Monthly Archives: February 2018

Know Your English: Stop, take a break! – The Hindu (Feb 24, 2018)

Know Your English: Stop, take a break! – The Hindu (Feb 24, 2018) What is the meaning and origin of ‘come up for air’? (R.Vikram, Bengaluru) When someone has been working on something for a long time, and you tell … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: See the Writing on the Wall – VOA Learning English (Feb 24, 2018)

This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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Words and Their Stories: Do You Know Which Way the Wind Blows? – VOA Learning English (Feb 24, 2018)

Now, the VOA Learning English program Words and Their Stories, our weekly show about common expressions in American English. Wind is a powerful force in nature. Wind energy is partly responsible for great waves in the world’s oceans. Winds can … Continue reading

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Canary in coal mine – The Hindu (Feb 24 2018)

Canary in coal mine – The Hindu (Feb 24 2018) Forty-five years after India nationalised its coal-mining industry, the Central government has allowed the re-entry of commercial mining firms into the sector, turning the clock back. For further reading, visit “The … Continue reading

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Virtue of reticence – The Hindu (Feb 24 2018)

Virtue of reticence – The Hindu (Feb 24 2018) Army chief General Bipin Rawat’s comments about an “inversion in demographics” and a “planned migration” from Bangladesh into the Northeast are unusual by any standards. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview … Continue reading

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