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In his anxiety to make himself understanding, he spoke too slowly and too loudly. In his anxiety to make himself understood, he spoke too slowly and too loudly. I think both the sentences are correct though the first sentence sounds odd. I think in the first sentence understanding is used as an adjective. In the second sentence understood(past ...


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No. Wish is slightly better English; but, the meaning of the two sentences are identical. While some regions of the United States think of wish as a stronger version of would like, other regions don't. The last sentence sounds better because it uses highly descriptive words. Highly descriptive words are part of what makes English both a difficult ...


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In the comments, @FumbleFingers highlighted some changes needed to your examples. ❌ No: 1. How long {it's} going to take until {it'll} be ready? ✔️ Yes: 1. How long is it going to take until it is ready? Note that it's -- "it is" -- needs to be inverted to "is it", because it's a question (see more at this article). ❌ No: 2. How much time ...


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Neither of your suggested sentences are correct. Your spelling/grammar checker is wrong on this occasion. I need a friend who will give importance to me. I need a friend who will importance me. We don't use "importance" (which is a measure of how important something/someone is) in this way. Correct expressions would be: I need a friend who is ...


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