Changing of phrasal verbs by tenses

Probably that is extremely strange question , but can I change pharasal verbs by tenses ? There is no something else information at the most popular resources . For example , break down Past Simple — broke down Present Simple — break down Future Simple — will break down If true , what the forms … Read more

Do I have to use “I” or “we” when orally presenting my scientific thesis written by a single author?

I know that in a scientific paper or thesis made by a single author, it is common to use we. (This is also recommended at our university.) But what about when you alone are presenting a thesis work orally? At first glance, it is quite odd to use we when the work is written only … Read more

‘Thanks for.. ‘ or ‘I thank you for…’

I was wondering if the expression “I thank you for your answer” isn’t nicer than ” Thank you for your answer”. For comparison, saying “I thank you” in French is nicer because the person who says it is more involved than when he/she simply says “Thank you for …”. Is it the same thing in … Read more

How do you quote a quotation that itself has mismatched quotes?

Suppose that Eve said (in spoken English) An apple a day keeps the doctor away, unquote. Also isn’t Eve such a great person? Like my mom always said quote Eve is the best person ever, much better than that Alice person Now let us say that Bob wants to tell Alice what Eve said. Naively, … Read more

What is this word spoken in this video and what does it mean?

Prior to the word/s I can’t understand there was a discussion on what the historical sources of British individual civil freedoms have been. A few of the reasons given for these British values have included things such as the Magna Carta, the Parliamentary system etc. Along comes Peter Hitchens and says: It’s fascinating the way … Read more