For example, when we write programming code or math formula, would we say
If obj is foo.bar, then would we say
is first evaluated as fn(obj) (and then fn is invoked), or should we say it ...
I have a question regarding some valedictions in emails. As you know, “Yours faithfully” and “Yours sincerely” are sign-off phrases primarily used in British English.
These are the generally accepted ...
Which tense should I use if I was on a holiday which lasted two weeks and during that time I rode a bike every day?
It was a great time because I rode a bike every day. (Past Simple)
It was a great ...
What is the correct way to say this..
I just checked my bank account and that seems to be have been activated.
I just checked my bank account and that seems activated.
I just checked my bank account ...
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 ...
These triumphs were not enough to preserve him from the consequences of the merging of Aberdeen’s two Universities in 1860 when, incredibly, the powers that be decided that it was Maxwell out of the ...
Person A: Let's watch this video now kids.
[plays the video]
[the dog in the video starts to bark at someone]
Person A: What is the dog doing?
A child: He's barking at someone.
In this exchange the ...
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 ...
Source 1 : Compact Advanced Student's Book
There is an explanation in the book.
two simultaneous events with the same subject; the
participle clause normally comes second
The woman hurried ...
Sorry to contact you but I just realized that my last order ( two Comps on bin liner) made on discog were on Cd. I made a mistake. I thought they were on vinyl.
So I know that this order has already ...
He moved to the doorway to the family room and peeked in.
Is 'doorway' used even if there's no door but just an opening into another room? Or would native speakers use another word for that?...
A scene in a novel I am reading.
Mr A just finished doing something surprising for Mrs B.
C is standing next to Mrs B, and asked: Was you surprised?
Mrs B answered like this:
The author wrote:
(1) I ...
The scenario is this:
I am saying this at my home to my friend but when I thought about that, I was at a bar.
That was the time I knew I should go back home.
That was the time I ...