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Chinese Style After the shower, the air was nice and cooling
American Style After the shower, the air was nice and cool
The adjective for something which is at a fairly low temperature is “cool”. The word “cooling” is used for something which causes something else to become cool.
   
Chinese Style The alphabets F.R.C.P. after his name show that he is a medical specialist.
American Style The letters F.R.C.P. after his name show that he is a medical specialist.
The word for a single symbol used in the written form of a language is “letter”. An alphabet is a full collection of such letters.
   
Chinese Style There were several incidences of burglary in that neighborhood.
American Style There were several incidents of burglary in that neighborhood.
The word for an occurrence is “incident”, the plural of which is “incidents”. The word “incidence” indicates the level of an occurrence. 
   
Chinese Style You must return back the book by next Friday or you'll be fined.
American Style You must return the book by next Friday or you'll be fined.
 
Chinese Style They came out of the blues and snatched my dog away.
American Style They came out of the blue and snatched my dog away.
 
Chinese Style Two hundred over people were present at the meeting.
American Style Over two hundred people were present at the meeting.
 
Chinese Style I cannot understand that map; it is too complicating.
American Style I cannot understand that map; it is too complicated.
 
Chinese Style I was boring watching that TV program.
American Style I was bored watching that TV program.
 
Chinese Style Why the postman did not come today ?
American Style Why didn't the postman come today ?
 
Chinese Style She will finish schooling in two years' time.
American Style She will finish her schooling in two years' time.
 
Chinese Style We'll get down at the next bus stop.
American Style We'll get off at the next bus stop.
   
Chinese Style Mr. Choy is the personal manager of the company.
American Style Mr. Choy is the personnel manager of the company.
   
 
 
 

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