English Knowledge


28

Mar 2016

How To Use All and Every

The words all and every are very common words in English and convey a more or less similar meaning. They can be used to talk about things in general but there is a difference in the usage. All is used with PLURAL nouns and every with singular nouns or it can be said that all can be used with uncountable nouns but every cannot be used...

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agree with  Vs agree to Vs agree on Vs agree about

26

Mar 2016

What Preposition To Use After The Word Agree

Agree can be followed by different prepositions at times. Depending upon the sense to convey you should be careful in using the prepositions. The word agree is very common to us but wrong usages of the preposition with the word agree can sound odd and over that it will be grammatically wrong.  Know how to learn  English Grammar easily.  So let us get to the...

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Difference between inhibit, prohibit, and forbit

22

Mar 2016

Difference Between Inhibit,Prohibit And Forbid

Inhibit means to hold back or slow down the progress of something His laziness inhibited the progress of his bright career The horrible conditions of the road and heavy downpour inhibited the progress of our journey. Both the words prohibit and forbid conveys the same meaning but the usage of the two words is a little bit different. After the word prohibit we use from...

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how to create new words

10

Mar 2016

How To Create New Words

There are different ways to create new WORDS and it is very important to develop the new stock of words so that you can use them while you are in conversations with others. Even when you are replying to an e-mail or trying to get the work done by others, use of some catchy words can bring wonderful results. You would have now found many...

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color idioms with their meanings

05

Mar 2016

Some Common Color Idioms With Meanings

The  agreement is in black and white ( in written) The banks has blacklisted the defaulters ( penalized) Goods are sold at a high price in the black market ( illegal trade) Tom is a black sheep of the family ( of bad reputation) The photographer started to blackmail the lady ( intimidate) The  thief was beaten black and blue ( beaten severely) My aunt...

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Learn English Grammar easily

24

Feb 2016

How To Learn English Grammar Easily

To learn English Grammar easily it is very important to create a mindset and in addition a teacher who can communicate the basics of grammar in a very easy way. Why learning grammar is so vital? For effective communication of one’s feelings, thoughts, and ideas and transmission of knowledge language is an indispensable instrument.   When you are preparing to learn grammar you are simply...

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useful expressions with hand

12

Jan 2016

21 Useful Expressions with Hand

In our English language every part of our body plays a very important role while we want to express some our views about a situation. There are some useful expressions which I would like to discuss in today’s post of mine. Surely there will be some which you may know already. So just refresh your mind and go through the expressions. There is no doubt...

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Use of verbs

27

Dec 2015

How to Use Verbs in Sentences Correctly

  If you are learning English and want to make giant leap to understand the basics of English it is very important to understand how to use verbs in a sentence. In a sentence there should be a presence of verb and it is indispensable. There are different kinds of verbs and in this post I would like to cover some of them. There are...

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Present Perfect Tense

18

Dec 2015

Present Perfect Tense- How To Use it

  Of all the tenses many of the English learners get confused when it comes to right use of this tense. But is it really difficult.  To make it simple and easy to use this has to be understood first in very simple language and with simple examples. Thought it is one of the most difficult tenses to understand and apply, I hope this post...

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ace vs ache

27

Oct 2015

What Is The Difference between the Two Words Ace And Ache

The word ace when taken as a noun is referred to as a playing card with a single point or spot. It is generally considered as the highest ranking card in most of the card games. It can also refer to a person who is very good at a particular sport or other activity. The word ace can also be used as an adjective with...

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eatable vs edible

22

Oct 2015

How to distinguish between the Two Words Eatable and Edible

This is another set of confusing two words which has confused many of the English language learners. It is primarily because of the similarity in meaning and sound of the two words. You will find many are using the words in a wrong way to give a complete different meaning. There is obviously a difference between the two words eatable and edible. The word eatable...

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on or in the tree

21

Oct 2015

How to use prepositions correctly like at in on in a sentence

Prepositions are very critical and have to be used very carefully to convey the right meaning. There are many English learners who really get confused in using the preposition. In this post I would like to concentrate on the use of on, in and at in relation to a bird and a tree There is nothing wrong in saying that a bird is sitting in...

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forgo vs forego

20

Oct 2015

What Is The Difference In Meaning Between Forgo And Forego

There are so many words in English language that has baffled many of the learners of this language. The words sound so similar and there are minute differences in their spelling that is sometimes very difficult to tell the difference. The words though sounds the same, the words forgo and forego has different meanings. You can classify them as homophones. Today in this post of...

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use of relative pronoun for joinging

18

Oct 2015

How You Can Join Two Clauses By Using A Relative Pronoun?

A complex sentence has two clauses. One is the main clause and the other dependent clause.  You can change a simple sentence into a complex sentence just by expanding an adjective or adjective phrase into an adjective clause. What is an adjective? Adjectives are words which tell something about a noun.  Words like big, small, tall, good, smart, foolish are adjectives. Do you know how...

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