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Number idioms

July 16th, 2016 in English Learning

Here is a list of number idioms.

Once and for all

If something happens once and for all, it happens permanently.

We will cut off all ties with her once and for all.

Identify the pronouns

July 1st, 2016 in English Learning

In the following sentences point out the pronouns and say what they stand for.

1. Alice was not a bit hurt and she jumped up on to her feet in a moment.

Antonyms exercise

June 13th, 2016 in English Learning

Against each key word are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

1. Inclination

Change affirmative to negative

June 7th, 2016 in English Learning

Read the following sentences. 

  • I had little knowledge of scorpions.
  • The dog ran round and round the room barking hysterically.

These sentences make a positive statement. Hence they are called affirmative sentences or positive sentences.

Too/to and so/that

June 3rd, 2016 in English Learning

We can express an idea in several different ways. Study the sentences given below. Both of them express the same idea.

Accepting and rejecting offers in English

May 20th, 2016 in English Learning

How to make offers in English?

Here are a few phrases you can use. Offers often begin Would you like…?

Would you like something to drink?
Would you like some coffee?
Would you like another cake?

Can and be able to

May 17th, 2016 in English Learning

We can express our ability to do something by using can or be able to. These structures are usually interchangeable.