I Arrived\I've Arrived?

Hi. Which is the correct or more correct way (or are both incorrect)? A. It was right after I had graduated that I arrived in Miami. B. It was right after I had graduated that...

Suspended In Time?

Consider the following sentence: "I stood there, suspended in time ." Is 'suspended in time' an idiomatic or standard phrase? And if so, what does it mean? -------...

Myself?

How can you have expectations to help, and not get the full story or the right info. Whether it's helping others or just helping myself, why would I be the one to be in the...

The Or Not?

English language or THE English language?

Gives (A/His) Thumbs Up To?

Hi teachers. Please help me with this sentence. How would it be most natural? Jack gives thumbs up to John, who gives thumbs up to Jim. Jack gives a/his thumbs up to John, who...

Ring Up A Merry Tune On The Cash Registers...

What does the bold part mean? •And we can be sure that as long as shock films ring up a merry tune on the cash registers , producers will not desist from making them.

What Does It Mean?

Hi, Samantha doesn't really appreciate Pleasure's ignorantly blissful helpless girl demeanor . What does the sentence in bold mean? Thanks in advance. ...

Ethos About Her?

What do the bold parts mean in this sentence? From her youth, Althea Gibson had a distinctly athletic ethos about her , as if she might have majored in physical education...

They Made It Perfectly Clear?

They made it perfectly clear they were not willing to accept a partial solution . Is "it" a dummy direct object and they were not willing to accept a partial solution an extraposed...

Phrasal Verbs?

1. What's the difference between: a) "He pulled in (the car) with a screech, to pick me up." b) "He pulled up (the car) by Cafe Roma to drop me off." Could the verbs...

Blotchy With Nerves?

Hello everybody. I have a question, would you please help me? She looked blotchy with nerves. What does the above mean? I Know the meaning of blotchy, but what about with nerves...

Take My Mind Off The Obvious?

Hello everybody. I have two questions. Would you please help me. Confusion twists and turns inside my body. There would also be a lot less physical strain than I had caring for...

Q1: Nancy: Mr. Kim, You?

Q1: Nancy: Mr. Kim, you have a meeting with Sam from R&D in the morning. Mr. Kim: ________ you tell Sam I can't come? I'm going to be out of the office. (A) Could    (B) Could...

Comma Splice?

Why is in this sentence just a comma between two clauses? I think it is called comma splice. So why is it not wrong? The next thing she knew, she heard a sickening thud and...

To Enter?

Does the verb 'to enter' make sense in this context: "It will take between one and three business days for the money to enter your account." ------------------------...

Paean Of Eternal Spring?

Besides, the paean of everlasting spring is calling for the new beginning. Is the sentence correct for prose writing? Thanks. ...

What Do You Call The Teacher In Charge...

In China, before college, each class has a teacher who in charge , can I call it the head teacher?? Or head master? And after college, each class has a person who manages several...

Lighting The East?

It's dawn now and the sun like a smouldering flame rises, lighting the east. Is the sentence correct for a prose work? Thanks. ...

Torch Of Gold?

The sun looking like a torch of gold gradually spreads its light all over the dark sky. Is the sentence correct for prose writing? Thanks. ...

Kiss Her Own Fingers?

Hello everybody. Does the underlined have special meaning? She places the last item in the box, Kisses her own fingers and presses them on top of the contents before closing...