Archive for May, 2014

Idioms about food

May 15th, 2014 in Expressions

A large number of English idioms are food based. Here is a list of them.

Apples and oranges

This expression is used to suggest that two things are inherently different. You can’t, for example, compare apples to oranges.

Pronouns exercise

May 14th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate personal pronouns.

1. Mike lives next door. …………….. is a handsome guy.

2. Susie is my neighbor. ………………. is a doctor.

Combine with since

May 12th, 2014 in English Learning

Since can be used as a conjunction and an adverb. As a conjunction since can express time or cause.

Since is quite common with perfect and perfect continuous tenses.

Even if and even though

May 11th, 2014 in English Quiz

Combine the following sentences using even if or even though.

1. Perhaps what you say is true. But I cannot help you.

Vocabulary exercise

May 10th, 2014 in Vocabulary

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

1. He worked so hard that …………. he fell ill. (eventual)

Position of adverbs

May 9th, 2014 in English Quiz

Insert the words given in the brackets into appropriate places in the sentence.

An example is given below.

  • I have received the parcel. (already)
  • I have already received the parcel.

Idioms with go

May 7th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions using the word go.

Go into overdrive

To go into overdrive is to work more intensely than normal.