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still confused about "whatsoever" ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ

It means 'at all.' It is used for emphasis:

- I have no problems with my sister whatsoever (at all).
- My doctor told me that I have no health issues whatsoever (at all).
- We have no doubt whatsoever (at all) about his innocence.

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What is the meaning of "not a stretch"? Thank you.

It roughly translates to 'not difficult to.' Here's an example sentence in which "not a stretch" would appear:

- It is not a stretch to imagine him becoming a great professional footballer. โšฝ๏ธ

That sentence means "IT IS NOT DIFFICULT TO imagine him becoming a great professional footballer."

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should i say "enough reason for me to go" or "reason enough" ?? and what's the difference ? thankyou

They can both be right. They're used differently:

1. I have enough reasons to go to the party. (โš ๏ธ "Reason" should be plural with "enough.")
2. The fact that she'll be there is reason enough for me to go to the party. ("Reason enough" means 'a good enough reason.')

โ„น๏ธ If a noun follows "enough," we use the plural form (unless it's a mass/uncountable noun). Countable nouns: enough cats, enough friends, enough shoes, enough reasons; mass/uncountable nouns: enough time, enough money, enough food, enough milk, etc.

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Do you think Asian male(chinese) look good with blonde hair?why?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but sure. Why not?

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Indirect speech of "stop talking, joe," the teacher said Thanks you

Here you go: The teacher told Joe to stop talking.

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what is the meaning of " two cent"?

"My two cents" is an idiom that means 'my opinion.' For example, "Just to add my two cents, but I think the pain of studying is a lot less painful than the shame of failing."

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Hi.. Do you know who's Joko Widodo ?

We had to Google him ... he's the President of Indonesia. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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whats the difference between had has and have?

Has โ†’ present tense for he, she, it, and singular nouns:

- Peter has a white car.
- Nan has a lot of clothes.
- Henry has an appointment with his doctor today. ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโš•๏ธ

Have โ†’ present tense for I, you, we, they, and plural nouns:

- I have to study now.
- They have violin practice at noon. ๐ŸŽป
- Rapmon told Jimin, "You have no jams."

Had โ†’ past tense for ALL nouns:

- Peter had no appointments yesterday, so he stayed home and relaxed. ๐ŸŽฎ
- Nan had three meetings last week.
- Chewie and Henry had fun at the beach on Monday. ๐Ÿ–

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Valentineโ€™s, Valentinesโ€™ or Valentines Day?which one are correct and why?Thanks๐Ÿ’•

Kartika Magdalena

It's "Valentine's Day" because it is known as St. Valentine's Day. (Saint Valentine of Terni was a third-century Roman saint.) Since the day is named in his honor, we use the singular possessive "Valentine's."

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What does it mean to have a fever of 102? Thanks.

It means that you're sick with a fever of 102 degrees Fahrenheit (102ยฐ F).

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Had guessed it from the start. It wont be last more longer <- is it correct grammatically?

"I guessed it from the start. It won't last much longer."

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What's the meaning of 'going in and out'?

If someone is constantly "going in and out" of a room or building, he is entering and exiting with great frequency.

If something (like news, information, etc.) is "going in and out," it's not being understood, learned, or memorized. It's similar to the idiom "It's going in one ear, and out the other" (i.e., it's not being processed by the brain).

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you've probably answered it many times but i wanna still ask what's the difference between in, on, and at? I found a lot of answers in google but I think I would understand it better from you.

It requires a long explanation, so we suggest reading these articles:

โ€ข In, at, on for places ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ: http://bit.ly/1vUPexB

โ€ข In, at, on for time โŒš ๐Ÿ“†: http://bit.ly/1yN6sdW

We hope this helps! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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what's the difference between "I'm sleeping" & "I'm falling asleep" ??

"I'm sleeping" means that you are currently asleep. It would be nearly impossible for you to say "I'm sleeping" (since you would be unconscious and dreaming).

"I'm falling asleep" means that you are very tired and going in and out of sleep. You are very close to falling completely asleep.

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I am still confused between 'learnt' and 'learned'. Help!

"Learned" is the American spelling; "learnt" is the British spelling. They are both the past tense of "learn."

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What is the meaning of "opening argument"? Thanks!

"Opening argument" is most often used in talking about law and court cases. It is a statement made by either the defense or the prosecution at the beginning of a trial, in which the team lays out their case and demonstrate why they will win. (It is more commonly known as the "opening statement.") ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโš–๏ธ

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What's the difference between if only and only if? Actually I knew but now I forget. Thank you!

"If only" is used to express a wish or a hypothetical situation:

- IF ONLY I had a million dollars, I would buy my parents a new car. ๐Ÿš—
- IF ONLY she had studied last night, she could have passed today's exam.

"Only if" is used to show that there is a specific requirement or condition that will make something true or happen:

- We will win tomorrow's game ONLY IF their star player doesn't play.
- They can afford a mansion in Malibu ONLY IF they win the lottery. ๐Ÿ’ฐ

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What is the difference between anyway and by the way? Can both be use at the start of a sentence?

Yes, they can both be used at the start of a sentence.

"Anyway" = however; at any rate: "Anyway, can you help me with my homework assignment?"

"By the way" is something you say when you suddenly remember something that you want to say to someone: "By the way, did you get my email?" ๐Ÿ“ฉ ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ป

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"I don't want to come off as arrogant but I know I'm good at this." Is that correct?

Yes, it is. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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If we still basic in english learning, what kind of skills we should learn first, verbal skills (speaking & listening) or non-verbal skills (writing, reading and maybe include grammar)?

Generally, learning to speak English is easier (mainly because you don't need to use perfect grammar or worry about spelling or punctuation). But choosing which one to focus on first depends largely on your priorities. For instance, if your goal is to get a good score on a written exam, you should prioritize writing, reading, and grammar. But if your goal is to speak better English (maybe to make new friends, communicate with customers, or assimilate faster in a new town), you should prioritize speaking and listening skills. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

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what is the difference between anyway and anyways?

They mean the same thing, but "anyways" is nonstandard/informal. You can use it for texting, tweeting, and chatting, but don't use it in essays or professional emails. Use "anyway" instead. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

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America people called American, England people called English, Japan people called Japanese, Israel people called Israeli, Turkey people called Turkish, Canada people called Canadian, New York people called New Yorker, and so on. Is there any basic rule or guidance for it?

Great question! Unfortunately, there is no rule, and in some cases, there isn't even agreement on what the right word is. Here is a pretty good list of the standard ones: http://bit.ly/2oorZ1v ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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Could you tell me what does this "marketing dollar" mean? does this marketing budget? Thanks!

Yes. You got it! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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Your ask.fm account really helps people. I just want to simply THANK YOU for creating it! God bless!

You're welcome! We're glad to help! ๐Ÿ˜

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What is the usage of the phrase 'so to speak'? Thanks!

We use "so to speak" to draw attention to the fact that we are describing or referring to something in a way that may be amusing or unusual rather than completely accurate. In other words, it's the same as "figuratively speaking."

- I am a writer, so to speak. โœ๐Ÿป (Meaning: I write for fun, but I'm not a published author; I write on my personal blog.)
- Taeyang and G-DRAGON are brothers, so to speak. (Meaning: They're not literally brothers, but they are really close friends.)

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