When saying that someone is not at home, in the office or other place where you are currently located, do we say: a) ‚He’s not there at the moment‘ or b) ‚He’s not here at the moment‘? „Adverbs of place“ weiterlesen
1) She has birthday today.
2) It’s her birthday today. „It and there“ weiterlesen
‚I live in the near from Schönhauser Alle.‘
In English, instead of saying ‚in the near from‘, we say ‚I live near Schönhauser Alle.‘. Below are some ways we use near and nearby when talking about distance in space. „Near and nearby“ weiterlesen
Do you know which sentence is correct?
1) Everyone is having a good time.
2) All people are having a good time. „All or everyone?“ weiterlesen
It makes perfectly sense.
Do you see a mistake in the above sentence? You should! The phrase ‘makes sense‘ often collocates (or is frequently used with ) with the intensifying adjectives perfect, total and complete. „Intensifying Adjectives“ weiterlesen
I’m often asked when to use this or that when referring to objects. It’s really simple – use ‘this’ when talking about something that’s very close to you, and use ‘that’ when something is further away. „This or that? Demonstratives“ weiterlesen
If and when
The expression ‘not if, but when’ is a helpful way to remember the main difference between if and when in the context of talking about the future. This phrase is used to express that something – either positive or negative – will definitely happen in the future. This something, the when, is more significant to the speaker than the if part of the sentence.
„Not if, but when…“ weiterlesen