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Which Vs. That: Differences and Usage

There are many people out there with the idea - 'WHICH' and 'THAT' are interchangeable. Well, almost all of us think so. But, I...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Word of the day

Cacophony

कोलाहल

Date: 2017-10-19