9 idioms about: Age

9 idioms about: Age

Welcome back to the ‘9 idioms about’ series!We’re looking at 9 useful age idioms you can use in your daily English to sound more like anative speaker.Let’s get started. Comment below if you know any other idioms related to age 🙂 ReferencesCambridge Online Dictionary...

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Borrowed words from other languages – Part 2

Borrowed words from other languages – Part 2

Welcome back to the series of Borrowed words in English! Today, I’d like to introduce to you another 20 loan words that have their roots derived from German, Greek, Hindi, and Italian. Photo credits: Bridaltweet, Pexels, Pixabay, Unsplash, and Washington Post...

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Fun facts about Halloween

Fun facts about Halloween

Over the centuries, Halloween has evolved from a way of begging for treats to one of the most celebrated events of the entire year. Yet, while Halloween is the second largest commercial holiday in America, there is a lot of fun tidbits people aren’t actually aware of...

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Other ways to say: BORING

Other ways to say: BORING

As a positive person, I have always tried to look on the bright side of things. Sadly, however, not everything in life is fascinating, awe-inspiring, and spectacular. You may find that something we watch, read, or experience is… boring at times.  The following visual...

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Phrasal Verbs With ‘Take’

Phrasal Verbs With ‘Take’

A phrasal verb (also known as multi-word verb) is typically made up of a main verb together with a preposition. Phrasal verbs are widely used in both written and spoken English, making them important to know. Though there are phrasal verbs whose meanings are obvious –...

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Borrowed words from other languages – Part 1

Borrowed words from other languages – Part 1

Since its infancy, the English language has been borrowing words from other languages. These ‘borrowings’ or ‘loanwords’ can be traced back to specific periods in history. What usually happens is that English speakers find an equivalent in another language to describe...

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9 collocations about: URBAN FLOODING

9 collocations about: URBAN FLOODING

For almost two decades, chronic flooding has remained a major headache for Saigon. The city, home to almost 9 million people, frequently suffers flooding from river tides and heavy rains, and scenes of people wading through deep waters that are higher than motorbike...

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American Vs. British English: Transport & Travel

American Vs. British English: Transport & Travel

Welcome back to the American vs. British English series! This time, we are looking at how the English language divides when it comes to transport and travel. I hope you enjoy reading this post of mine as you normally do. References British vs American English:...

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9 idioms about: Colors

9 idioms about: Colors

In my previous posts, you might have noticed how colorful the English language is. There are numerous ways of expressing the same ideas, which renders a diverse vocabulary crucially important. This diversity also applies for idioms. Idioms breathe life to the language...

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Genetically Modified Food

Genetically Modified Food

Today’s post is dedicated to a topic that I have found thought-provoking, though it’s not a brand-new field of study. Genetically modified food (GM food) is one of the various applications of biotechnology, with its production as well as marketing having prompted...

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