Differences between “knowledge” and “experience”

Context: I’m exploring how people acquire, share and efficiently apply knowledge and experience; structuring my thoughts by writing axioms, propositions and formulae. When writing, I struggle with choosing the right words to accurately describe certain thoughts around these subjects, because some essential words are either ambiguous, synonymous or overlapping; yet I feel like there are … Read more

Similarities and differences: ‘in + VERBing’ vs ‘VERBing’ alone

Source: p 145, Frederick Schauer’s Thinking Like a Lawyer In being an empirical response to an empirical claim, this explanation engages Realism on its own terms, and so little can be said here other than that if Realism is empirically correct for much of law, then the fact that Realism may now be substantially disregarded … Read more

what´s the difference between I don´t mind and I don´t care [duplicate]

This question already has answers here: What is the difference between “don’t care” and “don’t mind”? (4 answers) Closed 7 years ago. I am looking for the difference meaning between ‘I don´t care’ and ‘I don´t mind’ Thank you Answer They are almost synonymous, and are sometimes used that way, but they have slightly different … Read more

What is the difference between log in, sign in; register, sign up; log out, sign out [duplicate]

This question already has an answer here: Difference between “log in”, “authenticate” and “sign in”? [closed] (1 answer) Closed 6 years ago. Although they are all over the Internet, but the answers are not fixed and were not asked all 4s at a time causing me to be confused. Is it accurate if I say: … Read more

How can “for” be classed as a coördinating conjunction in the following instances?

How can for be classed as a coördinating conjunction in the following instances? I cannot give you any money, for I have none. He deserved to succeed, for he worked hard. Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. In those sentences, for can easily be replaced with because. When because is used as … Read more

Difference in the usage? ; It “can / could / must” be something serious

I’m teaching English in Japan. I’m using “Grammar In Use Intermediate Workbook” (Cambridge). The following is the question in the workbook: Complete the sentence. Use can, could, must or (be) able to + verb in parentheses. A: You have chest pain? I’ll take you to the emergency room. It ( ) (be) something serious. The … Read more

“Have you ever been to … when …” versus “Did you ever go to … when … ?”

Here are two sentences patterns: Have you ever been to the opera when you lived in Milan? and Did you ever go to the opera when you lived in Milan? What is the difference between them? How can we say, which is right sentence? Answer I should start by admitting that although I can describe … Read more