August 30th, 2016 in Words
If something is admirable, it is worthy of admiration.
Synonyms of admirable: praiseworthy, commendable, estimable, laudable etc.
Antonyms of admirable: disappointing, deplorable, worthless, faulty, reprehensible etc.
August 28th, 2016 in Words
Break someone’s heart
To break someone’s heart is to make them really sad.
- Peter broke his mother’s heart, when he failed his test.
August 17th, 2016 in Words
Fill in the blanks with the word opposite in meaning to the word underlined.
1. This surface is rough. We have to make it ………………. by using sand paper.
July 12th, 2016 in Words
Here is a list of phrasal verbs with example sentences.
To back down is to withdraw.
- Public protests forced the local administration to back down on its decision to build a sea link.
October 6th, 2015 in Words
English language has borrowed numerous words and phrases from foreign languages. Today, many of these words/phrases are an integral part of the English vocabulary. Here is a quick overview of foreign phrases in English.
November 11th, 2014 in Words
Here is a list of idiomatic expressions about monkeys. Each idiom is followed by its meaning or definition.
To go ape over somebody or something is to become angry or excited about somebody or something.
June 15th, 2014 in Words
Read the pair of sentences given below. One of them contains a mistake.
The climate affected his health.
The war had no affect over oil prices.