Wed 17 Feb, 2021 08:25 am - [quote][The plane circled lower and lower until it was flying over the lake with [b]its island folly[/b], then over the ride lined with horse chestnut trees ]
I wonder the exact meaning of... (view)
Thu 22 Mar, 2018 09:50 pm - It’s easy enough to march to the urban fox’s beat. They are those
most onomatopoeic of creatures: crepuscular. They live, by
preference and as befits brilliant physiological... (view)
Tue 20 Feb, 2018 06:44 pm - Hello,
The below paragraph describes the river. The author compares the river
to a person in the middle age. I want to know the meaning of "Ruskin on
acid." Here, does Ruskin refer to... (view)
Thu 11 Aug, 2016 08:22 pm - Please explain the phrase "you can say Yankee Doodle Dandy."
Is it just an idiom? Is there any cultural reference related with the phrase?
*I lost my accent faster than you can say... (view)
Sun 25 Oct, 2015 06:51 pm - The paragraph below is an excerpt from the novel <When god was a rabbit>.
I don't understand the phrase " white stocks whose scent said, Forever England."
Is there any... (view)
Wed 21 Oct, 2015 11:03 pm - I learnt to read the patterns the seagulls made and the encroaching smell of sea air, and could sense a heavy swell ahead of time.
--->I don't know the exact meaning of the patterns the... (view)
Wed 14 Oct, 2015 12:36 am - The paragraph below is an excerpt from the novel <When god was a rabbit>.
That expression "my complement in play" seems to be used metaphorically.
Is that related to sports? Would... (view)