lot of time in that library, so I was always seeing her.”
Is it wrong to say
“Yes, I was spending a lot of time in that library, so I ...
I found the following example sentence in my dictionary.
She renewed her promise to come see me.
Is it an error to connect come and see? My friend says it's come and see but the and got omitted. Is ...
If I were to do this, it would be better.
All of these are to be considered music for us.
I have never seen helping verbs like 'are' and 'were' being used with 'to' in this way. What do 'were to do' ...
The American Heritage dictionary's entry for advise reads
To offer advice to; counsel: I advised him to study abroad; advised that we should reconsider the idea. How would you advise?
To recommend; ...
I was reading a poem named I Dream a World by Langston Hughes, where the first two lines say:
I dream a world where man
No other man will scorn
At first I was having difficulties understanding this ...
I'm reading a scientific research paper but not quite sure why some compound sentences are made in certain ways. Here is part of the article:
'Here, we summarize the roles of FGF signaling in mouse ...
I'm reading Thackeray's Vanity Fair, and I need something clarified.
When they were married, Pitt would have liked to take a hymeneal tour with his bride, as became people of their condition.
I want ...