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Use of MEAN

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MEAN - Verb Mean Grammar > Verbs > Mean Understanding We use mean to explain or ask what a word or phrase refers to. We form questions with mean with the auxiliary verb do: What does ‘strike’ mean? Not: What means ‘strike’? Warning:

SO

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So Grammar > So So + adjective (so difficult), so + adverb (so slowly) We often use so when we mean ‘to such a great extent’. With this meaning, so is a degree adverb that modifies adjectives and other

DO vs. BE

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DO VS. BE: ARE YOU CONFUSED? DO YOU NEED HELP? Even my intermediate level students still struggle with knowing when to use Do and when to use Be in questions.  It’s time to review.

Winter Holidays Around The World

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Winter Holidays Around the World – Culture and Vocabulary Lesson Holidays are special days for the people of one nation or culture, which are set aside by the law or

Take and Bring

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What’s the difference between take and bring? A lot of English learners have a problem with this. Here’s the answer: Bring We ask people to bring things to the place

How to Say Decimals in English

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Decimal Numbers   We can describe numbers smaller than one by using fractions or decimals. Today, the decimal system is more common than fractions. To indicate a decimal number we use a point (.) and

How to Say Fractions in English

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  Fractions We can describe numbers smaller than one by using decimals or fractions. Today, most systems use decimals, but it is still useful to know how to read and say simple fractions in English.

Person, persons or people?

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Person, persons or people? Grammar > Person, persons or people? We use person in the singular to refer to any human being: Joel is such a nice person. She’s a person I have a lot of respect for. Persons (plural) is a very formal word.

Either and Neither, Or and Nor

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Either and Neither, Or and Nor The English words either and neither can cause some problems for native and non-native speakers of English. Sometimes you can use either one and sometimes you have to

Either and Neither

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