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Common Expressions With Give

Some verbs referring to sounds made by people (e.g. cough, laugh, cry, scream, shout, chuckle) are often replaced by a structure with give and a noun. Common expressions are: Give a cry Give a...

Garden Vocabulary In English

English garden vocabulary Most people like to grow vegetables and flowers. In fact, gardening is one of the most popular hobbies in the world. Here are the words and phrases you will need to...

French Phrases In English

The English meanings are not necessarily literal translations. a bas – down, down with a compte – on account, in part payment a demi – by halves, half a deux – of two, between...

Difference Between To And For

Both for and to can be used to talk about somebody’s purpose in doing something. The structures are different. For is used to talk about purpose only when it is followed by a noun....

Foot Idioms

Idioms are common in all kinds of English, formal and informal, spoken and written. Here is a list of idioms derived from the word ‘foot’. Catch somebody on the wrong foot (If somebody catches...

Family Relations Vocabulary

English family vocabulary A family is a wonderful institution and the ties that exist between the members of a family are stronger than any other relationships. Your family consists of your parents, siblings, wife...

Euphemisms | English Vocabulary

Euphemisms are often used in speech to gloss over unpleasant facts. When writing it is better to be more direct. In the examples given below, euphemisms are written in bold letters. All these sentences...