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05/08/2013

On the Way or In the Way?

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Which is correct:  ‘On the way’ or ‘in the way’? Well, both are correct. Yet, they are used in a different way. Take a look at the following sentences: •    We are having dinner in a restaurant on the way to Jakarta. •    There has been a car accident on my way to Bandung. •    All of us are excited. Spring is on the way! •    Excuse...

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Ditulis oleh : Erni Dhukun   Telah dibaca : 3635
05/08/2013

Is it ‘Thanks Before’, ‘Thank You in Advance’ or ‘Thank You for Considering My Request’?

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In our daily conversation among Indonesian speakers, we often hear this expression ‘thanks before’ said by an Indonesian speaker which is aimed at thanking a person for the help he/she will be doing for that speaker. Is that expression correct? In fact, there is NO such expression in English so NEVER use it.   So which expression is the correct way to show our gratitude to someone who is going to help us? Well, there is this expression...

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Ditulis oleh : Nanik Murdawati   Telah dibaca : 3288
05/08/2013

10 Common Misspelled Words in Alphabetical Order! (A-J)

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Do you often get these 10 words misspelled? Pay attention to the right spelling and don’t ever misspell them again!! 1.  Accidentally      Believe it or not, most people spell it accidentaly with one ‘l’ 2.  Believe      This word is often spelled ‘beleive’ rather than ‘believe’ 3.  Continuous      People write continous more often than...

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Ditulis oleh : Nanik Murdawati   Telah dibaca : 2177
05/08/2013

Useful Expressions to Interrupt Someone

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Sometimes we get confused what appropriate expressions we have to use when we want to interrupt someone else when he/she is talking. The following list shows various expressions you can use when interrupting in a non-formal context and the more formal one. A non-formal context means that the person you are talking to can be your close friends, brothers or sisters in daily conversations. Whereas the formal context may mean a formal situation of communication such as in the office during the...

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Ditulis oleh : Yusup Priyasudiarja   Telah dibaca : 2429
05/08/2013

Someone Stole A House in Jakarta

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‘Someone stole a house in Jakarta yesterday!’ he said. Don’t you see that this is funny? If you steal something, you take it away. How could someone steal a house? Read the sentences below, and try to see the differences: • Burglars burgle houses. So, we say ‘Someone burgled a house yesterday.’ • Robbers rob banks. A man in a mask and black clothes robbed a bank with a semi-automatic pistol this morning....

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Ditulis oleh : Erni Dhukun   Telah dibaca : 2403
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