Help with questions(please) Hi, there Could you help me? 1) Do you say "The worst part is not doing the laundry, but ironing it" or "The worst part is not to do the laundry, but to iron it"? ... And "What can't be done is treating people like that" or "What can't be done is to treat people like that"? 2) Would you use "nor" or "or" here? "The indictment does not specify where he spent the money OR/NOR what he bought" 3) Do you say "do groceries", "to grocery shop"? Like: Where is he? ... He is out. He has gone out to do groceries/to grocery shop"? What about "Get the weekly groceries", "Do the weekly grocery shopping"?.. What would you say ? Finally, Can you say "He is out on a grocery shopping run/trip"? Please, could you help me? Please
Nov 3, 2017 2:19 PM
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Hi Jordana! 1. The worst part isn't doing laundry, it's ironing it. Treating people like that can't (shouldn't) be done (happen). 2. You would use or. Nor is usually used with neither: He is neither happy nor sad (negates 2 options)...He is either happy or sad (offers 2 options) 3. I usually say that I am going to get groceries, I'm going grocery shopping, I'm picking up some groceries. He went to the grocery store, He's at the grocery store, he's picking up groceries. I hope these help you out!
November 3, 2017
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