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IDIOMS

13

May 2016

Collection of Idioms You Should Know

ADD FUEL TO THE FIRE- to make a difficult situation worse ADD INSULT TO INJURY-to harm or insult someone who has already been insulted before ARM AND A LEG- to pay or cost more KEEP SOMEBODY AT ARM’S LENGTH- to keep at a distance A ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD- a place to live AGAINST THE CLOCK- working fast and trying to finish before the deadline....

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Difference between sometimes, sometime and some time

07

May 2016

Difference between sometimes, sometime and some time

The word sometimes, sometime and some time though look similar but the usage is totally different. Do you know the difference? If not then this post would certainly clear your confusion.   Sometimes is an adverb and it is in between the meaning of never and always Sometimes I go to the cinema hall to watch a movie. Sometimes I go to the park to...

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Stop using very

01

May 2016

Are You Overusing The Word “Very’?

You will often use the use of the word very in our daily conversation. There is no harm using the word but don’t you think that the word is nowadays overused. What is your opinion? Do you think that there can be some alternate ways where we can stop using the word very?  The conversion looks or appears to be simple with no life if...

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16

Apr 2016

Must vs Have To- Know How To Use It

  The WORDS must and have to both tells about obligation. But they are used differently depending upon who pushes on for the obligation. We use must when the speaker thinks it is necessary and have to when someone else thinks it is necessary. In case of have to some external circumstance makes the obligation necessary. Must I must buy sweets for my sister (...

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14

Apr 2016

What is The Difference Between Refuse And Deny

Refuse and deny are the two words which confuse a lot of English learners. It is very important to understand the difference between the usages of the two words. There are many who get CONFUSED and thinks that one is a synonym of the other word. But is it that the two words are same in meaning and they can be used interchangeably. Yes you...

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10

Apr 2016

When To Use No And Not

In English both no and not have meanings which are similar but they are used in different ways. It is very important to have a clear understanding of the differences between the two usages. The word no never precedes (a, an, the, any, much, many, enough) No is used as an exclamation in a sentence and also as an adjective before singular and plural nouns...

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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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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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