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as usual before I listen to the lesson I got say
very nice ..thank you so Much dear teacher
may allah bless you

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    sorry I made a mistake
    I “gotta” not I got
    hhhhh
    gotta = got to
    …………………..
    if you don’t mind teacher and if it’s not forbidden .here you are
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPTd_NFOJc0

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      hi ahain dear adam

      I’d like you to make us a lesson on what is the difference between
      Difference between Time is up and time is over?
      and also “0h vs Zero”
      when we pronounce zero and when we pronounce “oh.”

      may thanks in advance

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        Hi Nino,

        ‘Oh’ is just slang for zero. For example, i live in apartment 501, or five oh one. It’s just easier to say. When we tell time, though, we usually use oh, such as 1:05, One oh five. we generally don’t use zero in telling time.

        As for time’s up vs. time’s over: time’s up is when you are given an set amount of time to do something, like a test. When the clock hits zero, time is up (ie. it is used up). When a person’s time is over, it means his turn is over, finished. It’s the next person’s turn.

        Does that help?

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          yeah ..that’s clear ..may allah bless you
          thanks a lot

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          Waw.. thanks a lot teacher… it’s new information for me :D

          Profile photo of Jannah Dee Jannah Dee

          i understood that after the word FOR ..verbs change to gerung but i know this is an adjective
          ..it is the same rule isn`t it?

          Profile photo of alexandertrejo2012 alexandertrejo2012

          good lesson
          thanks Adam

          Profile photo of alexandertrejo2012 alexandertrejo2012

          Hi Adam.

          I don’t think that it’s a correct sentence.
          7. Some people live every day LIKE there is no tomorrow.

          In this case LIKE is a preposition (followed by noun, not clause).

          Thanks :)

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Don’t know how but I did 100%. Thanks for the lesson :-)

Martin

Adam,
you are a very pleasnt and an informative teacher. I like following your teaching in a very relaxed mood of enjoyment. Though I have been living in Cambridge,in the UK,for nearly 44 years,but English being my second language,I still have many gaps to fill when it comes to these various rules in the grammer and also in the everyday conversational phrases. In short…I do enjoy following up your lessons from time to time. I am actually from Turkey(Turkiye). All the best!!

coskun Toktamis

    Teshekular Toktamis ( hope I spelled it right)
    :)

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      teşekkürler.. (right thing)

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      Wowww.Do you know Turkish Adam?.I am so glad that you know how to thank somebody in Turkish.
      P.S. I am from Azerbaijan and I also know this language

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thanks so much

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first of all I would like to thank ENG VID very much .You are really helpful ,go on and keep the great job .my question here sir if please tell me the difference between the gerund and the noun .I think there is no difference .finally thanks a lot

haitham sakr

    Hi Haitham,

    A gerund is an -ing verb that is used as a noun. For example, Smoking is bad for you. Smoking is a gerund that means the act of smoking.

    Does that help?

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good

dungdltv

mr. adam your lesson is very good.
thanks for you.

suran

Really the lesson I was waiting for. I always have problems about the difference between live (verb) and live (adjective) in the pronunciation. I always pronunciate windows live as a verb.

Elisa

Thank you sir, you know it’s my first time and because of your nice lesson I got perfect score in your quiz. Thanks!

Ar Jie

I’ve seen too many The Walking Dead, and I have no problems with distinguishing live, live, life, alive, living. xD

But I have, actually, three short sentences to discuss.

“Don’t everybody speak at once.” — I heard this in Breaking Bad, and I understand it well despite that the subject doesn’t match the verb, but this isn’t the main problem I’m dealing with. Another example: “Don’t you dare look at him in the eye”. Why the word order in those sentences looks like the word order in a question? For example: “Don’t you have better things to do?” I saw some sentences like those, and I started to wonder why is that. :)

The second one is: “I’m done.” I usually hear it from a person whose job is finished. For example:
— I’m cleaning a window.
30 min. later…
— I’m done.

I would say that the window or the activity “is done” because of passive, and we are the person who cleans the window. So, why do we use passive here? Why “I’m done.”? Shouldn’t it be “I’ve done…” or something?

