The English Corner 29 December

Posted Date : 29-Dec-2017

(An) Englishman's  home is his castle
An Englishman's home is a place where he feels safe, enjoys privacy and can do as he wishes.
(A) good beginning makes a good end
If a task is carefully planned, there's a better chance that it will be well done.
If in February there be no rain, 'tis neither good for hay nor grain
Plants and grains will grow badly if there is no rain in early spring.

 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.
give away- 1) Give something free of charge. 2) Reveal something.
1) He gave away most of his paintings. 2) The names of the witnesses will not be given away.

Common Mistakes and
 Confusing Words in English
alone / lonely

Alone, can be used as an adjective or adverb. Either use means without other people or on your own.
For example: "He likes living alone." "I think we're alone now." = There are just the two of us here.
Lonely is an adjective which means you are unhappy because you are not with other people.
For example: "The house feels lonely now that all the children have left home."
Note - Just because you're alone, doesn't mean you're lonely.


Word             Meaning
billboard    Signboard for advertising             posters.
direct mail    Advertisement sent by post to             prospective customers.
editing        Reviewing or rewriting in order         to make suitable for publica            tion.

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