Rahul: Hi Monica! How are you doing? Monica: I’m doing absolutely great. Thanks! How about you? And how are you? Are you safe during this pandemic? Rahul: Absolutely. I’m taking precautions. By the way, what’s new these days? Monica: Well, well, well! As usual, I’m studying for my civil services examination which is lined… Continue reading Conversation between Two Friends on Coronavirus Pandemic
We live in a world where a single language has many different dialects. Some languages have so many dialects with a difference to such an extent that you might not be able to understand a major part of a different dialect of the same language. One such language is considered to be the second toughest… Continue reading 60 Word Differences between British and American English
“Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to.” … Continue reading Common Household Vocabulary You Should Know
What are euphemisms? According to the textbook definition, a euphemism is a ‘mild, indirect or vague term used in place of a direct, harsh and likely offensive one.’ For example, suppose a relative of your friend expires. Do you say “I am sorry that your uncle is dead” or “I am sorry that your uncle… Continue reading A Short Guide To Daily Euphemisms
Life is not a bed of roses. We have our moments of success and failure, of delight and despair, and of satisfaction and disappointment. If you are an ardent learner of English, you can turn even moments of personal or professional difficulties into opportunities to explore the subtleties of the language. Here we look at… Continue reading 10 Idioms for Difficult Situations
Eating and talking about food is one of the most satisfying things in the world. Discussing the wide variety of foods and the colorful idiomatic expressions associated with eating makes for some really vivid reading for students of the English language. Let’s see what some of these interesting idioms are: 1. Made a pig of… Continue reading 16 Interesting Idioms Related to Eating!
English language has a large corpus of words and it has been expanding. But there are many words that look similar or sound alike but have very different meaning. Sometimes it becomes really challenging to determine the correct usage of the specific word. Here is the list of commonly confused words that would help in… Continue reading Commonly Confused words in English-Build Better Vocabulary