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    I’ll throw in my 2 cents.
    “Don’t everybody speak at once” is a phrase in the imperative mood. You use the imperative mood of a verb (the infinitive form of the verb – without to – is used for all persons) to express command, entreaty, appeal, prayer, advice, exhortation, etc.
    “Don’t dream it, be it” from the Rocky Horror (Picture) Show is a classical example. I always ask to try translating that in Italian, and the results are very funny!
    As for ‘done’, it’s an adjective.

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      I think that it is what I’m looking for. — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperative_mood#English

      As to “done”, ok, this is “do” in pp, acting like an adjective, but this is, I don’t know how to describe it, passive adjective? xD It describes us when we say “I’m done”, or if we say “Job’s finished” — the word “finished” describes “job”. And I’m wonder why, when we talk about job, we use “I’m done”.

      Look at this: If I am a corrupt politician and someone finds this out, he can blackmail me, and when I don’t want to cooperate with him, he can say “You’re done”, and this means that I probably go to prison. xD Am I right, or am I confused something?

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        My other 2 cents.
        I don’t think Internet (including myself) is a good primary source for information when someone is studying a (foreign) language. My advice is: get good grammar books (in paper)!
        ‘Done’ is an adjective (please check its meaning on good dictionaries – Hope this doesn’t sound rude to you – sorry). Maybe in your language the pp of ‘do’ (‘done’) is used similarly in such cases, maybe you use ‘finished’ instead, or whatever. Check this: “It’s a done deed, and it can’t be undone (neglected)”; and also: “Have you finished eating your breakfast? – Yes, but I’m not finished, I’d like some more pastries!”.

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          This is from a site that I’ve been learning English grammar:

          “There are three main uses for past participles in English:

          1. Perfect Tenses – I have broken my arm.
          2. Adjectives: My window is broken.
          3. The Passive Voice: My window was broken by that boy with the rock.

          Once, I asked Adam about similar thing, and he said something about “participial adjectives”.

          And I disagree when you say that internet is a bad source of information, especially when you learn foreign language. You should really go sometimes to forum.wordreference.com

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        Hi Morfik,

        First, Mauro made a good point about the imperative. Don’t (you) dare do it! is an imperative with the added (though unnecessary) subject added for emphasis. It’s more a stylistic tool than a grammar rule. You’ll find English allows a lot of rule-bending for the sake of style.

        Which leads to the second point. ‘Done’ used in this sense, suggests finished. Even if i tell the politician he is done, I mean he is finished (doing the things he does because I will end his ability to continue). Again, more about style than grammar.

        When I finish a long, hard piece of, work, I sometimes say ‘I’m done like dinner,’ or ‘stick a fork in me, I’m done’

        :)

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GREAT LESSON I ACED, YOU ARE AN EXCELENT TEACHER

MANUEL

Good Night Adam,

I have seen that, but I’m not sloving that I promise I will have sloved quiz at the morning. Take Care :)

Nihal TÜRK

thank you very much for hearing from this lesson of the teaher ,that will be nice if i learn other lessons like this

Long nguyen van

This is realy useful! Thanks :)

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thanks

loyd

thanks Adam but i think u should expand this lesson more than this video

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Nicely done, this must be recorded and not live ..:)

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Adam, God bless you and i can not thank you for enough this help me a lot and i am still waiting for another learning

chan chan

Good Night Adam :)

I come back you
I have been sloved them, but I don’t took 100 score :(
What would you advice for I learn a lof of vocabulary at the sort time 05:26z

THX

Nihal TÜRK

    Hi Nihal,

    I can only say practice, practice, practice. Every day. Mostly, read a lot.

    :)

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thanks

lia

thank you so much Adam for your useful lesson
I did quiz and I got one mistake :-(
please give me some advice for getting better than this..

chanthy

Dear teacher Adam,
I’d like you to write the example sentences of each word on the board and I can teach another people.
Thank you for your teaching

Pao

THANK YOU ADAM, REALY ENJOY ALL VIDEOS IN ENGVID.COM THANK YOU SO MUCH,GOD LOVES AND BLESS YOU FOR YOUR HARD WORK.NO PRIZE!

