The English Corner 22 December

Posted Date : 22-Dec-2017

Constant occupation prevents temptation.
When you are busy working, you avoid temptation
(A) drop of ink may make a million think.
A thought expressed in writing (perhaps published in a newspaper) can influence a large number of people.
Kindness begets kindness.
If you are kind to someone, they will return your kindness.
Little strokes fell good oaks
If you divide a task into small parts, it become easier to do.
Spare the rod and spoil the child
If you don't punish a child when he does wrong, you will spoil his character.
Time and tide wait for no man
Delaying a decision will not prevent events from taking place.

Bromance- Blend of 'brother' and 'romance'.
A close non-sexual relationship between two men
Catfish - A person who sets up a false profile on a social networking site  in order to deceive others or for fraudulent purposes.

Synonyms and Antonyms
brand (noun)

1. a device (as a word) identifying the maker of a piece of merchandise and legally reserved for the exclusive use of that person or company
a company that was sued for using a name that was very similar to a rival's brand
Synonyms- of brand, trademark
Words Related- to brand brand name, trade name collective mark, emblem, hallmark, imprint, label, logo, mark, service mark, stamp copyright, patent
2. a mark of guilt or disgrace always felt that her shabby clothes showed the brand of poverty
Synonyms- of brand blot, stain, onus, slur, smirch, smudge, spot, stigma, taint
Words Related- to brand black eye, discredit, disesteem, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, guilt, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shame corruption, debauchery, depravity, immorality, iniquity, licentiousness, sin, unscrupulousness, vice
Near Antonyms- of brand award, credit, honor chasteness, chastity, modesty, purity, stainles ness good, right honesty, integrity, legitimacy, probity, rectitude, scrupulousness, uprightness goodness, righteousness, virtuousness fame, glory, renown, repute
3. a hand weapon with a length of metal sharpened on one or both sides and usually tapered to a sharp point on the battlefield lies our hero, slain by some fell brand
Synonyms- of brand blade, sword, steel
Words Related- to brand broadsword, cutlass, rapier, saber (or sabre), scimitar, smallsword

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