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Rocket Languages Japanese — Full Review (2021)

Next in our long line of reviews of Japanese learning materials is Rocket Languages. If you’ve spent time (like me) furiously googling around for answers to your various questions about Japanese, no doubt you’ve stumbled on some of their stuff before. What a lot of people don’t immediately realize about them is that they actually …

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Comma before or after “not to mention” — The Complete Guide

Sometimes, you encounter a group of words that are always used together and that have a different definition from their literal meaning. These phrases are called “idioms.” The phrase “not to mention” is sometimes used as an idiom. Knowing when it is an idiom is an important part of identifying whether it also needs a …

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How to Respond when someone Says “Hi” — 14 Best Ways

“Hey! How’s it going?” This is a very common greeting in American English; it transcends colloquial or regional dialects. It is understood by most every American, but for those who don’t speak English as their first language or for those who are simply shy, finding the right way to respond can be difficult. Let’s look …

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“Suggest I do” vs. “Suggest me to do”: Subjunctive Voice 101

An ESL student once asked a native English speaker the correct way for seeking advice or suggestion. The student asked, “Am I supposed to say ‘What do you suggest I do?’ or ‘What do you suggest me to do?’” The native speaker responded, “Well, I think both questions seem to mean the same, but the …

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