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Thank you so mush Mr.Adam also I subscribe in ur channel in YouTube

Bobo

Thank you for this video especially how to say live &live (v) and live (adj)

Mohanad

Thanks Adam. U r good:)

Leo

Hi Adam! Please, tell me. What do you advise from books for study english?

Thank you!

Ilyas

thanks a lot Adam . it’s very important and useful lesson .

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many thanks to aminate

khalid

Thanks. Keep it up!

felix

please tell what the plural form of life and the pronunciation

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    Hi Badami,

    One life, many lives. Sounds like the adjective form with the s ending.
    (lie vs)

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“living the life just to make a living
its not to be alive,
the live sound of spirit,
the live sound of a real living
gives you what you need inside”

(C)2013 forest song

luis

    Awesome!

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    Beautiful :)

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    very nice

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Thank you teacher ADAM,
It’s a first time I take your lesson. I’m so glad. Exercise done more or less. Tks. Lily Dias from Brazil

Eliete

Thanks ADAM.
I’ve got 9 correct answer except for No.5 question.. xD. I answered as alive.

Myong-ho Lim

your site is excellent . my regards to all your teachers. you are highly appreciated for increasing lessons every day. thank you and expecting your reply now.

khaled

i don´t know how , but i did 100%. thank´s

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Hi Adam, I have a question and hope u would explain it to me . Could you tell me the difference between “Providing that” and “Provided that”? Please help me, thanks so much!

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    Hi Aboo,

    From Meriam Webster’s dictionary:

    Although occasionally still disapproved, providing is as well established as a conjunction as provided is. Provided is more common.

    In other words, both have the same meaning and are correct. Provided is just more commonly used.

    Good Q

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      oh, now i see, thanks Adam so much! :D:D:D

      Võ Mai Điền Hải

      yeahhh, thanks Adam :)

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hi, Adam. thank you so much. these words are really confusing, but now, thanks to you, i clarified my queries about them. hugs.

Daniel C Herculano

thanks Adam it is a marvellous lesson .

Ako

Thanksa lot teacher, that was explain very well

JoeHuesca

i like the presentation that you take in each lesson.i will have seen engvid videos till i live on the earth ,each and every lesson is nice to learn.i like all the masters those who learn us english in this website.

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I gotta a question. If u said that if something was recorded u can’t say “Live”, it means that something was sent to the store to the fans buy it, so why i usually see on dvds I buy: “Live in London”, “Live in Las Vegas”, “Live in Rio”….? Thanx, i love your lessons!!! =)

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    Hi Angelroses,

    Excellent question :)

    Most albums are recorded in a studio with a lot of technical help and effects to “clean up” the music. When an album is recorded live, it means they record the concert, without the “clean up,” so it’s more natural.

    Does that help?

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      Yes a lot, now i’m 100%, thank you so much =)

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    that would be great if we can be in touch and get to know echother more

    sarahandrew

thank you so much at-least I’ve learned more..

marcial

Thank you teacher Adam. I appreciate that.
My Quiz is corret 70%, not very good but so so.CY
on the lessons. Lily Diaz from Brazil

Eliete

nice nad hepful work

fargeeto

Thanks teacher ^_^
བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས། Tashi Delek

Dorjee

If you live each day as it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.

Hello Adam!

I like your lessons!
Could you explain to me why you said “I started LIVING in the apartment building 3 months ago” instead of “… TO LIVE …”. When should I use the infinitive and the gerund after verbs “start”, “begin”, “keep” “keep on”, “go on”, “go ahead”, “continue”, “finish”, “stop”.

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Ooops i am really confused before …I did not know that .Now i know it . Thank you so much dear teacher .

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Thank You Adam ..As always You make me better day.

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Exelent!! Thanks.

palafox

I got 80% ..really thanks for this great lesson and my wishes to adam

hossam

awesome lesson Adam, it’s great 2 be alive with these kind of topics. thanks.

