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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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fish out of water

04

Aug 2015

What Do You Mean By The Expression, ” Fish Out Of Water”

The expression, “fish out of water” means a situation where one feels uncomfortable or finds difficult to adjust, Example- I feel like a fish out of water when I have to attend big seminars or parties. Tom felt like a fish out of water when he had to attend his first class in the college. She could not sing among others and so felt like...

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don't put all your eggs in one  basket

18

Jul 2015

What Do You Understand By The Expression, “Don’t Put All Your Eggs In One Basket”

When someone says ,”Don’t put all your eggs in one basket” it means he is trying to say not to put all your resources into one thing and risk losing.   Example- Uncle if you are planning to save for your retirement days, don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Be careful not to invest in just equity shares but go for savings in...

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ball is in your court

11

Jul 2015

“The Ball Is In Your Court”- What Does This Expression Mean

“The ball is in your court” means that it is now up to the other person to take a decision or take the next move or offer after an offer or proposal has been put forward by a concerned party or individual. Example- I have offered you 50 thousand dollars for the deal.So the ball is now in your court whether to accept it or reject it. I...

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once in a blue moon

09

Jul 2015

“Once In A Blue Moon”- What Does This Phrase Mean

The phrase,”Once in a blue moon” means an event which happens very rarely or someone is seen very rarely or an act done by someone very rarely. Example- The players of our football team performs well once in a blue moon. My husband has lot of pressure in his office and so once in a blue moon he is in a happy mood which is...

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