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Is there a difference?

October 1, 2010

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THESE ARE sure to screw up the minds of some people: making an allowance vs. giving an allowance having liberty vs. taking liberty/liberties Is there a difference? What I mean is, is there a difference in meaning? Advertisements

Comprehension: Short questions

September 21, 2010

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Everyone could grapple with long sentences (and a question/interrogative is also a sentence). There are so many more cues and markers to help out. But the killers are the short sentences. “Know your enemies? Know theirs?” What is the second question on about? Answer in the comments field after the poll closes. Take the poll, […]