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can you explain me about loss, lost and lose? and how to use them? thank you.
"Loss" is a noun: "My favorite team suffered a big loss in the championship game."
"Lost" is an adjective: "Can you help me find my lost dog?"
"Lost" is also the past tense of "lose": "I think I lost my keys." "My team lost again!"
"Lose" [looz] is a verb: "We will never lose hope." "I want to lose weight."
been there done that.. what does it mean? ((sorry for my bad english, im still learning))
It's a slang expression that means "I've done the same thing before; I know all about it."
Peter: Darn it! I left my phone at home!
Henry: Been there, done that.
In a while or for a while?
"In a while" = not now, but a little bit later, e.g., "I will call you in a while, like later tonight."
"For a while" = for some time, e.g., "Let's meet and talk for a while about poems."
Is it right? "Perfectness doesn't influence others, but how i deal with my imperfectness would"
"Being perfect doesn't influence others, but how I deal with my imperfections does." (Since the first part of the sentence has "doesn't," we want to use "does" at the end to maintain parallel structure.)
What does 'put up a fight' means? "Well, your other side of wanting to be strong so that you could put up in a fight, and protect yourself, and also to protect your loved ones." Is the sentence correct to use "put up in a fight"?
To "put up a fight" means to offer resistance to an attack or challenge; to argue or compete without giving up easily.
It's not "put up in a fight." It's "put up a fight" (no "in"). For example, "The last-place team put up a fight before eventually losing to the defending world champions in a close match."
How do you spell 2005? people say it's two thousand and five, is it correct?Zone
Yes. (The "and" is optional.)
500 sheets of paper OR 500 sheets of papers - A few sheets of paper OR A few sheets of papers
"500 sheets of paper." "A few sheets of paper."
"Paper" is a mass noun unless it is referring to "paper" as essays or newspapers, e.g., "Various papers have reported that the suspect has been arrested." 📰
which one is correct? "Was there another side of me that I have not come to notice" or "Was there another side of me that I have come not to notice?"
"Was there another side of me that I haven't (have not) noticed?" or "Was there another side of me that I didn't (did not) notice?"
Why let it go?Why not let it goes?
After LET, we always use the base form (bare infinitive) of the verb:
- Please let him go (not "goes") to the party.
- I will let her buy (not "buys") a PS4.
- Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! 🌨⛄️🎄
Measuring blood pressure with myself or measuring self blood pressure?
Just "measuring my own blood pressure" is fine. (Both of your examples are wrong.)
He is good at or in?
This page explains "good at," "good in," and "good with": http://bit.ly/2dWg9oG
That page is good AT explaining common grammar concepts. 😉
What is the difference between give up & give in?
"Give up" means to quit or to let go of something:
- The puzzle is too hard! I give up!
- He had to give up his luxury car because he couldn't make the payments.
"Give in" means to surrender or to agree with someone, especially after they begged and nagged for a long time:
- Henry gave in to temptation and ate an entire box of doughnuts.
- Nan finally gave in to her nephew and bought him a PlayStation 4.
selective approve or selective approval?? i hope u can help me with this. Thank u vry much!
"Selective approval" is correct. "Selective" is an adjective, so it must modify a noun: "approval."
"Approve" is a verb, so it must be "selectively approve" or "approve selectively." ("Selectively" is an adverb.)
can you explain me how to use word "UN", i mean, like "Unknown, unlove, etc". Is it "Un=Not"? explain me properly, thanks
Yes, "un" is generally a prefix for "not" or "lack of":
- He is an unknown artist.
- His unintelligent response made the teacher groan.
- Mr. Smith gave me a low score for my unoriginal essay.
Can you explain to me about more, much and many? Thanks
Use "much" with uncountable/mass nouns:
- I have too MUCH stress.
- You drink too MUCH water.
- She assigns too MUCH homework.
Use "many" for countable nouns:
- There are too MANY stressful moments in my day.
- You drank too MANY bottles of water.
- She assigns too MANY math problems for homework.
Use "more" with either mass/uncountable or countable nouns. It's the comparative form for both "many" and "much":
- I need more water.
- I want more bottles of water.
- She would like more bread.
- Does he really need to buy more shoes?
So, doesn't matter if I use it (these days), no? And one more. I wonder if English was already established as it is today? Or has it been amended from time to time? When I read books like Sherlock, Heidi, English that was there not all the same to that of today. So, I want to know that much. 😅Hilman Farizan
1. Yes, it's OK to use old-fashioned words/sayings these days. Just remember that younger people might think you're weird.
2. English is a fluid language. It's constantly changing. Not only that, but we have differences between British and American English, which means that there will be different styles, vocabulary, etc. So if you read a book from 1849 that was written by a British author, it will be different from a 1994 book written by an American. (But you will be able to understand both.)
What does hooked up mean? thankyou for whoever behind this account. You re gorgeous.
"Hooked up" has many meanings. In sports, "hooked up" means "connected on a pass," e.g., "The quarterback hooked up with the wide receiver for a 65-yard touchdown." 🏈
"Hook (someone) up with (something)" is slang for "provide (something) to someone," e.g., "I will hook you up with some fresh kicks (shoes)." 👟
Lastly, "hooked up" generally means "had sex with," e.g., "I can't believe she hooked up with her ex-boyfriend!"
What's the difference between anticipated year and expected year? please help me we, ASAP
Both are fine if you're trying to say something like "expected/anticipated year of graduation."
Which one is true,not until has she mastered can we....../not until has she mastered we can.....?thankyou so much
Neither. It should be "Not until she has mastered (x) can we ..." For example, "Not until she has mastered wizardry can we hope to defeat the monster." 👹
The Egyptians were brilliant at / on building tall landmarks. Which preposition is correct?
If "brilliant" comes before an -ing word, it should be "at," e.g., "Nan is brilliant AT COMING up with tweets about Jo." (Therefore, "The Egyptians were brilliant AT BUILDING tall landmarks" is correct.)
whts "Ditto" means?
It means "the same thing." It's often used now to mean "I agree" or "Me too."
Henry: I'm hungry.
Peter: Ditto. (This means "I'm hungry too.")
Ah, so! That's it. I mean, I always find it strange when I read translations of the Qur'an. I want to know what English used in the Qur'an, because when I read it, I feel like, "This is way too captivate for me". For example, "Fear not", when normaly, "Don't be afraid" So, it's just old-fashioned?Hilman Farizan
Correct. It's old-fashioned, formal, and poetic. (But it's not wrong.)