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Do you have a question about English? In these articles, we answer many of the common questions that English learners have.

Is "I'm loving it" correct grammar?

A few years ago, McDonalds restaurants started a TV commercial campaign with the slogan:

"I'm lovin' it."

 

Some people complained that it was bad grammar. Traditionally, "love" has been used as a stative verb. Stative verbs (such as "like", "want", "smell", and "feel") are not used...

What's the difference between "care about" and "care for"?

The phrases "care about" and "care for" each have several meanings The best way to learn them is with some examples.

Care for

I didn't care for that movie.

"I don't care for ___" means that you don't like something. You usually use this when you're talking about food, movies, or something bad...

What is the difference between "salary" and "wage"?

Generally, people who get paid a "salary" get their money monthly, and get the same amount each month. A salary usually doesn't change based on the number of hours you work. 

If you get paid a "salary", you usually say things like "I make $30,000 a year."

If you get paid a wage, it usually...

Going and Coming

Once I was talking with one of my English students about how we use the words "come" and "go" in English.  Our conversation brought up some really interesting points about these words.

If you were to invite someone out to watch a movie, how would you ask?  A few possible ways to ask...


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