Archive for July, 2010

Phrasal Verbs Quiz

July 17th, 2010 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with appropriate phrasal verbs.

1. He ————— an air of dignity.

a) puts on
b) puts off
c) puts down
d) puts out

Phrasal verbs with put

July 16th, 2010 in Vocabulary, Words

Put about (change direction or cause to change direction)

Put across (state clearly)

She failed to put her views across during the hearing.

Put away (discard, consume food or drink, kill (informal)

Uses of Care

July 15th, 2010 in Improve English

Take care of

Take care of normally means ‘look after’.

Uses of Get

July 13th, 2010 in Improve English

Get is one of the commonest words in English. It is used in many different ways.

Note that get is sometimes avoided in very formal writing, but it is correct in most kinds of speech and writing.

As, When and While

July 12th, 2010 in Improve English

As, when and while can be used to talk about actions that take place at the same time. There are some differences.

Do and Make Differences

July 11th, 2010 in Common Mistakes

The general purpose do has several uses. It is sometimes confused with the verb make. These words have similar meanings, but there are also a few differences.

Uses of do

Prepositions Quiz (Beginner)

July 10th, 2010 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with appropriate prepositions.

1. Silkworms feed ———– mulberry leaves.

a) at
b) on
c) from
d) with

2. Alice excels —————- dancing.