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markbellis
  • Then, I called to the landowner.
  • Then, I called to the landlord.
  • 'called to' would be if you were speaking to him directly person to person, not on the telephone

Feb 28, 2015 21:30 Public Flood
DrStrangelove
  • I feel at ease with it as a pet because I’m living alone away from my family until the beginning of April.
  • I feel at ease with it as a pet because I’m living alone away from my family until the beginning of April.
  • Your written sentence is generally OK, however it is a bit difficult to understand. I would consider something like this... "Because I'm living alone, away from my family, I can get lonely and Braava helps keep me company like a pet." Or, "Because I'm living alone, away from my family, Braava has been like a pet to me." I think that's close to your intended meaning.

Feb 28, 2015 21:03 Public Floor Sweeping Robot
Kiara
  • However it was getting lower to be 12F when I came home at 9pm.
  • However it was getting got lower and lower and was 12F when I came by the time I got home at 9pm.

Feb 28, 2015 20:46 Public Uncertain Weather
Kiara
  • It`s not only day by day, but also time by time.
  • It`s not only day by day, but also time hour by time hour.

Feb 28, 2015 20:45 Public Uncertain Weather
Exis Night
  • I recognized Japan’s strengths in the business of manufacturing, especially required preciseness.
  • I recognized Japan’s strengths in the business of manufacturing, in particular its high-precision manufacturing.
  • Or: "I've come to realize that Japanese companies have many strengths when it comes to manufacturing. Their high-precision manufacturing capabilities are of particular note."

Feb 26, 2015 19:18 Public Globalization
Susan
  • The party was finished without any problem.
  • The party was finished without any problems./The party was a success.

Feb 26, 2015 19:14 Public Opening Speech in English
Susan
  • Fortunately I could finish it smoothly without stopping in the middle of it.
  • Fortunately, I could finish it smoothly without a hitch. stopping in the middle of it.
  • "without a hitch" is a fixed phrase means that it went very smoothly.

Feb 26, 2015 19:13 Public Opening Speech in English
Exis Night
  • The due date of the payment is beginning of next month, although it has insured my home since I had moved to my house on February 1st.
  • The due date of the payment is the first of the month, although my home has been insured since I had moved in on February 1st.

Feb 15, 2015 17:31 Public Insurance in the US
Exis Night
  • I was forced to pay the toll fee, 14 dollars and wasted time, 20 minutes.
  • I was forced to pay the toll fee of 14 dollars and waste 20 minutes of time.
  • Or: "I was forced to pay the 14 dollar toll and ended up wasting 20 minutes."

Feb 9, 2015 17:55 Public Junk Car-Navigation
Dae
  • The smoke of grilling was beyond my expectation.
  • The smoke fromf the grilling was morbe thayon I had my expectedation..
  • You're talking about the smoke that came from when you started grilling, right? So then you say, the smoke from the grill. You could also say, the smoke coming off the grill.

Feb 8, 2015 17:54 Public Sanma

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