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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

COLOR-FULL Idioms and Phrases

The Holi season is upon us and we all know how colorful this festival can be. जैसा कि हम सभी जानते हैं, होली पर हम...

OF Vs. OFF: Differences and Usage

The English language is filled with Homophones and the pair 'OF and OFF' is a classic example. But first, let's understand 'What are Homophones?' When...

History of Internet Slangs

What are INTERNET SLANGS? Slangs are nothing but just the 'non-standard' words used in a given language. Slangs अनौपचारिक व आम बोल चाल को twist...

Foreign Words and Phrases Used in Everyday English-2

Many a time, when I open a dictionary or when I see new words cropping up every other day, I wonder, WHERE DOES THESE...

Word of the day

Lingo

शब्दावली

Date: 2017-04-26