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Lucy is reading algebra in her room.
Lucy is studying algebra in her room.

To study means to try to learn, to read doesn't imply any effort. A student studies English, maths, history and other subjects, he/she reads a story, a letter, or a newspaper. She is reading for a degree is also correct.

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What's the price of this watch?
What's the cost of this watch?

Price is the amount of money paid by the customer. Cost is the amount paid by the shopkeeper. We can say How much does it cost?

Value is the usefulness or importance of something. The value of milk as a food, the value of education. Face value is the amount printed on a piece of-paper-money or on a postage stamp.

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The meeting will take part soon.
The meeting will take place soon
I'll take place in the meeting.
I'll take part in the meeting.

To take place means to happen or to be held, while to take part means to be involved in.

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From now on I'll study hard.
From now and on I'll study hard.

The phrase from now and on is incorrect. Say, from now on.

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I would wish to know more English.
I wish I knew more English.

Use the present tense of wish to express a present meaning, followed by a that clause containing a past tense.

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