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新田博
  • In conclusion, when I decide to accept or not a job offer, salary is the most important and job duties, along with working atmosphere, are also in my consideration.
  • In conclusion, when deciding whether or not to accept or not a job offer, salary is the most important consideration. However, job duties, along with working atmosphere, and location are also play a part in my mental calculus.
Le Parisien
  • Personally, I dislike these two kinds of manga but they really respond to the actual demand in Chinese society.
  • Personally, I dislike these two kinds of mangas, but they fulfill the actual demand in Chinese society.
fulfill the actual demand

Aug 27, 2018 00:09 Public My New Company (1)
Lynkusu
  • I just can’t explain how the Mediterranean climate is like to many Chinese people, because this type of climate is missing here.
  • I just can’t explain what the Mediterranean climate is like to many Chinese people, because we don't have this type of climate here.
  • Either "what the Mediterranean climate is like" or "how the Mediterranean climate is" It sounds a bit odd to say it's missing because that sort of implies it's supposed to be there.
Either "what the Mediterranean climate is like" or "how the Mediterranean climate is"

It sounds a bit odd to say it's missing because that sort of implies it's supposed to be there.
Lynkusu
  • Some parts of the route were simply not trails so we had to “blaze” them.
  • Some parts of the route weren't even trails, so we had to “blaze” them.
  • More natural ("even" is a great word!)
More natural ("even" is a great word!)
Lynkusu
  • We would run or hike more than 10km during around two hours.
  • We ran or hiked more than 10km for around two hours.
  • "would" implies a routine in the past, which makes no sense because you're only talking about a single event. "during" isn't used with time units. Examples: ・for two hours ・for five days ・for 10 seconds ・during the hike ・during class ・during the party
"would" implies a routine in the past, which makes no sense because you're only talking about a single event.


"during" isn't used with time units.
Examples:
・for two hours
・for five days
・for 10 seconds

・during the hike
・during class
・during the party
liad
  • I consumed three bottles of water but was still thirsty so I binged drinking at the destination.
  • I consumed three bottles of water but was still thirsty so I couldn't stop binged drinking at/[when we reached] the destination.
  • "Binged" is more used for eating than drinking.
binge is more used for eating than drinking
新田博
  • Home to numerous willows and other plants, Taiyuan witnesses the revival of lifes.
  • Home to numerous willows and other plants, Taiyuan witnesses the revival of lifes.
the revival of life 单数
新田博
  • On the other hand, my city is not wooded and I got sunstroke being exposed to the sunlight several times when I was kid.
  • On the other hand, this area is sparsely forested and I got sunstroke from over-exposure to the sunlight several times as a kid.
spasely forested
get sunstroke from over-exposure to the sunlight
Ashley
  • Less than 2 hours later, the meeting ended up with reiterating that we would make concerted efforts to improve the performances of our system.
  • Less than 2 hours later, the meeting ended finished up with us reiterating that we would make concerted efforts to improve the performances of our system.
  • "finished up" is a phrase that is used when you want to tell about something that happened at the very end of the meeting, helping to close out the conversation.
"finished up" is a phrase that is used when you want to tell about something that happened at the very end of the meeting, helping to close out the conversation.

Feb 11, 2018 23:46 Public My First Business Trip(1)
Ashley
  • As a new face, I shook hands with others.
  • As a new face, I shook hands with all the others.
  • "all" is optional; it helps to draw extra attention to show that you were new to everyone.
"all" is optional; it helps to draw extra attention to show that you were new to everyone

Feb 11, 2018 23:44 Public My First Business Trip(1)

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