In the “I have a question” series, we discuss your language-related questions and problems. Would you please explain about how we should deal with the problem of the correct usage of tenses in relation together, or a grammer text that we can refer to when we get caught in making sentences in which we need … Continue Reading
Helicopter crash? But ‘helicopter’ is a noun…
In the Question Time series, we discuss your language-related questions and problems. Talking about the way one of her comments was corrected, Blandine asked: But what about “helicopter crash”? I wanted to write it but I thought that helicopter is a noun and not an adjective.
Problems with using “the”
I have some problems with using “the” in some English sentences. For instance, in the following examples I’m not sure which sentence is the correct one: Example 1 He drew a circle on the paper. Diameter of the circle was nearly 5 cm. He drew a circle on the paper. The diameter of circle was … Continue Reading
How can people be put under anaesthesia for emergency surgery without fasting?
I have a question: We are all told about the importance of fasting before general anaesthesia to prevent the risk of aspiration which may cause death. If that is true, then how can people be put under anaesthesia for emergency surgery without having been NPO?!