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Wednesday, 23 March 2016

English Anthem day:- 20

English Anthem day:- 20

For UPSC, CAT, SSC, bank, LIC, MAT, MBA, NDA, CDS........

Hello dear,
Welcome to the 20th 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 thesame 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. After reading 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➖

56. Rejoice at or in, not for.

✖️Don't say: We rejoiced for her success. 

✔️Say: We rejoiced at (or in) her success.

📢 @common_mistakes
➖Using the wrong preposition➖

57. Related to, not with.

✖️Don't say: Are you related with Simon in any way?

✔️Say: Are you related to Simon in any way?

Note: Also "in relation to": Is he in any relation to you?

📢 @common_mistakes
➖Using the wrong preposition➖

58. Repent of, not from.

✖️Don't say: He repented from his crime.

✔️Say: He repented of his crime.

Note: Repentance takes for: He feels repentance for his sin.

📢 @common_mistakes
➖Using the wrong preposition➖

59. Satisfied with, not from.

✖️Don't say: Are you satisfied from your marks?

✔️Say: Are you satisfied with your marks?

Note: Also content with, delighted with, unhappy with, happy with, displeased with, dissatisfied with, disgusted with.

📢 @common_mistakes
➖Using the wrong preposition➖

60. Similar to, not with.

✖️Don't say: Your house is similar with mine.

✔️Say: Your house is similar to mine.

Now clutch to another section that is difference between words.
Commonly Mistaken Words🤔

1. Lie 👉 Lied 👉 Lied

✍It means telling something that is not true and honest.

2. Lie 👉 Lay 👉 Lain

✍It means being in horizontal position and reclining to get relaxed.

3. Lay 👉 Laid 👉 Laid

✍It means putting something down and needs object.

1⃣ I really hated him. He lied to me shamelessly.

2⃣ He told me to lie down to  give me a gentle massage.

3⃣ Birds lay eggs and protect them.

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

🕸 Word of the Day 🕸

🔅RUE :

💡Rue – verb - to experience regret or sorrow- पछताना

🔑Synonyms – regret, lament

🔑Antonyms – praise, acclaim

💬E.g. – As the man pointed his gun at the front door, he knew the home invaders would rue the day they tried to rob him.


🕸 Phrase of the Day 🕸

🔅Bear away:

💡meaning: Win

💬sentence: Suhani bore away the first prize in the dance competition.


🕸 Preposition of the Day🕸

🔅Accede to:

💡meaning: a request or proposal.

💬usage:He acceded to my request.


🕸 Paronym of the Day 🕸

💡love,kindly feeling.
💬My mother is held in high affection and respect by all the members of the family.

💡unnatural behaviour.
💬I always feel vexed(angry) at her affectation.

🕸 Idiom of the Day 🕸

🔅Bite the dust:

💡Meaning : to be defeated.

💬sentence: Pakistan had to bite the dust in the match of the world cup.


🕸One word substitution of the Day:

💡One who adapts oneself readily to various situations.

💡one who is brilliant performer on stage (specially music)

💡a style face of difficult words.


🕸Grammar Rule of the Day🕸

🔅Rule XI of Noun:

un after preposition is repeated in singular form.

💬For e.g
↘word for word
↘Hour after hour
↘Door to door


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

🔴 Daily Conversations:

♦️9. Apology and Forgiveness (Part 1 of 2)

🔸9.1 When you apologize for offence or failure

🔹I'm sorry.
🔹I'm so sorry.
🔹I'm very sorry.
🔹I'm so very sorry.
🔹I'm really sorry.
🔹I'm terribly sorry.
🔹I'm sincerely sorry.
🔹You cannot believe how sorry I am.
🔹I beg your pardon.
🔹I apologize.
🔹My apologies.
🔹My sincere apologies.
🔹Please accept my apologies.
🔹I offer my most sincere apologies.

🔸9.2 When you apologize for bothering somebody

🔹Excuse me.
🔹Sorry to be a bother.
🔹Sorry to be a pest.
🔹Sorry for the inconvenience.
🔹Forgive me.
🔹Please forgive the inconvenience.

🔸9.3  When you may bother somebody by moving about

🔹Could I get by, please? (used with "can" or "may" or "could")
🔹Watch your feet.
🔹I'm coming through.
🔹Excuse me.
🔹Would you excuse me?
🔹Pardon me.
🔹I beg your pardon.

