What is Euphemism?

• Euphemism is a mild substitute for a harsh or rude expression. • कठोर शब्दों के स्थान पर मधुर भाषा का प्रयोग करना ही यूफमिज़म है। यदि आपको कोई ऐसी बात कहनी है जिसे कहने से...

English Phrases With the Word TIME.

WHAT ARE PHRASES? ♦ A group of words or a part of a sentence that has a special meaning. ♦ At times, phrases carry a message that is totally different from its literal meaning and that's what makes them...

Board Exams: PLEASURE or PRESSURE. You Decide.

IT'S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR AGAIN. If you live in India then you must be familiar with the concept of BOARD EXAMS. No, THE DREADED BOARD EXAMS. अगर आप एक high school student हैं या फिर एक...

10 Spring Season Inspired Idioms

SPRING is that time of the year when you start preparing yourself to bid your final goodbyes to the harsh (but also lovely) winter season and to welcome the warm and bright sunshine into...

British English vs. American English

• British English is much more primitive than the American English. • British English takes into account some rigid grammar rules. • Britishers are considered to be the native English speakers. When I say British, we all get...

Formal and Informal Uses of Contractions.

♦ A contraction is a shortened version of a word or a group of words. ♦ Contractions are a result of omitting letters or their sounds between two ( or more ) words. जिस तरह "contraction"...

All About the Month of January

January, as we know, is a pleasantly cold month that marks the beginning of our new years. The first thing that we all do when the new year rings in is get brand new...

The Keywords in the PREAMBLE of Indian Constitution

Preamble, as defined by the law, is the introductory part of a statute, deed, or the like, stating the reasons, purpose, aims and intent of what follows. जब बात चलती है Republic Day यानी गणतंत्र...

Top Ten Mispronounced Food Items Found In A Coffee Shop

How often has it happened to you that you walk into an exotic coffee shop that has all these beautiful and 'OH-SO-DELICIOUS' food items having 'OH-SO-DIFFICULT-TO-PRONOUNCE' names? I think your answer would be, QUITE OFTEN. You...

English Phrases With the Word CALL’

A PHRASE is a small group of words standing together as a conceptual unit. A group of words with special meaning is called a PHRASE. A phrase can be effectively used to emphasize a point. The biggest...