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mitchelle1313 发表于 2014-6-30 10:35
Dear E,

Thank you for your question!

Thank you, Michelle.
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Thanks! ;P

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E 发表于 2014-6-29 15:10
Hi, Michelle.
I was reading and met this one "A tiger hunts for the meat it eats. Eating can make a  ...

Dear E,

Thank you for your question!

To answer in a simple way, "to make a mess out of" means the same as "to make a mess of". But "to make a mess of" is used more often and is more popular. All of the sentences you mentioned are correct and you can use them. Some other examples would be:

- The cat is making a mess (out) of the whole house.
-  My little brother and his friends made a mess (out) of my bedroom.

If you need more help with anything let me know! And also check out link123.com to get better at your English. See you Saturday night at 8:00.

- Michelle O'Brien

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 Thank you, Michelle.  详情 回复 发表于 2014-6-30 21:45
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本帖最后由 E 于 2014-6-29 15:32 编辑

Hi, Michelle.
I was reading and met this one "A tiger hunts for the meat it eats. Eating can make a mess out of the tiger’s fur.".
I am not sure about this sentence structure "to make a mess out of". Is it a correct one?

Does "eating makes a mess out of the tiger's fur" just mean "eating makes the tiger's fur messy"?  
So, perhaps I can say "The kids make a mess out of my room.", "The black bears make a mess out of my kitchen.", "Why did you make a mess out of my drawer?", or "Keep your hand away from me. Stop making a mess out of my hair."?

Please help me with some explanations and example sentences. Thank you!




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 Dear E, Thank you for your question! To answer in a simple way, "to make a mess out of" means the same as "to make a mess of". But "to make a mess of" is used more often and is more popular. All of  详情 回复 发表于 2014-6-30 10:35
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yzq2001514 发表于 2014-6-27 22:23
Hi, anything wrong with this sentence: "Everyone has their dreams."? Thank you!

This is a tough one. Many people say "their" dreams. However, "everyone" is singular. The correct way to say is "Everyone has his dreams." To be more politically correct, we say "Everyone has his or her dreams." Hope this answers your question. Thank you.
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Hi, anything wrong with this sentence: "Everyone has their dreams."? Thank you!

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 This is a tough one. Many people say "their" dreams. However, "everyone" is singular. The correct way to say is "Everyone has his dreams." To be more politically correct, we say "Everyone has his or h  详情 回复 发表于 2014-6-28 04:55
 Everyone is singular so it should use her or his instead their i think  发表于 2014-6-27 22:41
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