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Importance of Grammar

Importance Of Grammar (1)

Whether or not, Grammar is important for spoken English can be a topic of debate.  Some teachers feel that it is important because without grammar it is not possible to speak the language fluently, and the other group on the other hand follows the theory ‘Practice makes a man perfect’. As per them, it is …

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Proverb: Fill in the blanks

A proverb is a popularly known simple saying that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience. They are often metaphorical. A proverb that describes a basic rule of conduct may also be known as a maxim. The answer is (d) Reap. Meaning: As You Sow So Shall You Reap means that Man is responsible for the consequences of his …

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Synonyms

A word having the same or nearly the same  meaning as another in the language is called a synonym. Such as happy, joyful, elated. Therefore, the correct answer is (3) Acquire   For more such questions, click here.

On or Upon?

She depends upon her father for support. She depends on her father for support. Both the sentences are grammatically correct. On and upon can be used interchangeably. Upon makes the statement a bit more formal. However, there are some cases where only upon can be used. For example: Rains will be upon us in a …

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Apostrophe

Apostrophes show possession. In reference to time and measurement, and in phrases implying personification, possessive form has become accepted usage, hence, the correct answer is (b) hours’ . Other examples: – a day’s notice – an hour’s work To learn more about punctuation, click here.

Word Meaning: Acquaintance

Acquaintance: a person one knows slightly, but who is not a close friend. Example: She has a wide circle of friends and acquaintances. Synonyms: connection, contact, ally, associate, colleague Antonyms: enemy, opponent, stranger, foe Therefore, the correct answer is (c) Associate.

Usage: Since and For

 A. I’ve been staying here for five years.  B. I’ve been staying here since five years. Which of the two sentences do you think is correct? If you chose the first sentence – congratulations! You’re right! If you chose the second one – congratulations to you as well, because you will be able to use …

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Quiz: Pronoun

Let’s find out the answer: 1. The subject pronoun I is used before the verb. A subject does the action of a verb. I went for bowling yesterday. I saw a movie last night. I ran around the park in the morning. If you have a double subject, always use and I. My friend and I love sweets. My father and I …

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