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09

Apr 2016

Difference Between Below And Under

Both the words below and under are Prepositions and both of them convey a more or less similar meaning, that is lower than. But they have different usages.   Below is the most preferred choice when one thing is not directly under another.  Also below is used in relation to measurements of temperature and height. Here the point of consideration is that we are thinking...

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adverse vs averse

12

Oct 2015

How To Make Out The Difference Between Adverse And Averse

Both the words adverse and averse are adjectives and are often confusing to the English language learners. The word adverse refers to an unfavorable, contrary or hostile situation. Mostly it is used in reference to in referring to weather conditions like adverse weather conditions. It is advisable to use this phrase rather than using “bad weather” Averse refers to someone who is unwilling or disinclined...

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when pigs fly

03

Sep 2015

When Pigs Fly- What Does It Express

The phrase, “when pigs fly” refers to something that is unlikely to happen. Pigs can’t fly. It is impossible to expect that pigs will fly also one day. So the expression refers to a situation that is unlikely to happen Example- I will wake up early and go for a morning walk. Yes, you will do when pigs fly....

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how to use the word case

16

Aug 2015

What You Should Know About The Word “Case”

Hi friends and learners of English it is very important to know how to use words in a sentence. Today I have chosen the word – Case Surely you would have come across this interesting word -Case. This word can be used in many ways conveying a different meaning at times. So let us have a look at how this word can be used. A...

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adding fuel to the fire

14

Aug 2015

“Adding Fuel To The Fire”- What Does The Expression Mean

The expression,”adding fuel to the fire” means doing something to make a situation worse which is already bad or in a terrible condition. Example- Relation between Tom and Peter was not at all good for the past few months. Their relation got worse when John added fuel to the fire. If your father is angry, don’t say anything to him now. You will just be...

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all that glitters is not gold

07

Aug 2015

“All That Glitters Is Not Gold”- What Does This Proverb Mean

The proverb,” all that glitters is not gold” means that you must not take it for granted the outward appearance.Actually it is a sort of warning that something or somebody may not be as good or worthy as it or he or she appears to be. Example- Mumbai may appear to be an excellent place to live or earn money but I think you should...

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