Are you a tour, or a type? (Sorry, that's not what I meant.) By your talk or a type? (No, not even close.) Are you a talker or a tighter?
The Girl's Like Spaghetti
Published by Profile Books
ISBN 978 186197 168 5
My new neighbour's daughter is really tall and very...
Chinese has a well-established reputation for being one of the most difficult languages in the world, if not the hardest of all. In reality, it is one of the simplest - from the point of view of...
We all like to take a shortcut instead of going the long way round. In English, some phrases have short forms which are often used in speech and informal writing.
Hi Beth, just calling to confirm our dinner plans tonight.
Yes, we're still on, but my mum's just called and said my dog has run away! I'm on my way home now.
In any kind of writing, it is important to pay attention to what you want to say - and how you say it. This is one way of developing a good style as a writer.
You can also achieve...
Solve this problem:
'The new cell phone model can be compared with/to an expensive watch.'
'To be compared with' is the preferred answer.