Efrain Dominguez

Thank you so much Sir !! I got all correct 10/10 and very happy about it . I my English is encountered when it comes reading and pronunciation and minor in grammars. I just introduced to this site and I find it very helpful. KUDOS!!

DK

Ecxellent lesson, very clear explained it…thanks so much…

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Thanks for the lesson.I enjoy it.

Nasser

Thank You Adam)

Olya)

Adam, thank you for your lesson.
I’m still confused. If I tell about my 90 years old grandpa, what should I say? “He is still alive” or “he is still live” or “he is still living”?

orangelass

    “He is still alive”
    is it evident,, it`s the best one of`em

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    Hi Orangelass,

    He is still alive is best, but He is still living is correct as well. Different use of the ‘is’ verbs here. One is the main verb, the other is a helping verb.

    Does that help?

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I watched your video and realized that Canada is too cold to live.

ayumi

    Hi Ayumi,

    It’s only -15C here today. Not bad ;)

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I would say “He lives!”.

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    Also correct, but a declarative sentence (different purpose) :)

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Hi Adam! Please, tell me. What do you advise from books for study english?
Thank you!

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    Hi Ilyas,

    To be honest, books that don’t put you to sleep are the best ;)

    ( I personally recommend novels because they show you how to play with the grammar and allow you to practice learning words in context)

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thanks alot Adam

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    Thank you :)

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live(adj)=do you mean life? don’t you?

Roberto

    Hi Roberto,

    these are two different words. One is an adjective, meaning in real time, not recorded. The other is a noun, meaning the opposite of death.

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Excellent lesson, excellent site!!! Thank you!!!!

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i have got 8 correct out of 10 its nice and thank u for this ammazing lesson its very useful

donmaher

tks Adam. Good night from Vietnam

slc hoi bat chuyen

oh thanks, thanks, thanks, thanks
i hope i become a perfect teacher like you.
thank you Adam

nice

right! I have understood. thank you.

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this lesson on live, alive, life and living is very important. thank you Adam! I wish you the best for this new year……

odir

Thank you Adam!.. I really enjoy with your class!!

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Good lesson teacher ! I’m very glad to take your lesson every time you do it.I’d like Engvid so much !

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thank you very much
very nice i got 90%

je

90% only…….

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Hi,

Adam,I have a question.Could you tell me about past participle (Third form of the verb)I know according to grammar past participle gets used

1-in perfect tenses
2-in Passive voice
3-as a adjective

But in the following structure,I am not able to get that in what sense past participle is getting used.

Here are examples.

1-Get started (Why past participle is getting used after get)

2-Get itemized
3-Get organized

and other examples like that

Please,if you make me clear this,I would really appreciate it.

Kinds Regards,
Farooq

Farooq

    I learn American English mostly, and I can tell you that Americans often use “get” instead of “be” in passive voice and both are acceptable. I don’t know why, maybe “get” is more modern or something. Look at these example:

    “The dog gets fed every morning.”
    “The dog is fed every morning.”

    and negative:

    “The dog doesn’t get fed every morning.”
    “The dog isn’t fed every morning.”

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    as far as I comprehend your question :
    here`s the thing ,,
    with “get” there is a rule
    1- get + adjective
    e.g. I`m getting hungry . let`s eat soon
    get gives the idea the idea of change , the idea of becoming or the idea of beginning .
    in the example it means that I wasn`t hunger before , but now I`m beginning hungry .
    2- get + past participle ^ this is what you asking for ^
    e.g. I stopped working because I got tried

    get may also followed by past participle . the past participle function as an adjective it describes the subject .
    another examples :
    get drunk ,, get sunbrunt ,, get engaged ,,get arrested … etc.

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    Hi Farooq,

    Morfik and Hisham gave good answers. But at the end of the day, you must realize that Americans have their own sense of the language (as do Canadians, Brits, Aussies, etc). American English tends to favor brevity, ie. the shorter the better. ‘Get’ is often used instead of ‘become’ + p.p.(where the p.p. is used as an adjective) because it’s shorter.

    Does that help?

