School idioms

January 9th, 2015 in Expressions

Here is a list of idioms about schools and learning.

Pass with flying colors

To pass with flying colors is to pass with a high score.

Phrasal verbs with put

January 8th, 2015 in Expressions

Here is a list of phrasal verbs with put. Each expression is followed by its meaning or definition. Example sentences are also given.

Non-finite verbs

January 8th, 2015 in English Learning

Look at the following sentences:

Alice likes teaching.
I wish to learn French.

Phrasal verbs

January 5th, 2015 in English Learning

Here are some common phrasal verbs with their meanings.

Pull over

To pull over is to ask a motorist to stop.

Pull in

To pull somebody in is to arrest them for breaking law.

Uses of the bare infinitive

January 4th, 2015 in English Learning

After certain auxiliary verbs

Infinitives are used without ‘to’ after the auxiliary verbs will, would, shall, should, may, might, do, did, can, could, must, need and dare.

Tenses exercise

January 3rd, 2015 in English Quiz

This exercise tests your understanding of various tense forms.
Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the verb given in the brackets.

1. Whenever he …………………. (open) his mouth he says something foolish.

Comparatives exercise

January 1st, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the adjective given in the brackets.

1. Rama is ………………. than Krishnan. (old)

2. My watch is ……………… than yours. (costly)