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English Phrases for Saying “Good Night” Posted by on Dec 30, 2020

One of the first phrases we learn in any language is how to say, “Good night.” As with “Hello” and “How are you?”, saying “Good night” is not only an essential phrase but also something which can be said in many different ways. In English, we have some colorful ways to wish someone a good…

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How to praise in English Posted by on Dec 28, 2020

Greetings, everyone! As the new years rolls in, I am sure we are all looking forward to an opportunity to start fresh after 2020’s unprecedented turn of events. It’s been a tough one,everyone has been doing their best to pull through and for once it feels okay to get emotional. Most importantly, now more than…

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Top Ten for ’20 Posted by on Dec 23, 2020

We are just about at the end of 2020 and, yes, I can hear many of you saying, “Thank goodness!” We will none of us soon forget this year. There’s never been anything like it. The hardships that have affected all of us in one way or another will carry an impact for probably the…

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You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch Posted by on Dec 17, 2020

Sometimes a song comes along that everyone learns the words to just because the song is so much fun to sing. Even when the song is about the meanest, worst being on the planet. One of the most enduring tales of Christmas is the book and cartoon film, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas…

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Joint Possessives in English Posted by on Dec 10, 2020

Before COVID-19, sharing was considered to be positive and admirable. It was seen as an act of caring, kindness, and selflessness. Whether it was a dessert at a restaurant or a ride service to a hotel, sharing was a nice thing to do. But now, there’s a lot less sharing in the world. Unless you…

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Talking About Age in English Posted by on Dec 3, 2020

I have a birthday coming up soon, and it’s a big one. You know, one of those birthdays where you get lots of mail trying to sell you things you thought were just for old people. How did that happen? Words and Phrases for Old Age I am what is known as a baby boomer…

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