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THEN or THAN?

  THAN is used in comparatives: I’m younger than my sister. A motorbike is faster than a bicycle. I’d rather walk than drive there. THEN is used in several ways, for exapmle: – to describe the next event in a sequence – to mean “at that time” – to mean “in that case” First we went to the post offiece, and then we went to the park. (then = […]

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SPECIALLY or ESPECIALLY ?

  ESPECIALLY is used when something stands out from all the others (similar to the meaning of particularly) The whole film was terrible – especially the ending. He loves animals, especially cats. I can’t wait for the trip to California. I’m especially looking forward to seeing Los Angeles. ESPECIALLY can also be used before an adjective with a meaning like very or extremely It’s especially important to arrive […]

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10 English Idioms

to hang in there – to keep trying, don’t give up, be patient and things will eventually get better If someone is having difficulties or experiencing a bad situation, it is a good idea to tell them to hang in there. sth rocks / sth rules – sth is really great, awesome, wonderful My new job rocks!  to blow someone away – sth completely amazed someone (to […]

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10 verb-based idioms

caught the sun – sb’s face has become red or brown from being in the sun He’s really caught the sun. laying the table – putting knives, forks, etc. on the table for a meal She’s laying the table. stretch sb’s legs – go for a short walk after sitting for some time I need […]

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DO or MAKE ? Common English Collocations

DO is used for actions, obligations, and repetitive tasks MAKE is used for creating or producing something, and for actions you choose to do DO generally refers to the action itself, and MAKE usually refers to the result For example: If you “make breakfast,” the result is an omelet! If you “make a suggestion”, you have created […]

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15 Fixed Phrases

come and go – be present for a short time, then go away, then return, and so on… The pain in my leg comes and goes. wait and see – delay action until you knowwhat is going to happen We can’t do anything about it now. We’ll just haveto wait and see what she decides. […]

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