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OneDayOneNoodle
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"enter a competition"
1000 children entered the competition.
Irish trainers have entered several horses in the race.
How many students have been entered for the exam?

grammar

Sep 7, 2011 07:21 Public A phote competition
cuavsfan
  • Tetsuya Komuro was the king of pop music in Japan in 1990s.
  • Tetsuya Komuro was the king of pop music in Japan in the 1990s. (or... in the 90s.)
the 1990s
muso
  • The boys entered an Japanese restaurant.
  • It begins with the boys entering a Japanese restaurant. <- When describing the video, personally I'd attempt using the past progressive tense (to describe the sequence of events as occurring, albeit in the past). Sticking completely to the present tense can be tricky as you can't easily say things like "after that" or "subsequently".
past progressive tense for video?
NickT
  • The boys entered an Japanese restaurant.
  • The boys entered an Japanese restaurant. (I would personally describe the whole video in the present tense rather than the past tense...)
present tense used to depict the content of a video or picture.
seraglyph
  • I have to say, although their movements are robotically exaggerated, the description of the attempt of girl hunting in this video is pretty accurate and real.
  • I have to say, although their movements are robotically exaggerated, the description/depiction of the attempt of girl hunting in this video is pretty accurate and real.
depiction

The artist had depicted her lying on a bed.
The novel depicts French society in the 1930s.
The advertisements depict smoking as glamorous and attractive.
They object to the movie's depiction of gay people.
choonagi
  • The video would be sort of a sequel of 'Lost in Translation'.
  • The video would be sort of a sequel to the movie 'Lost in Translation'.
sequel to sth
a sequel to the hit movie ‘Madagascar’
choonagi
  • 'The Agency seems to want to appeal Japan to the world as a country which doesn't have any historical heritages, or any beautiful nature, but is governed by youngsters', he continued.
  • 'The agency seems to want to make Japan's appeal to the world as a country which doesn't have any historical heritage or any beautiful nature, but is governed by youngsters', he continued.
make an appeal to sb
The child's mother made an emotional appeal on TV for his return.
The girl's family have made a public appeal for help to try and catch her killer.
OneDayOneNoodle
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by plane: We left by plane for Peking.
in a/the plane: I've never flown in a plane.
on a/the plane: The president was never on the plane at all.
cuavsfan
  • However, once you become proficient in it, or once people around you start using it, it's no longer a subject of school, but a culture itself.
  • However, once you become proficient in it, or once people around you start using it, it's no longer a school subject, but a culture itself.
a school subject
Echo01
  • This may not happen at individual level, but could happen at population level.
  • This may not happen on an individual level, but could happen at a social level.
at a ... level
[level as a countable noun]

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