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EXCITING
EXCITING means arousing excitement, a feeling or situation full of joy, exhilaration, or upheaval; creating or arousing uncontrolled emotion...
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SCARFS and SCARVES
A SCARF is a length of fabric you wrap around your neck or drape across the shoulders of your coat in cold weather. If you choose to wear mo...
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New ways you can express your calm, relaxed feelings.
When it’s cold, your body moves slowly, so we use the phrases chill or chill out to mean relaxed or calm. These phrases can be used as verbs...
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VOCABULARY: LAZINESS
Those lazy, hazy days of summer aren't too far off, 🌴☀ and hopefully, you’ll be able to relax like a slug at the pool, on the beach, or...
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PREFIX (RE) = again
There are sooooooo many verbs with re- (also nouns and some adjectives) as a prefix which means 'again.' Usually if the word begins ...
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💡 Interesting Facts!
The word "good-bye" is a contraction of "God be with ye." How do you say goodbye in slang? ● (informal): catch you later...
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Meanings of Run
One of the great challenges in English is understanding words with multiple meanings. For example, the meaning of RUN is completely differen...
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6 German Loanwords used in English 🇬🇧 and Russian 🇷🇺
🤔 What is a loanword?  A loanword is a term given to a word which is directly borrowed from another language and used in the recipient lang...
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Interesting articles — the word DARLING
What is the ‘ling’ in darling? (And what is the ‘dar-’ for that matter?) The -ling in darling is an old suffix that indicated ‘belonging to,...
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EXAMS vocabulary
● GENERAL ➡ To take/sit/write/have an exam/test  I have my driving test tomorrow.  All students will be sitting their exams at the end of Ma...
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Vocabulary to Describe Different Ways to Travel
"Travel" is an abstract noun = the idea of going from one place to another.  ● “In my opinion, the best way to travel is by train....
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CUISINE or KITCHEN or DISH
This is my typical response: - Mr Paul, I really like the Italian kitchen! - (Me) I prefer the IKEA one to be honest! Much cheaper! So what&...
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KNOW THE DIFFERENCE?
Hello ladies and gentlemen! This post is in response to a dear follower who asked about the difference between the following words: SUBURBS,...
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