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Phrasal verbs with more than one meaning – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Mar 15, 2017)

Phrasal verbs with more than one meaning – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Mar 15, 2017) Phrasal verbs are often difficult to learn because they tend to be formed from fairly common verbs and particles. To make matters worse, many … Continue reading

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All, both, and everyone: How to use pronouns (2) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Mar 01, 2017)

All, both, and everyone: How to use pronouns (2) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Mar 01, 2017) In my last post I looked mainly at personal pronouns such as he, them and yours. This post looks at some other common pronouns … Continue reading

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Sorry to butt in! (Phrasal verbs that describe ways of speaking) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Feb 22, 2017)

Sorry to butt in! (Phrasal verbs that describe ways of speaking) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Feb 22, 2017) This week we’re looking at the many phrasal verbs in English that refer to ways of speaking and the sort … Continue reading

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New Words – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Feb 20, 2017)

New Words – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Feb 20, 2017) Calexit Bremoaner democracy sausage To know the definition and other details of these new words , visit About words, a blog from Cambridge Dictionary. Blog post written by: Cambridge Words This … Continue reading

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Me, myself and I: How to use pronouns (1) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Feb 15, 2017)

Me, myself and I: How to use pronouns (1) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Feb 15, 2017) Pronouns are words we use instead of nouns in order to avoid repeating the nouns. Compare the following: Laura picked up the … Continue reading

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Head over heels! (Love idioms) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Feb 08, 2017)

Head over heels! (Love idioms) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Feb 08, 2017) With Valentine’s Day almost upon us, our attention at About Words has turned to love, or more specifically, the various phrases and idioms that we use … Continue reading

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Transitive or intransitive; Countable or uncountable – what does it all mean?? – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Feb 01, 2017)

Transitive or intransitive; Countable or uncountable – what does it all mean?? – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Feb 01, 2017) It’s all very well being told that we use many in front of countable plural nouns and much before … Continue reading

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New Words – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jan 30, 2017)

New Words – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jan 30, 2017) tech bro Textalyzer digital twin To know the definition and other details of these new words , visit About words, a blog from Cambridge Dictionary. Blog post written by: Cambridge Words … Continue reading

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I keep putting it off. (Phrasal verbs with ‘put’) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jan 25, 2017)

I keep putting it off. (Phrasal verbs with ‘put’) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jan 25, 2017) As part of an occasional series on phrasal verbs formed with common verbs, this post looks at phrasal verbs that contain the … Continue reading

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New Words – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jan 23, 2017)

New Words – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jan 23, 2017) deep learning cybersoldier malicious insider To know the definition and other details of these new words , visit About words, a blog from Cambridge Dictionary. Blog post written by: Cambridge Words … Continue reading

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