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dictionary

You could improve your vocabulary with a dictionary – Here is how

1). The definition of a dictionary When most people think of a dictionary, they imagine a book filled with pages upon pages of dense and difficult-to-decipher text. However, the dictionary actually serves a much broader purpose than simply defining words. At its core, a dictionary is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to improve …

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Covid in English

COVID 19 In English

These are strange times indeed. The disruption the world has experienced in the past 2 years has been unprecedented. I was reading an article the other day and as I was perusing the now-familiar words such as R-rate and infection curves. The words still seem slightly strange to me even as an English speaker. It …

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Like or as

LIKE OR AS: WHICH TO USE AND WHEN

Do you often get confused about using ‘like’ or ‘as’ in a sentence? Are they the same? Can they be used interchangeably? What are their rules and functions? These words are frequently used in the English language. They specify essential meanings and play different roles. Effectively using ‘like’ or ‘as’ in your speech efficiently requires a knowledge of …

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superlatives

Superlatives

What Are Superlatives? I climbed the tallest mountain. I have the hottest drink. This is the most important thing. We use superlatives when we compare 3 or more things and want to express the highest or lowest degree of an adjective. You can recognize them when we see “-st” at the end of a word …

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