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"Bill was still(1) sitting still(2) on the bench at the terrace enjoying the still(3) of the night and thinking about how to still(4) his wife's anger. At the same time, his wife was grumbling about anything while changing TV channel every 5 seconds. A few minutes later, he went inside, held her hands, and said "I love you, darling". The fury of his wife finally stilled(5). Still(6), she didn't want to talk to Bill".

Mini dictionary

Still (adverb): up to and including the present or the time menti

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Japanese Fishing

              Most of them very well known about Japanese fishing. I just want to elaborate on this story. Japanese people always loved to eat the fresh fish, but unfortunately, they don't get the fresh fish where they're living nearby as long decades. So the fisherman had so far to go to sea catch the supplied fishes to his country.fisherman went took, longer it took to bring in the fish.                                                       It may take a few days to bring to his country. But p

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some tips!

  If you are from a hot humid region and  have a plan to go/visit to a cold country/place i.e. Europe during winter season then  there are some tips or information for you!

1. An umbrella is so essential, you may can not thing about it before reaching here! So, get an umbrella in your luggage. And, It must be strong enough. I know a big size umbrella is tough to bring but take at least a medium size than small size. Remember, in any European country, it is better if you get your umbrella along wi

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Advice from Grandpa

A dialogue between grandpa (GP) and grandson (GS).

GP: Dearest Grandson, have you ever felt hatred to someone?
GS: Yes, Grandpa. I even wanted to squeeze the neck of that person whenever I met him.
GP: Oooh! Why so?
GS: He defamed me, mocked me, and always made me feel embarrassed in front of my friends.
GP: So, how did you feel?
GS: Hufh! I didn't feel good at all. My heart felt anxious and I could hardly sleep for many nights. My mind was distracted thinking about it.
GP: Mmmm, that's it. If yo

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No Need a Title

Lately, I experienced lots of bad memories. It seems, all of those were coming in the same time without giving me space to breathe. This is a life, either I like or not, though. 

The good thing from these occurrences is my passion to write bigger than before, looks like the ideas come up easily, effortless. Thanks God, at least I can post a blog that represents my feeling in the moment as well as practicing my English writing. This writing only my thoughts, no other purposes.

We may have many goal

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Chat Moderators

Good Morning, Everyone! ^_^

It's probably not morning there, but morning always shows high spirit. :))

Did you notice that we have a new Moderator? Yes, EC Member is our new Chat Mod. Let me extend my felicitation...

CONGRATULATION, EC Member! :)

Chat Room is one section that maybe most newbies will see the first time how they were impressed on this learning site. This is from my own experience. So, most members may wish to have Chat Mod all time in ChatRoom, moreover when they don't have topics OR

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Onee’s Writing Challenge: Continue the Story.

... In the distance, he vaguely sees a girl smiling ...,

It was just a flash back of thoughts, the girl smiling was his wife twenty two years back, he recalled the memory of her, she didn’t change a bit during their long time of marriage, she stayed the same.

How come he got so blind? When did he realize that he forgot to treasure her? How could he forget what a unique woman, wife and mother she was? How could he forget what was the most important in his life, his wife and their two children?

How d

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Onee's Writing Challenge.....Complete the Story.

(The part posted by Onee Chan)

https://www.myenglishclub.com/profiles/blogs/writing-challenge-continue-the-story

The morning is so gloomy, and he is in a deep sleep. He wakes up when the sun shines right above the head. Finding his wife and his daughter no more around him, he recalls everything happened all of a sudden yesterday. He closes his eyes for a few minutes more. Afterwards, he gets up, throws on his only black jacket, takes the car key, and hits the road. Crazily thinking of committing s

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Writing Challenge: Continue the Story

The morning is so gloomy, and he is in a deep sleep. He wakes up when the sun shines right above the head. Finding his wife and his daughter no more around him, he recalls everything happened all of a sudden yesterday. He closes his eyes for a few minutes more. Afterwards, he gets up, throws on his only black jacket, takes the car key, and hits the road. Crazily thinking of committing suicide, on a highway, he very fast drives his car. From afar, he vaguely sees a girl smiling, asking for hitchi

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Writing Challenge: Continue the Story

The morning is so gloomy, and he is in a deep sleep. He wakes up when the sun shines right above the head. Finding his wife and his daughter no more around him, he recalls everything happened all of a sudden yesterday. He closes his eyes for a few minutes more. Afterwards, he gets up, throws on his only black jacket, takes the car key, and hits the road. Crazily thinking of committing suicide, on a highway, he very fast drives his car. In the distance, he vaguely sees a girl smiling..........

