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(2-2) Imagination, Deduction and Summary -- My Mnemonic Device for Studying English Words With native lang

In her article, my lang-8 friend listed 7 usages of the word "screw." [1] Dictionary definition: short for screwdriver. [2...
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Mar 23, 2017 01:05
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Spring is the Best Season? With native lang

“Spring has come. It’s becoming warm and flowers have started blooming.” I grew up hearing this at school, especially in Chinese reading ...
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Mar 21, 2017 02:14
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United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit With native lang

Last night I watched TV news for half an hour. I learned that some Attorney Generals had already filed an appeal against President Trump’...
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Mar 15, 2017 01:59
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Student Loans, Navient and IQ Tax With native lang

Today I read an article in "Bloomberg Markets " about US student loans. It was very interesting and impressive. We don’t have s...
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Mar 13, 2017 00:01
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Logan With native lang

The other day I went to watch the movie “Logan.” I enjoyed the movie but felt a bit sad at the same time -- Wolverine and Professor X bot...
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Mar 12, 2017 01:44
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Obamacare With native lang

Today I watched Speaker Ryan talking rapid-fire live on TV about the GOP’s plans for Medicaid. It looked like he was giving a lecture to ...
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Mar 10, 2017 02:28
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Airbnb With native lang

I’ve been searching for plane tickets online lately because I’m planning to visit Portland and Seattle sometime soon. I haven’t yet used ...
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Mar 7, 2017 03:28
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US: Online Marketplaces V.S. Retail Stores With native lang

Today I read a news article about the fact that many American youths tend to purchase things online such as on Amazon rather than in bric...
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Mar 4, 2017 02:23
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(2-2) Gerneral Tso's Chicken, Nuggets, and American History With native lang

The first part of this entry: http://lang-8.com/94674/journals/254677663048309302112097408748444617676 During WW II, China became an a...
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Mar 1, 2017 02:05