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A couple of questions!



marios
Italy

A couple of questions!
 
Good morning dear friends,
 
I have just a couple of questions I would like an answer to.
 
1) We say that something is "covered in ice" but is it wrong to say also that it is "covered with ice"?
 
2) We say that something "needs development".  How wrong is it to say that "it needs developing"?
 
Personally, I think that both "covered with ice" and "developing" are wrong, but I would like to make sure.  What do you think?
 
Thanks in advance for your answers!

15 Mar 2009      



Vickiii
New Zealand

Covered with ice is perfectly fine to say.

My poem needs developing and my sentence structure probably needs development.

It is all good for me.

WEll done!Clap


15 Mar 2009     



marios
Italy

Thanks a lot Vickiii for your help!   Thumbs Up
 
I īm not a native speaker and I am consequently not sure about certain things.  Embarrassed

15 Mar 2009