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Because of insufficient time spent on writing and grammar, as well as the abundance of incorrect written English on places like internet blogs and chat rooms, there are many small written mistakes which are both frequent and simple to fix. Improving your writing allows the reader of your work to focus on your content and not get distracted by errors. No matter where your writing is being displayed or what purpose it may have (to persuade someone, to inform someone, to fulfill a writing assignmen

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Guard the heart with Wisdom

 

How messed you have made your life up! I warned you it is a fire, it would burn you.  Love………. true love does not exist, and if exist it is hard to find. But you didn’t give a heed go my advice. Now, look what a mess you have made! What an idiot I have been wasting energy to advise you. She has gone, left you lingering between reality and imagination. It would have better if you have understood.  How strange it was, you didn’t believe me, me your close friend, on the contrary, you believed her,

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Causative Verbs and Exercises

Good morning, everyone! :)

Borrowing the quote from Adaline, "Knowledge has no value unless we use and share it", I would like to discuss about grammar.

In this session, I will discuss 'Causative Verb'. From my observation, it is one of the grammatical mistakes commonly made by learners here. Please just ask OR tell me if you have any doubts.

'Causative verbs' is used when one doesn't perform the action himself/herself, but someone else/something else does it. There are 5 causative verbs we would d

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Mishaikh's Writing challenge: Idioms on Countries

John, Markus and Linda planned an excursion to a place located at the outskirts of the city a month ago. Finally, the day came and all of them were excited about it. But out of the blue, they came to know that their driver took French leave. After contemplating a while they came up with a solution that John and Markus would drive the car alternately. This way John could take rest while Markus is driving and vice versa.  It went on smoothly until John and Markus indulged themselves in a polemic t

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Motivational Story-Confident

John lost all his properties and money in business. He was totally depressed. He didn't know what to tell his family and friends. 

He was sitting in a park and thinking about his future plan. 

Suddenly a person came in business attire and told him  " Hi dear I knew everything about you and I am giving a blank cheque to you. You write the amount how much you want. But one condition you have to give me back the same amount after one year. The same day next year I will come here and collect the money

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Mishaikh’s Writing Challenge - Mixed idioms

A letter, written by a man to his friend:

Hi, dude!

Next time you're in my neck of the woods, just call me.
We had not gone for a pint...for donkey's years.
I hope you still like a good drop of beer.
By the way...do you still smoke? Last year, I quit smoking. I quit smoking cold turkey. You know? It was not that piece of cake but my doctor told me if I don't want to kick the bucket soon, I have to quit smoking. The first days after quitting smoking, I was a little under the weather, but meanwhile,

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This is the story of Mr. Hitachi. Hitachi was a man in the prime of his life. He was barely 30, and he had his passion for hitting the road with friends for excursions and ventures. One day, in one of his journeys, he met with a guy from his neighborhood with whom he hit it off. Mr. Hitachi along with his friend decided to make a joint venture. And since Nokia Mobile phones were hitting the stores, they decided to buy a big amount of these phones in a low price, and resell it again in the market

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Mishaikh’s Writing Challenge - Love idioms

This time I write about love idioms.

It's a dialog between two lovers. Please don't take it too seriously. I know lovers will not have this kind of dialog in their real life.

He:  You always catch my eye.
She: What?

He:   I have a crush on you.
She: Are you sure?

He:  Yes, you take my breath away when I see you.
She: Don't butter me up, please!

He:  I don't butter you up. My feelings are sincere.
She: Isn't that crazy, is it?

He:  I cannot love and be wise.
She: How can you know it works with us?

He:  

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30.10.18 Got lost again.

I thought that, that since I got glasses a year and about 3 or 4 months ago. I'm now better at orientation too, but not that much. I can go little bit deeper into forest I guess, but I'm still bad at orientation. I definitely must avoid going deep to forest where's no tracks or paths, or other obvious landmarks.. in any cost. Today I again got lost in town.. unfamiliar suburban. Just wanted to walk through of that suburban area.. I guess my mistake was looking all those big houses instead of not

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