As stated in prior answers, the best advice is to ask. Often people with a Ph.D or a high level of medical education will be upset if you don't use the title correctly.
It should be noted that in common usage in the U.S., however, the term "doctor" is most often associated with medical then scie...
My experience at tech companies is people with PhDs just get called by their first names like everyone else
This may have not properly trained me for the world of formal doctor-addressing which is undoubtedly waiting for me
I laughed when I read "Often people with a Ph.D or a high level of medical education will be upset if you don't use the title correctly", and then I felt a little guilty :-)
I know very little Dutch. One time I wanted to learn, but my Dutch-speaking friend thought it would be a terrible waste of time (she thinks everyone should speak English!) and had no interest in talking about the language
According to time-honored standard English, in this sentence:
If he were/was rich, he would buy a new car.
only "were" is acceptable and "was" is regarded as nonstandard but slowly gaining acceptance.
We are now half way through the year 2014. So, could it be that "was" is finally a...
In our country we don't have present perfect form, so it is difficult for us to understand 'present perfect' exactly.
ex) It has rained for two hours.
In this sentence Is it raining now? or It stopped raining now?
If I understood correctly, "until now" can be "until then" in the past sentences.
Would this be correct?
1) It was a new approach that was never successfully performed until then.
or should I use past perfect?
2) It was a new approach that had never been successfully performed until th...