« Wilhem assured me that all the work would be submitted by mid March. »
Questions in English don’t have to be difficult, but the word order often causes problems for learners. Here are some si
This expression is used within a sentence, for example: So when I called, she said she hadn’t yet finished the work, and to add insult to injury, she also said she wasn’t planning on getting it done this week! So you really want to use this one when telling a story where you want to … Lire la suite de Friday Idiom
You can literally be numb, or, more likely, have a body part that is numb, like in the example. This means that you have absolutely no sensation/feeling in that part of the body.
If you baffle someone, it means that you puzzle them, or make them a bit confused. When you’re baffled, you are surprised or taken aback. It means that the situation or person is strange and has made you stop and think.
In terms of possibility, it can replace might, though might is more commonly used than may in this context. children learn that may is used for good manners. For example, rather than using the modal can when asking for something, use may:
If you’re feeling « under the weather » it means that you’re not at your best. Use it within a sentence when you’d like to tell someone that you’re not feeling well. It generally means you have a cold, and isn’t used for more serious illnesses.
Another word to describe something bad, but they’re useful!
So, if you have to work, forget feeling guilty. Organize your day so you can set aside family time, but when it’s your work time, guilt has no place. Your company is important, your well-being is important, and your kids need to learn to respect that; it’ll serve them in the future.
Another meaning for the word remote is the thing you use to change the channel on your TV! Technically, it’s called a remote control. Can you guess why? That’s right! It’s because you change the channel remotely, ie., from far away! Of course, most of the time, we just say: « Pass the remote. » Everyone will know what you’re talking about, you don’t generally need to add the « control » part.
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