Ally Gh
Ally Gh thanked Rooster Cogburn's answer
Ally Gh
Ally Gh thanked Rooster Cogburn's answer

America the Beautiful

O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain!
America! America!
God shed his grace on thee
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea!

O beautiful for pilgrim feet
Whose stern impassioned stress
A thoroughfare of freedom beat
Across the wilderness! … Read more

Ally Gh
Ally Gh thanked Sincerity Annabell's answer

I would like to try Iranian food, but we have no Middle Eastern restaurants in my town.

I grew up eating nothing but Japanese food so I like all sorts of foods (except Indian food (India) is too spicy for me.)

I have an Iranian friend I email and he explains how his family (mother and … Read more

Ally Gh
Ally Gh thanked Tom Jackson's answer

This makes sense:

"Surely the infinitive to make is a clearer marker of purpose than the ing-form."

In other words, "to make" implies there is only one way "right" way to make coffee; while making implies there are several ways from which you can choose.

I find that to be a useful distinction.

Ally Gh
Ally Gh commented
4- It is your government that has made you think that there is a day specially dedicated to your country in Iran. The thing is it is wrong! We have a day, people chant death America, but it is not a day dedicated to that per se! There is a day. But if someone says … Read more