Idioms exercise

August 30th, 2015 in English Learning

Each sentence given below contains an idiomatic expression. From the given options, you have to select the phrase or sentence that expresses the meaning of the idiom.

General grammar exercise

August 29th, 2015 in English Quiz

From the given options choose the word or phrase that will complete the sentence.

1. At the party, he met a pretty girl ——————- white and fell in love with her instantly.

Vocabulary exercise

August 28th, 2015 in Vocabulary

From the given options choose the word that will complete the sentence.

1. He behaved …………………….. politely, but he was not ready to help me. (quiet / quite)

Sentence completion exercise

August 27th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. Rakhi is clever enough ………………….

2. The house was too small ………………….

3. If you don’t leave my home, …………………….

Idioms and their meanings

August 26th, 2015 in English Learning

Here is a list of common idiomatic expressions in English.

Not hang together

If things do not hang together, they are not consistent with each other.

Take exception to

Common idioms

August 25th, 2015 in English Learning

Some common idioms are given below with their meanings and example sentences.

Call in question / Call into question

To call something in question is to challenge it.

Social letters

August 24th, 2015 in Letter Writing

Letters to friends and family should be written in a conversational style. They are a bit like a friendly chat. They should be spontaneous compositions and as such they should be unpremeditated. Compared with essays, social letters have a free style. When we engage in a friendly conversation, we touch on many topics. In the same way, you can write about just about any topic in a friendly letter. You can also present them in whatever order you like.