🔸9.4 When you apologize sarcastically

🔹Well, excuse me.
🔹Excuse me for breathing.
🔹Excuse me for living.
🔹Pardon me for being alive.

🔸9.5 When you admit your mistake

🔹My mistake.
🔹My error.
🔹It's my fault.
🔹It's all my fault.
🔹I shouldn't have said that.
🔹I shouldn't have done that.
🔹I should have asked you first.
🔹I spoke too soon.
🔹I didn't mean it.
🔹I really didn't mean it.
🔹I sincerely didn't mean it.
🔹I didn't mean to say that.
🔹I didn't mean to do that.
🔹I didn't mean to hurt you.
🔹I didn't think that would happen.
🔹I didn't intend it that way.
🔹I don't know how that could have happened.



Directions: (1 - 10): Read the following passage carefully and answers the questions given below it. Certain words are given in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions.

Simple definition of On Line Shopping or Shopping on the Web is enabling you to buy and sell through your computer on –line using Web or Internet environment. One reason people like without a salesperson because you can browse inside the shop for number of hours at your leisure time without a salesperson peering over the shoulder and making unwanted recommendations. As a customer, we may find this approach convenient and less time consuming, but how does this affect the economy as a whole? Is it safe to pay credit card online? Is buying and selling products over the internet considered as a risky business for merchants? Is the Web going to replace old-fashioned stores? Is virtual shopping really is better than the real thing? Cyberspace is a vast territory where computers meet and exchange information. In this 21st century, cyberspace has already to your computer will look you into wealth of goods and services.

In your home, modern box attached to your computer will look you into wealth of goods and services. Not only does it allow you to talk to your friends on the other side of the world, but also allows you to watch a movie, buy airline tickets, pay bills and even get cash, People in developed countries like U.S. and Canada have already started using On Line Shopping as a routine mode of their purchasing goods and services. Internet shoppers still believe that there is no secure and convenient way of paying on the Internet. Consumers are concerned with two main security fears. They are worried that their credit card information is jeopardizing while travelling over the net. They also express concern over data privacy whereby the vendors and blanking institutions can tamper with the data and easily record their purchasing habits. These fears over privacy and security have kept E- Commerce from taking off.

1. What does the passage imply by the word 'Virtual shopping'?
(1) shopping widely
(2) shopping spree
(3) literal shopping  
(4) net shopping
(5) a wider p
erspective of e-com.

2. Why is it risky to pay online?
(1) It reveals the identity of the buyer
(2) It intrudes upon the privacy of the buyer
(3) The buyer is apprehensive of his credit card details going over the net
(4) The merchants may record the buyer's purchasing habits.
(5) None of these

3. Which of the following statement is/are TRUE______?
(A) Cyberspace has opened an immense wealth of services but has affected the economy too.
(B) Data privacy is no longer a thing of the past.
(C) People in developing countries use online shopping as a routine mode
(1) Only a  
(2) Only b and c 
(3) a, b and c
(4) Only c  
(5) None of these

4. What is the authors view regarding shopping on the web?
(1) shopping on the net makes the buyers wary of financial transactions.
(2) shopping in the stores is on obsolete idea.
(3) Net shopping has affected our economy on the whole
(4) Payment by credit card easily outnumbers cash transactions.
(5) All of the above

5. Why has online shopping caught on so much in the U.S.A. and Canada?
(1) The developed countries can well afford to indulge in such luxuries
(2) The pace of life is superfast in these countries
(3) Virtual shoppers need not hide their credit card information.
(4) Banks etc do not tamper with the financial details of the net-shoppers
(5) None of these

For Qs (6-8): Choose the word that is most nearly the SAME in meaning to the word as used in passage.

6. Environment
(1) provision  
(2) conditions 
(3) circumstantial
(4) department 
(5) enclave

7. Browse
(1) look through 
(2) enjoy
(3) examine leisurely
(4) nibble 
(5) spend

8. Modern
(1) gadget   
(2) appliance 
(3) device
(4) apparatus 
(5) equipment

For Qs (9-10): Choose the word that is most nearly the OPPOSITE in meaning to the word as used in passage.

9. Jeopardized
(1) safe  
(2) risked
(3) benefit
(4) secure 
(5) endangered
10. Peering
(1) leaning   
(2) looking 
(3) staring
(4) peeking 
(5) peeping

1. 4
2. 3
3. 1
4. 3
5. 2
6. 1
7. 3
8. 2
9. 4
10. 5

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