The English Corner 9 June

Posted Date : 09-Jun-2018

Proverbs and their meanings
A proverb is a saying, usually short, that expresses a general truth about life.Proverbs give advice, make an observation, or present a teaching in a succinct and memorable way.
don’t cry before you’re hurt :There is no point in upsetting yourself about something bad that may or may not happen.
enough is as good as a feast: A moderate amount is sufficient; often said by somebody who does not want any more.
feed a cold and starve a fever :You should eat well when you have a cold but fast when you have a fever.


 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.
shop around- Compare prices    
It's always wise to shop around before buying anything.


Synonyms and Antonyms

film (noun)
1 a story told by means of a series of continuously projected pictures and a sound track.
We watched a film on the Hopi Indians at the multicultural center,
Synonyms of- film flick, flicker, motion picture, movie, moving picture, picture
Words Related to- film animated cartoon, cartoon, docudrama, documentary, feature silent, talkie
2. the art or business of making a movie Visitors learned about some of the special-effects techniques used in film.
Synonyms of- film big screen, cinema, filmmaking, motion pictures, movie, moviemaking, pictures, screen, silver screen
Words Related to- film showbiz, show business

Tongue Twister

She sells sea shells by the sea shore.
Willy’s real rear whee.l
(Repeat it loudly a few times to check   if you could say it fast, without a slip)

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