My class teacher explained that when we talk about physical distance, we use the word 'farther' and remember the word 'far' for distance. When we talk about nonphysical or figurative distance, we use the word 'further.' Isn't the tips simple?
Now replace the first letter of each with 'T' and it becomes:
So, the questions and answers are like below:
Where are you going?
When did you do it?
What are you talking?
This is easy and many knows it. Below are some of such words which have no rhyme:
Let's share more of such words and learn better English together.
In the below sentence the letters 'ouch' is pronounced in several ways. Just try out:
A rough-coated dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.
At least I have not. My school grammar book didn't teach me about something called contranyms. It refers to words having contradictory meanings like below:
Sanction - means penalty for disobeying law and also official permission for an action.
Persue - means to look at in an informal way and...
Yes, it is very true. Many may believe it is not possible to make a sentence as such 'I is...' as we have been always been taught like 'I am...' like 'I am a boy' or 'I am not going to school today.'
Here is the uncommon sentence:
The letter I is written on the blackboard.
I is the 9th letter...
When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.
The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
Let's share and know more of such funny sentences.
Ding-dong cannot be dong-ding or zig-zag cannot be zag-zig. Similarly tick-tock cannot be tock-tick or dilly-dally cannot be dally-dilly. To my knowledge, I believe such words should always have the 'i' vowel in the first part. Any idea if I am right?
Many may know this but still I would like to post here. This I came to know when I enrolled myself to practice writing on a type writer machine. Here's the sentence:
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.
One of my school teachers was very poor in speaking English. I still lauch when the school days memories knocks. He was a history teacher and his English was horrible. Below are few of his sentences:
Open the window let the climate come in.
I saw you rotating near girls school.
Pick up the...
I never knew this that there are semi-vowels. I had only learned about vowels in my school but a friend lately said that y and w are semi-vowels.
He also pointed that words like sky, sync and my got no vowels but only semi-vowels.
I am not very sure but I had earlier read somewhere that before Shakespear there was no future tense. It is said that life in the era was tough and hope for future was either non-existent or slim. People didn't dwell on it.