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Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word. 1. Some people still believe in the ………………… Loch Ness monster. 2. He made only a ………………… attempt to win the race. 3. He ………………… his...

Historic and historical

The words historic and historical are often confused. Historic means famous in history. The signing of the treaty was a historic moment. Maharashtra has numerous historic forts. Jallianwalla Bagh is a historic spot. August...

Hindrance | A word a day

Hinder (verb) To hinder is to delay, slow down, hamper or retard. Heavy snow hindered the progress of vehicles. You must develop good eating habits if you do not want health problems to hinder...

Hesitate | A word a day

Hesitate (verb) To hesitate is to stop or pause briefly. The driver hesitated for a moment at the intersection and then turned right. People hesitate to do something when they are unsure of the...

Burst and hurt

The word burst has only one form – burst. It does not have forms like bursted or bursten. The balloon burst. (Here burst is used in the past tense.) She burst into tears. (Here...

The fact that

A fact is a reality, actuality, truth, certainty and verity. Fact is a useful word. However, as far as possible avoid the expression ‘the fact that’. It sounds rather sloppy. Do not say or...

Make meaningful sentences

 Arrange the words in the correct order to form meaningful sentences. 1. with not headmistress children was the a favourite the. 2. the woman was the her sufferings to of people rich around indifferent....

Finite and non-finite verbs

These lessons are based on Macmillan English Ferry Class 8 Textbook and Workbook. Finite verbs are verbs that have different forms in different tenses. Finite verbs change their form when there is a change...