Tense Exercise

Fill in the blanks with the correct forms of the verbs in brackets. When you ___ (a. turn/turns) left from the next crossing, you ___ (b. will find/will finds) an old man ___ (c. sell/selling) fruits. Just ___ (d. ask/asks/asking) him if he ___ (e. know/knows) Tom. He ___ (f. know/knows) Tom but he never […]

Sentences

Kinds of Sentences Assertive Sentences Rules Begin with a noun or pronoun. Often begin with a preposition. Very rarely begin with conjunctions. Ends with a full-stop (•) Examples Old age is the best time in everyone’s life. On 23rd March Mr. John died. If you demand more freedom, you will get it. Interrogative Sentences Rules […]

Nouns – Number

Take any noun, say, BOY. We say, “there is a boy in the garden.” What do we say if there more than one BOY? “There are some boys in the garden.” Boy is the singular or single or ONE and Boys is plural or more than one. Like we have made the plural of boy by adding […]

Homonyms

Mane – Main Mane – The hair on a lion’s/horse’s back Main – The most important Die – Dye Die – To stop being alive Dye – Give color to a cloth, etc. Lone – Loan Lone – Without companions Loan – Something (money) that is lent on interest. Cell – Sell Cell A unit […]

Synonyms & Antonyms

Synonyms – Similar Quiet – Calm Ordinary – Common Foolish – Silly Commence – Begin Safety – Security Reason – Cause Forbid – Prohibit Gift – Present Elegant – Graceful Trust – Confidence Envious – Jealous Fetch – Bring Entire – Complete Amaze – Surprise Antique – Ancient Try – Attempt Exact – Accurate Permit […]

One Word Substitution

One who is not sure about God’s existence – Agnostic A person who deliberately sets fire to a building – Arsonist One who does a thing for pleasure and not as a profession – Amateur One who can use either hand with ease – Ambidextrous One who makes an official examination of accounts – Auditor […]

Proverbs

List 1 “Sweet are the uses of adversity.” Meaning – Misfortunes have their own advantages which can be painful and gainful. “Rahul, don’t worry about this defeat. You will definitely win in the next election. Sweet are the uses of adversity.” The soft answer turneth (turns) away wrath (anger). Meaning – A gentle reply helps […]
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