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My visit to the LDSBC Library.
1. The sculpture of a cowboy on a
21. A tear paper on the floor.
22. Outlets on the tables.
2. A tall plant.
23. Signs of study area.
3. Business magazines.
24. An emergenc
Ascent vs. Assent
At first look, these two words not only sound alike but their spellings are only one letter apart. Despite these
similarities, ascent and assent are worlds apart in terms of their meanings and usage.
Ascent is a noun that denotes the act
Assure vs. Ensure vs. Insure
The words assure, ensure, and insure are among the common terms that are often misused and interchanged.
This may be attributed to how all three words can be associated with the sureness of an outcome.
However, you can easily
The simple present tense
Read the following sentences.
Mother bakes delicious cakes.
Mother is a singular noun.
Bakes is a singular verb.
My daughter likes classical dance.
Daughter is a singular noun.
Likes is a singular verb.
My children speak four lang
Finite and non-finite verbs
Identify the finite and non-finite verbs in the following sentences.
1. My little brother wants to be an actor.
2. She worked hard to pass the test.
3. I couldnt solve the problem.
4. To err is human.
5. Your duty is to cross t
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The Life of Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo was much more than how people know him as just a novelist; Hugo was also
famous poet, politician, playwright, and a dramatist of the romantic movement. He was born in
1802 in Fr
Junior English Honors
06 October 2015
Destructive Hysterics in an Unchanging Society: Bad News for Salem
Think about the most influential leaders in history - Adolf Hitler, Napoleon Bonaparte,
Maximilien Robespierre, maybe
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Important idioms in English
Here are some common idiomatic expressions in English.
A bitter pill
A bitter pill is an unpleasant or difficult situation or information that must be accepted.
A dime a dozen
If something is a dime a dozen it is readily availa
Allusion vs. Illusion vs. Elusion
Despite the obvious differences in spelling, people still misuse the words allusion, illusion, and elusion. This
may be attributed to their phonetic similarity. Below are simple tips to avoid mix-ups in the use of these w
"Letter from a Birmingham Jail [King, Jr.]"
16 April 1963
My Dear Fellow Clergymen:
While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement
calling my present activities "unwise and untimely." Seldom do I pause to answer
There are some words which can cause confusion if we are not careful about their spelling because they can be
mistaken for another word which is very similar in spelling.
Complete the following sentences.
1. The plants are They need more w
Change into simple past
Sentences are given in the simple present tense. Change them into the simple past tense.
1. I drink coffee in the morning.
2. She works at a bank.
3. My father runs a small grocery store.
4. My sister lives abroad.
5. She earns a l
Among vs. Between
There is a widespread belief that the preposition between should be used in sentences with a choice involving
two items while among is applicable to choices involving more than two items. While this may be true for some
cases, this rule
Altogether vs. All Together
As with other homophones (words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings and oftentimes
spelling), it is not suprising for people to be confused about the words altogether and all together.
Below are simple tips
Awhile vs. A while
Distinguishing the terms awhile and a while can be tricky. This may be due to the fact that both these terms are
used to express time and commonly used.
Heres how to avoid the confusion:
While they sound and look very similarly, these t
Compound and complex sentences
Complex sentences are given below. Change them into compound sentences.
A complex sentence contains an independent clause and one or more dependent clauses.
A compound sentence contains two or more independent clauses.
Would rather, had better
Complete the following sentences
1. I would rather you home now.
c) Either could be used here
2. I would rather you invite John to our party.
3. I wish I . work on Saturdays.
a) hadnt to
b) didnt hav
Apart vs. A part
Some people find it difficult to distinguish the terms apart and a part as they are similar both in sound and in
spelling. However, these two have very distinct meanings and should never be used interchangeably.
The word apart is generall
Adverb clause of comparison
Adverb clauses of comparison are of two types:
1. Adverb clauses of comparison of degree
2. Adverb clauses of comparison of manner
Adverb clauses of comparison of degree are introduced by the subordinating conjunction than or b
Time expressions used with various tense forms
Usually, never, seldom, always, generally
These expressions are almost always used with the simple present tense.
He seldom donates money to charities.
He always wears neat clothes.
You never thank me for any
Change into passive
Sentences are given in the active voice. Change them into the passive voice.
1. He has bought a fiat car.
2. I put down the pen.
3. I saw a hut at a distance.
4. All of them welcomed the suggestion enthusiastically.
5. Most of my frien