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it the first time to me i got 10 thank you :)

nora

its a gr8 lesson, tnx

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This lesson is a very interisting band the teacher si very prepared. I nave understood the differences between tese words.Thank a lotta.

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Found this site on Youtube video.
Thanks Adam, your impressive demonstration enables me to get 100% correct in the quiz. I will visit this site again and again.
Good night from Hong Kong.

Apoc LEE

I got 10/10.I am enjoying your lessons.

Manish Tiwari

Hi Adam
I am really struggling to differentiation between “At All and At Whole” “OR All and Whole”.
If this is possible to make clear for me and others I do appreciated. Many Thanks

Furesr

    Hi Furesr,

    That’s a great question. I’ll make a video lesson about that soon. Look out for it.

    :)

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9/10

Mohamed

First of all, all i wanna say is ‘Thanks’ for all the lessons.you’re method of teaching is so great.Dear sir i’m confused how do native people use ‘Also’ in their daily conversation? I always watch your lessons and in fact i improved a lot and day by day i’m getting better. Please do not forget to tell me how to use ‘Also’. AND again thanks for all these amazing videos.
– Sonu rai [INDIA]

Sonu rai

    Hi Sonu Rai,

    ‘Also’ can mean ‘and’ or ‘too’ or ‘furthermore,’ and others. Can you give me a more specific example?

    I hope I can help

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Thanks lot.

Chinthaka

Hi Adam! Thanks for lessons. I believe You are the Best. Could you make a lesson, in which, would be very simple explanation about using “have,had,had had,have have,had have,have had etc” and what exactly that sentence would mean(in books one can’t find, what exactly mean using “had had” ). Thank you so much!

Ruslan

    Hi Ruslan,

    Had had is the past perfect form of the verb Have. I’ll see if I can make a specific lesson for that.

    :)

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      Thank You very much Adam. I’ll be wait(it is so difficult to have understanding, sentences of that kind, especially when one have only three parts of time in own language).At any rate, thanks for answer, even if You won’t be able to.

      Ruslan

Good. I got 50% but I’ll be there!!….

Reinaldo

hello. i have to say that was very useful. thank you so much and stay happy ._D

ivo

first and foremost thank you for creating this its very useful than spending time on fb :D btw, teachers all of you are great than my professors in college :D

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Thanks a lot for this exercise, eventually I’ve understood a difference between those words.

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thank you it was very usefull

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Very nice explanation! I got 100! It is very easy to understand you, Adam! Thank you.

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Life is what happens around while you are making other plans ))) Thanks a lot Adam!

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Thanks for the lesson, indeed life would be less interesting without your classes!

River

Asslamu Alukom all, hi, thank you, Adam !
You’re really awesome, thanks again.

Waleed

Thanks a lot.Keep up good work.

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thank you

Hr

thank you very much for your lessons

yaarub

thanks a lot….

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It is good you explained good vocabulary.now I know the difference and usases.Thank you for your class
I can understand English but I cannot speak fluently

sk joshua

Very easy, thanks :D

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thank you teacher.

bog dog

I got 100% I like your way of teaching.
Thank you very much. May God bless you

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Thank you Adam

ida

Thanks alot , i do the quiz and i have 9

Akram z

Thanks everybody.

Just a couple of pieces of advice, (though I know you already know it):

PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE

READ! EVERY DAY. READ ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING YOU CAN IN ENGLISH

APPLY ENGLISH TO WHATEVER YOU ENJOY IN LIFE. IF YOU ARE BORED, YOU’RE NOT LEARNING.

HAVE FUN!!!

:) :) :)

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Thank you Adam, I had some mistakes in my quiz but I leart from them. :=)

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please get me more example about alive thank you :)

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Sir always i wanted to learn english through videos but i can’t bcz of youtube buffering videos….
so can u plz upload all your videos into torrent sites or any other link……..

I want all videos from engvid (reply please)
this is my own english if there is any misktake forgive me sir

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Adam, Thank you so much for this informative video. I learn a lot from here and you are a great teacher.

