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Thursday, 10 March 2016

English Anthem day:- 14

English Anthem day:- 14

Hello dear,Welcome to the 14th episode of highest & most viewed article by tons of fervent readers. Thanking you from inner core of the heart for grand love and support to the article. Once again enjoy the same and brush up your English.We have taken the responsibility to enhance English in all possible periphery, this article " English Anthem" is just startedafter the  great demand of kp readers. Afterreading this stuff you'll infer English is fun, if you learn like Philic's(diehard lover).Let's start our anthem..First of all we wish to focus some common mistakes of English grammar, learning slowly and incessantly you'll grab a lot.

📢 @ common_mistakes➖

➖Using the wrong preposition➖

26. Disappointed by, about or at, not from.

(a) by/at/about:
✖️Don't say: Philippa was disappointed from the low mark she got in the test.

✔️Say: Philippa was disappointed by/about/at the low mark she got in the test.

(b) with/in:
✖️Don't say: Jane was disappointed from her son.

✔️Say: Jane was disappointed with/in her son.

Note: Before a person we use "with" or "in", before a thing we use "at", "about" or "by" and before a gerund we use "at": Keith is very disappointed at not winning the prize. We use "that" (optional before a new clause): I was disappointed (that) I didn't get an invitation.

📢 @ common_mistakes
➖Using the wrong preposition➖

27. Divide into parts, not in parts.

✖️Don't say: I divided the cake in four parts.

✔️Say: I divided the cake into four parts.

Note: A thing may be divided in half or in two: Paul divided the apple in half (or in two).

📢 @ common_mistakes
➖Using the wrong preposition➖

28. No doubt of or about, not for.

✖️Don't say: I've no doubt for his ability.

✔️Say: I've no doubt of (or about) his ability.

Note: Doubtful of: I am doubtful of his ability to pass.

📢 @ common_mistakes
➖Using the wrong preposition➖

29. Dressed in, not with.

✖️Don't say: The woman was dressed with black.

✔️Say: The woman was dressed in black.

Note: The woman was in black is also correct.

📢 @ common_mistakes
➖Using the wrong preposition➖

30. Exception to, not of.

✖️Don't say: This is an exception of the rule.

✔️Say: This is an exception to the rule.

Note: We say "with the exception of ": She liked all her subjects with the exception of physics.

Now clutch to another section that is difference between words.

The difference between
Unemployed & Out of work & Redundant & Jobless🤔🤔

☝️The all are used for a person who doesn't have any jobs.

✍Out of work is used for a person who Had a job before but at the moment doesn't have a job.

✍Unemployed/ Jobless are used for a person who didn't have a job before and now is the former situation.

✍Redundant is used for a person who have been out of work because the factory/company manager had decided to reduce some of working forces/staff.

1⃣ My father is out of work now and is looking for a job.

2⃣ 55% of single people are jobless/unemployed right now.

3⃣ That's cruel of my father's boss that made him redundant.

Ohh yeah!!!
We are moving towards some Important vocab and grammatical rules,  swotting that you easily dive deep in the ocean of why are waiting.Just glance.

Vocabularies  anthem
Meaning : skilful
Example : Rajiv Gandhi was remarkably adroit politician

Meaning : remove / wipe out
Example : in an attempt to efface the memory of their previous failure , he tells them some motivational stories.

Meaning : evil spirit
Example : with mysterious things happening in her life , it seems that she is being chased by a fiend

Meaning : thrash verbally / physically
Example : government was severely lambasted by the opposition on some issues.
🕸 Word of the Day 🕸


💡Ubiquitous – adjective – existing or being everywhere at the same time – सर्वव्यापी

🔑Synonyms – everywhere, all-over

🔑Antonyms – rare, scarce

💬E.g. Because the police presence was ubiquitous at the parade, everyone felt very safe.


🕸 Paronym of the Day 🕸

🔅Affect : to influence, to pretend
💬Continuous attack of asthma has affected his health.

🔅Effect: influence
💬Excessive hard work in life had adverse effect on her health.


🕸 Idiom of the Day 🕸

🔅Bid Defiance:

💡Meaning : to Ignore

💬sentence: Rohan bade defiance to his father's wish of becoming a doctor and instead became an engineer.


🕸One word substitution of the Day:

💡a place where bees are kept.

💡a place for lunatics and political refugees.

💡the dwelling place of an animal underground.


🕸Grammar Rule of the Day🕸

🔅Rule II of Noun:

💡There are some of the collective nouns which are used with plural verbs.

💬For e.g:


🔑The nouns 'committee,jury,house,ministry,family, mob,crowd,audience,police,team,number,board,staff,public'are used with singular verbs when they are used as a body or group and not as members.

🔑When these nouns denote members or individuals, the verb is used in plural form.

✒Cattles are grazing in the field. (use 'cattle' in place of cattles')

✒Majority is in favour of this proposal(use 'are'in place of 'is')

✒The committee is unanimous on this issue.(correct)

✒The committee are divided and there is bitterness among the members.(correct)

✒The people of all the countries should work for peace.(correct)

✒The average Hindu family in India consists of four members.(correct)

✒His family are not agreed on this point. (Correct)

✒The audience was spell bound.(correct)

✒The audience were forbidden to occupy chairs.(correct)

✒The police has become insensitive(correct)

✒The police were posted all over the route(correct)

✒The team are full of high spirits.

✒The team is at the top in this competition.(correct)

  📢 Note:'Peoples' is used when we talk of the people of different countries.


Accelerating the gear, move to very funny as well interesting topic,  how to conversate with other in impressive way.So continue....

Daily Conversations anthem:
🔴 Daily Conversations:

♦️26. Shopping (Part 2 of 2)

🔸26.7 When you are just looking and not purchasing

🔹I'm just looking.
🔹I'm only looking.
🔹I'm just browsing.
🔹I'm just window-shopping.

🔸26.8 When you ask a particular question about merchandise

🔹Do you have something less expensive?
🔹Do you have anything a bit less expensive?
🔹Do you have this in a larger size?
🔹Do you have this in a smaller size?
🔹Do you have this in red?
🔹Do you have a blouse to match this skirt?

🔸26.9 When you ask about prices

🔹How much does this cost?
🔹How much are these?
🔹How much is this dress?

🔸26.10 When you cannot make a right choice in the store

🔹I just can't make up my mind.
🔹I'm not sure which one I like.

🔸26.11 When you want to try on clothes

🔹I want to try this dress on for size.
🔹I'd like to try this suit on.
🔹Where is the fitting room?  (US also "dressing room")

🔸26.12 When you are not satisfied with an item

🔹It's too expensive.
🔹It's a little pricey.
🔹I don't like the color.
🔹It's too tight.
🔹It's too loose.
🔹It's too long.
🔹It doesn't quite suit me.
🔹I'll have to keep looking for what I want.

🔸26.13 When an item is the best in a group

🔹It's the pick of the crop.
🔹It's the cream of the crop.
🔹It's the top of the line.  (US)
🔹It's the top of the range. (UK)

🔸26.14 When you encourage your shopping companion to purchase an item

🔹That looks great on you!
🔹That looks nice on you!
🔹That's your color.
🔹This is you!
🔹That really fits your figure.

🔸26.15 When you warn your shopping companion to be careful with an item

🔹If you break it, you own it!
🔹If you break it, there will be hell to pay.

🔸26.16 When you want your purchase to be gift-wrapped

🔹Can I get this gift wrapped?  (used with "can" or "may".)
🔹Can you gift-wrap that?  (used with "can" or "could".)
🔹Would you please gift-wrap that?  (used with "can" or "could" or "would".)


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