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...

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 सभी रंगों कि खूबसूरती को celebrate करते हैं। Come to think...

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 two (or more than two) words have the same pronunciation but...

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 करके बनाए गए शब्द या phrases होते हैं। Slangs are also...

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 WORDS COME FROM? यकीनन आपके मन में भी कभी ये सवाल...

Commonly Mispronounced Fashion Brands

Gone are the days when people followed the path of 'Simple living and High thinking.' The new generation has a new motto of 'Smart living and Smart thinking' When it comes to looking smart,...