The English Corner 12 october

(A) man is as old as he feels himself to be
Your age doesn't matter as long as you are fit and healthy.
Needs must when the devil drives
Sometimes you are compelled to do something that you would rather not do.
Pity is akin to love
If you begin to feel sorry for someone, you may start to love them.
The best advice is found on the pillow
A good night's sleep may help us find an answer to our problem.
Waste not, want not
If you never waste anything, you will have is when you need it.

 Phrasal Verbs
A phrasal verb is a verb followed by a preposition or an adverb; the combination creates a meaning different from the original verb. Below you will find a list of phrasal verbs in alphabetical order with their meaning and an example of use.
hang out- Spend time in a particular place or with a group of friends    
Where does he hang out these days?
give in- Accept defeat; surrender    
The authorities refused to give in to the demands of the population.

Synonyms and Antonyms
punishment (noun)

suffering, loss, or hardship imposed in response to a crime or offense he is serving five years in prison as punishment for aggravated assault
Synonyms- castigation, chastisement, comeuppance, correction, desert(s), discipline, nemesis, penalty, wrath
Related Words- reprisal, retaliation, retribution, revenge, vengeance; assessment, charge, fine, mulct; example, sentence; confinement, imprisonment, incarceration; condemnation, damnation, denouncement; censure, criticism, rebuke, reprimand, reproof
Near Antonyms- amnesty, indemnity, pardon, parole; acquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindication; exemption, immunity, impunity; release; commutation, reprieve; absolution, forgiveness, remission, remitment; condonation, disregard, overlooking.

Word         Meaning
deadline    Future date at which some            thing must be done.
interrupt    Stop a person who is speak            ing in order to say or do some            thing.
objective    What is aimed at, what one             wants to achieve or obtain.

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