Conjunctions exercise

November 22nd, 2014 in English Learning

Combine the following sentences using a conjunction.

1. I worked all day. I was tired.

2. The boy fell down. He was climbing up the ladder.

Passive voice exercise

November 21st, 2014 in English Quiz

Change the following sentences into passive voice.

1. The cat killed the mouse.

2. Charles bought the pony for his daughter.

3. The woodcutter felled the tree.

Phrasal verbs exercise

November 20th, 2014 in English Quiz

Each sentence given below contains an incomplete phrasal verb. You have to complete the expression by supplying an adverb particle or preposition.

1. He dashed …………………… before I could say anything.

Court and judge idioms

November 19th, 2014 in Expressions

Cross-examine (someone)

To cross examine is to question a witness or a suspect in a trial.

A cut-and-dried

A cut-and-dried decision is one that was taken beforehand.

Translating Your Language to English is Big Business – Interview with Harris

November 18th, 2014 in Online Jobs

Making some extra money is never a bad idea. All of us have needs and wants that have to be satisfied in one way or another. In today’s world, there are so many opportunities for us to make some extra money. Unlike previous generations, the internet has changed the way we do things. In the beginning, most of our parents did not believe that we could use the internet to do different kinds of work and earn real money. However, time has proven them wrong. A huge number of people from Asia, Africa, and Latin America are now embracing this idea. They are participating in online jobs that generate a significant amount of money. What they have managed to accomplish is quite remarkable.

Black Idioms

November 18th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions using the word ‘black’.

Black and blue

This expression is used to mean that a body part is bruised.

Color Idioms

November 17th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions using the word black.

As black as a skillet

If something is as black as a skillet, it is very black. The expression ‘as black as a stack of black cats’ means the same.