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FIRE: One Word, Many Meanings

The first thing that would come to your mind when you read FIRE is the mental image of woods burning into flames. Well, fair enough. What else could fire mean? Right? I don't know about you but...

Commonly Mispronounced PLACES

The summers are almost here and soon everybody will gear up to go out on vacation to different places. Gone are the days when we all used to visit our grandparent's house after final...

Prepositions of Time-1

Prepositions are the words that show the relationship between two nearby words. They are so called because they are usually placed before the word with which it is phrased. अगर आप ध्यान दें तो आप...

Vegetable idioms

Any language's vocabulary is incomplete without the knowledge and usage of IDIOMS. आम बोल चाल में idioms का प्रयोग करने से न सिर्फ आपकी vocabulary knowledge बढ़ती है, बल्कि आपकी communication skills और भी...

Caret, Carat, Karat: Differences and Usage

• Caret = a proofreading symbol • Carat = a unit to weigh precious stones and pearls • Karat = a unit to measure the fineness/purity of gold Many a time we listen or read certain words...

Comma Before ‘AND’: Why and When to Use It

The use of a comma before and is one grammar rule that has been there for a while now but not all of us are aware of it. Generally, you don't see people using a comma...

Right Vs. Rite: Difference and Usage

Today we'll deal with another set of Homophones: RITE-RIGHT English language सीखते समय हमारे सामने अनेको ऐसे शब्द आते हैं जिनकी spelling और pronunciation दोनों ही इतने similar होते हैं कि आप हमेशा उन्हें लेकर...

Effluent Vs. Affluent

AFFLUENT and EFFLUENT are nothing but homophones which means these are two words that have almost same pronunciation but totally different meanings. Homophones ऐसे दो या दो से शब्दों को कहा जाता है जिनका उच्चारण एक...

Common Prepositions Mistakes

A preposition, as defined by the dictionary, is a word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element in the clause. Prepositions यानी 'सम्बन्ध-सूचक अव्यय' उन...

COMMONLY MISPRONOUNCED MODERN COLOR NAMES

I hope you all had a great weekend and enjoyed the colorful festivities around you. It's hard to imagine our lives in black and white. रंगों की हमारी दुनिया में एक अलग ही जगह है। Colors...