The American and British dictionaries are very different, because they were compiled by two very different authors with two very different perspectives on language
🏖 Holiday — Vacation
🍟 Chips — Fries
🏢 Flat — Apartment
🚇 Underground — Subway
📬 Post — Mail
⚽️ Football — Soccer
📱Mobile phone — Cell phone
American English has become much more pervasive than British English according to a new study. ... However, British English has always been the norm there. In contrast, British English is still prevalent in Commonwealth countries.
Which one do you use?
🌀 The Suffix -wise
🔎 The suffix (= letters that are added to the end of another word) –wise is an adverb maker that comes in very handy:
1️⃣ In some fixed expressions, it means in the direction of .
💭EXAMPLES: lengthwise, clockwise, anti-clockwise
2️⃣ It is used in some useful function words.
💭EXAMPLES: likewise, otherwise
3️⃣🔅 The suffix -wise can also be added to a large number of words in the sense of from a ... point of view , refering to , or speaking of .
💭EXAMPLE: Money-wise I’m having a few problems.
💭EXAMPLE: (ON TV) Let’s see what’s happening weather-wise.
💭EXAMPLE: I'm better than he is language-wise.
Comment any other examples you know. 👇👇👇
FACT: We can use “whose” with people AND objects:
I know a boy *whose* dad 👨 is tall. → ✔.
I have a car 🚘 *whose* door is missing. → ✔.
Conditional Patterns (If...)
❇️ if + present Simple clause, + will/going to clause
✍🏾 the first conditional for real possibilities
🔹if +possibility in the future +result in the future
👉 If I have enough money next year, I'll buy a house
🔹if +possibility in the present +result in the future
👉If you leave now, you won't be late
🔻What is it called? 🔻
A piece of string sewn inside the material at the top of a bag, trousers, etc. that can be pulled tighter in order to make the opening smaller.
D_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ G(10 LETTERS)
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.✨
have faithful day ahead
g😊😊d morning to all in one
🔺 Your headache might be associated with your eyes.
2⃣ BORED ➕ WITH
🔺Many people are bored with daily life.
3⃣ BLESSED ➕ WITH
🔺 I am blessed with good health .
4⃣ COMPATIBLE ➕ WITH
🔺 This CD is compatible with your PC.
5⃣ CONFRONTED ➕ WITH
🔺 She was confronted with money problems.
Take life day by day and be grateful for the little things. Don't get caught up in what you can't control accept it and make the best of it.✨
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself.✨
🔷buy / sell/go for a song!
🔹Meaning to buy or sell sth very cheaply!
🔸He bought that BMW for a song five years ago!
🔸Wow, I can't believe they let so many things at their yard sale go for a song. I would have marked up the prices a bit.
🔸She bought those lovely shoes at a flea market for a song.
🔸I have never seen such a sale before here things are going for a song.
Remember, Most of your stress comes from the way you respond, not the way life is.
Adjust your attitude. Change how you see things. Look for the good in all situations. Take the lesson and find new opportunities to grow. Let all the extra stress, worrying, and overthink go
use "lest" in a sentence
🔹Put on your coat lest you should catch the cold.
🔹I hurried to the airport lest i should be late for the plane.
🔹Speak quietly lest she should hear us.
🔹He ran away lest he should be seen.
🔹I make it a rule to read the newspaper every day lest i should fall behind the times.
🔹She turned her head away, lest he should see her tears.
🔹You must study hard lest you fail.
🔹We came in through the back door lest someone should see us.
👉Lest is a somewhat archaic conjunction. It's still productively used by me and some others and fairly commonly encountered in literature, but there are lots of English speakers who probably would be a little confuzzled by it, too.
It's related to unless, but kind of backward from it. While unless means "if not", lest means "so that not".
Unless you say you're confused, I'll assume you understood.
Lest you be confused, I'll explain in more detail.
IMAGINE THIS: You’re playing chess and your last move just doesn’t seem to get you anywhere – in fact it is a wrong move that favours your opponent! You then decide to take it back and move another piece, but naturally enough, your opponent won’t allow it.
👱🏻♀️👦🏻(S)He says: ‘Oops! I’m sorry but
❓ No B _ _ _ _ _ _ S! ❓
That’s a rule!’
📝 What is the expression between the question marks❓
💬⬇️ Comment your answers below and we'll choose the correct one for you soon.
(device for killing flies)
“Motherly,” “lonely,” “friendly,” “neighborly,” and “lovely” are some -ly words that are NOT adverbs. 🙅
They’re ADJECTIVES. 💡
🔺 Words ending in –ist are usually used to describe a person who studies a particular subject or who holds a particular set of beliefs
▪️ In good health
▪️ In poor health
▪️ In excellent health
🔺 When talking about statistics we say that figures
▪️ reach a peak of
▪️ peak at
The number of visitors reached a peak of 10.000/ peaked at 10,000
🔺 The opposite of a peak is a low. The word trough also has this meaning, but is usually used together with the word peak
The number of visitors fell to a low of only 556 in 1978. The tourism industry has its peaks and troughs.
Keep faith. The most amazing things in life tend to happen right at the moment you're about to give up hope.
Our achievements of today are but the sum total of our thoughts of yesterday. You are today where the thoughts of yesterday have brought you and you will be tomorrow where the thoughts of today take you.✨
Have a full of achievment day ahead
with smile face 😊😊😊
You are more mature when you:
1. Judge less
2. Forgive more
3. Respect differences
4. Become more open minded
5. Prefer silence over unnecessary arguments
6. Find happiness within yourself
7. Care for others
👆Look at this slogan t-shirt. Can you say:
1. What is the other half of the phrase on the t-shirt? (i.e., Finders keepers,🤔 _s _s?)