Category: Practical English hints

How to use become, get, go grow

changes: become, get, go, grow, etc Become, get, go, come, grow, and turn can all be used with similar meanings to talk about changes. The differences between them are complicated – they depend partly on grammar, partly on meaning and...

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How to use care

Care: take care (of), care (about) and care for 1 take care of Take care of normally means ‘look after’ or ‘take responsibility for’. Nurses take care of people in the hospital. It’s no good giving Peter a rabbit: he’s...

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How to use “by”

1 not later than By can mean ‘not later than’.I’ll be home by five o’clock. (= at or before five) Can I borrow your car?-: Yes, but I must have it back by tonight. (= tonight or before) By can...

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DTM Ingliz tili test tahlili

Davlat test markazi tamonidan berilayotgan Universitetlarga kirish ingliz tili testlarini tahlil qilamiz Bizning Youtube sahifamizda quyidagi matn tahlili mavjud Read the text below and answer questions 19-22 It was previously believed that dinosaurs were cold-blooded creatures, like reptiles. However, a...

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How to use ‘but’

use We use but to mean ‘except’ after all, none, every, any, no (and everything, everybody, nothing, nobody, anywhere etc). He eats nothing but hamburgers. Everybody’s here but George. I’ve finished all the jobs but one. Note the expressions next...

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broad and wide

physical distance To talk about the physical distance from one side of something to the other, we more often use wide. We live in a very wide street. The car’s too wide for the garage. Broad can also be used...

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Most used Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verb    Meaning                                        Back away! move backward, away from something frightening or dangerous Back off! (slang – rude) stop bothering...

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Bring or Take?

bring and take speaker’s/hearer’s position We use bring for movements to the place where the speaker or hearer is, but we use take for movements to other places. Compare:  This is a nice restaurant. Thanks for bringing me here. (N...

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