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5 Fancy Unusual Plurals that Can Easily Confuse Anyone

Aug 25, 2017

Hitting a nail on the head means you’re doing your carpentry work correctly. As an idiom, it means you’ve done or said something that’s exacIf there's one aspect of grammar that's pretty easy to understand, it's turning singular nouns into plurals. For the most part, it's simply a matter of...

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5 Words to Know When Complimenting a Man

Aug 18, 2017

If you go on social media, you might notice that a lot of men lament the fact that they don’t get a lot of compliments. It’s pretty sad because men deserve just as many compliments as women when it comes to their appearance, their intelligence, and their dependability.

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5 Words to Know When Complimenting a Lady

Aug 18, 2017

Compliments go a long way when it comes to both making a lady feel good and building a positive relationship between the two of you. However, it’s important to use the right words to express how you feel. Words like “beautiful,” “cute,” “pretty,” and “sexy” might be common ways to compliment a...

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5 Common Metaphors and Their Meanings

Aug 11, 2017

A metaphor is a phrase that we use to compare two things that are not alike but have something in common. For the most part, metaphors allow us to imagine what someone is trying to say by appealing to our senses. For example, someone might say that the marketplace was a zoo.

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5 Common English Words with Weird, Hilarious, or Awesome Latin Meanings

Aug 11, 2017

Have you ever wondered about the origins of some words you use every day? Maybe they’re of Old French origin, Old English, Germanic, or more commonly Latin. A lot of the words we use today trace their meanings back to Latin, and this doesn’t just apply to English. Many French, Italian, Spanish,...

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5 Light Reading Novels to Help You Learn English Faster

Jul 26, 2017

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