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Because it's there?

Was "as it's there" more appropriate expression than "because it's there"? Or, Mallory should have said, "For it's there."

Can you ever forget your native language??

This BBC article is very interesting. Forgetting one's native language is in some circumstances as probable as astronauts in the ...

Seinen Kaiser Wilhelm druntersetzen

I am reading a story titled 'Des Spielers Tod' by Andre Klein. "Mit anderen Worten, wir müssen warten, bis der ...

Why does this phrase mean 'to put one's John Hancock'? What do Keiser Wilhelm and John Hancock symbolize.

Because, since, as, for

The difference in use between 'because', 'as', 'since' and 'for' http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/learnit/learnitv27.shtml "Because is used when the reason is the most ...

the difference between “because” and “since” "Generally speaking, we use 'because' to state the reason for something that the listener ...

マーク・ピーターセン『実践 日本人の英語』(岩波新書)が参考になります。 http://www.amazon.co.jp/実践-日本人の英語-岩波新書-マーク・ピーターセン/dp/4004314208

Depending on the context, 'because', 'since', 'as', and 'for' can have the same meaning. I imagine that these conjunctions are ...

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"Someone could learn 2,000 words and develop excellent pronunciation but still be very lacking in comprehending what's said back to ...

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@b4kemono It is said that Finnish, Japanese, Korean, etc., belong to the 'agglutinative' language group. Although I don't know anything ...

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. . . Es ist gefährlich, bei einem Gewitter unter einem Baum zu stehen. Verschwiegenheit zu fordern, ist nicht das ...

Es ist leicht, zwei oder drei Sprachen zu beherrschen.

Poor old Kevin was left alone at home.

"Macaulay Carson Culkin (born August 26, 1980) is an American actor. He became famous for his role as Kevin McCallister ...

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