I have been intrigued by the word o'clock since I learned English. Although there is an equivalent to this word in my native language (Spanish en punto meaning on point or on the dot) I want to know ...
What's the difference between in the last 3 months and in the past 3 months if there is any?
At what point does next Tuesday mean the next Tuesday that will come to pass and no longer the Tuesday after the Tuesday that will come to pass? And, when does the meaning switch back? ...
If I ask Are you available tonight for a drink? does tonight refer to this evening and/or this night? If not, what would be considered the beginning of the night and the end of the evening? Do ...
At the beginning of the century. In the beginning of the century. How to clearly distinguish when to use at, or in?
Is there any difference in nuance between these two expressions, any examples of where one would be more appropriate (or even just sound better?) (On reflection, I'm not sure I'd ever say All the ...