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The English Corner 07 December 2017

Posted Date : 07-Dec-2017



Proverbs
(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.

Tongue Twister
I'll chew and chew until my jaws drop.
Plymouth sleuths thwart Luther's slithering.
(Repeat it loudly a few times to check   if you could say it fast, without a slip)
I'll chew and chew until my jaws drop.
Plymouth sleuths thwart Luther's slithering.
(Repeat it loudly a few times to check   if you could say it fast, without a slip)

Common Mistakes and
 Confusing Words in English
wander /wonder

Wander (v) means to travel aimlessly.
For example: "I often wander through the woods, it helps me think."
Wonder (v) means to consider or question some issue.
For example: "People often wonder whether I really run this website alone ."
Wonder (n) means the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising.
For example: "The pyramids are a wonder to behold."

 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.
stand up-Rise from a sitting position    
The pupils stood up when the headmaster arrived
veer away- from Avoid, stay away from
I veer away from hypochondriacs if I can.




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