Academic English not only for Indonesians
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Take care (of)

Animals in zoos suffer in many ways, but at least they are taken care by vets.

In a passive structure this is a fairly easy mistake to make since the object of care comes before the verb. Let’s take a look at some examples using the featured image for this post as inspiration (crossing the road). (more…)

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Nothing is happened

Child marriage affects both genders but it is commonly happened among girls.

Indonesian flag This is a particularly Indonesian problem, but I’d be interested to know if it affects speakers of other languages – comments below! (more…)