Color idioms

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.

Transitive and intransitive verbs exercise

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.

  • He spoke eloquently.

Gap fills exercise

July 13th, 2014 in English Quiz

This grammar exercise tests your understanding of basic grammar rules. Complete the given sentences using a word or phrase from the given options.

1. She lives ……………….. her own.

Vocabulary exercise

July 11th, 2014 in Vocabulary

This exercise tests your range of vocabulary.

1. Which of the following words can be used to refer to a person who is frank and unsophisticated?

a) Indefatigable

Using off

July 10th, 2014 in English Learning

The word off can be used as an adverb and a preposition.

Off as an adverb

As an adverb, off modifies the verb.

Study the examples given below.

Comparative or superlative

July 9th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate comparative or superlative form.

1. It is more expensive ………………. I thought.

a) than

b) then

c) like

Formation of questions

July 6th, 2014 in English Learning

Read the following declarative sentences and change them into questions.

We make questions by putting the auxiliary verb before the subject. If there is no auxiliary verb, we use do, does or did to form questions.