English Knowledge


greenhorn

22

May 2015

Meaning About Greenhorn Everyone Should Know

MEANING-    A person who does not have enough experience. A beginner in a certain profession or field. EXAMPLE- You should not have given this delicate task of repairing the A.C machine to John as he is a green horn in this field having not much experience. ORIGIN This expression of American root has been around for a few centuries now. When it was initially utilized as...

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dark horse- a person with hidden talent

21

May 2015

What You Should Know When Someone Is Called A Dark Horse?

MEANING OF THE PHRASE- A dark horse- it means a person who conceals or about whom many facts are not known but comes out successful or display something extraordinary which surprises many present at the place. Example– My friend turned out to be a dark horse. I had no idea that he could play the guitar so well   ORIGIN- This phrase comes from horse...

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how to  use that & which correctly

29

Apr 2015

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THAT AND WHICH

Remember to use that for restrictive clause and which to be used for nonrestrictive clause. The other name of restrictive clause is called defining relative clauses. A restricted clause limits, defines or we can say it restricts another part of the sentence. An important point to note is that if you remove the restricted clause from a sentence the meaning of the sentence changes....

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Difference between confident and confidant

29

Apr 2015

HOW TO DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN CONFIDENT AND CONFIDANT

The word confident is an adjective and the word confidant is a noun. By confident we can relate it something being sure or guaranteed. The word confidant means someone who can be trusted and with whom secrets are shared. Examples- CONFIDENT- (Adjective) I am confident of success. I am confident of performing well in the exam. CONFIDANT (Noun) He is my confidant and you can...

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