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Reporting Verbs in English

In previous lessons, you've learned how to do reported speech and reported questions/commands - now here are some verbs you can use to do the reporting! Pay special attention to the grammatical structure of how each one is used, and make sure to avoid the common errors. Using the word "that" is optional after "say": Bob said [...]

English phrases and idioms with life

English Idioms Course The expression "I can't for the life of me" emphasizes that you COMPLETELY CAN'T do something. There is absolutely no possibility of you being able to do it. If you describe someone as "the life of the party," it means that person is fun, exciting, and full of energy. This is a person [...]

Can you pass this phrasal verbs quiz?

Test your knowledge of English phrasal verbs with this 20-question quiz! Choose the best answers to complete each phrasal verb, then click the blue "Get results" button at the end of the quiz to see the correct answers and explanations. To learn 500+ phrasal verbs in context, check out the Phrasal Verbs in Conversation Course. [...]

English Collocations with House and Home

1000 Collocations E-Book The word home simply means a place where you live (this could be a house, apartment, condo, tent, etc.) and where you feel an emotional connection to staying in that place. The word house usually refers specifically to the building. A house is an independent building, different from an apartment which is one unit inside a shared [...]