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Aug 26, 2013 05:22 Masa made 3 corrections for Sähköposti
Apr 29, 2012 12:44 AlexanderP commented on cold call
"Cold" means there was no forewarning or preparation for the action. You can warm an engine, a baseball pitcher "warms&quo...
Apr 27, 2012 16:53 Sushi Smile made 1 corrections for quite a bit
It might seem odd to you but it's natural English. The same as when Japanese say "ちょっとありません" .. Why do you need "chott...
Apr 27, 2012 14:17 Victoria made 5 corrections for What do you call this? How ...
"The next one" refers to the second week's event. I would recommend writing "the following one" or "the seco...
Apr 11, 2012 02:04 Ghost made 1 corrections for "would want to" o...
I think they're every similar. I think in most situations you could use either of them. Though, "would like to" is much mo...
Mar 6, 2012 19:01 Jonathan made 4 corrections for A tips for survey
For "is in inverse proportion to", you can also use "is inversely proportionate to".
Feb 10, 2012 05:00 Zia(ジア) commented on Everybody vs Everyone
To me, the only difference is that one sounds a little more polite. That's about it!
Feb 9, 2012 21:00 Jonathan commented on Everybody vs Everyone
There is no difference between them. (You may use either!)
Feb 9, 2012 20:09 punch function commented on Everybody vs Everyone
There is no difference between these words. It is just down to personal preference which one you decide to use at the time. Hope this helps.
Feb 8, 2012 19:00 anonymous commented on Sähköposti
Olisi hyvä, jos kirjoittaisit lauseet myös englanniksi, jotta niiden merkityksen pystyisi ymmärtämään paremmin...
Feb 8, 2012 18:46 anonymous made 6 corrections for kyselyyn
Lauseet eivät olleet kokonaan virheellisiä, mutta näin ne kuulostavat kohteliaammilta ja ovat enemmän virallisen oloisia.
Feb 8, 2012 07:32 Ghost made 5 corrections for Hectic jobs
I hope I helped you a bit :)
Feb 6, 2012 23:43 anonymous made 3 corrections for Tämä päivä
Onnea opintoihin! "Minä"-sanaa ei ole pakko kirjoittaa joka lauseeseen.
Feb 1, 2012 23:09 Ilmari commented on Comparison between Finnish ...
The word order is correct, though the correct translation would be "Kysely Internetin käytöstä suomalaisissa yrityksissä". Finn...
Jan 30, 2012 19:04 Bad Sushi commented on a quick question about &quo...
All three are correct and all mean the same thing.
Jan 21, 2012 04:40 AlexanderP commented on What do you call this?
Ninety centimeters by one hundred eighty centimeters. Not one hundred "and" eighty centimeters. "and" indicated a dec...
Jan 20, 2012 20:57 Duan commented on What do you call this?
Ninety centimeters by one hundred and eighty centimeters. (90)Ninety (cm)centimeters (x)by (180)one hundred and eighty (cm)centimeters.
Jan 20, 2012 20:47 tneva82 commented on What do you call this?
90cm by 180cm. I presume the x is what causes problem? Also "90 by 180cm" is relatively common way to say it(or even emit the c...
Dec 29, 2011 02:26 garroad_ran made 1 corrections for Boxing day
This is a very tiny mistake, but it really bothers me when I see it. Punctuation should always go inside of the quotation mark.
Dec 24, 2011 23:13 AlexanderP commented on Boxing day
I've always wanted to know this too, I think Canada has "boxing day" as well, but America does not. I never knew what it wa...
Dec 24, 2011 22:29 Hien commented on Boxing day
There are two reasons for Boxing Day. A long time ago in Britain, any extra presents would be wrapped up again and given to the less f...
Dec 24, 2011 21:34 Hien made 6 corrections for This is what drinking in a ...
It seems that Finnish people really start drinking early! (My corrections are red and comments are blue. Let me know if you have any q...
Dec 24, 2011 18:20 Rainbow made 4 corrections for Boxing day
Well done! From what I know, is because people received presents on Christmas day and on 26th, they open up the boxes of presents. That i...
Dec 24, 2011 17:18 tneva82 commented on Boxing day
Well: http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/boxingday.asp claims it is originally day when in britain gifts were given to less fortuna...
Dec 24, 2011 08:23 Zia(ジア) made 4 corrections for This is what drinking in a ...
