"Oh I just REED on"
Here's the 10 million dollar question. We SAY that but is it proper grammar? I don't know for sure, I'm just offering the question because the things we say and what's actually considered proper English are often quite different.
"I play video games really good."
No, you play them 'well'.
Twist your mind around this. It was a post of mine on my online journal:
The other day my girlfriend asked me a TOEIC problem.
The sentence ran something like this:
"You can use this card to accumulate for free miles
for all business travel."
To the trained English-speaker's eye the problem
obviously lies in the first 'for' which should be
However, when Haruka saw "all business" she thought
that 'travel' should have been 'travels' which I
shook my head 'no' to by instinct. And then came that
After two evenings of debating with myself I came to
the conclusion that here, business or for that matter
the adjective preceding 'travel' plays no part in
determining the nature of 'travel', rather it is whether
the sentence describes 'travel' as possessive or not.
For example: "All your business travels". Okay, so I
figured it out but I still can't figure out