Beth

thank you a lot :) after seeing the video, i made the exercise without mistakes! :) good for me :D

mariam

Thanks a lot Adam! You taught very well :)

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What can I say. I just love your videos. I m sure i will be able to speak english very soon. I whatch the videos EVERY DAY. Thank you for helping me to improve my life…

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this is the first time for me here and i took 70 really i am happy i love it thank you Mr Adam soooo much for every thing i think this time not be the last for me here i will come thank you again you are very interesting teacher …

Biscuit

Your all lessons are so good.I can understand everything clearly. Thanks.

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Nice lesson! 100% for quiz. Thanks a lot! :)

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Hi dear Adam,

your lessons are great!Hereby, I would like to know how can I downloaded the video lessons? hope to hearing from you soon.

thank you,
Hamidullah

Hamidullah

Thank you for lesson! I got 9

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So clear that i got D in the quiz

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that is very great thanks Mr.Adam

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thanks for the nice lesson.

rawdaa

I am Pen from Tawi-Tawi, Mindanao, Philippines. i’m just new in engVid and found it so powerful to learn correct English. Thank you very much sir Adam and to engVid.

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8/10. Not bad

Baggi

Hi Adam! Thx for you lesson. I try to read a lot as I can and after your lesson I cought up myself I read ‘live’ (adj) in wrong way. Almost all things are clear except for one. Could you please make me clear is any difference between alive and living?
Many thanks for you videos and for you answer in advance.

Andrey

thanks,teacher adam

naeem

I liked the lesson! Thank you! ^^ It’s all okay, but I didn’t understand ” live ” as an adjective. I heard that sometime in the past with the words about concerts, but in general I don’t understand what that means :(

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2annis: You should just catch the difference between live and alive. It can be used live when you want to relate to, for example, concert record. It means that record wasn’t done in audio studio. It was concert somewhere on the scene for instance and someone did the record. ‘Alive’ usually uses for living beings so you can’t use it for the previous situation.

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Many thanks Adam, I just got to know your lesson area, and I have enjoyed and will continue to follow your teaching until I fill up some gaps in my every day conversation and grammar.

Jay beyan Moore

Thank you Adam for your lessons, they are very interesting. I want to invite you to visit Russia and your winter will seem warmer)))))))

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Hi Adam,

Thank you so much. I have confused these words for many years. Your lectures always very great. Thank you!

yi-hsin

Hi Mr.Adam
In English, each word have many similar words in its family.
Ex: marry (v) – married (adj) – marriage (n)
I usually confuse and it’s difficult to remember
can you tell me the rule to separate them?

Moon Lee

it’s really very helpful of me

Mallikarjuna Seepala

thanks alot!

haytham31

thank very much.

parveeh

10/10 ^^ thank you a lot

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Thanks gentleman.

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Wow! I did 100% :) Thanks, Adam!

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hi Adam

thanks Mister

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Dear sir Adam,
Thank you for the useful lesson. I’m still a lil puzzled with how to use “lively” properly. May you response to me. Thank you very much.

Quy Nguyen

Quy Nguyen Phuong

hi how can learn english

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sr may i ask you the different between “for what” and “what for”? thank you for your lasson! <3

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Dear Adam,
Would you be so kind to explain the following meaning of “live”, which I’ve found in BBC article: “One of the ways in which we can understand better is to look at other losses in our lives, each of which requires a period of adjustment.”
Thank you in advance,
Denis

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I take bad result because I don’t undestand the lesson carefully.

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Hi Adam .

Thanks you.Your lesson’s very helpful.Your job’s very great .I read book grammar ,It’s very bored but when I watch your lesson , I enjoy learing english.Thanks you so much

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Thanks Adam, this is the words I used to confused.
Thanks for your lesson.

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Thank you. Very useful lesson and test.

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Thanks alot teacher

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10/10 :)
thank you Adam

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Hi Adam, i have an only question 4 you. Why do you have just only 17 lessons??? Im starving for your lessons. You are meant to be a teacher. Thank you very much.

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Dear Adam Sir, day by day i become fan of you and engvid.com. Thank you so much. Is there any lesson for using as well as?

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Greeeeeeaaaattt!!! first time that I got a Quiz!!

