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  • It is welcome for me, but without the upper limit, how would the UK credit card company assess their customers and cope with matters like overdraft?
  • It is welcome news for me, but without any upper limit, how would the UK credit card company assess their customers' credit worthiness in matters such as overdrafts?
in matters

Sep 20, 2013 18:21 Public No Credit Limit?
kyatto
  • I like people like him who is specializing in a certain area and proud of it.
  • I admire people like him who specialize in a certain area of expertise and are proud of it.

Sep 12, 2013 07:47 Public Watch Smith
Jordy
  • Last week, I was going to buy a new box of tea bags because I was running out of it.
  • Last week, I was going to buy a new box of tea bags because I was running out of it them.
  • Grammatically correct! However, "Last week, I was going to buy a new box of tea because I was running out" sounds more natural.

Sep 9, 2013 17:27 Public What to do with unwanted te...
???
  • The material name is "Mogo mogo buster", which means "The analysis and practice about the pronunciation of real English".
  • This is an online material called "Mogo mogo buster", which purports to be a specialised programme for "The analysis and practice about the pronunciation of real English".
purport < purpose

Sep 4, 2013 14:27 Public Mogo Mogo Buster
???
  • I hope I had not.
  • It was an experience that I would not want to relive.
relive

Sep 3, 2013 08:02 Public Getting My Life Back on Track
???
  • Since I came here, I had scarcely had time to breathe pressed with a lot of things to do such as classes, homework, and office procedures.
  • Since my arrival in the UK, my time has been mostly taken up by things like classes, homework and office procedures, with hardly any breathing space.

Sep 3, 2013 07:57 Public Getting My Life Back on Track
kyagi
I am not the kind of person who ... e.g.,) I am not the kind of person who likes traveling/gambling/doing exercises.
I am not the kind of person who ...

e.g.,) I am not the kind of person who likes traveling/gambling/doing exercises.

Sep 1, 2013 09:55 Public Lovely Sunlight
???
  • Moving was a big job and I had a lot of things to do for it.
  • The move was rather complicated and I had a lot of things to do.
rather = very

rather expensive = very expensive
rather informal

Sep 1, 2013 09:49 Public Lovely Sunlight
Firecracker
  • In the above way, I suppose that a good command of a foreign language can be invincible in proportion to the efforts one has made for.
  • As explained above, I suppose that a good command of a foreign language can be indispensable in proportion to the efforts one has made for.
  • indispensable = いつも必要はある。

Jun 9, 2013 06:33 Public Inimitability In Good Comma...
Firecracker
  • As a result of it, it will be next to impossible to find an alternative to him.
  • As a result of it, it will be near/almost impossible to replace him.
  • 'near impossible' is a very formal phrase, more formal than 'almost impossible'.

Jun 9, 2013 06:32 Public Inimitability In Good Comma...

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