|From:||Aidan Grey <grey@...>|
|Date:||Friday, May 10, 2002, 18:20|
Brought to you by f (for finals) and s (for studying) and comparative
That book over there (yonder) is thicker than the one I'm using now.
I sat at my desk longer than the day has hours. (i.e. for more than 24
I've been studying with better students than I (am).
4. finals / final examinations (also as sg.)
I will do better on the final than him.
5. midterm(s) / midterm examination(s)
I did worse on my midterm for this class than I've ever done before.
6. grade / score / marks
I hope to get higher scores on the final exams than I did on the
7. stress(ed): n. or adj.
I am more stressed than I thought I would be.
I have been busier than ever lately.
9. write, compose (a paper, article, etc)
I have to write 678 papers by Tuesday.
I have never researched a topic longer than I have researched this one.
(this sentence includes an opportunity for a resumptive verb or proverb, if
you have one!)
On a side note, I wonder if these have been useful to people? I mean,
do people have requests for topics? Have I been too obtuse in my selections
of subject matter? Or are they great / fantastic / more amazingly amazing
than the most amazing thing one could ponder? Just want to check in and see
how people are feeling about the exercise.
Also, I may not do the exercises this summer (travelling), but will
definitely resume once late August hits. Is this okay, or will people go
into withdrawal? ;^D
Aidan the harried student