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thank you Adam for this great lesson :) i like you

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Thanks a lot!

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thank you so much Adam and i i ned a lot of your videos class to support people alright………

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Thanks Adam. You help us living a better life! You’re the best!

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Thank you Sir Adam for this wonderful lesson, but can you please clarify me what makes it wrong to choose “lived” instead of “live” in question number seven. Thanks in advance.

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Thank you Sir Adam for your nice lesson.

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I think “live” and “alive” are not difficult so much for me. But I got 8 correct out of 10. OMG! haha. However,
the quiz is really good for me because I can confirm to understand well :D Thank you, Adam :)

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i got 9 correct out of 10… nice

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Hello Adam,I have one question
what’s the difference between “believe” and “trust”?

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Thanks Adam. Interesting lesson.

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He wants to make a living by doing live music programs which make his life and others lives with full of happiness.Living for music is not a small thing as it can make effect on non living things on earth..Adam is this correct?

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Thanks i got 10

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My Day is not Complite with out Open engvid.com.
Thank You Adam . Many greetings from Hamburg Germany.

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I didn’t know that non living creature watching you too (min 4:20), but why not! you are awesome teacher. :)

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WOW I’ve improved from the day that I started on engVID thanks a lot Adam your the best!

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Adam, thank you for the lesson……….have a happy new year…………you are a great and cute teacher

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Thanks Sir, I got 90%.

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Great explanation Adam. Thanks a lot.

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I enjoyed very much this lesson.
Very useful because these words are very complicated for a non native speaker.
Thank you so much

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I’ve got 100%

Thank you

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Thanks Adam it was really nice and helpful. I scored 100

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Thanks Adam, your lessons are very interesting and I appreciate the way you teach.

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The test was so easy.. Thank Adam.. I really like the video.. And I understood it much better..

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Hey Adam, you are a great teacher, your lesson is very practical. thanks a lot! Could you please tell me the difference between pollution and contamination? thanks

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Hi.could you tell me how I can download your videoes?
Thanke u

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You are my favorite teacher now. I like you.

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I have a question: Is “alive” an adverb???

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Hi Mr. Adam
I’ve thought that the ‘alive’ word is like appreciate life / carpe diem , not like ; i prefer better option. I don’t get it. I wonder If you could explain me

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Hi Adam
thank you for lesson)

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hi adam..thanks! this lesson is very helpful :)

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thanks so much Mr.Adam ^_^

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I’ve got a lot of fun in doing these little quizzes. Thanks.

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Thank you.

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excuse me teacher Adam, can you please explain me why we use past perfect tense while we can use “before”, “after” instead to decribe that st happened before st in the past?

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90%

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entire evening I can’t step aside from computer, thank you!

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Really I can study now.I feel better!

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Hi! Adam
when I seeing engvid.com, wowwwwww I can’t explain that. that makes me feel alive because I really want to learn english to make my living. thank you so much Adam

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I got a full mark in the quiz :)
thanks Adam, you are the best !

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Thank you Adam.

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thank you mr Adam..nice lessons

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Got all correct, Thank you

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Thanks, I just got 90/100. I will practice more and more as the tutor is very much to look at…

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Hi!sir, if ‘not only’ should be followed by ‘but also’, why in some cases they use ‘but’ alone, leaving the term ‘also’

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Thank u sir for your lessons.

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Alive and Kicking, that´s what I feel watching this video. You are very clear to explain lessons.

Thanks a lot teacher.

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Dear teacher Adam,you are awesome!Some people have the gift to teach,you do!Thank’s for this clearly and easyway of learning!

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sorry Adam. You are a good teacher but I am not a good student

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I had understood these differences and I made 100 points. Thank you Adam!

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Thanks a lot, Adam! You are one of my favourite virtual teachers! THUMBS UP! … I got 10 out of 10: I am veeeery happy, becasue I confused this grammar issue, but now I’m getting it much better! I’ve been able to undestand this topic! Usin real English will be more interesting and easier for me now, related to the English language: Being fluent is my most important goal and dream, at this moment of my life … I need to improve English communication skills to have a better living, soon: I hope so! … Maybe, I hope we can have a live conversation by skype, hehehe , Why hot? … My best wishes from the beautiful part of the world I live: The Caribbean coast of Colombia, South America! … * G’day, my nice teacher!

