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Q: What does Joseph was abashed. mean?
A: Abashed - To make (someone) feel embarrassed
Q: What does Joseph C. Wilson in this sentence" who is now the Joseph C. Wilson Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School" mean?
A: That is an interesting question. "Joseph C Wilson" is the name of someone who gave the school enough money that the school named a job after him (the sentence is talking about the person with that job) In case you are curious about the rest: "Professor Emeritus" is a special job at a university, kind of like a retired professor, where they don't have to teach, but they still get an office and access to libraries and other systems "Harvard Business School" is the part of Harvard that teaches about companies

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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? كيف نلفظ كلمة Joseph بالانجليزية
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Q: 1. Joseph ran quickly along the corridor to the office. can 'along' be repalced by 'through'? if not, why not? 2. To get to the lifts, walk through the perfume department. can 'through' be replaced by over? if not, why not?
A: 1. Yes. both 'along' and 'through' are fine in this sentence. 2. No, 'over' doesn't work. As a preposition, 'over' marks a spatial relationship. Here, 'walk over the perfume department' would mean 'walk above the perfume department' or 'walk at a higher altitude than the perfume department.' Usually we don't give walking directions for people moving up in the air. 😉
Q: 🔳I was surprised to learn that Joseph Merrick, who is known as the model of the move ”Elephant Man" was contemporary with a serial killer called ”Jack the Ripper.” They both lived during the same period of time in London in the 1880s. does this sound natural?
A: You could use inspiration for instead of model of and it would convey your meaning in a clearer way
Q: Joseph Goebbels. Quotes about propaganda Here are some different translated versions: "Give me the media and I will make of any nation a herd of swine" ''Give me the media and I will make a herd of pigs out of any nation.'' "Let me control the media and I will turn any nation into a herd of pigs" What version would sound good to you as to a native speaker?
A: The last one. But change pigs to sheep.
Q: Joseph can be really irritated when he's in a silly mood. or irritating? does this sound natural?
A: depends on what you mean. one way you're the one irritated and the other way joseph is the one irritated. "joseph can be really irritated when he is in a silly mood" means when joseph is in a silly mood he is also irritated. "joseph can be really irritating when he is in a silly mood." means joseph is irritating to you when he is in a silly mood.

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