What shouldn’t (have) happen(ed)

When something bad happens to you that you could expect it to happen, but did not wish that happen, you would probably say: 1) Finally, that shouldn’t have happened, happened. 2) Finally, that shouldn’t happen, happened. Added example: He is really in need these days. He can barely make a living for his family. Due … Read more

“I have been injured in the last two months” vs “…for the last two months” vs “…the last two months”

Do you think all three of these sentences correct and interchangeable? I am not sure if they are all correct. “I have been injured in the last two months” “I have been injured for the last two months” “I have been injured the last two months” Context: I was injured two months ago, and I … Read more

are they ok to say “Love through eyes” and “Love through mouth”? [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 5 years ago. Improve this question Ok, I think there are 2 ways to find out if a person is interested in you for dating. “Love … Read more

differences between ‘developing’ and ‘developed’ [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 5 years ago. Improve this question We need all-round developing youths in our country We need all-round developed youths in our country Which is correct ? … Read more

‘between two adjacent trees’ or ‘between two consecutive trees’?

Which one is better? A third choice is ‘between two neighboring trees’ Here the trees are on a straight line. Answer If you don’t have in mind anything highly specific, “adjacent” and “neighboring” would be better than “consecutive”. Of course, it would have been better to know your full sentence before providing advice. AttributionSource : … Read more

Enlist, engage or recruit the help?

To decorate my room, I …. the help of my roomate. draft – engage – recruit – enlist Can I use “engage” or “recruit” instead? Answer Normally we draft or recruit or engage someone to help, and enlist the help of someone. But you will find “recruit the help”. AttributionSource : Link , Question Author … Read more

Which one is grammatically right?

1: I will get you confirm after breakfast. 2: I will make you confirm. 3: I will confirm you. Which one is grammatically right among these sentences? Would there be “confirm” or “confirmed” in the first sentence? Answer I think you are looking for something like this: confirm (something) (with someone) For example: I will … Read more