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I got 100!! Yahoo!!!

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i got 9/10 yeeee
very informative Adam you rock !
I am preparing for IELTS so hopefully it will work for me
Thanks a ton JazakAllah

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Hi Adam
I,m just started with your lessons.
It’s very interesting and practical!
Thank’s

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Hello,
Is there anyone else here from Thailand?
I come from Thialand.
I live in Bangkok.
I’ve been living here for a year,but I didn’t feel like home.
Livging in Bangkok it’s not easy.
I always have problems,but it wasn’t too bad.
Even though I have many problems,I still alive.
So that makes me realize how lucky am I. Life is not easy for everybody,but nothing lasts forever.

My English is very bad I knew it,but I’ll try harder. I came to this site because I would like to learn more and improve a grammar.
For Thai people are not easy to be native speakers. Thai is very different and all opposite from English.
I think I made right decition to came here because your lessons are very useful.

Thank you.

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    ohhhhh

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oh teacher thank you teach mw

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thanks

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Hi Adam, i am new here, but i have almost watched all your videos, they really helped me , THANK YOU 1000000000000000000 times.

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Adam, that was a great lesson. Especially live and live. I have always found it confusing. One lesson and everything is as clear as a day.
Thanks.

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Got 9 out 10. Thanks adam life is really beautiful we should enjoy each and every seconds of it.

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Thank you Adam.

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THANKS THIS HELP

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Perfect teacher but I don’t think that Allah has Something to do with this.

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great lesson! Thank you so much!

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Adam, if you don’t like the life in Canada, come to the south of China. It’s warm here. We have sunshine almost all around the year. But this year it was much colder in winter. So just come here when there is a chance. The tasty food can satisfy you.

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you are very good

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Useful lesson, the explainations are perfect to understand each statement, thank you, Adam

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Thank you very much, Adam for the lesson.

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thank you so much, great lesson adam. now i live the good life ;) jaja. feeling alive of course

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Yes!!!I did it) 10 of 10)) Thank you Adam!!! You’re the best

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Dear Adam,
I am using these words below and be confused by them. They are cooperation and collaboration.
I have looked up in the English dictionary and I found that the meaning of these words is similar.
However, I am still confused with and I don’t know which one is correct to use in the sentence: “We want to cooperate with you in the coming time”.
Which one is better to use?
Could you please explain the difference between the words?
I am looking forward to hearing from you.
Thank you very much!

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I got 10/10. Great lesson Adam. Thanks😊❤

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Thank you so much for excellent teaching. Like many people i got 10/10 too. This success thanks to you.

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Greetings for you from Venezuela, good lesson very good lesson

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Thank you for lessons

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French girls are not living creatures

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    Être française, être vivre!

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Thank you for this subject. It was very useful.

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i got 9 correct out of 1o nice for me

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Thank you. Mr.Adam.

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I am going to fish market to buy live fish. Is it correct?

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these are many ways how to express an one word with different meaning live,alive. living,life,live i guess we can use them with no problem because the teacher could explain us clearly he was to the point directly.

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First of all I really want to say thank you for a great jod you’re doing! It’s very easy to listen and understand what you talk about! But I got confused with two words in this lesson, living and alive. If I point to any creatute which actually alive how should I say? It’s a living or it’s alive, because I used to was sure that alive, but you did say living..

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    but you said*

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Good lesson Adam thanks, it nice to hear you mention Mandela am from South Africa

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Hi Adam, great lesson! Would you please explain to me the difference among the verbs:
Live;
Reside;
Dwell;
Inhabit; and
Populate.

I have looked them up in the dictionary and apparently they are all synonyms, but I am not sure if I can use them equally and be correct. Thanks for you prompt response.

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Thanks a lot Mr. Adam.

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What a great test, thanks a lot.

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thanks a lot

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7/10! My brain is confused by these words now! Terrible English vocabulary. I need to go over this lesson again.

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