Saturday, 19 March 2016

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The English Times Day1

The English Times Day1

🕸 Word of the Day 🕸

🔅EMPOWERED:

💡Empowered – adjective - acting with confidence - सशक्त

🔑Synonyms – authorized, licensed

🔑Antonyms –unauthorized, disallowed

💬E.g. – Participation in the protest made me feel so empowered that I wished that it would never end.



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🕸 Phrase of the Day 🕸

🔅Blow out:

💡meaning: extinguish.

💬sentence:The candle blew out as the gust of wind came in.


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🕸 Preposition of the Day🕸

🔅Approve of:

💡meaning: gives one's approval.

💬usage:she approved of my proposal in no time.
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🕸 Paronym of the Day 🕸

🔅ADULTERATION:
💡making impure
💬The owners of the milk dairy were charged with adulteration of milk.

🔅ADULTERY:
💡having extra marital relations.
💬Her husband accused her of adultery and deserted her.
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🕸 Idiom of the Day 🕸

🔅:

💡Meaning :educated but pedantic lady.

💬sentence: Nobody likes to mix with her because she is a blue stocking.



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🕸One word substitution of the Day:

🔅TOPER/SOT 👇
💡One who is habitual drunkard.

🔅POLYGLOT👇
💡One who speaks many languages (syn.Linguist)


🔅PACIFIST👇
💡One who hates war,loves peace.

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🕸Grammar Rule of the Day🕸

🔅Rule I of  pronoun:

 💡When the subject of the been is the receiver of the action, the action is said to be reflected. Such verb are used reflexively.

Acquit,absent, avail, reconcile, amuse, resign, avenge, revenge, enjoy, exert, apply, adapt, adjust, pride overreach etc are used reflexively.

⚠what are reflexive pronouns?
↘Words used as forms of personal pronouns for emphasis. 'myself, ourselves, himself, themselves, yourself' etc.

💬for example:
📌You should avail yourself,of every chance in life.(correct)

📌They enjoyed picture last evening. (No reflexive pronoun is needed)

📌He resigned himself to his failure.(correct)

📌The former DM acquitted very effectively (place 'himself' after 'acquitted')

📌He was determined to avenge the death of his wife.(correct)

                ....Anand Singh

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