Can you correct some sentences for me? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 4 years ago. Improve this question Find the mistake in each sentence then correct: Every athlete dreams of taking part in the Olympics games. Mike used … Read more

Jeans’ pocket vs jeans pocket

I always thought “jeans’ pocket” was correct. Since you say, “the pocket of his jeans.” However, when I searched for “his jeans’ pocket” on Google Books, the results returned the version without the apostrophe. Why is that? Note: I have the same question with “his shirt’s breast pocket” vs “his shirt breast pocket.” Answer the … Read more

How to “apologize for the inconvenience” customer and invite to restaurant again – in the most short way? [closed]

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Usage of and differences between mathematical terms [closed]

It’s difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form. For help clarifying this question so that it can be reopened, visit the help center. Closed 8 years ago. In Mathematics, there are a lot of references … Read more

Thank goodness I was working from home

First I burst into uncontrollable tears. Then I stood and began to frantically shake my arms. Thank goodness I was working from home; if my colleagues had seen me, who knows what they would have thought. I wasn’t sure what I thought myself. Source: Science “Thank goodness” sounds to be properly said by a woman … Read more

The use of the phrase ‘paradigm shift’

Looking at the definition of ‘Paradigm Shift‘ it seems that we need to mention the shift …from [something]…to [something]… whenever we use the phrase. My question is whether it is possible to leave the matter as it is (and not mentioning from….to) using ‘paradigm shift’? Say the context is an email that was once used/or … Read more

What is the difference between “three of you” and “three of us”? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 4 years ago. Improve this question Does “three of us” include the person who says it? OP’s Additional Comment: The situation is ….. the fourth person … Read more

Is the following use of “as sure as in …” correct?

As sure as in “this place surely stinks.” Is the construction and usage correct? I’m having doubts since the “example” is using a modified version of “sure.” But maybe that’s okay? Answer Expressions beginning with the phrase “As sure as…” are commonly used in English. The expression usually comes in three parts. As sure as… … Read more