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It’s Your Funeral | English Idioms

The expression it’s your funeral is used to mean that one has to face the consequences of one’s stupid actions. It also implies the speaker’s lack of sympathy and in extreme cases contempt for...

In The Wake Of | English Idioms

You have probably come across this expression while reading newspapers and magazines. It has nothing to do with the act of waking up from sleep. The expression in the wake of simply means after...

Important Phrasal Verbs In English

Here is a list of the most commonly used phrasal verbs in English. Each phrasal verb is followed by its meaning / definition and example sentences. Note that a phrasal verb can be separable...

Understanding Newspaper Headlines

Newspaper headlines: grammar Newspaper headlines are not always complete sentences. Many headlines consist of noun phrases with no verb. MORE POWER CUTS TERROR ALERT IN CAPITAL Articles and the verb be are often left...

Italicization Rules

talicize the following (or underline if writing by hand or using a typewriter): The titles of books, plays, book-length poems, magazines, and newspapers: War and Peace TIME magazine The Call of the Wild National...

How To Write An Essay

Understand the topic Before you start writing you should know what you are supposed to write. Read the wording of the given topic or subject carefully. For example consider the topic, ‘Good manners are...