Finnish people start drinking so early!! I only corrected what the first poster didn't manage to fix. Good job!
Dec 24, 2011 07:06 made 12 corrections for This is what drinking in a ...
Boratさんはコメディアンの性格です。Boratさんはきまじめな気質である人を馬鹿らしいインタービューした。爆笑ですよ!
Dec 19, 2011 12:53 eutamias made 2 corrections for Title and Time
However, for Japanese people, it's very competitive to get corrections from you. This sentence is not entirely wrong but the &quo...
Dec 18, 2011 10:44 commented on Karaoke!
>>> I have talked about "karaoke" with several foreigners on this week. 多分、この場合は「foreigner」の代わりに「westerner」や「non-Ja...
Dec 17, 2011 21:27 Gary commented on Karaoke!
I thought that it was invented in Japan. I never tried Karaoke though. It's not so popular in my country
Dec 17, 2011 20:29 Jonathan made 1 corrections for Karaoke!
I read that the man who invented karaoke never made any money out of the machine as he didn't patent it. He said he did run some bars...
Dec 12, 2011 22:53 crizzo made 2 corrections for I have never seen ~~.
It's a good question. I think Ilmari above is right, but just to add a bit more info: A. --- I have never seen ~ = I've nev...
Dec 12, 2011 19:05 Ilmari commented on I have never seen ~~.
I think it's like: I have never seen = 見たことない I have not seen = 見かけない Though the latter is more general think so depending on ...
Dec 10, 2011 23:14 Jonathan made 6 corrections for Staying Finnish summer cottage
How was it?
Dec 10, 2011 23:12 Jonathan made 8 corrections for Title and Time
During the week, I usually check the website in the morning or the evening. At the weekends I use the website on and off during the day w...
Dec 9, 2011 03:28 Silja made 1 corrections for A wisdom about life
This sounds like a good way of saving some money. :)
Dec 9, 2011 02:06 skar made 7 corrections for A wisdom about life
I also eat a lot of take-out. I should cook at home more often.
Dec 8, 2011 06:43 Jonathan made 1 corrections for Nailed it!
I think it comes from the phrase "hit the nail on the head", which means do or understand something just right. This probably t...
Dec 7, 2011 22:57 miltkea commented on Nailed it!
I think it comes from the act of using a hammer and nail. As in.. you finally hit the nail using the hammer. I think its closer to ...
Dec 6, 2011 10:18 Daniel Boii commented on So Very Quite
"So" is a coordinating conjunction for a meaning and as a result. -The owl paddled, so the monkey slept. "So&quo...
Dec 6, 2011 10:16 Daniel made 2 corrections for So Very Quite
The three words are similar. You can use the word "so" in simple sentences, but it is not mandatory; you can also use "...
Dec 2, 2011 06:59 조은 made 4 corrections for Friends on Facebook
I agree...so many people have thousands of friends...嘘の友達ですね!it must be fake! haha...I think they just randomly add everybody they see, e...
Dec 2, 2011 04:15 Creature commented on What the hell...
Yes. "Hell" isn't really a cuss word anymore. It's not considered the most polite thing to say, but most people won'...
Dec 2, 2011 04:14 Susan commented on What the hell...
Only those friends you are very comfortable with. It's not what I consider to be swearing, but some people are offended by it. In for...
Dec 1, 2011 11:54 seraglyph made 10 corrections for When you want to deny softly,
If you say "No thank you", this is considered polite. "That's okay" is like "No thank you, but more casual. ...
Dec 1, 2011 08:54 Eliezer made 7 corrections for When you want to deny softly,
I probably would have done the same... ^_^;
Dec 1, 2011 02:04 hupsusiili commented on When you want to deny softly,
You could say "No thanks" or "No, it's alright". You could also say "Nah, I'm good", but I guess th...
Dec 1, 2011 02:00 commented on When you want to deny softly,
I'd accept the e-mail address with a smile. Then I'd throw it away the moment I walked out of the place.
Nov 28, 2011 16:19 Zia(ジア) commented on All I did today
Doing laundry is pretty productive, sir!
Nov 28, 2011 06:00 Newton commented on All I did today
Sometimes it is good to not do anything at all, to rest the mind, I think. But sometimes it just feels like wasting time and then it is n...
Nov 28, 2011 01:07 Glen made 2 corrections for All I did today
Don't be too hard on yourself!