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15 English Vocabulary Words with Multiple Meanings

A number of English words are spelled the same way and pronounced the same way, but have different meanings. The noun bark refers to the outer covering of a tree. The verb bark refers to the sound a dog makes. The hard parts on your fingers and toes are your nails (you can also say fingernails and toenails, more specifically). Nails are also thin, sharp metal pieces used [...]

English Sentence Starters for Everyday Speaking

I gotta... Use phrase this for obligation or necessity I'd rather (not)... Use this phrase to express your preferences I'll help you... Use this phrase to offer or promise assistance Let me... / Can I...? / Do you mind if I...? Use these three phrases to ask permission to do something (from most informal to most polite/formal) [...]

Common English Collocations with FOOD

If the food is good, you can say the food is delicious, tasty, scrumptious, or wonderful. Children often say that food is yummy. Some other adjectives used for specific types of food are... luscious - usually used for fruits that are fresh and juicy mouth-watering - often describes foods with a pleasant aroma or that are visually attractive, [...]

Prepositions Practice Exercise

It's time for some prepositions practice! How well do you know your English prepositions? Take this quiz to find out. Choose the best preposition to complete each sentence, then click the blue "Get results" button to see the correct answers as well as explanations for why each preposition is used. Master the details of the English language: