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Dog idioms

Here is a list of dog idioms. As clean as a hound’s tooth If something is as clean as a hound’s tooth, it is very clean. A hound is a hunting dog. We didn’t...

Phrasal verbs beginning with letter E

Here is a list of phrasal verbs beginning with letter E. Ease off When pain or discomfort eases off, it becomes less severe. The tablets couldn’t ease off the pain. The heavy rain showed...

Trouble

The word trouble is mainly used as an uncountable noun. That means it does not have a plural form. Also it is not normally used with numbers or the article a/an. Incorrect: Most children...

Object pronouns after as and than

Read the sentences are given below. She is taller than me. She is taller than I. I earn as much as him. I earn as much as he. If you still learn English using...

Is ‘get’ acceptable in formal writing?

Ask any ESL student and they will readily admit that English grammar is confusing enough. What makes this even more confounding is the fact that it is changing continuously. Some of the strict grammar...