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We used to live in India earlier where the weather is mostly sunny throughout the year. So when we first reached here in London 10 years back, we felt different with the cloudy weather here, but ev …
answered Feb 10 '13 by Mistu4u
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maybe he'd wake Dudley up, just to annoy him. See it is an idea that came to his mind as a wish, but he intended not to do that. "Would" is used here to express that he will do something in futur …
answered Mar 20 '13 by Mistu4u
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Today I was reading The Adventures of Tintin by Hergé. The name of the story was Flight 714 to Sydney. This is my first time reading any of Tintin's adventures. In this story, we were introduced to Pr …
asked Oct 2 '13 by Mistu4u
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I tried to search for the meaning of "patronizing" in WordWeb Pro. There is an example in the dictionary: he's nice, if rather patronizing. Now the "if rather" portion is confusing me. In my mot …
asked Sep 24 '13 by Mistu4u
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In a movie Angels and Demons, the following conversation occurs. Historian- Why me? Police- Your expertise. Your erudition. Your recent involvement with certain church, shall we say, mysterie …
asked Sep 22 '13 by Mistu4u
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In The Dark Knight Rises, when Batman shows up on the day of heist in the StockExchange, the anchor in a news channel is speaking the story with a alot of excitement and informs that what appears to b …
asked Sep 25 '13 by Mistu4u
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(3) is never supported by the passage. Read clearly. The passage states, as a gist, the following points: (1) Women were hired during the war in manufacturing jobs. (2) The number of women wo …
answered Sep 25 '13 by Mistu4u
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In a movie Lagaan, there was a cricket match going on between the ruling British Empire and the native Indians. In that match, a very important bowl (from the view point of both of the teams) was deci …
asked Oct 4 '13 by Mistu4u
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Okay, here is how I interpret this structure. No particular rule, just use your common sense. But has a meaning i.e. "Except" or "excluding". Usage 1: In your first example: All but the weakes …
answered Sep 24 '13 by Mistu4u