The phrase hit the hay simply means go to bed. The term hay was used in the USA to mean bed. In the early 20th century, the mattresses were often sacks stuffed with hay (hence the similar phrase hit the sack). Synonymous: Catch some Z’s meaning to sleep. Example: All I want to do is go home and catch… Read More Slang: “Hit the hay”
Above can be used in the following ways: 1. as a preposition (followed by a noun) The birds were flying high above the trees. 2. as an adverb (without a following noun) She stared up at the stars above. 3. as an adjective Please reply to the above… Read More Above = too good for
“I’ve had it up to here!” is used to express anger; you are angry about something or angry with someone and want it/them to stop. When was the last time you felt you’ve had it up to here about something or someone?
What do you think Moses would say to his people when he wanted to part the Red Sea? “Stand back, people! I got this!”
If you say “I’m off to . . .” and follwed by a place or verb, it means you’re going to that place or do something. Examples: – I’m off to Bali this weekend. Meaning: I’m going to Bali this weekend. – I’m off to bed. Meaning: I’m going to sleep. –… Read More “I’m off to work now. Bye!”
Incorrect: May 30th, 1975 Correct: May 30, 1975 When you’re writing out a date like May 30, 1975 (in the American style), the day is written as a cardinal number. So you should never write May 30th, 1975. The weird thing though is when you’re speaking. Even though it is written as May… Read More Rules for Writing Dates
Just so you know, not all pictures taken by yourself can be called as selfies. Only the ones you took yourself and there is only you in the pictures can be called as selfies. If there are other people with you in the pictures, the pictures you took are called groupies (also: wefies). You can take selfies… Read More Vocabulary Related to Taking Pictures
Here are some rules for writing numbers: Incorrect: 200 hundred people came to her birthday party. Correct: Two hundred people came to her birthday party. How to write decades using figures: Incorrect: The ’80’s Correct: The ’80s Correct: The 80’s Correct: The 1980s