July 18th, 2014 in English Learning
As far as possible, avoid ending a sentence with a preposition. Note that this is not a serious error. In fact, several good writers have happily defied this rule. Still, if you end your sentences with a preposition you may offend some of your readers.
July 18th, 2014 in Vocabulary
Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.
1. We have to ……………….. (mobile) support for the project.
July 17th, 2014 in English Quiz
Complete the following sentences using since or for.
1. He has been working ………………… he was sixteen.
2. I have known her ………………. ages.
July 16th, 2014 in Vocabulary
Several Latin phrases have become an integral part of English vocabulary. Here are some Latin phrases everyone should know.
a priori – from what comes before
July 15th, 2014 in English Quiz
Can shows ability. Must shows strong obligation. Must may also show possibility.
In questions and negatives, can is often used to show logical possibility.
Complete the following sentences using can or must.
July 14th, 2014 in Expressions
Be green with envy
To be green with envy is to be unhappy because you wish you had something that someone else has.
- Margaret will be green with envy when she sees your new car.
July 14th, 2014 in English Quiz
Verbs that take an object are called transitive verbs. Verbs that do not have an object are called intransitive verbs.
Examples are given below.