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NATURAL ENGLISH - RATHER
✅ A: As an adverb of degree.  It is like saying "quite" and is much more common in British English... which is better in my opinio...
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APPRECIATE: a word English learners don't use enough.
✅ To be grateful for something:  - I really appreciate the effort you made trying to explain correct grammar to "special" people. ...
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Me instead of My
Many English speakers pronounce the 'y' of 'my' either as schwa (a sound between meh and muh) or as the 'i' ...
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GOOD FOR YOU
GOOD FOR YOU! (also GOOD ON YOU!) is an expression used to show approval for someone's success, good luck or a good act. Congrat...
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FOR ALL IT'S WORTH
FOR ALL IT'S WORTH, also FOR WHAT(EVER) IT'S WORTH (FWIW, Internet, text messaging) is used when you are giving someone a piece of i...
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MODAL VERBS AND THEIR SUBSTITUTES, part 1 OUGHT TO
Meaning the same as its cousin "should", "ought to" is probably the least popular modal verb in the classroom. Teachers ...
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Via meanings
VIA means: 1. by way of; passing through.  "They drove from New York to LA via Omaha."  "You can enter the building via the w...
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